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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What's the best approach in migrating currently C# and VB.net (Windows) developed applications?

I would like to start to "translate" my Windows applications to Ubuntu users. These are mainly CRMs or CRM related programs written in VB.net and C#. What would be the best language and IDE for these ...
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How will the Ubuntu Phone SDK impact desktop development [closed]

If I was to develop an application for Ubuntu after the Ubuntu Phone announcement, I would be concerned with several issues. I know that these things will not change immediately, but I'm thinking ...
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Packaging commercial application

I'm developing a project tracking application that I intend to release not far in the future as a commercial (for purchase) app in the software center. I'm just trying to figure out how to best ...
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XmlListModel Syntax Error? Currency Converter

I've followed the currency converter "Hello World" tutorial, as far as I can see exactly how it should. Yet when I try and run it via QMLScene I get a Syntax Error on line 45. Line 45 is: ...
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How to add in-app advertising?

I'd like to code something cool for the ubuntu software center. I'll release my app for free, but I'd like to add some in-app advertising. Is it possible ? how can I do that ? is it hard ? Thanks to ...
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How will Ubuntu affect the battery life of my Galaxy Nexus?

I have a galaxy nexus, I would like to install and try out Ubuntu on it when the os comes out. One of the aspects I have not seen covered in any reviews or demos so far is battery life. How will the ...
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Make Web Pages act like Unity Apps

Is thee a way to make web pages act like apps? What I want to do is to split many Chromium pinned tabs into apps. So, for example, I have 2 gmail accounts, 2 tabs in Chromium, and I want separate ...
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Is there a target package list for Ubuntu phone?

I know it's not released yet. I know it's subject to change. The question is, if I'm trying to make one of the first 100 apps for Ubuntu phone that aren't horrible, what libraries can I expect to ...
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Where to find Quickly Web Cam Widget?

According to this page on developer.ubuntu.com, (third paragraph second sentence), there is a Quickly Web Cam Widget, where do I find it? Tried googling but only found Quickly Widgets.
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How can I convert an Android app to an app for Ubuntu for phones? [closed]

How can I change from commercially developed app(XXX.APK) for android phone(ex, GalaxyS, GalaxyNexus,etc) to App for phone installed ubutun OS? ( How can I change android APK to app that can be used ...
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How can I get started with developing apps for Ubuntu Touch? [on hold]

I am interested in trying the new Ubuntu for phones OS development. (I am not an Ubuntu developer, I am new to Ubuntu. Impressed by the Ubuntu Touch preview, I got interested in learning how to ...
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Dynamically create XmlListModel?

Is it possible to dynamically create XmlListModel using a javascript function in a .qml file? Also, what can I execute qml file with so that I can get console.log() to the command line?
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Desktop environment agnostic method for prompting the user for a password?

In Gnome, there is gksudo. In KDE, there is kdesudo. Is there a command that can be run on any desktop environment that will prompt the user for the root password and then run a command?
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Linux Default App Developed in Java [closed]

Different Linux and Ubuntu releases have different software included by default -- for example, transmission, Firefox, and Banshee have all been default applications. As far as I know, most of these ...
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Can apps created using Quickly for Ubuntu be used in Windows or Mac?

Like the topic or how to develop cross platform application based on html and css with system files dealing? I used to use wxpython, but after several web development projects it scares me. I love ...
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Can apps created using Quickly for Ubuntu be used in other linux distros?

I need to write a small program to update my mongodb. I'm currently on ubuntu but I need to use it on other linux distributions. I would just like to make sure that applications using this method: ...
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How to specify target architecture in quickly apps?

I'm building a quickly-app, Do I have to specify somewhere the architecture (amd64,i386,etc) in which my app can run? Thanks in advance. Regards.
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How to set up Launchpad to import from GitHub?

I'm setting up my first Launchpad project. In this case I would like to import from the Master branch from my GitHub project - the default branch is not Master - it is a release branch currently ...
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Where can I get the source code for “Ubuntu for phones”?

It says in your website that Ubuntu is a free operating system. How can I get the source code for "Ubuntu for phones"?
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Can I use the Launchpad translation service for my GitHub project?

For historical reasons, the project I co-author is on GitHub and we feel comfortable with its development processes. Thus we don't particularly want to migrate the whole project to Launchpad and ...
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why i can't install the ubuntu components [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the QML toolkit on 12.04? Cant download qt-components-ubuntu on my machine When I type the command in the terminal: sudo apt-get install ...
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Will Ubuntu mobile have support for widgets on the home screens? [closed]

Will Ubuntu mobile have support for widgets on the home screens? If so what technologies should developers be researching in order to develop new widgets? Would they simply be QML Components that can ...
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Problems using quickly text entry box

I'm trying to follow the 'creating your first ubuntu app' tutorial. I'm making a text entry box and every time I hit enter it doesn't work. Here is my code: def on_urlentry_activate(self, widget): ...
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Playing Sound with Ubuntu QML Toolkit preview

I've installed the Ubuntu QML Toolkit Preview as per the instructions on http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/gomobile/ (with a minor fiddle to get it working on 12.04). I'm trying to write an app ...
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Why can't I get all reviews for this app in the Ubuntu Software Center using the JSON API?

I have a question after reading this: Is there any web API for Software Center available? I am trying to understand the Ubuntu Software Center's JSON endpoints. This JSON lists all the apps ...
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What are some good developer resources for QML/Qt Quick?

I have seen the tutorial for the mobile platform on the Ubuntu developer site, but I am completely new to the Qt stack. Are there any other good resources for getting started with Qt/QML/Qt Quick?
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Tutorial on ubuntu mobile has some error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “QtQuick version 2.0 is not installed” while trying to run CurrencyConverter Example for Ubuntu Phone Thanks for the great tutorials. I want to learn Ubuntu mobile ...
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Text entry box on quickly not working

right now I'm doing the 'create your first ubuntu app' youtube tutorial. I'm trying the text entry box and nothing comes up when I enter text. Here's my code, self.urlentry = ...
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Is Ubuntu Phone OS going to include tools for development within the mobile platform?

I saw examples od native QML and HTML5 applications ,but Ubuntu is not Linux if one can't develop on it LOCALLY. Will Ubuntu Phone contain gcc, qmake, a python shell or similar tools?
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How to compile glade from trunk

The text edit button for glade doesn't work and I read in another link that I need to compile glade from 'trunk'. I don't know what that is, how do I compile glade from trunk and where do I go to get ...
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simulator for Ubuntu phone [duplicate]

Is there a simulator for Ubuntu phone? And if so: Is there a tutorial using showing how to?
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“QtQuick version 2.0 is not installed” while trying to run CurrencyConverter Example for Ubuntu Phone

I was following the step-by-step guide on how to develop an Ubuntu Phone application but Qt Creator throughs the error message (module "QtQuick" version 2.0 is not installed) when I run it with ...
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Can't install qt-components-ubuntu because I'm using full release of QT 5.0.0

It appears that since I didn't install the beta1 version of QT5 from the ppa, I'm unable to use the Ubuntu components package. I have the released version QT5 already and not interested in installing ...
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Developing for ubuntu phone: where is the SDK?

I was quickly reading this introduction to QML for Ubuntu Phones, now I was honestly expecting something more than that from Canonical. My questions are: where is a real SDK with libs ? All I can ...
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Screenlet behaves like it has no underlying window

I'm trying to write a screenlet from scratch following this guide http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-script-linux-desktop-1/index.html. I have created the Hello World! example but when ...
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Is the Ubuntu Mobile SDK available for Mac OS X or Windows?

I'm a mobile app developer. I code for Android and iOS on Mac OS. I don't want to buy another computer just to code for Ubuntu Mobile. Will the Ubuntu Mobile SDK be available for Mac OS or Windows?
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Why Ubuntu.Components 0.1 missing from QTCreator?

First of all i need to create a "hello world" app using QML & QT Creator as described here http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/gomobile/ Second, when i was trying to install QML platform and ...
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Cant download qt-components-ubuntu on my machine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the QML toolkit on 12.04? I was trying to get some hands on ubuntu mobile app development and followed the instructions of downloading the qt5-beta. But ...
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Ubuntu Phone Emulator and Developer Phone Release Date

Will they release an emulator on which apps can be tested? If yes, which IDE will they choose? (eclipse, qt creator, mono, all of them?) Also is there any way to get an Ubuntu Phone for developing ...
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How can I correctly align widgets on Glade?

I have to make three combo boxes become aligned with each other, on the right of my application, which will contain pre-defined responses to questions asked with labels on the left. However, I can not ...
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What is the best practice for saving data in Ubuntu one db from mobile?

I'm doing a simple todo-list with QML for Ubuntu phone OS. Is there any standard way for accessing Ubuntu One Database to sync data?
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Create Application for Ubuntu Phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is ‘Ubuntu for phones’ and how can I get it? I am android developer and want to start Ubuntu Phone development. I want to develop in JAVA. Please help me out to get ...
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here can I download Ubuntu Mobile? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is ‘Ubuntu for phones’ and how can I get it? I keep reading stories in the Press about Ubuntu Mobile, but where is the download? I can't develop for an OS I can't ...
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How do I start developing applications for Ubuntu on mobile devices?

I've come away a little confused on how to develop mobile apps for Ubuntu. First of all, do developers need the Ubuntu operating system to develop for Ubuntu? Is it possible to develop Ubuntu apps ...
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How do I install the QML toolkit on 12.04? [closed]

I'm trying to install the Ubuntu QML toolkit. I've installed Qt5 successfully, but I'm failing on the QML toolkit. Below is the error information: W: Failed to fetch ...
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How to install Ubuntu QML Toolkit on 10.04

It is exactly what the title says. I am trying to follow the instructions on the main portion of ubuntu's app developer page, but something is not working for me. Is it because it is not supported ...
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QML ui-toolkit on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the QML toolkit on 12.04? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I prefer to keep on an LTS distribution. I tried to install the QML ui-toolkit and the ppa ...
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Problems in terminal

after I pasted these lines in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:canonical-qt5-edgers/qt5-beta1 && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install qt5-meta-full && echo ...
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Can I develop ubuntu for phones apps in Python? [duplicate]

Does anyone know if we can develop apps for ubuntu for phones in Python ? PyQT / PySide would seem to support also QML. But can we use them on the phones ?
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Quickly ~ Web Application fails to opendatabase

I'm building a Quickly ~ HTML5 Application, it works great until I try to use WebSQL Storage, which fails to open a databse: var db = openDatabase('mydb', '1.0', 'Test DB', 5 * 1024 * 1024); giving ...