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 to actually submit my app to Ubuntu app showdown?

How to actually submit app to Ubuntu app showdown? I wanted to know how to make my submitted app eligible for app showdown. I know that I have to create a PPA at Launchpad and submit my app to ...
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How to add dependencies to a Quickly generated .deb installer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create a quickly app with build dependencies I need extra packages for my app (done with Quickly). When I run: quickly package How can I set them? Thanks in advance!
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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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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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Unity Launcher integration and quickly run… fail

I'm trying to use the uniy launcher with progress bar.. but it doesn't work.. I just followed the first example on ...
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How can I check if Python´s ConfigParser has a section or not?

How can I check if the ConfigParser mainfile has a section or not, And if it don´t then add a new section to it? I am trying with this code: import ConfigParser config = ...
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Set dependencies in Quickly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create a quickly app with build dependencies As my app for the Developer Showdown, Virtuam, is a GUI assistant for QEMU, I need to indicate to Quickly that QEMU should ...
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My application quicklist goes missing when using “quickly submitubuntu”

I'm trying to submit my app for the app showdown, but I've just noticed that when I use the "submitubuntu" Quickly command, my dynamic quicklist entries don't work. I think this is because the desktop ...
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How to create a PPA for C++ program?

My questions are: c++/gtkmm project created with NetBeans. How to make package to PPA from this? I have created target files structure (*.desktop, iconfile, ui glade files). Binary goes to ...
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Subscript in Glade

How can I format a text with subscript in Glade? I want to display a text with a formular such as H2O. Thanks
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What is the remaining time for Ubuntu app showdown? [closed]

Here (http://developer.ubuntu.com/showdown/) it says 1 Day 09:32:20.. so 1 day and 9 hours or 9 hours? I am asking because today is sunday...
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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__ = ...
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Which packing constant to use for set_child_packing() in Python

I want to change a child of a box's padding; so I am using set_child_packing on the box holding the child. I can't figure out what to use as the constant for for the pack_type. Using PACK_START from ...
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How to set application name when creating .deb, using Quickly

When I open created .deb package , my application name is UNKNOWN . Please help, how to fix it...
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How to use inputted text with quickly

I just need the code necessary to have my application assign the input from a text box to a variable after 'Enter' is pushed, and then use it to change a label. This is what I have for this problem: ...
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How much time is needed to get an app reviewed? [closed]

I pushed my app for the showdown contest and I'm curious to know how much time is needed before it get reviewed
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Why does quickly keep submitting to the wrong PPA? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where does Quickly get the PPA name from? I am trying to upload my application for Ubuntu app showdown and I have built it with quickly package --extras, however when I ...
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An error has occurred when creating debian packaging

i execute quickly share and i get Launchpad connection is ok ........ Command returned some WARNINGS: ---------------------------------- WARNING: the following files are not recognized by ...
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Get folder from file chooser button pygtk

i want to get the location of the folder that is selected by a filechooserbutton in pygtk... how can i do this? i connect the current folder changed signal from filechooser but the signal is emitted ...
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Where should I save temporary files of the app I am developing?

I am developing an app for the Ubuntu App Showdown 2012, say "myapp". It needs to download files from the web, store them temporarily and then read them. Where should I save those files ? Now I do it ...
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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, ...