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 Notebook background in Glade?

I want to add a background image to my pages in my notebook. How I can do this?
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“No gpg key set matching launchpad one found” when uploading app using Quickly

I`m trying to upload my app using quickly, but usually getting this error: No gpg key set matching launchpad one found How to solve this problem?
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Why does my Quickly app install in /usr/bin instead of /opt? [closed]

As I've finished my app for the App Showdown, I ran quickly submitubuntu, but I found that my app is installed inside /usr/bin. What? I need it at /opt! How can I fix this?
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How do I push my app to Launchpad if I have followed the recommendations of the App Review Board for Quickly apps?

I developed an app called Discvur with Quickly. I intend to submit it to the App Review Board so that it can be published in the Software Center. Therefore I followed all the recommendations on ...
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Is uploading icons to MyApps on developer.ubuntu.com enough?

I submitted an app for review via https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/ There were some icons needed in the process. I've uploaded them. My question is: will these icons somehow be automatically ...
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What are the default arguments for ClutterGst?

Hello everyone I am trying to make a simple video player using Gtk3 python & Gstreamer. I am also using Clutter,ClutterGtk & ClutterGst The problem arises when initialise the ClutterGst like: ...
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local .desktop files

I need suggestions. Currently fogger creates .desktop files for fogapps and puts them in ~/.local/share/applications so that they can be launched from dash or legacy app menus. Everything works as ...
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Removing my app from Ubuntu's PPA [closed]

As I've sent my app to Ubuntu's PPA using quickly submitubuntu and its version was wrong (12.07... right is 0.1!) Details of the app: Virtuam 0.1 Developed with Quickly (Python/GTK+3) Uploaded (as ...
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How to pipe html to gedit with format/spacing?

Is there a way to pipe html to gedit witout losing the spacing. I am trying with: echo "'+html5template+'" | gedit The output is like this: <!DOCTYPE ...
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Python Gtk event ignore

I would like to ignore some key events in a text view, now i do the following def on_key_press_event(self,source,event): keyname = Gdk.keyval_name(event.keyval) if(keyname=="Return"): ...
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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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How can I open/show the default content-help-dialog with quickly?

If I create a Quickly-Project there is a default Menubar which shows the Help-Dialog(Contents - "index.page" from help/C - Folder). How can I manually show the Content-Help Dialog? There is no code in ...
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Does Ubuntu One's CouchDB still work?

I heard that Canonical was about to drop CouchDB from Ubuntu One, but there still few applications which relies on that: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOne/ThirdPartyProjects I tried the Stipple, but ...
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quickly ignores subfolder

I have a problem with packaging quickly. I have a project foo: foo/ foo/bar/ foo_lib/ data/ When I run quickly package --extras && file-roller ../*deb I always miss ...
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How to use gsettings from /opt

I have to use gsettings from /opt so that ubuntu maintainers will accept my application. I may not use /usr or any of the underlying directories so /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas is not an option.
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App Showdown: Universe dependency

I'm currently in the process of packaging my submission for the Ubuntu App Showdown. I read in the rules that the package may not have dependencies that are not in the Ubuntu repository. But what ...
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Where should I place my sqlite database for proper packaging?

I built my first application with quickly uses a sqlite database file. It contains all the settings of the program. While developing I simply put it into the root folder of the app. quickly package ...
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How to prevent quickly from replacing Exec=.* in the .desktop file?

I'm still trying to make Quicklists work and found the problem: Quickly creates debian/rules with sed -i 's|Exec=.*|Exec=/opt/extras.ubuntu.com/wakeonplan/bin/wakeonplan|' ...
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App Submission for Showdown

If I submit my app to the ARB today, can I make any changes before Monday?. Or will the ARB consider my app based on the version that was submitted on the submission day? ie If I make changes will I ...
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How to add unity quicklist to my application?

How to add unity quicklist to my application? Is there any quickly command similar to quickly add indicator for it?
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Error when importing pynotify

When i add import pynotify and try to run my app i get /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gobject/constants.py:24: Warning: g_boxed_type_register_static: assertion `g_type_from_name (name) == 0' ...
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How do I implement progressbar in appindicator?

How do I implement progressbar in appindicator? Is it possible?
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How can I publish my project code online so someone can help me with it?

My local project has some code that is not working, and I'd like to show it to someone to have a look at and possibly give me a hand with it. This isn't a short snippet or a single file; there are ...
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What's the naming convention for ngettext short name?

gettext.gettext is imported as _: from gettext import gettext as _ It's some naming convention, right? What's the equivalent for gettext.ngettext? __?
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To make or not to make…python-nautilus a dependency?

That is the question! Okay, all silliness aside, I really am forced to make a difficult decision here. My application is written in C++ and allows other scripts to invoke methods via XML-RPC. One ...
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How do I create and use keyboard shortcuts in a Gtk app that I am developing?

I am creating an application for the Ubuntu App Showdown in Python + Gtk with quickly. I am calling it Discvur. I would have liked to include some keyboard shortcuts. Searching the web, I found this ...
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How to use “quickly run” and pass command-line arguments?

I'm trying to implement command-line arguments in https://launchpad.net/wakeonplan to use them in static quicklist but I can't test them because quickly run doesn't pass arguments to the script and ...
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No public key GPG error when submitting quickly application

I try to submit my app with the command in the title, but the build failed: Error message: W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified ...
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Simple messaging queue for inter-app communication over internet

I'm looking to organize simple messaging queue for inter-app communications. The applications will be running on different PC's connected thought Ubuntu One service. Basically I thought to use ...
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how to get dropped files on unitys launcher in my quickly app?

How do I get the file that i've dropped on my programms icon in the launcer in my Quiklcy programm? I already added the mime types in my .desktop file and my programm can accept commandline variables, ...
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How to add Ubuntu App Showdown participation file to a submitted app?

I have create a new app in myapps portal but it is not yet submitted for the review. How can I add the App Showdown participation file before send the app to a reviewer? Or do I need to send the app ...
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What does this Launchpad error building my package mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Launchpad failed to build after “quickly submitubuntu” Hello I submitted my source package to ppa via command quickly submitubuntu 1.1 myppa This ...
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How to submit ideas for the Ubuntu Apps Showdown to reddit?

I submitted 4 app ideas, but only one pass through to the list on reddit, the others 3 even not searchable: Medication Tracker TrelloChat TwilioPhone I also submitted the blog post, firstly it ...
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Problem with theming my application with CSS

I'm trying to beautify my program made with Quickly using CSS. I found documentation http://developer.gnome.org/gtk3/3.4/GtkCssProvider.html and very useful blog post ...
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Quickly changes the app version

When I share an app with the command: quickly share The app version is changed in the glade file, in the setup.py file... and upload to the PPA (Then the build will not admit a below version). Can ...
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“quickly submitubuntu” doesn't install app in /opt directory

According to the Ubuntu App Showdown Rules (http://developer.ubuntu.com/showdown/rules/), "Quickly installs your app to /opt for you when you run quickly submitubuntu." However there's nothing in the ...
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Application does not start after installing. Running “quickly run” works perfectly

I've made my application for Ubuntu App Showdown. When I start it from terminal using quickly run it works well. I've packaged it with quickly package and installed locally. Unfortunately it does not ...
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.desktop and /bin files are included in /opt/extras.ubuntu.com/<package> with Quickly

In the Guidelines for the Ubuntu App Showdown I can read: The .desktop file is installed in the standard location /usr/share/applications, but must have the prefix 'extras-' added to its name. ...
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Upload quickly project to Launchpad with “quickly share” not working!

I want to upload my quickly project for the Ubuntu App Showdown. I signed the Ubuntu Code of Conduct successfully and created a project "interest-calculation" on my Launchpad-Portal. When I enter in ...
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How do I get images to appear on buttons in Glade Designer?

Not sure if this is a bug or just a very annoying feature, but I can't get an image to appear on any of my buttons in Glade Designer. Is there some property I need to change in order to force it ...
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Get child elements of a Notebook

I have a Notebook element and TextView elements inside them. Because the pages on the notebook will be constantly switched between. I need to be able to have in a variable the currently selected ...
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Animate spinner with thread pygtk

i am trying to animate a spinner while the programm is running but i can't. I tried using threads but i can't get what i want...you can look here for the progress i made ...
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Python - access variable in another class

I have 1 main window and 1 dialog. Now I need to access variable in main window from dialog. For example in java we have 2 classes: demo and myclass In my class I have following code: public ...
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What's up with the libqtrpc2-1 / rds package in the archives?

I am considering using libqtrpc2-1 in my application but there seems to be some confusion over the name of the package. On the right-hand side of the package page, we see: So it looks like the ...
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Build failed with the command : quickly submitubuntu

We try to submit our application for the ubuntushowdown contest, but when we do the command : quickly submitubuntu, the application is not submitted, we have errors such as "build failed". We spend ...
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How do I create a working indicator with Qt/C++?

I am using Qt IDE in order to build my application so as to participate to the Ubuntu Showdown contest. In my application, I've done the following: void show_app(MainWindow *data) { //this works ...
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Set default value of Glade Comboboxtext

How can I set a default value of a comboboxtext in Glade? If I run my program with quickly the combobox appears empty until the user choose something from the list. I would like to display the first ...
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How do I programatically edit label widget in the runtime

How do I programatically edit label widget in the runtime , I am using quickly I tried self.title=builder.get_object("title") for initialising and def update_Label(self,url): ...
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How do I make the launcher progress bar work with my application?

Background Research I am attempting to update the progress bar within the Unity launcher for a simple python/Gtk application created using Quickly called test; however, following the instructions in ...
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Why can python3 not import gi.repository?

Python2 does not suffer the same problem. greg@greg-precise:~$ python3 Python 3.2.3 (default, May 3 2012, 15:51:42) [GCC 4.6.3] on linux2 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more ...