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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Android program execution in studio not detecting installed KVM

I have installed KVM for virtualization for AVD in studio, after running the following command: kvm-ok The output is: INFO: /dev/kvm exists KVM acceleration can be used So, by all this i can ...
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Ubuntu MX4 not detected on Ubuntu SDK

Just got hold of the Meizu MX4 which comes pre-installed with Ubuntu Touch. I have been using the Ubuntu SDK for some time now, today I tried to deploy a simple app onto the device. However, several ...
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Ubuntu SDK unable to start in Ubuntu 15.04

in Ubuntu 15.05 I installed Ubuntu SDK, but I can't start it. I installed in Terminal: sudo apt install qtcreator-plugin-ubuntu And all dependencies. 292 new installed When I try to start in the dash:...
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Ubuntu Software Center: The upload does not appear to be a valid click package

I'm trying to upload an application to the Ubuntu Software Center and have encountered this error when uploading the .deb file: The upload does not appear to be a valid click package. What is the ...
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App permissions

I am developing a simple sound recorder using Qt Creator. It uses the QAudioRecorder class and Qml. The app compiles and runs on the desktop during testing and I am able to play back the recorded ...
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How do I simply run an ubuntu touch app from the terminal?

I've got a qml file and I just want to ssh to the phone and do qmlscene myfile.qml Is it possible without doing all that stuff with SDK and packages? Just vim and some simple commands that can fit ...
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Unable to test Ubuntu Touch applications on ubuntu-emulator (ubuntu-sdk)

I've followed every step of the Ubuntu SDK documentation, as detailed here. I am able to create different types of projects, compile and test them on my desktop. I am also able to run the Ubuntu Touch ...
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Does an application need root permissions if it modifies files in the “/” directory?

I'm creating a program for Ubuntu that involves creation of files within the folder where the code is present. What I want to know is: When a .deb package is installed, where do the contents go? If a ...
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Is it possible in Ubuntu app, start C++ function from javascript?

I have application using QML and C++ and want to start C++ function from javascript . Is it possible ?
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How to identify programically in QML app, where is located my sqlite database file

I have QML application which use as well C++ . From C++ I need to connect to DB ( sqlite ) . For this I need to know the exact name and location of the database file . How to identify it ? Or how to ...
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Ubuntu Bottom Edge

So Canonical always presents the "great" Bottom Edge feature of Ubuntu Touch but how do we actually implement it? Do we have to implement it ourselves? I have not found any information about it in the ...
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Python NameError: global name 'resolution' is not defined

I'm working on developing a python application for Ubuntu that enables a user to have their desired resolution without requiring graphics drivers. In order to do this I've been using xrandr. However ...
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In Ubuntu which tool we use for disk-defragment? [duplicate]

Can Ubuntu have any disk-defragment tools, like Microsoft Windows. Or any other tools equivalent for it? I read: Defragmenting tools
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AppArmor denial when trying to open file using content hub

When trying to open a file using content hub using C++ I get these errors: Opening with peer com.ubuntu.music_music_2.1.857 Sdk-Launcher> Application was resumed Sdk-Launcher> There has been a ...
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Why does my app not load the translation files of the lib

I have an click app that depend on some lib, and i have package that lib in the click package. the lib loaded well. but the translations file (.mo) are not founded. my click file free look like this: ...
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I want to run a script to start the server automatically at system Ubuntu 14.04 Server

I've done anything like this I made a symlink in /etc/init.d: sudo ln -s /home/sts/erp-enterprise/bin/jleaf-apps /etc/init,d then I run the command: sudo update-rc.d jleaf-apps enable then appears: ...
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Why PageStack won't send property?

I have a basic code but it's impossible to send a property to an external page This is my main.qml : PageStack { id: pageStack Component.onCompleted: push(pageMain) Page { ...
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Is Juju a suitable tool for development as well as deployment?

One of the great conveniences I've found of using docker is that it allows me to guarantee the environment my code is running in is very similar, if not identical, to the environment it will run in ...
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Application rejected on myapps.developer.ubuntu.com. What can I do?

I submitted a desktop application on myapps.developer.ubuntu.com long time ago. But it was rejected today with the following reason: This package submission process is now deprecated. To provide my ...
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Ubuntu Scope with Framework 14.10 - Intltool

Recently, I want to create a scope project, but then I found the following error when running CMake: CMake Warning at CMakeLists.txt:26 (find_package): By not providing "FindIntltool.cmake" in ...
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QML WebView does not want to start in Emulator

When opening WebView in emulator I got this: LaunchProcess: failed to execvp: /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/oxide-qt/chrome-sandbox
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Python app crash after sending command “GPIO.setup( 7, GPIO.OUT)”?

Python app crash after sending command "GPIO.setup( 7, GPIO.OUT)" !!! Action step: pi@rp:~$ python3 Python 3.4.3 (default, Mar 26 2015, 23:09:09) [GCC 4.9.2] on linux Type "help", "copyright", "...
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Visual Studio alternative for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I write programs in Windows casually (apps like notepad, web-browser etc.). But I don't see a good alternative available. I have used Mono but it is not one bit like Visual Studio. I am having a tough ...
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Can't start ubuntu-filemanager-app in emulator

I downloaded ubuntu-filemanager-app opened the project in UbuntuSDK and want to run it in Emulator , but I get this error: 23:49:37: Running steps for project ubuntu-filemanager-app... 23:49:37: ...
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Quickly fails to package help pages

I have been working on making a program (jekyll-helper) using Quickly and a while ago I worked on adding some content to the default help pages. I tested out open the help pages in the program while ...
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Installing development libraries on 14.04

I am trying to build some application for both amd64 and i386 architectures. Host architecture is amd64. So i compile and link with -m32. Compilation is done ok but linker cannot find libraries. ...
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File access outside application directory

I want to know is it possible to access files outside the application directory? e.g. /home/phablet, /media, etc. Okay, so precisely I want to use QDir and QFile to read the folders and the files ...
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How can I create a debian package for MediaWiki 1.25.1?

I would like to create an easily installable debian package (.deb file) for MediaWiki 1.25.1 as I know from personal experience that for web programming noobs like myself, installing MediaWiki can ...
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'ReferenceError: contents is not defined' with U1db

I'm trying to read information from a database of U1db. I encountered this error 'ReferenceError: contents is not defined' Here's my code: import U1db 1.0 as U1db U1db.Database { ...
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Ubuntu Touch app development [closed]

I would like to try out Ubuntu Touch app development, and I have a few questions that hopefully some of you will be able to answer... I'm intending to use HTML5. - Do applications have to undergo a ...
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Migrating from Microsoft VB6 and SQLite to Linux [duplicate]

I am doing business programming and wish to migrate to Umbuntu. What would be a similar development environment in Umbuntu?
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How can open-source programs make money? [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu and I am really interested in making software that can work on it and I would like to make profit from these software. How can I make money from making software for Ubuntu if the ...
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Where should libraries be located for the development process?

With the SDL libraries for example, one would have to point to the headers at the beginning of their code, like so: #include <SDL/SDL.h> And, when compiling with GCC for example the library ...
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Ubuntu Touch HTML5 app Orientation lock

Can somebody tell me how can I fix my HTML 5 app into portrait mode only?
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QML Blinking animation

I need a blinking animation for an icon, I did this so far: Icon{ id: bigLike name: "like" color: "white" opacity: 0 ...
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How to make an application use local shared library instead of the system one

I have qtcreator installed using the qt online installer. It ships which its own version of qt library. The qt library are also installed in the system directories, but those are older. I have ...
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Invoicing Visual Basic software replacement or web application?

I have a pc that is still fairly powerful but with Windows XP (Pentium 4 3Ghz 4 Gb Ram). It is used by someone who is not computer expert (I would say a really basic user) only for browsing and ...
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How to add items to a listview from the user perspective

I wanted to know how could I make it for a user to add items to my listview, so that his events could stay there, and later move to a database. beneath it the code I've for my listview now i want know ...
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Can't run QML app with C++ plugin (cmake) in emulator

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. I created a project QML app with C++ plugin (cmake), and then I want to start it. In desktop it's running fine. When I tried to start it in emulator I got: Framework "ubuntu-...
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When Ubuntu Software Center review my commercial applications [duplicate]

15 days ago I posted My application on the Ubuntu Software Center and am still waiting for review. Does anyone know when they will be following the approval of the application? My application is ...
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Is PPA still the only way to publish free open source app for Ubuntu Desktop?

There is a lot of contradicting information about publishing for Desktop. Some sources say that from 14.10 onwards Click packages also for Desktop can be submitted to USC. Other sources say that Click ...
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Unity8 Development install troubleshooting

First attempt at getting into development with Unity and in a Linux box. I was able to pull down the trunk and (I think) build its dependancies, but it doesn't feel like I've done this right and I ...
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How to make a custom button provide haptic feedback

I've got a custom round button that is derived from Ubuntu.Components.AbstractButton. Looking at the documentation, it states that: All components deriving from this class support haptic feedback ...
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Installing a program on a ubuntu touch phone

I searched on the website but didn't found an answer. I heard a lot that developing an application with C, C++ or anything else. Is it really possible ? What I mean : Imagine I develop a program in ...
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Custom “widgets” in html5 app for Ubuntu Phone

I've reviewed the documentation here and that helps to get started, but leaves me with a question of how to make a reusable custom html widget. For example, if I have a list item which contains a ...
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Remove non-listed click target

I want to write an app for Ubuntu Touch and test it on my Aquaris BQ 4.5 Ubuntu Edition. I failed big time setting it up though and now ended up having no according click target: When I go to the ...
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Will it be possible to develop ubuntu phone apps on ubuntu phones?

I was hoping that the ubuntu phone would bring true convergence of desktop and mobile operating systems and allow me to ditch all my other devices. I'm a developer and I want to create native ...
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Howto prevent screen idle/dimming in an Ubuntu Phone html5 app

I am developing an Ubuntu Phone html 5 application and I want to prevent the screen from dimming and locking the phone if there are no user interaction in the screen. (The application is showing an ...
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publish gambas3 programs

I have been using Gambas3 to write some User interfaces, and Ive really enjoyed the simplicity, and speed at which I can write GUIs with. Now i am ready to publish some software. I tried walking ...
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How to use Apache Cordova API in Ubuntu SDK

I created an HTML5 app in Ubuntu-SDK. Therefore I went to New Project->Ubuntu->HTML5 App. The app is already working but now I wanted to use vibration to give the user a feedback to a certain keypress....