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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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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How can I develop for Ubuntu Touch on Windows?

I am working in a windows environment and need to develop applications in ubuntu. what is the best approach?
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Where can i find the Ubuntu-touch 14.04 changelogs

I am trying to find the changelogs for the Ubuntu touch 14.04 dailys builds. Please advise. Thanks!
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Open file on already open application [duplicate]

I use VLC to open my video files, but every time I double click on a video a new instance of VLC is created. I want that when a VLC is already open, then the new video file should open in that ...
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Is signal handling in QtQuick asynchronous? [closed]

I have the following QML document: Item { id: item MouseArea { onClicked: { /* emit signal */ item.someSignal(); } } ... } When I click the item, ...
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C++ running on ubuntu touch?

Is it possible to run code written in a language like C++, C, C# ect. on ubuntu touch?
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Ubuntu sdk not getting installed 12.04

First I used the compound command given here but it gave some errors so I executed each command separately that I may be able to figure out the where is the error. Adding repository and updating was ...
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How to insert Video element in my Ubuntu application?

I saw on some sites that you can insert videos with the Video element by importing Qt 4.7 and QtMultimediaKit 1.1 . But I have an error by compiling the project (it's a tabbed touch UI project): ...
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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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How to get help and to help with development of software

I am wanting to get some help with a project, and would love to help others. Maybe be on a developer team even. I have looked at the different Ubuntu sites. What site is the better of the sites? Also ...
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Looking to leave XP SP3 IE8 for Ubuntu [closed]

I am a newbie, so I don't know what results I if any I will get. I have been checking out Ubuntu 9 or some number like that on a flash drive, and it seems like open source software and Ubuntu is the ...
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Where I can check the roadmap/vision development for any Ubuntu application?

Ubuntu Software Center is supposed to replace several utilities provided by other piece of software as can be seen in the rationale, but I can't find equivalent functionality in Ubuntu Software ...
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How do i cam migrate vb apps to QML

I have lots of vb tools, activeX controls and full apps developed in the last 15 years. Now, I'm writting apps using python, and php. And I'm thinking on migrating my software to open platforms. I'd ...
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Packaging non-SDK app as click?

I have a program that I created using Free Pascal Lazarus, and I would like to share it in Ubuntu, but how do I pack it with .click? I have read this ...
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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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How do I package an app I wrote using the Ubuntu SDK and upload it to the Ubuntu Software Center (or Launchpad)?

I have decided to use QML for writing an app for Ubuntu. Once I am done coding the app, how do I package and upload it so other people can download my app from the Software Center?
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App development without Qt Creator

Is it possible to develop app for Ubuntu without using Qt Creator? I wrote the same code in other text editor and compiled using qmlscene fileName.qml. An error popped up saying "components": no such ...
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Develop in C/C++ for Qt Ubuntu Touch projects

as said in the question I want to develop the code in C or C++ for my Ubuntu apps. I don't feel confortable in Javascript at all, and when I try to create a C or C++ file the IDE returns me Failed ...
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Application integration with Unity launcher

I like to integrate a application (a digital shredder, a interface for shred command) to allow drag-and-drop files from Nautilus to launcher icon and then open the program and fill the file path ...
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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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How to fix Glade opening but closing quickly?

I'm using Quickly, and when I try to open Glade using quickly design, the window appears for a moment then closes right away. How can I fix this?
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program pgp encryption for cloud usage [duplicate]

I don't know if this is the right place for my question, idea. So let me know if not so. I use UbuntuOne. Where needed i encrypt all my stuff before i put it on the cloud. You never know who is ...
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how can I publish nightly builds / beta on ppa

I am distributing some of my software using PPA. However, I would like to use the same for nightly builds or development versions, so that beta testers can use aptitude to download latest testing ...
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QT4 IDE library

I am new to gaming code but I love the QT IDE. Qt does not have the libs. I want to use: OpenGL and Allegro. Is there a way to get these libs. in Qt or how do I use them?
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Accessing objects from main window from another dialog

I have created a dialog using quicky add dialog. This dialog contains buttons to load websites in the main window's webview. But I don't know how to access the webview contained in the main window. I ...
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Update Dependency Via Source

I have a library which is a dependency for the disgusting goliath that is ROS, and I need to update it to a newer version. I was hoping I could get some advice on what is the best approach: Compile ...
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sharing an ubuntu applications

I developed a c++ application depending on a few libraries (qt/boost/R). I would like to share it with a collegue in the easiest way. Our first attempt was simply to copy-paste the compiled binaries ...
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Install Quickly on XUbuntu

I installed Quickly on Xubuntu, used quickly create ubuntu-application testapp cd testapp and ran quickly run which showed me the application window. I ran quickly edit It worked after I ...
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Gtk3+ keyboard shortcuts without signal matching

I am in the process of creating my first Gtk3+ application using python, and I am quite frustrated with the lack of documentation :( Well, what I'm trying to do is to configure the Delete button to ...
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Text justification in gtk.MenuItem

I'm writing an appindicator python script for my Gnome panel (under Ubuntu 12.10, English as the system-wide language) with a gtk.Menu, containing MenuItem's with Hebrew labels. The text is correctly ...
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Using Quickly to build a web browser

I've taken my first crack at building apps for Ubuntu. I created a simple web browser using a video made by Jono Bacon. I was wondering if there is a list that I can download that has all of the ...
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How to write a 'hotcorners' script in Python?

I'm using Lubuntu 13.04, and a feature that I miss from Compiz is the hot-corners: it simply runs some command when the mouse cursor reaches a corner of the screen. So, I was thinking about writing a ...
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Set Window Icon to Gtk Stock Icon in PyGtk

I am trying to add a Gtk stock icon to my window. Here is the code: #! /usr/bin/python from gi.repository import Gtk class MyWindow(Gtk.Window): def __init__(self): ...
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UI designing question

I have started to develop and app for a touch screen panel running on a raspberry pi board. I am very new to the linux app developement platform and started UI designing using Quickly. I have a ...
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Is there a way to do Ubuntu Touch App Development on Windows?

Is there something to develop apps for Ubuntu Touch, but for Windows?
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Why isn't python featured?

The site says Python is the preferred language for new Ubuntu applications. Yet the sdk overview page features QML and HTML5 and presents apis only in those two languages. Where is the python sdk ...
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Can apps developed in the Ubuntu SDK be ported to Android?

I am getting interested in creating Mobile Apps and I was wondering, can an app created in the Ubuntu SDK be deployed to work on Android or even iOS? This isn't a huge deal, as I was using Eclipse to ...
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How do I submit a browser plugin to software center

We have an app divided in two parts, a browser plugin and the actual app. The plugin is used to start our desktop app. These are not open-source. We want to submit our app to the software center but ...
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How to add default icon in Qt widget application [duplicate]

I am trying to develop a simple qt app, I would like icon for the toolbar buttons, How can I standard icons for these toolbar buttons, new,open,close etc
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Auto switch workspaces

I have several monitoring applications that we would like to project using a projector in the IT area of our office. One of the apps is a Java application (so auto switching tabs in a browser will ...
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Limit bandwidth of application listening at tcp port for development

I set up an application server to listen at this port: tcp://0.0.0.0:3000 I enter this into chrome's url and can interface with my web app. Great. However, I want to be able to test the app for ...
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How to build Ubuntu Applications using java? [closed]

Actually I have done Core Java 3 years ago , and after that JSP(Java Server Pages), Springs, Hibernate .What I need is to know is how can I make ubuntu based application using Java , as this is the ...
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Developer.ubuntu.com: why my application is still in draft state?

I decided to upload my open source application to the ubuntu software center. Firstly, I have created PPA (https://launchpad.net/~source-code-analyzer/+archive/ppa). Then I : created application at ...
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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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Unity3d game packaging service

Please, I heard that Ubuntu provides service to package Unity3d games, is it still true and where can I find info about it? Thank you, Marek.
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Quickly app not working on raspberry pi

I started developing an app using quickly which will target a raspberry pi board. I have created a single screen so far which contains a few buttons and labels. I run this on the board by doing a ...
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Ubuntu Developer Video Tutorial

I am Visual Studio .net developer. I like to check out "Ubuntu Developer Video Tutorials" for programmer and I want to develop application like VB.net Desktop application(Standalone or Web). Is ...
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python example for app indicator does not work [duplicate]

Using Ubuntu 13.10, the python example for how to create an application-indicator does not work... (http://developer.ubuntu.com/resources/technologies/application-indicators/) Getting the following ...