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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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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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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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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(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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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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How to parse text messages on Ubuntu Touch

Hi I want to be able to parse text messages on Ubuntu Touch for a specific key word. I understand how to do it on Android, but it is looking like this is very different than on Ubuntu Touch. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - set alternating row colors in gtk3 TreeView

Ubuntu used to have alternating row colors for gtk TreeView widgets. Some applications still do, like Banshee. Alternating row colors would really help my application (written in python 2.7, and using ...
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Are USC applications allowed to install .desktop files?

Ubuntu's official site for developers says: Technical requirements: In order for your application to be distributed in the Software Centre it must: Be in one, self-contained directory when ...
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How to use Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview

I just installed Ubuntu Mobile on my nexus 4 and cant seem to figure out two things, first where are the settings? How do I access the system settings? And two, how do I download apps? I don't see an ...
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Problem with libqt4-dev. Messed up dependencies

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and tried to update ubuntu-sdk but today it wasn't possible without adding phablet-team/tools PPA as described here https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Install#Step_1_-...
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What's the architecture of Ubuntu Phone?

Will Ubuntu Phone be more an Android or more a "normal" Linux? Or in other Words: will it be possible to have e.g. wxWidgets/wxWidgets-applications on it?
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How to make Gtk spinbutton symbolic in 12.04 in only a specific application?

I am currently developing an application for Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.10 systems. My application is completely monochromatic except for the spinbuttons as seen in the screenshot below. This issue ...
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unable to install the Ubuntu Toolkit

I wanted to install the Ubuntu tool kit to get started programming, but when the install was nearly on its end it threw up the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: qt-...
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Positon of exit button [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Window Controls moved to right hand side How can I move all the window controls to the right? How can I set up the exit button on aplications to be on the right side of ...
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Access native functions in ubuntu phone

I'm looking at app development for ubuntu phone and it really looks great! But is it possible to access the native functionality of the phone like make a phone call or save a file? The API ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 doesn't ...
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compiling a shared library

I'm doing a 64-bit rewrite of some code I wrote that implements a novel approach to genetic algorithms that I want to turn into a shared library exclusive to Ubuntu using code::blocks/gcc. I have ...
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I want to develop for linux, where do I start? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way to develop apps for Ubuntu? So, I am currently running Ubuntu 10.04 and I would like to start developing for Linux. I am already developing some stuff ...
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How long does it take for an application update to be approved?

I published my first application for Ubuntu recently, a commercial encryption application costing $2.99. It's somewhat simple, and consists of one .exe file (written in C# mono) and one text file. ...
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All special dependencies are lost when I do “quickly share” or “quickly package” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does 'quickly package' fail with “An error has occurred when creating debian packaging”? I am developing an app using Quickly and it has a few ...
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Why does quickly package --extras fail (where quickly package doesn't)? [closed]

When I attempt to use quickly package --verbose --extras on my application I get these errors at the end: sed -i "s|__soundboard_data_directory__ =.*|__soundboard_data_directory__ = '/opt/extras....
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Custom scrips into quickly project

How can I add my custom .py file to a quickly project? I'm porting my actual, from scratch project and I have two Python scripts: virtuam and vui.py. I copied vui.py to the virtuam folder and tried ...
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ValueError when running quickly share [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does “quickly share --ppa share” abort with a “can't create” error? I have successfully created and packaged a Quickly application, and I ...
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Custom widgets/controls in application indicators

I want to develop an app for ubuntu, that integrates inside the calendar indicator/menu. It should allow to enter info right from it, and have several controls like input boxes, drop downs, spinners ...
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How do I use this Add/remove widget? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What GTK widget is this? How do I add this little add/remove GTK widget in Glade Designer 3.12.1? I don't see it anywhere in the widget bar. If it can't be done using ...
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Materials for improving coding skills and adapting programs

How can I find and adapt the source code for Ubuntu programs, and what resources are there for improving my programming knowledge in any language? I would like to improve my programming skills so that ...
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How can I develop desktop applications using web standards? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Developing app for Ubuntu in HTML and JS I want to develop applications for ubuntu using web standards such as html5, javascript css3. Webstandards are growing very fast ...
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How can I create an appmenu/DBusmenu using python? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add support for the global menu to a python non-gtk, non-qt app? I want to add support for the indicator-appmenu to an application that is not written in one of the ...
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How do I get the new toolbar style in my pygtk app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the black header widget in some programs? I've noticed that I still have the old school gnome2 GtkToolbar style when I just run a simple glade/gtk application: ...
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How to add a rich control(not just MenuItem) for a applet like Rhythmbox [closed]

I want to write a small tools in the form of Applet, but not just a "applet". I want to show a listview or anything in the applet, unfortunly it seems that ONLY Menu/MenuItem can be add into applet. ...
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Python app crash after sending command “GPIO.setup( 7, GPIO.OUT)”?

Python app crash after sending command "GPIO.setup( 7, GPIO.OUT)" !!! Action step: pi@rp:~$ python3 Python 3.4.3 (default, Mar 26 2015, 23:09:09) [GCC 4.9.2] on linux Type "help", "copyright", "...
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Quickly ubuntu-application + indicator template don't work

I've started to work with quickly and python (because I wanted to have some GTk3 integration and create and appindicator), and so I create the projecto like this : quickly create ubuntu-application ...
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Build binary deb package from python source

I have created python package (using Ubuntu Quickly) and want to create deb package. Unfortunatelly Quickly builds package with source python files (.py) and I want not to include source files. The ...
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Why does Launchpad fail to find 'glib-compile-schemas' while building for PPA?

So, I'm trying to publish my app in my PPA, but I'm having problems related with building my app. Here you have the output: /bin/sh: 1: glib-compile-schemas: not found make[1]: *** [...
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Set Window Icon to Gtk Stock Icon in PyGtk

I am trying to add a Gtk stock icon to my window. Here is the code: #! /usr/bin/python from gi.repository import Gtk class MyWindow(Gtk.Window): def __init__(self): Gtk.Window.__init__(...
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How install GTK+ 3 for Python [closed]

I'm start programming in Python and I want learn GTK+ 3. I'm using a Distro based on Ubuntu 12.04 (Elementary OS) and I'm having some troubles to install GTK+ 3 in Python. Okay, I will show you what ...
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How would I make a simple indicator program to record timestamps?

I would like to make a button to sit up next to my sound/wireless/etc indicators which, when toggled, will change color and write the system time with the word "begin" to a file, then, when toggled ...
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What are some IDEs for C/GTK2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: C programing suites/IDEs What is the best IDE for C + GTK2 programming? I currently use gedit and try MonoDevelop.
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Is there a forum or community for Ubuntu Application developers?

Is there a forum or community for Ubuntu Application developers? Chat rooms count.
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How do I capture the output of a command and put it in a label?

This is an extract from the code of a Quickly application I'm working on: # Code for other initialization actions should be added here. self.apachestart = self.builder.get_object("apachestart") self....
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Pygtk dialog and return id/info

i am writing an app with quickly-pygtk-glade and i want to show a dialog and get the return id...I used the run() method but if a close the dialog and reopen it i get an empty window and some errors! ...
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How do I use the Unity methods in Quickly's python code?

How do I use the Unity methods in Quickly's python code. All I want is an example of a few methods, like quicklists, notifications, indicators, etc.
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Quickly/Glade linking a button to notebook page

Hey everyone (boy I seem to be posting quite a bit), I have a question regarding Glade and Quickly. Is it possible to map a button to a notebook within the same program. Like say for instance I have a ...
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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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Glade GTK entry get text

Sorry for a newbie question but I could not figure out how to print a text which a user enter in a GTKEntry field after he press a button. I design my app with glade, a simple TextEntry Field and a ...