Writing applications for Ubuntu (including Ubuntu Touch) and questions about the application submission process to the Ubuntu Software Center. This covers both open source and commercial applications.

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Tab View HTML 5 App

I am trying to understand the basics of the Ubuntu HTML5 UI. I have used the following sample Code from developer.ubuntu.com <body> <div data-role="mainview"> <header ...
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How to make a custom button provide haptic feedback

I've got a custom round button that is derived from Ubuntu.Components.AbstractButton. Looking at the documentation, it states that: All components deriving from this class support haptic feedback ...
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Installing a program on a ubuntu touch phone

I searched on the website but didn't found an answer. I heard a lot that developing an application with C, C++ or anything else. Is it really possible ? What I mean : Imagine I develop a program in ...
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wanting to add back and forward buttons. Using: quickly, glade, and webkit, webview, python

I'm new to linux, ubuntu, and basically everything else talked about in this question. I'm building a web browser in Quickly, following Jono Bacon's tutorial on YouTube, using Glade as the gui ...
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How do I include basic image editing in my python application?

I am making an application for the Ubuntu App Showdown and I want to include basic image editing like adding black and white, grey effects etc to the image. But I don't know how to do that. I have ...
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Custom “widgets” in html5 app for Ubuntu Phone

I've reviewed the documentation here and that helps to get started, but leaves me with a question of how to make a reusable custom html widget. For example, if I have a list item which contains a ...
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Remove non-listed click target

I want to write an app for Ubuntu Touch and test it on my Aquaris BQ 4.5 Ubuntu Edition. I failed big time setting it up though and now ended up having no according click target: When I go to the ...
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Will it be possible to develop ubuntu phone apps on ubuntu phones?

I was hoping that the ubuntu phone would bring true convergence of desktop and mobile operating systems and allow me to ditch all my other devices. I'm a developer and I want to create native ...
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OpenID failed Disabled account when loging into myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/

Why is that when i login https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/ I have the following message "OpenID failed Disabled account"
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is there a whatsapp messenger for Ubuntu touch phone [duplicate]

is there a whatsapp messenger for Ubuntu touch phone? in the ubuntu touch app store
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Howto prevent screen idle/dimming in an Ubuntu Phone html5 app

I am developing an Ubuntu Phone html 5 application and I want to prevent the screen from dimming and locking the phone if there are no user interaction in the screen. (The application is showing an ...
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How do I view or install Ubuntu Touch apps?

Lots of people have started developing Ubuntu Touch apps for the Ubuntu App Showdown and just in general, and have published them in the Click App Store. What is the Click App Store, and how do I ...
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GtkFileChooserButton 'Select Folder' mode returns no path

I have added a GtkFileChooserButton to my app via Glade. It is set to folder selection mode. When the widget is clicked it shows a dropdown list of Nautilus bookmarks with an 'other' option in the ...
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How to lock ubuntu device orientation in portrait or landscape from user input?

I am working on a reader app to be used on Ubuntu-Touch. When reading books from the app it would be a helpful feature to lock the orientation in either portrait or landscape. This would be useful ...
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Use the design function of Qt Creator when developing Ubuntu apps

I would like to start developing Ubuntu apps with Qt Creator and I have a few queries when making a simple qml qt app. Firstly, is it normal qml and javascript? Can I use all normal qml and ...
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EVE Application and APIs are not accessible from a different same network machine

I have an EVE {http://python-eve.org/} Application exposing some of the APIs for an android application that I am writing . The Eve application is working fine when I am accessing the APIS locally on ...
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publish gambas3 programs

I have been using Gambas3 to write some User interfaces, and Ive really enjoyed the simplicity, and speed at which I can write GUIs with. Now i am ready to publish some software. I tried walking ...
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get_iplayer no longer works

I used to use get_iplayer to download previously transmitted BBC programmes to disk. The BBC has now stopped the facility that get_iplayer uses so that it no longer works. It's now offering the Nitro ...
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Juju support for Google Compute Engine GCE

Is Juju supported for Google Compute Engine on the roadmap? If yes, how?
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Photo selector API for Ubuntu Touch

I searched all over the web, but I can't find anything that could help me. I am looking for an API to implement a photo selector in my Ubuntu Touch application. I need something like a File Chooser ...
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Where to store user settings for an app?

If I want my application to store a few settings, that persist when an application closes, then where should I store them? I'm not talking anything complicated: two booleans and a string (although in ...
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What advantages does Ubuntu have over Windows as an environment for programming?

Why is writing a program in text files or via the terminal a better option (as I read) than using IDE(s) like Visual Studio on Windows? Do the features an IDE provides exist there (eg. showing ...
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How to use Apache Cordova API in Ubuntu SDK

I created an HTML5 app in Ubuntu-SDK. Therefore I went to New Project->Ubuntu->HTML5 App. The app is already working but now I wanted to use vibration to give the user a feedback to a certain ...
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Unable to create quickly package for ubuntu application

I have followed a tutorial and created a small web browser, but on the last step to i am unable to create .deb package for the application lalit@MrL-PC:~/mybrowser$ quickly --verbose package To build ...
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QML app with C++ plugin (cmake) subdirectory

I am developing an Ubuntu Phone application "QML app with C++ plugin (cmake)" but I have so many qml files so I want to separate them by functionality ApplicationName CMakeListes.txt .. app ...
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High-level library for Unity Dash?

I've wanted to write a GTK+ version of Unity Dash for some time. I think it could be useful for Xfce, Gnome Flashback, elementaryOS, etc. Before I start doing anything about it, I'd like to know if ...
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Can I develop a 2D game with just QML?

I have a bit of interest in developing for Ubuntu Touch (I have little to no real coding experience also), but my main interest is trying to develop a 2D game. From my understanding, I would either ...
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How can I change the type of my application?

I generated my first WebApp for Ubuntu Touch. The app appears as an 'Application' in the Ubuntu Software Store which is wrong because it is a 'Web Application'. How can I change the type in section ...
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How to autostart an application on Touch device?

What if you want to distribute some daemons in ubuntu-click packages? What is the preferred way to start them on boot?
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is there any app for backup/ restore installed apps in ubuntu?

For some reasons, you will need to do an ubuntu fresh install on the same PC/laptop by re-size partitions, or in other PCs/ laptops. Installation is OK, but it spends a lot of time for installing apps ...
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How do I configure the Ubuntu SDK to use a proxy cache?

The Ubuntu SDK sets up emulators for me, which seems to involve a call to click chroot which then runs debootstrap. How do I pass through my proxy server settings through to debootstrap? I want to do ...
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Compiling and running camera-app with Ubuntu SDK

Got camera-app, revno: 542. Host - 14.04, Ubuntu SDK. Target Desktop getting runtime qml error when trying to run the 'camera' run configuration: ...
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Ubuntu SDK - Example clocks wont run in emulator

I'm trying to start the example "clocks" from the ubuntu SDK in the phone emulator. After adding the emulated device, booting it and pressing play nothing happens. How can I found out what is going ...
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Qt Multimedia doesn't seem to work on Touch

Using Qt package 'Multimedia' to get cameras on the bq phone: QList<QCameraInfo> cameras = QCameraInfo::availableCameras(); cameras.size() always returns zero. Host 14.04, target 14.10, Qt ...
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File storage location for ubuntu application

In my application I plan to store files locally ( exported files ) and import files which user copy via USB to the disk. Where to locate such application files ? Is there some recomendation ?
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Programming Linux [closed]

I want to make an application in c#, or in c++ or in what ever programming language even in script language as bash. The application will ask for an answer, e.g. 1+1? and the password will be 2 If ...
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Can ubuntu touch scopes access the dbus at any time?

I was thinking of writing a scope for downloading music and video content from its sources, and since there is not yet a UI for the ubuntu download manager daemon, it seems like there is "no" ...
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Begining Development for Ubuntu (and Linux in General). Where to start? [closed]

I realize this is not particularly a good question to ask here as it is largely opinion based but I'm not really sure where else to post this. Recently, I moved over to Ubuntu as my primary OS and am ...
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No Dropbox app on Ubuntu BQ mobile

I use my mobile phone, mainly, for work purposes. At work we use dropbox as a shared drive for documents. Unfortunately there's no dropbox app yet for Ubuntu phone. Do you know if someone's working ...
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Ubuntu Touch QML API : PageHeadStyle

I'm looking for some help to use PageHeadStyle components which is available in Ubuntu SDK. If somebody has example, I will be grateful. Thanks.
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How to solve Bazaar error bzr: ERROR: unknown command “yerenkov-scott”?

I am following this guide to configure bazaar, but I have encountered a small problem, it says to type in the command: bzr launchpad-login subgenius And to replace launchpad-login with your ...
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error in uploading click package to ubuntu app store

I am getting the following error while uploading click package (sudoku-touch.prams_0.1_all.click) to https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/click-apps/upload/?comment=#submit " The submitted files ...
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Ubuntu Touch HTML5 How to create a fixed header?

How can one create a fixed header when creating a Ubuntu Touch Application with the HTML5 SDK? The api documentation does not offer any help and I could not find any HTML5 examples that were using a ...
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UbuntuListView ListItem.Expandable example?

I am playing with the Expandable ListItem components: UbuntuListView { id: myList model: 2 delegate: ListItem.Expandable { expandedHeight: units.gu(20) Label { text: "Expand me" } ...
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Can I use Java to develop gui for ubuntu

I'm developing a GUI for Ubuntu using Quickly tool. I'm not familiar with python so can I use Java/C++/C# programming languages?
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How do I develop .NET apps on Ubuntu?

at college we use Microsoft .NET for developing applications. I recently switched to Ubuntu and would like to know similar tools for making apps on/for ubuntu.
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Ubuntu touch HTML 5 how to create complex headers?

I am trying to build a small html5 app for Ubuntu touch. In general it is rather difficult to handle the html5 code. The design guide gives a lot of suggestions how to build an app, but neither the ...
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How to run two 'python manage.py runserver' commands of two different folder in a single terminal

I have two different python project placed in different folder (project 1 in pydir1 directory, project 2 in pydir2 directory). Every time, I need to open two new terminal and run the python manage.py ...
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How to use Ubuntu QML Dialog or other Popup without any buttons?

I am trying to make a modal popup where all there is is a progress bar, and when the progress bar is full it automatically closes, Dialog and the other popups don't seem to even show unless you set ...
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Ubuntu touch how to get HTML 5 app template running?

I have successfully installed the ubuntu sdk on my Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I also have installed a desktop Kit and an UbuntuSDK for i386. Afterwards I created a new html5 app. The template given works with ...