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 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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Editing the GtkNotebok's Default Popup Menu

I'd like to know if it's possible to append a menu item to the popup menu that appears by default on right-clicking a GtkNotebook's tab page. Thanks.
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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 ...
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Export Package [Eclipse]

I am just wondering how do I export a .deb package for Ubuntu Software Centre in Eclipse? I have created an application that runs Python and Webkit now I wish to submit to the Software centre. How do ...
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Can I develop a 2D game with just QML? [closed]

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 to package an application icon properly?

There is an blog article on ubuntu developer blog. http://developer.ubuntu.com/2012/02/how-to-prepare-a-compiled-application-for-ubuntu-software-center/ I followed all steps exactly. But the ...
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Will an Livecode Application Developed for Ubuntu Destop work for Ubuntu Mobile?

I was wondering if the any applications developed with Livecode (www.runrev.com) for a Desktop Linux platform would be able to run natively on Ubuntu Mobile devices (tablets). Livecode can generate ...
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Thread works only on gui events - pygtk

I am developing a multithreaded application in pygtk using quickly and stuck with threads. So I am experimenting with various possibilities and found out that my thread work only when I do something ...
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ListItem.ValueSelector has some sort of onselectedIndexchange?

I'm writing a small game and in the settings it uses a ListItem.ValueSelector in the settings, i'd like to if it's possible attach some event on it like with a mouse area, ie: MouseArea { ...
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Saving user settings in QML/JS

I'm working on a small game and i'd like to know how can i write/read a user settings file in ubuntu touch?
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Qt Quick 2.0 UI Application Not Displaying on Touch Device

I'm trying to run a tiny (very tiny) Qt Quick 2.0 UI application on my Ubuntu Touch device (Galaxy Nexus Phone). Qt Creator successfully pushes to the device (copies via ADB and runs QMLScene) but I'm ...
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Developing native apps for ubuntu phone and tablet [duplicate]

I wanna know which language should I use to develop native apps on ubuntu phone/tablet/tv ? Also, which IDE to use? Shall I understand that ubuntu apps on PC could be easily ported on tablet and ...
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What is the recommended widget toolkit for Ubuntu desktop?

As I understand it, Qt - C++ and QML - or HTML5 are recommended for writing Ubuntu for Phones applications. Also, correct me if I'm wrong, but Python is the preferred language for Ubuntu Desktop. ...
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Designing UI using html and css and without webkit?

I want to try out developing desktop applications with the UI designed using html5,css and jquery and the back end code written in python. Is this possible? I have already tried out the WebKit but is ...
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PyGTK TextBuffer adding Tags and reading text

As in topic I have TextView() and TextBuffer() added to it, I also have Tags created so when I select text and click button it will make text BOLD or something. Up to this point all works well, now I ...
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Unable to assign QString to QQuickItem* with Qt.resolvedUrl

I have the following code: Tabs { Tab { id: financialDetailsTab title: i18n.tr("Financial Details") page: Qt.resolvedUrl("FinancialDetails.qml") } Tab { ...
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QQmlComponent: Component is not ready

I'm following through the Create a currency converter app tutorial. I'm on a fresh raring install and have installed the ubuntu-sdk. I created a new project (QT Quick 2 UI) and copied in the ...
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(QML) Scroll multiple listviews

Is possible to scroll multiple Listviews together in qml?? this was my attempt: Flickable { id: scoreflick anchors.top: namesrow.bottom anchors.left: ...
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Can I develop applications for the Ubuntu Software Center using KDE?

I am interested in making an application to sell in the Ubuntu Software Center. Can I do this using the KDE frameworks and C++ or any other KDE-compatible language instead of Gtk and Python? I am not ...
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How Will App Permissions be Handled in Ubuntu Touch?

Most elements of the hardware, or data sets shared between apps on the Android and iOS platform are controlled strongly, and only provided to apps explicitly on a need-to-know basis. This can allow ...
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How do I install an app on a device running ubuntu touch?

I've built the sample app for ubuntu touch and I've got a device running the preview. So how do I put the app on the device?
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How can I merge unversioned MonoDevelop code back into a git repository?

My group partner and I are creating a MySQL database application with a GTK# frontend. Our application consists of a main window with information displayed in multiple tabs. My partner started most of ...
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What would cause files not to be included in a .deb?

I'm trying to build a .deb package (python) as part of a larger project. I'm able to successfully run 'make' and 'make install' on it, but when the package(s) are built (using dpkg-buildpackage ...
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Create C++ native code without QML

I want to create native C++ code for Ubuntu phone that is NOT QML based. In fact, I want to create native C++ code that: 1) does not use or depend upon Qt 2) uses SDL to bring up a window 3) Get a ...
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Ubuntu Phone App Development Clarification

I attempting to follow the Ubuntu Phone App development tutorial to make a Currency Converter, and I am simply unable to complete the tutorial. I have installed all of the latest QT/Phone related ...
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Building webkit from source

I tried to install the webkit applicaion from sources using this manual: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WebKit When I type: ./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr the following error occurs: checking for ...
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ListItem.Subtitled id not defined error in Qt SDK

I've made a list displayed on Tab Page, its suppose display a Subtitled List Item: conversation (An item that displays Icon + Text), I've got a button that allows the user to change the text of that ...