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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How can I add a pip based dependency to a Quickly project?

There is a great topic here about dependencies from ubuntu repositories. But my app depends on python package, which has to be install with sudo pip install package. Can I add this kind of dependency ...
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Re-use toolbar code for each tab

I'm creating a music app using QML and it uses around five tabs, each using a toolbar. The toolbar should look the same, so instead of having the exact same code for each tab, I wanted to re-use the ...
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Ubuntu Touch SDK problems

I have installed the Ubuntu touch SDK the way it is advised on the Ubuntu dev website (with sudo apt-get install ubuntu). I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. The problems/symptoms are the following : When I ...
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Glade GUI in Python 2.7 crashes

I created a simple program using a glade .xml file and it, whenever I run the program, it crashes! Here's the Python code: #!/usr/bin/env python import pygtk pygtk.require("2.0") import gtk class ...
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Get $HOME and/or username without using C++

I'm working on the Music app and I need to know how to get the user name and/or home dir of the users. I've googled around for a while but can only find the variables for C++ or BASH. How do I get ...
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Maintaining kernel modules submitted in the Software Center over kernel updates

This question is specifically for submitting a package in the Software Center. If I wish to submit a package that contains a kernel module (*.ko) which will install in /lib/modules/ and there is a ...
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What license is the Ubuntu colour pallete?

I am developing some Chrome app and started using Ubuntu colours for it. The ones I found in the Ubuntu Colour Palette. I assume it's there and public so that app developers could create a consistent ...
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When the full SDK will be available?

I would be very interested to know when the full Ubuntu SDK is going to be released. Is there any preliminary schedule planned that could be published or is it still way too early stage? Or is there ...
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How do I find out how popular an application is?

For me there are two use cases when I am interested in the popularity of a given application or an application version on Ubuntu: There is a choice of several similar applications. Before I install ...
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Unable to show Popups Dialog in tab with webview

My app uses tabs, and one of them shows a web page using WebView. Now, I have a toolbar with one action button that I want to show a Dialog - but it's no go. Instead I get this error message when ...
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Quickly can't package, but raises no errors

I am trying to make a .deb package for my project in quickly. This is what I get: ilya@ilya-laptop:~/Projects/online-translator$ quickly package ...........Ubuntu packaging created in debian/ ...
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How to make an ubuntu SDK dialog not stretch over the full mainview?

When I create a dialog with the Ubuntu SDK, like in the example below, the dialog covers the full mainview: import QtQuick 2.0 import Ubuntu.Components 0.1 import Ubuntu.Components.Popups 0.1 ...
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Theme ListView text pulled from XML?

I've been working on my msm touch app and got to a point were I get the needed info from an XML file, but it is unthemed, and not as good looking as other "direct" text is. Its black and further to ...
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Are there any standard icons for qml-app-development?

I am developing a qml-app and I want to put icons on the buttons. I would like to use ubuntu standard icons to get the real ubuntu look for my app. How can I do this?
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What is Ubuntu Touch's policy on protection of QML/js source?

My friends and I wish to write mobile apps for Ubuntu touch as a business venture when it releases. However, each and every bit of the source needs to be protected for the business prospects to work. ...
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What are the design guidelines for appindicator icons?

I am creating a Unity AppIndicator using Python + PyGObject, but I wish for it's icon to be in standard Ubuntu style. Where can I find appropriate guidelines for using colours (or is it just ...
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How to get Ubuntu AppIndicator icon coordinates

I'm working on Ubuntu Linux 12.04 and create software built on top of GTK+ 3 using pygobject. I've got a task of showing popup windows just below the app indicator icon of my application and I can't ...
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Run system commands from QML App

I want to run a system command from inside my application. It's suppose to run a command on a remote server using SSH. But that's not really the point. The point is that I don't know how to run any ...
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What application will give me a calendar with a year view?

Most applications have month or week or agenda view but I'm looking for something that can give me a one year spread. TIA
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Grid view at Ubuntu touch - How to use it?

In article about content views is a part about a Grid view. But I didn't found anywhere how to use it. Do you knew something about it? Tahnks for answer!
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ListView doesn't appear

I'm working at app for ubuntu touch. I have a code with listView in it. But when I run it the page is simply empty (tehre is a title and a tabs switcher). Where is the mistake? import QtQuick 2.0 ...
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Ubuntu touch tools

I'm doing a porting exercise to port an application from Ubuntu to Ubuntu Touch. The application uses gcc 4.1.2, CMake 2.6.4, binutils 2.22. Q1. What tools are needed for setting up a Ubuntu Touch ...
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Adding my own dependency to a quickly app

I have a paid app I'm getting ready to release on the software center but I need to add a package as a dependency. The problem is that I have to package the python module to a *deb and it is not ...
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how do you implement a progress bar using Python / glade web browser [closed]

im trying to get the progressbar in glade to work in conjunction with my web browser. What i want to happen is the progress bar shows how far along a page is being loaded. I have scoured the ...
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Store cookies with WebKit (python)

So I was watching the "Create Your First Ubuntu App"-Video from Jono Bacon and got the idea, to create a simple app. That creates a window with a WebView und opens the URL to Google Keep. Everything ...
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how do you add a home button and tabs to custom written web browser in ubuntu

how do you code in a home button for a web browser? im creating a web browser in ubuntu for use in ubuntu. I am using a mix of Glade, Python, quickly, WebKit and WebView i have got nearly ...
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How can I invoke the soft-keyboard widget on Ubuntu-touch?

If you're building a QtQuick 2.0 app, what is the procedure for specifying that the soft-keyboard should be selectable/expandable at the bottom of the screen?
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from quickly.widgets import url_fetch_progressbar can not be found?

at the moment im creating a web browser using a mix of python and quickly(glade) im trying to get the progress bar at the bottom of the page to work properly (with no luck atm) i have inserted this ...
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Progress bar for python/ quickly web browser

i have been doing this web browser for roughly a day now, i have got the main look of the browser set up how i want it. i have now decided to add a little progress bar at the bottom of the main ...
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How do you get the website title to show up in the menu area / webpage title are in python / quickly created web browser?

hi there im creating a web browser using a mix of quickly and Python, im wanting to get a websites title to show up in the very top of the page. im not sure of what code that i need adding to the ...
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How to use theming in QML for Ubuntu Phone

The Ubuntu Interface Toolkit Documentations documents Theming for QML Elements with a syntax that is quite similar to CSS. It sounds amazing to me, but I am unable to get started with it. I have tried ...
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How to display popup dialog after app start?

If i use the PopupUtils.open() command in the Component.onCompleted property of the any item it does nothing, example: Rectangle { id: rect height: 600 width: height ...
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How do you get http:// to load automatically in a web browser?

i have created a web browser in glade / python and what i'm wanting to do is get HTTP:// to load automatically. Just because at the moment whenever i go to a website i have to type the HTTP:// and if ...
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No items displayed in list in tab

I'm developing an app for ubuntu touch and I have tabs there. In one of them there is a list. if I have this it don't show me any of items. Tab { objectName: "Tab3" title: ...
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ComboBoxText in Glade / GTK+3 / Python - disappears when displayed 2nd time

I'm trying to implement a drop down list in an Ubuntu app using Glade (GTK+3) and Python. I can get the ComboBoxText to display, populated with strings. However when I close the window it is contained ...
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Should I choose KDE or Qt for an Ubuntu application?

I'm writing an application using QML and some C++ code. The main window will be all QML (possibly having a main menu bar provided KXmlGuiWindow), with the backend and some dialogs written in C++. I've ...
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How to create very very simple GUI application for Ubuntu?

I want to make a simple GUI Application. Can anybody give me source code of a simple GUI Application? So far, I have been competing in Programming Competitions (I have been using C++ for it) and now I ...
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GTK+ within Python 2 and 3

Can GTK+ with Python create app on Ubuntu OS?
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Configuration files in a KDE application

I'm writing an open source application using KDE to sell in the Software Center. According to the requirements for uploading an application to the Software Center, Write all configuration settings ...
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Connecting QML with C instead of C++?

I've been working on an app in Ubuntu, using C and GTK, I want to switch from GTK to QML, however I can not find anywhere on the internet info on linking QML to C functions, just C++. Is it even ...
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How to add support for new services to Friends?

With the new friends-app landing in Ubuntu, it occurred to me that adding support for Instagram in the timeline would be cool. I also thought I might take a stab at it myself, but I'm having a hard ...
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How can I install Qt 5.x on 12.04 LTS?

If you want to develop with QML 2.0 and Qt5, the base packages don't seem to exist in repository for 12.04. What PPA should I add? Is it a binary installer? a compile the toolkit yourself? Those ...
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Ubuntu Touch app with c++ core and QML interface. How to create?

How to create Ubuntu Touch application with c++ core? In examples I see only pure QML apps.
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How can I use a Pip module with Quickly?

I'm trying to write an application using Quickly. I'm writing a new Python 3 file in which I import a module installed via pip3 (pystache). However, when I go to quickly package, I get a traceback ...
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How do you reorder widgets in Glade?

How can I reorder widgets in the Glade widget tree? For example, assume I have a Glade application that contains this partial tree: box1 (GtkBox) |--button1 (GtkButton) |--button2 (GtkButton) ...
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How can I create an activity indicator in Ubuntu Touch?

I tried looking for the images to create an spinner like the ones found in other Ubuntu Touch apps. I found this image, but it isn't spinning: Source: ...
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Will Ubuntu get an asset set to allow Qt applications using GTK style buttons?

Given the recent movement towards Qt as a primary development platform for Ubuntu and the underlying Gnome standard application set: Are there plans to have GTK style buttons available in a simple ...
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Is Ubuntu Touch created in C++?

The reason I ask is because C++ is more efficient. Since Ubuntu SDK provides python for quicker programing but will it be more efficient than C++ and does Ubuntu provide a virtual machine for Ubuntu ...
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How to support converged device layout changes?

I'm interested in developing some applications for Ubuntu, using the SDK, for converged devices, including phones, tablets, and PCs. How can I detect which device the application is running on, and ...
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How to package a shell script? [duplicate]

I have a shell script . I want to convert the script into a terminal application which can be installed using sudo apt-get install and can be run through the terminal by typing the name of the ...