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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Ubuntu touch app with nodejs library [duplicate]

I want to write an application with the library in nodejs. Is there any way to connect QML or C++ with nodejs on ubuntu touch? Edit: I want to write a native application (in QML) and use a library ...
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Cannot git clone Apparmor kernel patches

Whenever I enter (git clone git://kernel.ubuntu.com/jj/ubuntu-utopic.git) into the terminal, I get this output: Cloning into 'ubuntu-utopic'... fatal: Could not read from remote repository. Please ...
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How can I create a chromium-like background app?

I want to create an application that (like chromium) creates an icon on the top menu bar and after you close the application, the icon is still there and the application continues running in the ...
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QML dynamic scoping not working (ReferenceError)

I am trying to reproduce the example here where the TitlePage.qml component creates two TitleText instances even though the TitleText type is in a separate file (under Section: Component Instance ...
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Shared libraries in phone apps

I am trying to port this (https://github.com/jobe-m/ownkeepass) keepass app to Ubuntu Phone. I am just at the beginning an want to include the needed libraries and plugins. I didn't write a UI yet. ...
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Ubuntu SDK SortFilterModel with variables

I'm developing an app for Ubuntu Touch. I have a large list of items in an xml file and access it using the XmlListModel. I would like to offer some filtering on the list (as it is very large). Is it ...
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Can I get access to Ubuntu apps on Ubuntu touch if I allow read write access?

Okay so I'm an impatient bastard who realises he should have waited but purchased the BQ HD5 Ubuntu mobile phone back in June whilst being fully aware it didn't have that many apps available as was ...
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Ubuntu SDK Error --

When I go to make a Kit after the SDK wizard loads, I am presented with this error, and if I proceed I see it again while attempting to created a device emulator. Error creating textual ...
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QtBluetooth support for Ubuntu Touch

I like to build a qml-based app with bluetooth support. My code works well for the Desktop Kit in the Ubuntu SDK but fails on the BQ Aquaris 4.5 with the error message 'module "QtBluetooth" is not ...
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ubuntu-sdk mkspec

I followed instructions in Ubuntu SDK to install the IDE. No problem. I can write an app and run it in the desktop, but not in my Ubuntu BQ 4.5. The kit is wrong and several errors appear: "Mkspec not ...
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What does security_policy_version_matches_framework mean?

When uploading my click app to the store, I get an error in the automated review feedback: 1.2 != 1.3 (ubuntu-sdk-15.04) security_policy_version_matches_framework What does this mean, and how do I ...
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ubuntu14.04: opengl for qt development

since a half day i try to get qt-creator to compile ... but i get errors. This is the output i get, when i start to compile a standard graphical project of the qt-creator (just created this empty ...
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How do you detect the end of a live drag with the new ListItem?

The new ListItem has the ability to do live drag-and-drop reorderings. When one is in progress, how do you detect its end? The ListItem had the ViewItems.onDragUpdated signal, which should fire for ...
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ubuntu emulator image and sdk 15.04

I'm developing an application using the sdk 15.04 but i tried all the images available on the emulator and cant find one with that sdk installed and for that reason i can not run my app on the ...
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It's possible to develop ubuntu touch app in C++ without using QML?

I am looking for way to develop ubuntu touch app using only C/C++. I want to know what are other options, maybe GTK+ can be used ? or QT Widget ? without sacrificing display touch capabilities ? And ...
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Web App Generator

I encounter an error message each time I try to submit a web app for mobile using the Ubuntu Web App generator. Am I doing something wrong? Or is there an issue with it right now? Regards, Antoine
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What is the correct way of using Qt 5.4 in my .deb package?

I want to create a .deb package for an application that I am working on, which depends on Qt >= 5.4 For some supported versions of Ubuntu this version is not available except via packages from a ppa. ...
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App permissions

I am developing a simple sound recorder using Qt Creator. It uses the QAudioRecorder class and Qml. The app compiles and runs on the desktop during testing and I am able to play back the recorded ...
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Unable to test Ubuntu Touch applications on ubuntu-emulator (ubuntu-sdk)

I've followed every step of the Ubuntu SDK documentation, as detailed here. I am able to create different types of projects, compile and test them on my desktop. I am also able to run the Ubuntu Touch ...
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Ubuntu Bottom Edge

So Canonical always presents the "great" Bottom Edge feature of Ubuntu Touch but how do we actually implement it? Do we have to implement it ourselves? I have not found any information about it in the ...
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In Ubuntu which tool we use for disk-defragment? [duplicate]

Can Ubuntu have any disk-defragment tools, like Microsoft Windows. Or any other tools equivalent for it? I read: Defragmenting tools
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Installing development libraries on 14.04

I am trying to build some application for both amd64 and i386 architectures. Host architecture is amd64. So i compile and link with -m32. Compilation is done ok but linker cannot find libraries. ...
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How to add items to a listview from the user perspective

I wanted to know how could I make it for a user to add items to my listview, so that his events could stay there, and later move to a database. beneath it the code I've for my listview now i want know ...
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Can't run QML app with C++ plugin (cmake) in emulator

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. I created a project QML app with C++ plugin (cmake), and then I want to start it. In desktop it's running fine. When I tried to start it in emulator I got: Framework "ubuntu-...
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Custom “widgets” in html5 app for Ubuntu Phone

I've reviewed the documentation here and that helps to get started, but leaves me with a question of how to make a reusable custom html widget. For example, if I have a list item which contains a ...
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How to autostart an application on Touch device?

What if you want to distribute some daemons in ubuntu-click packages? What is the preferred way to start them on boot?
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How do I configure the Ubuntu SDK to use a proxy cache?

The Ubuntu SDK sets up emulators for me, which seems to involve a call to click chroot which then runs debootstrap. How do I pass through my proxy server settings through to debootstrap? I want to do ...
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Compiling and running camera-app with Ubuntu SDK

Got camera-app, revno: 542. Host - 14.04, Ubuntu SDK. Target Desktop getting runtime qml error when trying to run the 'camera' run configuration: file:///home/user/camera-app/camera-app.dev/camera-...
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Can ubuntu touch scopes access the dbus at any time?

I was thinking of writing a scope for downloading music and video content from its sources, and since there is not yet a UI for the ubuntu download manager daemon, it seems like there is "no" ...
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Ubuntu touch HTML 5 how to create complex headers?

I am trying to build a small html5 app for Ubuntu touch. In general it is rather difficult to handle the html5 code. The design guide gives a lot of suggestions how to build an app, but neither the ...
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Ubuntu Touch QML API : PageHeadStyle

I'm looking for some help to use PageHeadStyle components which is available in Ubuntu SDK. If somebody has example, I will be grateful. Thanks.
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Questions regarding on-screen keyboard app development

I am volunteering some of my time to help get my favorite keyboard ported to Ubuntu, and I wanted to check with the community to see what approach to use for this kind of app. Are there any special ...
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How do I bundle a python interpreter in my qml app?

How do I bundle a python interpreter in my qml app? I can not use the system's python interpreter due to the nature of Ubuntu’s new Click Packages, and App-Armour. How do I do this?
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Ubuntu.Components for 14.04

I read somewhere that to develop apps using Ubuntu.Components, 14.10 is needed. Is there no workaround to make it work on 14.04? Or is there any older version of Ubuntu.Components for 14.04? If so, ...
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Use the design function of Qt Creator when developing Ubuntu apps

I would like to start developing Ubuntu apps with Qt Creator and I have a few queries when making a simple qml qt app. Firstly, is it normal qml and javascript? Can I use all normal qml and ...
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Ubuntu QML Alarm not working properly

I've been trying to create a simple app capable of setting system alarm. But although I can see the set alarm at correct time in the event list under my clock indicator (on desktop), it doesn't notify ...
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Ubuntu-sdk apps on other distros

So I have just made my first Ubuntu sdk application in QML. I wonder,on a scale from 1-10 how friendly is the Ubuntu SDK to other Linux distributions? How much possible is it to run the apps I create ...
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Testing existing Ubuntu scopes without a supported device

I'm interested in participating in the Ubuntu app Showdown in which you have to make a scope. But before I begin developing I'd like to see how scopes work and what scopes are available. I don't ...
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How do I Resolve a dependency issue with Ubuntu SDK, chroot, CMakelists, and the Emulator?

I am trying to build lp:ubuntu-filemanager-app on the ubuntu sdk for running on the emulator. The libraries I need are installed on my system, and in the phablet-shell. I can run the application in ...
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Error while trying to import pictures with ContentHub

I followed the Content Hub tutorial and I used the code about importing single pictures I found here: http://developer.ubuntu.com/api/qml/sdk-14.10/Ubuntu.Content.index/ Anyway, when trying to import ...
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Ubuntu touch. adb devices is not recognizing nexus 4

I am using ubuntu touch in my mobile nexus 4. adb was working perfectly and also adb helped to test some of apps I have created in my mobile. Now I am finding that adb is not working at all (ex: adb ...
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Qt-creator publish tab missing click part

I am trying step by step to write some simple tutorial Ubuntu apps using qt-creator. First I've chosen HTML5 App then after writing some hello code or even after doing nothing I've tried to create a ...
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Anybody know how to delete a file from QML without resorting to a C++ plugin?

Anybody know how to delete a file from QML without resorting to a C++ plugin? It should be possible to do in the folder that my app uses for data storage.
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In the Ubuntu SDK, is there a way to view all global variables in current project?

In the Ubuntu SDK, is there a way to view all global variables in current project? Working on one of the core apps, and I want to figure out if any global variables have been defined for the current ...
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Why my application crash on ubuntu-touch?

I want to try to create un application for ubuntu-touch with QML ! I was created a simple application : import QtQuick 2.0 import QtQuick.Controls 1.1 import Ubuntu.Components 0.1 import "components"...
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Prevent components from becoming transparent on a qml window

Here is the code for a transparent and frameless window in qml: import QtQuick 2.2 import QtQuick.Window 2.1 import Ubuntu.Components 0.1 Window { MouseArea { anchors.fill: parent ...
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How to publish a jar application to Ubuntu Software Center?

I want to upload a simple desk toy to the Ubuntu Software Center, I've researched and I can't seem to find the answer. Do I need to upload as .jar or .zip or .deb?? My jar file is an executable jar. ...
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About is not working in My Ubuntu App for desktop

I have developed the same app "mybrowser" told by Jono Bacon in his tutorial. But when I want to see About it is throwing the following error: Gtk.Window.__init__(self, type=type, **kwds) /usr/lib/...
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Can the C++ API be used to develop scopes for Unity 7?

I want to develop a Unity 7 scope for Ubuntu 14.04. I've found a nice introduction here, but unity-scope-tool depends on Unity 8 which I don't won't to install. As I can see, most of the other scopes ...
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How to deploy my Qt app statically on ubuntu ? It is running on ubuntu 14.04 only

I wrote a application with Qt 5.x and the compiled binary is only working on my development machine running 14.04 on other machines running 14.04 on linux mint 16 I already inserted the CONFIG +=...