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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Can I submit an application started one year ago to the Ubuntu App Showdown?

I started developing an application one year ago. I published it in SourceForge and it runs in Ubuntu, but I did not send it to the Software Centre. May I send it to the Ubuntu App Showdown contest?
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off-topic: How can I update “Quickly” using a PPA or similar in the Source file? [closed]

I am running an ubuntu derivative that runs a bit behind in the updates. The version I'm running ~$ quickly --version Quickly 11.10 Python interpreter: /usr/bin/python 2.7.2 Python standard ...
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Import “prompts” in quickly (Simple Player tutorial)

I am following this tutorial on quickly. At one point I have to write from quickly import prompts in the file called SimplePlayerWindow.py. But when I do that and run my application, I get the ...
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some questions related to ubuntu app showdown

I have some questions about ubuntu appshowdown My questions: Can i submit more than one app in the contest and tell me more about this suppose i submit 5 apps out of which one is won then will it ...
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Which programming language to develop software for USC that also runs on other OS? (Windows / OS X)

I have skills in Java and C#. First I had a closer look at Java (Eclipse with Windowbuilder-Plugin). - Swing: But there is no natvie GUI-Support for GTK3 (e.g., HUD seems not to work) Then I looked ...
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Dynamic object creation im QML

I am new to QML and would like to understand how object creation works when splitting code over different files (as it feels like a good code practice). I know I can call property of an item within ...
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How to run two 'python manage.py runserver' commands of two different folder in a single terminal

I have two different python project placed in different folder (project 1 in pydir1 directory, project 2 in pydir2 directory). Every time, I need to open two new terminal and run the python manage.py ...
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UbuntuShape component doesn't show the background color.

This code gives me an UbuntuShape with the background color red: UbuntuShape{ height: units.gu(6) width: units.gu(6) color:"red" } but when I set an image with the code below, the ...
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How do I make and upload a package for my game?

I developed a game using the C programming language with SDL for graphics. Now, I just have a folder of the project (with project files). But I don't know how to make a package of this game to upload ...
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Is there a benchmarking/monitoring tool that can be targetted towards running applications?

I am trying to fix a performance issue bug on one of the core apps, and I would like to know if there is any benchmarking or monitoring tool that I can use to compare my different branches use of CPU. ...
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How do I uninstall a click package? [duplicate]

As a developer, how do I uninstall a click package for Ubuntu Touch / Ubuntu Phone?
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HUD and menu integration for Ubuntu Touch apps

Is there a way to move the Tabs into a menu, or the toolbar options into a menu? It would be nice enough to have the toolbar options display in the menu when on the desktop.. Is there any work to add ...
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Can apps developed in the Ubuntu SDK be ported to Android?

I am getting interested in creating Mobile Apps and I was wondering, can an app created in the Ubuntu SDK be deployed to work on Android or even iOS? This isn't a huge deal, as I was using Eclipse to ...
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Can I Use Asp.Net as front end and MSSQL as back end?

I have an specific requirement of my client. he wants me to develop an web based application for him which will be hosted on Ubuntu. I am having experience with Asp.Net and MSSQL. Can I use this? if ...
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PyGtk Application Logo/Icon

I'm starting to develop some apps. I'm reading through python gtk documentation. It's all going fine but I have one question. How does Ubuntu find application logos? Like the one it displays in the ...
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Plugin ubuntu Desktop [closed]

I'm want to do a plugin to Ubuntu in my term paper, but i never had seen something like this to ubuntu. I want to know about the complexity to "extend" an OS, how much time will spend to do something ...
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is there any way to run the application on internet? [closed]

can you provide any links or guideline steps to execute the application (for example to run currency converter program) on internet directly without installation of any software. Like using online ...
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Get $HOME and/or username without using C++

I'm working on the Music app and I need to know how to get the user name and/or home dir of the users. I've googled around for a while but can only find the variables for C++ or BASH. How do I get ...
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How to make an ubuntu SDK dialog not stretch over the full mainview?

When I create a dialog with the Ubuntu SDK, like in the example below, the dialog covers the full mainview: import QtQuick 2.0 import Ubuntu.Components 0.1 import Ubuntu.Components.Popups 0.1 ...
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Progress bar for python/ quickly web browser

i have been doing this web browser for roughly a day now, i have got the main look of the browser set up how i want it. i have now decided to add a little progress bar at the bottom of the main ...
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is there other program to make ubuntu apps besides quickly?

And in some other programming language maybe?i was wondering if i can create an app in some other program not quickly and post in in the ubuntu store?
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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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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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How extract strings from a .ui file (glade) with gettext?

I'm trying to extract the strings from this file: http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~gufw-developers/gui-ufw/gufw-13.04/view/head:/data/ui/add.ui Which is the command for it? This not works: ...
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Add PayPal Donate button to C++ application

Is it possible to add PayPal Donate button to any application which I develop for Ubuntu. I'm asking it for C++ because I'm C++ developer.
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Quickly with Python 3 *or* how to start a quickly app without quickly run

since Ubuntu 12.10 ships only Python 3 by default, I wanted to ask, what steps should be taken to get my »Quickly« application ready for python 3? I already know about 2to3, but I don't know how to ...
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Why is my Gtk.Notebook not fetching its label properly?

I am using this method to save a file: def save(self): file_data = ConfigParser.ConfigParser() subjects_number = self.subjects.get_n_pages() si = range(1, subjects_number) for sn in ...
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May I install Quickly also on Kubuntu?

I have installed Kubuntu. Now I would develop applications for Ubuntu with Quickly; have I to uninstall Kubuntu and Install Ubuntu or there's a way to mantain Kubuntu?
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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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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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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 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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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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Quickly: how do I return entered data into parent window?

at last I started a simple project (you tube video downloader) in quickly , But got stucked . I added youtube url entry dialog using quickly add dialog command and ;linked it to new button . How ...
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Problem with 'insert_at_cursor' attribute

I made something, so after clicking a button, some text should appear in the TextView. Part of my code: def on_button1_clicked(self, builer): self.writetest = ...
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Quickly & Ubuntu App Developer: Returns “State: Failed to build” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Launchpad failed to build after “quickly submitubuntu” I created an app for the Ubuntu App Showdown and I'm trying to upload it to the Ubuntu Software ...
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Strangely quickly runs but debugger crashes with no exception

Firstly, strangely quickly run on my app runs fine and i believe i have made no changes to the source since quickly debug was working (proclaiming it's not user error is distasteful, I know!). winpdb ...
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Is this Ubuntu One DBus signal connection code correct?

This is my first time using DBus so I'm not entirely sure if I'm going about this the right way. I'm attempting to connect the the Ubuntu One DBus service and obtain login credentials for my app, ...
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Where can I store other files other than /opt for the application contest?

I know I have to install it to /opt, but where can I store other files, like pictures which are uploaded by the user or a database file?
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About root privilages for my application

Hello I am going to make certain application which requires root privileges to run. I am using quickly for that application. How to use sudo , gksudo or anything else for that application to run?
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How can I relocate the default quickly directory?

I don't want quickly to create applications in my home folder by default. Instead I want them to be in ~/Projects. Is there a way to do this?
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How to implement a client-server application using CORBA standards?

I have been working on CORBA for making the client-server applications, i have already made some but having difficulty when i use to implement my application using different idls on different server ...
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I want to know which implementaion of arp is used in Ubuntu 10.10?

Also I am a techie and wanna know how to join the developer network of Ubuntu?
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how to convert an application to .deb [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Simplest Debian Packaging Guide? I have downloaded an application from here http://projects.gnome.org/postr/ and extracted it on my desktop it runs fine if I go to the ...
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'ReferenceError: contents is not defined' with U1db

I'm trying to read information from a database of U1db. I encountered this error 'ReferenceError: contents is not defined' Here's my code: import U1db 1.0 as U1db U1db.Database { ...
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Will it be possible to develop ubuntu phone apps on ubuntu phones?

I was hoping that the ubuntu phone would bring true convergence of desktop and mobile operating systems and allow me to ditch all my other devices. I'm a developer and I want to create native ...
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Qt Multimedia doesn't seem to work on Touch

Using Qt package 'Multimedia' to get cameras on the bq phone: QList<QCameraInfo> cameras = QCameraInfo::availableCameras(); cameras.size() always returns zero. Host 14.04, target 14.10, Qt ...
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File storage location for ubuntu application

In my application I plan to store files locally ( exported files ) and import files which user copy via USB to the disk. Where to locate such application files ? Is there some recomendation ?
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Can I use Java to develop gui for ubuntu

I'm developing a GUI for Ubuntu using Quickly tool. I'm not familiar with python so can I use Java/C++/C# programming languages?
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How to install uber APP in ubunto?

I want to install UBER APP in my laptop (OS is Ubuntu). I checked that: Uber is available for download on: iPhone (iOS 7 or newer) Android (Jelly Bean or newer) BlackBerry (BB OS 7 only) Windows ...