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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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 ...
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My application quicklist goes missing when using “quickly submitubuntu”

I'm trying to submit my app for the app showdown, but I've just noticed that when I use the "submitubuntu" Quickly command, my dynamic quicklist entries don't work. I think this is because the desktop ...
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Problems compiling with Quickly

Welcome to another of my questions about compiling! :P So, after days of stress trying to compile my app, first manually, after porting the project to Quickly, I decided to create the project from ...
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Is it a good idea to place app configuration files into “~/Ubuntu One” folder?

In order to keep certain settings in sync, is it a good idea to place app configuration files into ~/Ubuntu One folder, e.g. ~/Ubuntu One/.myapp/myapp.conf?
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How to use inputted text with quickly

I just need the code necessary to have my application assign the input from a text box to a variable after 'Enter' is pushed, and then use it to change a label. This is what I have for this problem: ...
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Removing my app from Ubuntu's PPA [closed]

As I've sent my app to Ubuntu's PPA using quickly submitubuntu and its version was wrong (12.07... right is 0.1!) Details of the app: Virtuam 0.1 Developed with Quickly (Python/GTK+3) Uploaded (as ...
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Simple messaging queue for inter-app communication over internet

I'm looking to organize simple messaging queue for inter-app communications. The applications will be running on different PC's connected thought Ubuntu One service. Basically I thought to use ...
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Gtk.TextView lost default cut-copy-paste signal handlers in a quickly project. How can get back?

I try to create a note taking app based on quickly. I have a Gtk.TextView what holds the note, and I need the default textview and edit behaviors what a Gtk.TextView has when I add from the code ...
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Remove a Custom Dialog Windows (PyGTK + Quickly)

Do Quickly have a remove dialog command? Like: quickly remove dialog <dialog-name>
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WebKit.WebView - wrap content

Currently, I have my WebKit.WebView in a ScrolledWindow, because otherwise my window would resize to fir the content. In stead, I would like the content to adjust to the container. So text should ...
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Opening 2 top level windows (quickly/pygtk)

Is there a way using quickly to have an appliaction have two completly seperate windows (not a window with a dialog) And be able to open each of the windows from each other and maybe even also from ...
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Data files for Quickly apps

My Quickly app requires data files to store settings, configuration and etc. How would I do this inside the app folder. Keep in mind that I will need to read and write to these files while the app ...
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How to add multiple pages which can be switched on press of a button in pyGTK using quickly?

I am building my first app using quickly, pyGTK and python. I am confused how to add multiple pages to the same window and how to switch between multiple windows on click of button ? In visual studio ...
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problem in app-simple player

File "/home/rohit/rohit-player/rohit_player/RohitPlayerWindow.py", line 54, in on_open_clicked media_files.append({"File":f, "uri":file_uri, "format":format}) NameError: global name 'media_files' ...
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How to use Events (GdkEvents) in Glade

When selecting a widget, in the common tab you can find the events control. What is it for? How to use it? Thanks!
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Creating Ubuntu Browser App Frames

After watching the video i am inspired to create one browser but stuck at one place, could you please help me with this. Requirement = - Like you displayed in your Video i wan create Multiple ...
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What Game engines and game libraries are available for ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What 2D/3D engines and game SDKs are available? What game engines and game libraries are available for ubuntu? And how to install its latest version
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Quickly, syntax error: media_grid.show()

i run the app and get this error. the little arrow points to the 'd', dont know what that means. plus i had the same error just before but on this line: from quickly.widgets.dictionary grid import ...
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Custom PyGTK dialog with Glade

I'm building simple PyGTK app using Glade UI designer. I followed pattern from default Ubuntu app, where preferences and about dialog are implemented extending gtk.Dialog, so I added new dialog with ...
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GtK error upon creating a project with Quickly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gdk Gtk warnings and errors from the command line I'm very new to Linux (having come from OS X) but am keen to start writing some GUI desktop apps for Ubuntu. I have ...
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Ubuntu touch how to get HTML 5 app template running?

I have successfully installed the ubuntu sdk on my Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I also have installed a desktop Kit and an UbuntuSDK for i386. Afterwards I created a new html5 app. The template given works with ...
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Quickly is Not Packaging My Application?

I Can't Package my Quickly Command Line Application , The Following is The Error Output quickly package --verbose shows the following output /host/cryptonite$ quickly package --verbose running ...
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Sample Application built with Quickly can't access Web

I am running Tutorial application example for Quickly ( I named App Smallbrowser). This is code from SmallbrowserWindow.py : import gettext from gettext import gettext as _ ...
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Ubuntu.Components QML Module

I installed QTCreator and Ubuntu SDK as shown here. When trying to run the code sample provided here, QTCreator tells me it can't find the Ubuntu.Components QML Module. Notes: The build-logs says: ...
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Acrobat XI Pro like pdf reader

How do i install a pdf reader like acrobat XI pro which lets me highlight text, has text recognition and lets me combine and convert pdf from and to other formats?
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Grid view at Ubuntu touch - How to use it?

In article about content views is a part about a Grid view. But I didn't found anywhere how to use it. Do you knew something about it? Tahnks for answer!
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Is there any plan to merge `qt-components-ubuntu` into official QT/QML?

Is there any plan to merge qt-components-ubuntu into official QT/QML? Is it ongoing already? It's quite sad that ubuntu forked qt. I want to use qml to build a desktop app, and widgets introduced in ...
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How to uninstall firefox developer edition in ubuntu

How do I completely uninstall Firefox developer edition, I tried by uninstalling from Ubuntu software center, it gets uninstalled but if I re install firefox then again its switching to Firefox ...
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How many Applications do Ubuntu have? [closed]

I am wondering how many applications Ubuntu have in total.
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Ubuntu terminal commands and usage [closed]

I just got Ubuntu 12.04 yesterday and would like to learn how to use the terminal. The reason why is because I'm a developer and I'm trying to get any applications I develop supported on linux. From ...