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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In the CurrencyConverter Ubuntu SDK QML example where does the index variable come from?

In Ubuntu SDK QML tutorial a simple currency converter is build. The complete QML source code can be found here. When working through the example I found the following snippet somewhat confusing, ...
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Tab View HTML 5 App

I am trying to understand the basics of the Ubuntu HTML5 UI. I have used the following sample Code from developer.ubuntu.com <body> <div data-role="mainview"> <header ...
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Get/emulate touch event in Cordova app

I have a HTML5 app, wich I want to port to Ubuntu as a Cordova app with Ubuntu SDK. It use touch events on a canvas and works fine in any browser, but no with Cordova. I bind the events like this: ...
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How can I access an attribute of the selected option in an OptionSelector?

I have an OptionSelector that delegates to an OptionSelectorDelegate, and has a ListModel for the model. How should I access the "sometext" attribute of the ListElements? OptionSelector { id: ...
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How to change the color of *just* the header?

Is there a non-hacky way to change the color of just the header in an app using the Ubuntu SDK? MainView has a headerColor property, but that is used as the first step of gradient. Currently, I'm just ...
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Problem embedding a pylab Figure in a Gtk application using quickly

I am currently trying to build a simple app that includes some pylab figures. I just started to use quickly and I am concerned about some import issues. That is, none of the matplotlib backends will ...
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Develop apps for Ubuntu touch: Learning by doing [duplicate]

I really want to develop apps for Ubuntu touch. I have set up the Ubunut sdk and i am currently reading tutorials about qml but one will not learn programming by reading books or tutorials so i am ...
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Appmenu with QML App

I'm developing an Ubuntu SDK meant to be used on both the desktop and touch interfaces. Obviously the menu that slides up from the bottom of the window is not a great interface for the desktop. ...
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Upgrade boost 1.49.0.1 to 1.54 on Ubuntu 12.10

Had stability issues with 13.10 and problems with secure boot on 12.04 so currently using Ubuntu 12.10. I have used the regular boost installation command from the terminal but because I am on 12.10 ...
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Using Ubuntu Compoments on other systems

I'm working on an music player for touch screens. I would really love to have it looking and working natively on Ubuntu Touch. At the same time I don't want to break compatibility with other systems. ...
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Submitted applications for Ubuntu Desktop [closed]

Are the submitted desktop applications for Ubuntu reviewed and added to the Ubuntu software center anymore? Its been a month that I submitted an application named PLY Visualizer on ...
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If I make an HTML5 app with the Ubuntu SDK, will it work on Android?

If I develop an HTML5 app with the Ubuntu SDK, how easy would it be to port that to other mobile platforms, like Android? One of the reasons I would want to use HTML5 would be potentially the easy of ...
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ubuntu sdk html5 applicaitons miss some basic effcts of normal html in web browsers!

I download and install the newest ubuntu sdk (1.097~sdkppa~saucy1~test9) in Ubuntu 13.10. I just create a native app with Ubuntu HTML5 APIs, but find that it miss some basic effects/behaviors of ...
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Problems with Ubuntu One API and PHP

I have a PHP script that backups my servers and send the files to Ubuntu One. It was working fine until yesterday, but it's not working anymore. I found out there was a problem with the authorization, ...
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Quickly produces an error when installing

I ported an application over to Quickly, replacing all the files as necessary. When I say quickly run the application runs without flaw. However, the problem occurs when I try to package/install it. ...
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Set Application Icon

I'm building a QML application with the Ubuntu SDK. I've figured out how to add an application icon to the .desktop file, but I'm not sure where to add the window icon itself. I've seen code for ...
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How do I effectively submit a system level concept for Ubuntu tablet for consideration?

The concept is akin to the implementation of swiftkey in BB10 operating system. It would have to interface with all applications so, while it could gain traction as a standalone application, it would ...
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How to Create Ubuntu Desktop html5 Web Apps

How to Create Ubuntu Desktop html5 Web Apps please help me!!!!
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is there code example or api reference for “convergence”?

I cannot find any code example for writing apps for “convergence”. Does anyone know it where I could find any? Or will anyone give some clue about how to write a convergence app for both phone and ...
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MB860 Upgrade to Ubuntu

I saw on your video that you are using Motorola MB860 phone as a desktop computer. Can I install Ubuntu to this type of phone for myself? I would create a kit with this phone and a dock with your OS ...
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Get Qt WebKit HTML Content in QML

My application is built with QML (Ubuntu SDK), and I need to get the HTML content from a page loaded with a Qt WebView after the page is loaded. Based on some initial research, it would appear that ...
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What is the best way to start developing ubuntu touch apps? [closed]

I'm a starting programmer and I can write c++ programs (nothing more or less). I want to get started with writing Ubuntu touch apps, but I have no idea were to start. Should I just jump into it, or ...
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Can I find my car with my portable device?

Is there any software on Ubuntu which allows me to find my car with my tablet or cell phone which is running Ubuntu Touch? When I lost my car, I would like to use Ubuntu Touch on my portable device to ...
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How to edit description of a software using Quickly?

By default descriptions of all new Quickly apps are "UNKNOWN" in the debian/control file. Changing that and releasing a new version does not work (It gets reverted). How to edit the descriptions?
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FreshBooks Online Account

I'm developing an application that connects to FreshBook's API. I can either integrate the account authentication process within my application, or I can develop an Online Account that could be used ...
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What does Version mean in the .desktop file?

While submitting an application to the Ubuntu Touch store, I got the following error message. "desktop_Version (Cliffhanger)": { "text": "'0.3' does not match freedesktop.org version '1.0'" } ...
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Ubuntu phone development, where to start? [closed]

I'm a long time Ubuntu desktop user, but new to the development world. I'd like to start getting myself familiar with Ubuntu Touch and learn how to develop apps for it, however I'm a little bit lost ...
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titanium studio in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

how to install titanium studio in ubuntu. step by step the latest one. plss help. im getting an error JVM terminated. Exit code=13 /usr/bin/java -Xms128m -Xmx1024m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m ...
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What does lint_package_filename_version_match mean?

In a review of a .click package of my app, a message contained the following: lint_package_filename_version_match How can I fix it?
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What does desktop_Exec mean?

In a review for my click package, the message contained this bit: desktop_Exec What do I bear in mind to fix it?
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What does desktop_validates mean?

In a review for my click package, I saw a message containing: desktop_validates What does it mean and how do I fix it?
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What does functional_qml_applicationName_matches_manifest mean?

I submitted an application to the click store but it comes back with this error:- functional_qml_applicationName_matches_manifest What does this mean and how do I fix it?
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What does desktop_Icon mean?

I've submitted an app to the software store but it gets sent back with this error:- desktop_Icon What does this mean and how do I fix it?
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What does lint_control_click_version_up_to_date mean?

I submitted an app to the store and it gets rejected with this message:- lint_control_click_version_up_to_date How do I fix this?
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What does lint_package_filename_pkgname_match mean?

I've submitted an app to the click store, but it comes back with this message:- lint_package_filename_pkgname_match How do I fix that?
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What does desktop_Comment_boilerplate mean?

I'm uploading a click package and it's being sent back with the following message: desktop_Comment_boilerplate What does it mean and how do I fix it?
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What does lint_maintainer_format mean?

In a review for my click package, I saw the following message: lint_maintainer_format What does it mean and how do I fix it?
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What does functional_qml_application_uses_QtWebKit mean?

In a review for my click package, I saw the following message: functional_qml_application_uses_QtWebKit What does it mean and how do I fix it?
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Ubuntu touch kernel and android device drivers?

Since the kernel is open source but the android device drivers are not, is there not a way to use existing android drives and compile a new kernel with those drivers like GPS, Bluetooth, Wifi, etc...? ...
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Can't install the Ubuntu SDK due to broken qtcreator-plugin-ubuntu dependency [duplicate]

I tried to install the Ubuntu SDK on my Ubuntu 13.10 Virtual machine(VMwarePlayer) by typing sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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I get the following errors when I try to install the Ubuntu SDK (ubuntu app development kit)

I use Ubuntu 12.04. I followed the steps given here . 1)When I try to execute the first step " sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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Recommended way to check/fire alarm in Python (PyGI/PyGTK)

I am learning to develop an application by using Quickly (quickly create ubuntu-application). This application will stay in Application Indicator / Notification Bar and only work when a defined ...
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installing ubuntu sdk error

I was trying to install ubuntu SDK. at first I tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk and it says: The ...
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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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Qt Creator cannot run HTML5 apps on Ubuntu 13.10, is it broken?

When attempting the Ubuntu HTML5 tutorial on the Ubuntu site, I have just created the template app and am attempting to run it. When I run it, I get this error: Starting ubuntu-html5-app-launcher ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu SDK installation error on Ubuntu 13.10

I followed the instructions from http://developer.ubuntu.com/apps/create/get-the-sdk/. But the installation failed with the following message at the end: The following packages have unmet ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu SDK [duplicate]

I get the following error in terminal while installing the SDK W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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Weight of the commentaries in the source code [closed]

When I search for source-code of Linux parts (applications, kernels, ...), I often find commentaries to clarify the code. Now, I know that those commentaries are useful to help a human reading the ...
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How to use ANT+ radio in Ubuntu Touch?

As the Google Nexus devices tend to all have ANT+ radios in them now, and Ubuntu Touch currently targets these devices primarily, is there a way to access the ANT+ radio and connect and communicate ...