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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ubuntu-sdk mkspec

I followed instructions in Ubuntu SDK to install the IDE. No problem. I can write an app and run it in the desktop, but not in my Ubuntu BQ 4.5. The kit is wrong and several errors appear: "Mkspec not ...
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What does security_policy_version_matches_framework mean?

When uploading my click app to the store, I get an error in the automated review feedback: 1.2 != 1.3 (ubuntu-sdk-15.04) security_policy_version_matches_framework What does this mean, and how do I ...
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What does lint_package_filename_arch_valid mean?

In a review of my .click package, a warning contained the message: lint_package_filename_arch_valid What do I need to do to fix this?
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What does lint_package_filename_format mean?

In a review of a .click package of my app, a message contained the following: lint_package_filename_format How can I fix it?
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Pure Qt application (QML/QtQuick) on Ubuntu Phone?

I have a Qt application that is based on QML/QtQuick and runs, among other platforms, on Android. Is it possible to compile this application without (major) modifications for Ubuntu phone? If yes, how?...
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Are there any open source projects From which it is eary to learn Ubuntu Desktop Application Development?

I have been contributing in this forum through asking and answering questions, but now I want to contribute in Open Source Projects by coding. But I have no idea which are the suitable platforms and ...
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ubuntu14.04: opengl for qt development

since a half day i try to get qt-creator to compile ... but i get errors. This is the output i get, when i start to compile a standard graphical project of the qt-creator (just created this empty ...
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REMOVE GNS3 1.3.9

This version keeps giving this error message " Can't connect to server http://127.0.0.1:8002 Even when I change the port number. I am wondering how can I uninstall it since I compiled using ...
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Ubuntu touch click package

I have just publish my first app on Ubuntu touch. It is called "Food additives". Application can be install through ubuntu app store, but there is an one problem. After app installation, you can see ...
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How to save variables for all pages in qml?

I am currently working on a game for Ubuntu touch. It is as good as finished, but one thing does not work: I have multiple pages using PageStack and want to have some variables which i can reach, ...
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Cordova Ubuntu Phone: how to debug?

I have installed the sdk and enabled developer mode on my ubuntu phone. If I connect the device via usb and go to debug -> start debugging -> attach to running application and choose sdk form dropdown ...
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problem with sdk

i was trying to develop apps for ubuntu and downloaded ubuntu-sdk but i got to know that we can build mobile apps with ubuntu-sdk.Can someone tell why we e ubuntu-sdk to build apps for mobile ...
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Error uploading update to ubuntu touch app: app version is not different from the earlier one

This refers to an app I have published (recorder). I wanted to update to a newer version but I get an error saying that the new version is not newer than the version already published. What does this ...
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ubuntu phone questions, about libraries, ubuntu-sdk, and QML

I'm trying to make an app for Ubuntu phone but I've lots of questions. If my app depends from a library as qxmpp, what is better? Add a local copy of the library with my app, or use the system ...
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How to create an desktop application that appear in the top menu bar?

I'm new to Ubuntu desktop app development. But I'm an experienced Python developer and also a web developer. How to create an app that appear in the top bar like 'redshift' and 'google chrome'? ...
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How do you make the background of a dragged ListItem opaque?

The new ListItem has drag-and-drop capability built-in. By default, though, dragged items have a transparent background, which looks awful. (Why would this be the default?) The ListItem has a color ...
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How do you detect the end of a live drag with the new ListItem?

The new ListItem has the ability to do live drag-and-drop reorderings. When one is in progress, how do you detect its end? The ListItem had the ViewItems.onDragUpdated signal, which should fire for ...
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How to access local music files/directory with HTML5 Ubuntu App?

I'm building an Ubuntu app in HTML5, using the Ubuntu SDK. From what I can tell, I should be using contentHub to access music files in /home/Music/, however I can't make heads or tails of the API. (...
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my app was rejected for ubuntu touch store due to 'unconfined'

I got a message from the review process The moderators noted the issue to be addressed as follows: security_template_valid (compass.apparmor): (MANUAL REVIEW) 'unconfined' not allowed ...
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Ubuntu SDK and shared.h

I'm trying to make some experiments with the Ubuntu SDK and I found a problem with the sample files. If I create a new app, I can compile and run it without problems. If I try to select one of the ...
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Ubuntu Mysql Server and Netbense Java Project Connectio Error

@ I Installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS (using VMwear Workstation).... Static ip details() address 192.168.137.xxx broadcast 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.137.0 ...
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ubuntu emulator image and sdk 15.04

I'm developing an application using the sdk 15.04 but i tried all the images available on the emulator and cant find one with that sdk installed and for that reason i can not run my app on the ...
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Publish Snappy Apps Programtically

Is it possible to publish Ubuntu open source snappy apps programmatically? I would love to be able to publish a new version of the app in my CI system, when I push a new tag. Is this currently ...
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How can I save the CurrentItem of Picker in QML?

Helo, I defined in mainView the following functions: property var db: null function openDB() { if(db !== null) return; // db = LocalStorage.openDatabaseSync(identifier, version, description,...
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Which click framework should I target?

I am developing some apps for Ubuntu Touch, and one part that I am confused on is how the click build targets work. Which one should I target? Do they follow the same support schedule as the rest of ...
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How to remove Ubuntu SDK click target (failed one)

I was trying to create click target for i386 architecture with 15.04 vivid API. But it always fails at the end. I have retried it few times with no success. So, ok, I'm using armhf one. But! After ...
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How to keep an UbuntuListView between its boundaries?

I have an UbuntuListView in a QML application for Ubuntu Touch. Above it, there's another component - a TextField. The initial position of the list looks good. Also, if the list is smaller than the ...
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Ubuntu Phone - How can I program app running, when device screen is turned off?

How can I program my mobile application to be still running in the background, after the user turned off the screen? I'm developing the application in QML.
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looking to reinstall ZTE P7431 image

i´ ve been looking to set up my invironment to work on an android device which infact does n´t boots up, Ive been checking the android out with a root program, and rasy adb to check out it´s files ...
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It's possible to develop ubuntu touch app in C++ without using QML?

I am looking for way to develop ubuntu touch app using only C/C++. I want to know what are other options, maybe GTK+ can be used ? or QT Widget ? without sacrificing display touch capabilities ? And ...
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Web App Generator

I encounter an error message each time I try to submit a web app for mobile using the Ubuntu Web App generator. Am I doing something wrong? Or is there an issue with it right now? Regards, Antoine
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Publish button on Ubuntu-SDK not working

I am new to Ubuntu development. I am developing an application using HTML5. Its all set and running as required. But when I click on Publish button, nothing happens and screen freezes there. I am ...
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Error when running ubuntu phone emulator

I can launch the emulator in the devices tab, without any error. But when i try to run any html5 program/example, in the application output shows Warning: Permanently added '[127.0.0.1]:10000' (RSA) ...
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How to handle QML application shutdown?

I need to persist the state of a QML application when it shuts down, and to read it when the application loads. I tried using Component.onCompleted and Component.onDestruction inside the MainView's ...
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How to compile C/C++ applications for the Ubuntu BQ E4.5?

I run on my BQ E4.5 below the HOME of phablet in a jail a Linux based on vivid for ARMHF which is build as: $ mkdir myRoot $ cd myRoot $ sudo tar xzf ../vivid-preinstalled-touch-armhf.tar.gz $ sudo ...
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Use Ubuntu Lap(desk)top+UMTS-HSPA datamodem as SMARTPHONE

I have been advised to ask my question in Lanuchpad here too. I find that Ubuntu is focussing particularly into Smartphones / Calling Tablets. Very well. But I want to use our existing Lap(Desk)...
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Why does click package validation fail?

I'm trying to publish an app for Ubuntu touch, but I can't get past the validation phase. I'm using Ubuntu SDK. The current build configuration is for device (armhf). I was able to run the app on the ...
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Download .click package

I've had some problem with my computer and, sadly, I lost all .click packages I've developed. I would like to download them but I don't know how. In myapps page on ubuntu.com ( https://myapps....
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Python GTK3 keyboard accelerators

I'm working on creating an application for Ubuntu using Python3 and Gtk3. I'm trying to add keyboard accelerators to the program but unfortunately I keep running into problems. This is my code atm: ...
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How to delete from an UbuntuListView?

I'm trying to learn how to use an UbuntuListView. Items will be added at runtime, but for demo I just hardcoded them. What I need is a way of removing existing list items. Here's my code and a ...
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How to keep model and view in sync for a QML List Item?

I have a list with multiple selection and a button. All list items are checked. When I click the button, I want the second item to become unchecked. I am also changing the displayed text (just for ...
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Opencv with ubuntu-sdk

I am trying to use OpenCV with ubuntu-sdk for an app. I am using the qml app with c++ using the cmake template, downloaded the opencv source in the modules folder and added at the backend/CMakeLists....
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Develop on Ubuntu Phone

Is it possible, and if so, how can I develop/run qml-apps using only my Ubuntu phone? As example I refer to the Terminal-IDE apps on android... I have tried the Terrarium app but that's only to ...
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What is the correct way of using Qt 5.4 in my .deb package?

I want to create a .deb package for an application that I am working on, which depends on Qt >= 5.4 For some supported versions of Ubuntu this version is not available except via packages from a ppa. ...
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How to create local repository for Ubuntu Snappy

How to create local repository for Ubuntu Snappy? For example I use reprepro to create Ubuntu repository for deb packages.
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Cannot start Qt Creator after updating to 15.04

My Qt Creator (from ubuntu-sdk) won't start after updating to 15.04. It gives this dialog after the window has opened: [3]+ Segmentation fault (core dumped) qtcreator Also I don't ...
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What is a good Bazaar cheat sheet for the most common tasks?

Plenty of documentation out there, but it seems to be either an introduction tutorial (aka not a cheat sheet), or a technical cheat sheet with too many commands (aka the manpage). Is there a good ...
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Ubuntu SDK on Kubuntu

I plan to switch from Windows to Linux long term. I just installed my first Kubuntu (since I like Qt) system in a VirtualBox VM hosted in Windows to get familiar with that system (and Linux in general)...
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Ubuntu Touch webapp icon

Why not change my webapp icon for 'ubuntu-touch' after updating? Apparently it is properly updated in the app store, but when I install it, no. I've created the icon following this guide >> https://...
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QtWebSockets not available on Ubuntu Touch

I'm developing an Ubuntu Touch application which communicates with a server using WebSockets. Qt offers its own API since version 5.3, which can be used from a QML file by adding import QtWebSockets 1....