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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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I know this question has come up before, but the answers can quickly go out of date.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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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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GNU Toolchain required on Ubuntu 13.04 - for offline PC

I am very new to this site. Recently I have successfully installed Ubuntu-13.04-32Bit-Desktop version on my Dell laptop and IBM PC. Earlier I was developing Qt-5.0.2 based applications on Windows 7. ...
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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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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 ...
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How to contribute Ubuntu mobile OS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to start contributing to Ubuntu development? I am Sad Al Abdullah from Bangladesh. I complete my graduation from BUET (Bangladesh University of Technology and ...
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Tutorial on ubuntu mobile has some error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “QtQuick version 2.0 is not installed” while trying to run CurrencyConverter Example for Ubuntu Phone Thanks for the great tutorials. I want to learn Ubuntu mobile ...
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How to compile glade from trunk

The text edit button for glade doesn't work and I read in another link that I need to compile glade from 'trunk'. I don't know what that is, how do I compile glade from trunk and where do I go to get ...
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How can I correctly align widgets on Glade?

I have to make three combo boxes become aligned with each other, on the right of my application, which will contain pre-defined responses to questions asked with labels on the left. However, I can not ...
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programing language of application in linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way to develop apps for Ubuntu? i'm wonder programs and application on linux has written by with programing language ... I think most of them have ...
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Drawing tool in Python

I am trying to implement drawing concept like line,rectangle,pencil and brush tool in Gtk.Textview . Is it possible to draw into Gtk.textview? Thanks in Advance...
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Do you need sudo rights to shutdown on Ubuntu?

I am looking to migrate a Snoozer application I originally wrote in windows on AutoIt, which when it comes down to it is a Shutdown Snoozer. I list faling asleep to a movie or show, but I wake up if ...
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My app is in pending review for long time

I have submitted a chess puzzle app before 4 days. I created the app in java platform. As I do not know how to package it, I have submitted my app in .jar format. Till now my app is in pending review ...
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Problem serialising TextBuffer

While trying to follow the serialisation instructions from this answer I encountered a few problems. The following is supposed to serialise a TextArea's content to a string. The first two line ...
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Use MongoDB and PyMongo inside an PyGTK app

I am abort to make an Python app with Quickly. The app need to store some data in an database, To this I am planing to use MongoDB. So my question is like this: How can I make the py-app to auto ...
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ubuntu application publishing

I am having some trouble publishing my first application. I created the application using 'quickly' and have set up my own ppa, registered a fingerprint, gone through the gpg email security steps, ...
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Glade radio buttons save state

I'm writing small application where I have preferences and in preferences I have radio buttons... I managed to get signals out from them but the only problem I got is saving state of them. As this is ...
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Why my app has not been reviewed yet even if its a debian source package?

I took part in Ubuntu App Showdown. In the upload app field, I uploaded text file in this format. Was that good enough or did i miss something ? Referring another similar question, i quote that ...
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quickly package --extras doesn't produce /opt/extras.ubuntu.com/../share/locale

I'm trying to package an app to /opt, but when installed the app won't run and complains: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/opt/extras.ubuntu.com/drawers/bin/drawers", line 45, in ...