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 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 ...
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How to build gtkparasite

i'm not able to build gtkparasite when i run: ./autogen.sh i'm get this error checking for GTK... no configure: error: Package requirements (gtk+-3.0 >= 3.10.0 gtksourceview-3.0) were not met: ...
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Ubuntu Touch - .ogg Files don't transfer to device

I was making a sample app to handle .ogg files in QT Creator. Everything worked fine on the computer, and when I chose the option to "Run application on device" everything worked perfectly. But when ...
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Quickly Error “can´t create or update ubuntu package”

Try to build a gmail view app for my owm but by creating a package i get this error. How to fix jeffrey@Chuhundra:~/gmail$ quickly package ...................... Command returned some WARNINGS: ...
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where do I get the Eclipse CDT

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Eclipse 3.8 from the Ubuntu Software Center. Where do I get a compatible Eclipse CDT? I went to the Eclipse web site, but it did not seem to provide a CDT for Eclpise 3.8. ...
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can I use Ubuntu 12.04 installed PC like a hosting server for develelopment testing? [duplicate]

Please note that i already have lamp stack and able to run php script in this system. Read the question carefully before answering or marking as duplicate......... I am a novice user in server ...
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QML Ubuntu SDK : How to insert Video element [duplicate]

Hello everybody! I am learning Qml and using the Ubuntu SDK tool in addition to QML elements. I saw on some sites that you can insert videos with the Video element by importing Qt 4.7 and ...
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qml file and app.js not found

I am a newbie in ubuntu app development. I am going through the tutorials in developer.ubuntu.com. The thing is when I created a sample ubuntu-htmui project, no .qml file is being created as explained ...
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Will a netbook have sufficient specs for Ubuntu Touch development?

I'm interested in getting a cheap but good quality laptop to use among other things, for Ubuntu Touch development. I see the ASUS 1015E listed on the Ubuntu website, so I know it is compatible with ...
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gsettings-qt bug?

I have a problem using the gsettings-qt binding: https://launchpad.net/gsettings-qt Now I try to use it in my .qml import QtQuick 2.1 import QtQuick.Controls 1.1 import GSettings 1.0 import ...
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Ubuntu Slower than Debian on 512 MB RAM

So, I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My System Details are in the screenshot. My Ubuntu is very slow for me, I mean that when I try to open any application, it takes 3-4 seconds but Debian took 1 sec. ...
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QtCreator doesn't let me create Ubuntu Touch apps!

I've gone through the instructions for installing the SDK found here: http://developer.ubuntu.com/apps/create/get-the-sdk/ using Xubuntu 12.04. Everything went well except, for some reason, QtCreator ...
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Gtk: Webkit WebView C++ (can't load url + awkward terminal output)

I am trying to include a webkit webview within my c++ application. My project uses Glade ui, and I embedded webview into a scrolled window. What I do not understand at all is this awkward output + ...
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simple frontend with qml (for n2n client) [duplicate]

I am trying to write a simple qml application being a n2n frontend of the client and following the tutorial. This application is first intended for the desktop, but if it can also be used as a phone ...
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Is there a way to attach a pygame window to glade window in quickly?

I am trying to develop a game so that when i press a button which is created using glade window i should be able to run the pygame window i have succeeded so far but the pygame window opens separately ...
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How to develop Ubuntu apps (2013 edition) [duplicate]

I know this question has come up before, but the answers can quickly go out of date. No pun intended. ;) Previously, it was the "quickly" tool to build apps. Now, developer.ubuntu.com points you to ...
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QT Creator - Testing Code

I am doing the tutorial 'CurrencyConverter'. But I am not able to see the output. The code compiles fine. But the mainview after opening just shows blank window. What might be the issue?
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What are the plataforms/devices Ubuntu touch will run from? [duplicate]

Having been a first day contributor to Edge (shame it didn't get there) I appreciate phones & tablets running Ubuntu is the aim, for next year. In the meantime, can you please clarify what ...
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Receiving drag events in a WebView in a QML application

I'm working on an app using QML and the Ubuntu SDK. One of the Pages contains a WebView. While the WebView receives click events just fine, it doesn't receive drag events, as I would like it to. I ...
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Qt library: linked by ld.so.conf.d/qt.conf but were not found by installation package

I have problem while installing the program rthlibs. I have linked the library of Qt5.1.0 with the standard library via this command: Code: sudo sh -c "echo /usr/local/Qt5.1.0/5.1.0/gcc_64/lib > ...
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PPA packages versions

I am developing an open-source Java application and want to distribute it for Ubuntu (12.04+) users through a PPA. My app depends on a Trove4j library v3+, but there is only 2.1 version of this ...
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I want to create .dmg file from my source file on ubuntu so that I can distribute it on mac?

Is there a way to create .dmg file from my source file, from command line, or is there any software available which will allow me to roll out my software on mac OS as well? Thanks in advance.
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How can I get user/system information in a QML mobile app?

In this specific case, I'd like to use the full name of the currently logged-in user in a QML app (not the logname). As far as I found out, system calls can not yet be used (and would not be an ...
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Different toolbar icons depending on active tab

i am attempting to write a small email client with local storage for ubuntu touch. I was wondering if there is a way for me to construct my toobar such that i only have to build one toolbar (rather ...
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package development tools [duplicate]

I have some source code, I would like to make into Debian packages for Ubuntu. its been quite some times since I made packages, and I am wondering if there are any really great tools out there to help ...
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development desktop in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

how do I create programs for ubuntu, with the same ease that I have with visual studio express on windows?
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How can I write apps with Java for Ubuntu Phone? [duplicate]

How can I write apps with Java for Ubuntu Phone? I am waiting this operating system and I want to be the one of those that will write apps for this new operating system. Best regards. Nodar
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How to use Ubuntu QML Dialog or other Popup without any buttons?

I am trying to make a modal popup where all there is is a progress bar, and when the progress bar is full it automatically closes, Dialog and the other popups don't seem to even show unless you set ...
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Can I download Ubuntu for my Galaxy S lll Fido?

I dont like the Google and all other apps I have with my phone. I need a OS for my phone that I can surf the net, make calls, use a kind of OpenOffice app, have a contact list, etc. Thank you.
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Clickable emails in Label

In my app (ite-missa-est) and in the sudoku-app we are wondering how to make an email clickable as a URL link is. In a label the code for a link is: Label { //TRANSLATORS: here is the ...
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Could not create a currency converter phone app [duplicate]

Just follow "http://developer.ubuntu.com/resources/tutorials/getting-started/currency-converter-phone-app/" to new a project. The step is bellow: The main view We’ll start off with a minimum QML ...
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How do I use qtmultimedia in qml? [duplicate]

The link here says that I should use qtmultimedia 5.0. Is there a tutorial or example that I can use that shows how to do it?
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Where to find Qt 5 downloaded pack in my Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

I'm trying to locate the Qt 5 package in my Ubuntu 13.04 OS (HP Compaq 6910) following the instructions given in Get started where it says: Alternatively, for those using Ubuntu 13.04 or a ...
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Changing text on a popover [duplicate]

I am trying with no success to show a popover with a different text than the one it was declared initially. Here is a minimal example: what I would need is to set the text property of the message ...
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How to use ActionSelectionPopover QML Component

I'm trying to use the ActionSelectionPopover located here, I can't find any examples on how to actually execute/show it, from looking at the demo QML files this is what I have come up with: /* Popup ...
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Ubuntu provides Certificates?

I want to know if Ubuntu provides certificates to commercial applications? Example: "Appname Certified by Ubuntu"
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Whats a good way to learn how to make apps? [duplicate]

im fairly new to the Ubuntu distro, i was just wondering how to make apps. I would really like to expand my knowledge in this area. Any info will help, thank you!
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Can I use the Ubuntu SDK Preview in Linux Mint?

Can I use Linux Mint to develop applications for Ubuntu Touch with the Ubuntu SDK preview?
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How to add Password encryption

I have an encryption app that just encrypts a string and then can decrypt also.. But how can I make it so the user sets a password and the other person has to put in that password to decrypt the ...
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Changes to the KDE library prevent compiz 0.9.7.12 from compiling

I have been been following a tutorial on modifying existing compiz plugins, but run into the following error when compiling compiz-0.9.7.12: In file included from ...
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Maintaining kernel modules submitted in the Software Center over kernel updates

This question is specifically for submitting a package in the Software Center. If I wish to submit a package that contains a kernel module (*.ko) which will install in /lib/modules/ and there is a ...
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Unable to show Popups Dialog in tab with webview

My app uses tabs, and one of them shows a web page using WebView. Now, I have a toolbar with one action button that I want to show a Dialog - but it's no go. Instead I get this error message when ...
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Quickly can't package, but raises no errors

I am trying to make a .deb package for my project in quickly. This is what I get: ilya@ilya-laptop:~/Projects/online-translator$ quickly package ...........Ubuntu packaging created in debian/ ...
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Theme ListView text pulled from XML?

I've been working on my msm touch app and got to a point were I get the needed info from an XML file, but it is unthemed, and not as good looking as other "direct" text is. Its black and further to ...
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What is Ubuntu Touch's policy on protection of QML/js source?

My friends and I wish to write mobile apps for Ubuntu touch as a business venture when it releases. However, each and every bit of the source needs to be protected for the business prospects to work. ...
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from quickly.widgets import url_fetch_progressbar can not be found?

at the moment im creating a web browser using a mix of python and quickly(glade) im trying to get the progress bar at the bottom of the page to work properly (with no luck atm) i have inserted this ...
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How can I use a Pip module with Quickly?

I'm trying to write an application using Quickly. I'm writing a new Python 3 file in which I import a module installed via pip3 (pystache). However, when I go to quickly package, I get a traceback ...
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Export Package [Eclipse]

I am just wondering how do I export a .deb package for Ubuntu Software Centre in Eclipse? I have created an application that runs Python and Webkit now I wish to submit to the Software centre. How do ...
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Qt for Ubuntu SDK: Do I need a device or is there a simulator? [duplicate]

just wondering if the Ubuntu SDK comes with a simulator like Eclipse for Android or if I need to flash an actual device? Thanks.
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Issues installing QML toolkit preview [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I was following the instructions from http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/gomobile/ to install the QML toolkit preview, but I ...