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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Focusing a specific application instance by code?

I'm writing an application using Python and GTK3. This application will open instances of other applications, such as GEdit. Now, I'd also want my application to be able to focus each of those ...
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Python script to check if current IP address is from DHCP or static

How to check if eth address is taken from DHCP or set manually (static) using Python?
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Application indicator + entry widget

I would like write my own application indicator via guide in http://unity.ubuntu.com/projects/appindicators/ (in python) My question - Is there any chance add next to icon indicator entry widget (see ...
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permission denied when starting android sdk

I have been developing Android apps on windows but setting up my PC to develop android apps has been very daunting on Ubuntu 14.04. I followed the steps from this tutorial at xda-developers but on ...
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gtk header files libgtk2.0-dev package paths broken by install directory hierarchy

Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop I installed the gtk 2.0 dev package using apt-get. I see the header files in /usr/include are inside a directory gtk-2.0 (/usr/include/gtk-2.0) instead of the root include ...
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Mir based desktop sharing?

I am asking this because I am developing a pair programming plugin, and would like to know if Mir has any desktop sharing capabilities either planned or already existing. This would be to share built ...
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How to develop applications for Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

I'm learning python. I have completed first three tutorials recommended by official python page. What are the best steps for me to continue? Should I just continue learning python? Should I start ...
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Looking for some starter help for Ubuntu package building

So far I have followed and understand the Ubuntu Packaging Guide and have skimmed through the Debian Maintainers Guide a bit. My question comes down to making my package outside of the normal ...
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Developing Mir GUI on Ubuntu Server

The question is: How would I develop a C++ GUI application using Mir on Ubuntu server? I've installed all the packages that relate to Mir: mir-demos, unity-system-compositor, libunity-mir-dev, ...
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Problem with QtWebkit and QML in PyQt5 App Ubuntu for Devices (Ubuntu Touch)

I'm having problems with qtwebkit in ubuntu for devices (Nexus 10) when using pyqt5, the webview element doesn't show, and the application closes. But if I test the same .qml file with qmlscene it ...
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Button Click not recognised in Quickly

I am running quickly 12.80.1-0ubuntu2 and for some reason the apps that I generate no longer recognise button clicks. A few weeks ago I created an application using the ubuntu-application template ...
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Qt C++ windowMinimized no reaction on Ubuntu

Heloo all! Me and a friend are creating an app for linux, everyting works but the custom minimize button doesnt whant to work on Ubunutu 14.04, there is no reaction when presed clicked an so on. Any ...
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Porting App created using Ubuntu SDK onto an Embedded linux board

I have created an App using the Ubuntu SDK, which I want to port onto an embedded linux based device. The App uses QML and C++. How should I package the app for deployment taking into account the ...
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How do I add C++ Source and Header Files to UbuntuSDK Project?

I am trying to add some C++ Code to an Ubuntu SDK Project which is (GUI) based in QML. Unfortunately I can't seem to understand how I am supposed to do this. Usually QTCreator allows me to right click ...
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Can a program receive information from a video [on hold]

I'm looking to develop a program that downloads a video(already know how to do that part) then "watches the video" and writes down the words that are on the screen in the video. Think of it as a ...
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How to generate final application to publish in Ubuntu Touch Apps?

I created a simple application for Ubuntu Touch, but I do not know how to generate a final package. I click "Publish" and put in the information needed (Name, Maintainer, Title, etc...), but if i ...
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Where does dm crypt keeps crypt list?

If we enable encryption via cryptsetup tool on linux. Where does it keeps the crypt list/ encryption disk sector information etc ? Is it resides inside the LUKS header or device mapper kernel itself ...
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revkit installation [duplicate]

so i need to install this software called revkit on ubuntu 12.10. below are the instructions as per the manual: Requirements RevKit needs a couple of packages which can easily be installed with the ...
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QML: How do I set my icon in the Ubuntu SDK with a CMakeLists based project?

How do I set my icon in the Ubuntu SDK with a CMakeLists based project? Do I need a specific type of image file, or can I use just a png?
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Binding loop error when changing mainView background colors

The background color change works but the errors below shows and sometimes it lags when triggering the change. This is my code: onActiveChanged: { if (pageGastos.active === true) { ...
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Ubuntu Quickly: How do I set a button to launch a specific Ubuntu Application

I'm very new to linux and I don't know very much. I was creating my own application with Quickly, and I wanted to have a button which launches the Hardware Information application "Hardinfo". I'm very ...
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How to package a net-beans java project for Ubuntu

I'm in final year of my b.tech, for project I have created an multilingual dictionary in Java (net beans 6.7.1) in which we can search words meaning, its synonyms, antonyms and an example, or if its ...
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How to Integrate of Python 2.7.4 in Qt 5.0

I have Python 2.7.4 installed,Qt 5.0 installed,PyQt 4.10.4.tar.gz and sip 4.15.5.tar.gz. How can I integrate Python with my Qt?
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Is it possible to send a return code with the Qt.quit() signal from QML?

I'd like to know if it's possible to send a return code from a pure QML application using the Qt.quit() signal so that qmlscene can exit with the same error code. I don't need a solution using C++, I ...
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Can't get buttons to work wx.python (ubuntu 12.04 LTS )

try: import wx except ImportError: print 'Module not found' class Frame(wx.Frame): def __init__(parent,id ): wx.Frame.__init__(self,parent,id,) panel = wx.Panel(self) ...
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Is there an option to tell Ubuntu to install all dev packages? [duplicate]

I have more than enough disk space and I am constantly annoyed by code I am compiling saying "you don't have foo" and then having to figure out which package foo is in, install that package and retry ...
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Imports for executing system commands? [duplicate]

QML at the moment lacks the ability to execute basic system commands. What libraries or functions can be imported to add this functionality to a .qml file?
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Installation failed for API

I'm developing an app for sending OSC messages working through the outlet port 4444 and I am using a C API call Liblo. Project page: http://liblo.sourceforge.net Normal install it by running the ...
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Microsoft VM installing Openemr on Ubuntu

I am installing OpenEMR on MS Cloud VM using Ubuntu. There are different versions of openEMR such as: 1 Windows 2.Ubuntu/debian 3 Linux Which download should I use? Is Umbutu/debian same as Umbutu? ...
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Ubuntu touch HTML5 app tab navigation not working

I am new in ubuntu touch app development, I am using HTML5 instead of QML. below is my code. <div data-role="mainview"> <header data-role="header"> <ul data-role="tabs"> ...
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graphical presentation of codes

Is there any tools which understand programming languages in Ubuntu and make a graphical shapes or diagram of the code. I think it is better to describe my case I have a C++ code with more than 10 ...
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MySQLdb on Brython?

Hi there I'm working on a server-based point of sale for a sports club, and downloaded Mysqldb lib so that I can access and modify it through python scripts, they work great!, so I decided to use ...
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Ubuntu apps development - how to communicate betwen 2 pages

On one Page I have displayed ListView and on child Page I creating new records. When the child Page is Closed I would like to refresh the ListView. Is there some Signel which inform me when page get ...
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What to do after writing source code of ubuntu touch app?

I have completed the writing of source code for an ubuntu touch app. I created the click package also and installed it. But when I launch it the following error pops up: Failed to execute command ...
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Ubuntu HTML5 app ReferenceError: Can't find variable: Tab

Following is the code: An Ubuntu HTML5 application <!-- Ubuntu UI Style imports - Ambiance theme --> <link ...
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My app missing in MyApps

What do I need to do to get my app linked to my account again? I logged into Ubuntu develuper/MyApps and it says I have no apps. It is still in the Software Center.
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Ubuntu Touch date picker HTML5

I'm working on an app for ubuntu touch in html5 but Im wondering what components I should use for a date or time picker. I've asked it a couple of times on IRC but never got an answer greetz ...
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Use udevadm to test for printer offline?

I want to test that a printer on a parallel port is available, that sending a file to it will not fail because it is offline, off, cover open, out of paper. My reading of the udevadm manpage suggests ...
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Ubuntu Sdk don't run apps

I have ubuntu 12.04, and i install Ubuntu-sdk following the instructions of the oficial page of ubunut. But when i try to launch the demo app, i get this: Starting ubuntu-html5-app-launcher ...
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Upgrade boost 1.49.0.1 to 1.54 on Ubuntu 12.10

Had stability issues with 13.10 and problems with secure boot on 12.04 so currently using Ubuntu 12.10. I have used the regular boost installation command from the terminal but because I am on 12.10 ...
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Using Ubuntu Compoments on other systems

I'm working on an music player for touch screens. I would really love to have it looking and working natively on Ubuntu Touch. At the same time I don't want to break compatibility with other systems. ...
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Problems with Ubuntu One API and PHP

I have a PHP script that backups my servers and send the files to Ubuntu One. It was working fine until yesterday, but it's not working anymore. I found out there was a problem with the authorization, ...
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is there code example or api reference for “convergence”?

I cannot find any code example for writing apps for “convergence”. Does anyone know it where I could find any? Or will anyone give some clue about how to write a convergence app for both phone and ...
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MB860 Upgrade to Ubuntu

I saw on your video that you are using Motorola MB860 phone as a desktop computer. Can I install Ubuntu to this type of phone for myself? I would create a kit with this phone and a dock with your OS ...
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titanium studio in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

how to install titanium studio in ubuntu. step by step the latest one. plss help. im getting an error JVM terminated. Exit code=13 /usr/bin/java -Xms128m -Xmx1024m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m ...
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Ubuntu touch kernel and android device drivers?

Since the kernel is open source but the android device drivers are not, is there not a way to use existing android drives and compile a new kernel with those drivers like GPS, Bluetooth, Wifi, etc...? ...
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I get the following errors when I try to install the Ubuntu SDK (ubuntu app development kit)

I use Ubuntu 12.04. I followed the steps given here . 1)When I try to execute the first step " sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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installing ubuntu sdk error

I was trying to install ubuntu SDK. at first I tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk and it says: The ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu SDK [duplicate]

I get the following error in terminal while installing the SDK W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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How to use ANT+ radio in Ubuntu Touch?

As the Google Nexus devices tend to all have ANT+ radios in them now, and Ubuntu Touch currently targets these devices primarily, is there a way to access the ANT+ radio and connect and communicate ...