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 can I get html code from the web with vala(gtk)?

How can I get a html code from some site(e.g. www.google.com) using vala(gtk)?
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How to make a deb pkg for my pygtk app?

I write a pygtk app and want to make a deb pkg for it. $ tree WebPad/ WebPad/ |-- jspad | |-- __init__.py | |-- main.py | |-- t.py |-- pixmaps | |-- c.png | |-- run.png | `-- webpad.png ...
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How to enable overlay scrollbars in my app?

I'm testing my app in Natty 2nd beta, in which most applications are showing the new overlay scroolbars, I guess only non-native GTK apps can't show it (like LibreOffice or Firefox). My app is coded ...
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App Inventor for the Ubuntu platform?

Will Ubuntu have something like Google App Inventor to easily develop applications for the Ubuntu platform? Is Quickly intended to do that? I heard Ubuntu is planing to make easy and fun to develop ...
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How can I make Chromium app windows count as “their own application” in the Unity launcher?

I'm trying to add a Chromium app window (chromium-browser --app=http://example.org) to the launcher. I've put together a .desktop file and it works, but all instances of Chromium get lumped together. ...
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What are some IDEs for C/GTK2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: C programing suites/IDEs What is the best IDE for C + GTK2 programming? I currently use gedit and try MonoDevelop.
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How do I run a script automatically when I start an app?

I want to run a script automatically when an application start. How would I do this without making the script run at start-up? My current approach is writing a script with an infinite loop and made ...
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Setting up a build system for Python app

In trying to sort out this issue, I have run into the following problem. I have a Python script that gets installed to /usr/lib/. But I need to get this script into a build system so that I can get ...
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What are the conceptual and technical differences between “Apps” and packages?

I'm a bit confused by the recent announcement (http://developer.ubuntu.com/2011/09/announcing-the-ubuntu-app-developer-site/) of the new "App" developer site. I've fallen out of Ubuntu development and ...
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What do I need to tell a developer if I want them to move their indicator under a system indicator menu?

As a follow-up to my question on reducing indicator clutter and the implication that apps are supposed to group themselves under existing indicators I'd like to submit requests to one or four ...
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Ubuntu One CORS support

I am in the process of trying to build a webapp that integrates with Ubuntu One. It would seem that I am unable to authorize a user as per ...