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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Packages have unmet dependencies on Ubuntu sdk installation [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: ubuntu-sdk : Depends: qtcreator but it is not going to be installed Depends: qtcreator-plugin-ubuntu but it is not going to be installed ...
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How install GTK+ 3 for Python [closed]

I'm start programming in Python and I want learn GTK+ 3. I'm using a Distro based on Ubuntu 12.04 (Elementary OS) and I'm having some troubles to install GTK+ 3 in Python. Okay, I will show you what ...
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Letting the users of my application select whether the app should start on login. Most cross-platform way to implement?

I want to let the users of my application control whether the application should run at every user log-in, lets say, by activating/deactivating a check-box within the app. (Dropbox does this for ...
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How to check battery status with the Ubuntu SDK?

I am developing an app and I need to monitor the battery status, with the SDK how do I obtain the devices (phone) battery status? can this be done with javascript?
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Can I run the Ubuntu SDK in Windows?

From where can I download Ubuntu SDK for mobile application development? I can not find any links.
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Can Ubuntu provide an IDE for C, C++ programming? [duplicate]

I am a beginner in the field of programming. I have tried to learn C and C++ on a Windows 7 computer using the Turbo C++ compiler, but faced frequent failures and finally my laptop's motherboard ...
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Gtk: Webkit WebView C++ (can't load url + awkward terminal output)

I am trying to include a webkit webview within my c++ application. My project uses Glade ui, and I embedded webview into a scrolled window. What I do not understand at all is this awkward output + ...
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How do I install an app on a device running ubuntu touch?

I've built the sample app for ubuntu touch and I've got a device running the preview. So how do I put the app on the device?
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How to use a SQLite database from QML? [duplicate]

I have not been able to find a working example in QT creator or gallery to use SQLite offline storage API for an Ubuntu touch application.
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Can I make apps for ubuntu using a Windows PC?

I develop windows software . Does anyone know? how I can make application/software for *buntu using a windows pc?
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How to delete the licence key in order to add new one with a new format

I have 3 applicatons in the Store. However, my license key number format has been changed and I would like to delete all the unused keys in order to replace them... How can I manage this replacement? ...
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When I create a new project I can only choose “Other Projects”, “Non-Qt Project” and “Import Project”

I have a problem with ubuntu-sdk I installed it following the guide here Get-Started But then when I start ubuntu-sdk and try tro create a new project I can only choose "Other Projects", "Non-Qt ...
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Can a single Ubuntu SDK target touch and desktop with separate layouts?

I know that touch apps will run on the desktop with the same UI, but I was wondering if it will be possible for a single Ubuntu SDK app to have a multi-window UI with desktop style UI elements when ...
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simple frontend with qml (for n2n client) [duplicate]

I am trying to write a simple qml application being a n2n frontend of the client and following the tutorial. This application is first intended for the desktop, but if it can also be used as a phone ...
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Radio player based on Gnome MPlayer

I want to make a radio player based on Gnome MPlayer, but just for one radio station, some like a native radio app. I don't know if i have permision to modify MPlayer, but since is open source... An ...
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Where do I submit applications written for Ubuntu Touch?

I've written an application for Ubuntu Touch using the Ubuntu SDK and have packaged it as a click package. Where do I go to submit it to the App Store to make it available for installation in Ubuntu ...
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Why is my Ubuntu Touch app not visible in the Ubuntu Software Center?

I submitted a Ubuntu Touch app packaged as a Click package to the Click App Store and it was published a few days ago. It is not in my Ubuntu Software Center, or in the online version. I tried a lot ...
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What is the naming convention for click packages?

I have made a Ubuntu Touch app and intend to upload it to the Click app store. What is the naming convention that I should use for naming my click package?
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Testing Ubuntu mobile applications

I'm currently reading a lot about the new Ubuntu mobile (phone) OS, and now I'm wondering if there is the possibility to test applications. I know that QtCreator is the recommended IDE and an emulator ...
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Is there a way to attach a pygame window to glade window in quickly?

I am trying to develop a game so that when i press a button which is created using glade window i should be able to run the pygame window i have succeeded so far but the pygame window opens separately ...
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How do I get involved in Ubuntu?

I recently graduated from a H.Dip course in Software Development. I really want to get involved in some Ubuntu desktop development projects. I'm most competent in Java and also have MySQL knowledge. I ...
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Interacting with appindicator icon and menus from LDTP

I'm using LDTP Python API in order to test desktop applications under Ubuntu (Unity shell, Ubuntu 12.04). I can't find if there's any available way to interact with appindicator icon and menus using ...
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WebSQL and other databases not working with HTML5 apps

I am trying to develop an app for Ubuntu Touch using HTML5 and I need to create a database to store, well, everything in it. But QtWebKit supports neither WebSQL nor IndexedDB. Is there any workaround ...
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QT Creator - Testing Code

I am doing the tutorial 'CurrencyConverter'. But I am not able to see the output. The code compiles fine. But the mainview after opening just shows blank window. What might be the issue?
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How to get QML syntax highlighting in gedit?

QML files opened with gedit don't have syntax highlighting. Is there a package providing a gtksourceview lang.spec file for QML? If not, has anyone written a lang.spec than can be installed locally?
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How can I create an activity indicator in Ubuntu Touch?

I tried looking for the images to create an spinner like the ones found in other Ubuntu Touch apps. I found this image, but it isn't spinning: Source: ...
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Listmodel in QML: How to retain Listmodel values on page switch in page stack

I have an XML file to show list of items(listview), on click of each item i am switching to page which reads the XMLListmodel for each category using pagestack.push. After pressing back and again ...
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Write application indicator with no icon

I wrote an application indicator that displays information about my monthly network consumption. I do not want it to have an icon next to the text I display. How do I write an application indicator ...
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How can I populate ListItem.ValueSelector with values from model

could you tell me How can I populate ListItem.ValueSelector with values from a ListModel? I can populate a list with fixed values ("X 1", "X 2", "X 3"), like this: ListModel { id: contactmodel ...
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How to embed a new Window on GTK Quickly Glade

I'm doing a program with Quickly, but I'm something new .. In same way, I learned well enough to program an application. But I need the structure in glade, I mean ... are only two main windows ... the ...
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What about a Distro dedicated to engineers? [closed]

I am Raihan Ali. I am an civil engineering student. I am looking for a distro dedicated to engineers. I want a distro fully loaded with engineering tools. Is there any distro like this? Thanks in ...
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How To Use i18n.tr in Ubuntu Touch Projects

I have been using i18n.tr for a while in my Ubuntu-Touch projects. I know what this function is about but I don't know how to add a translation to my project. Where do I have to place my translation ...
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Guidelines for packaging web app

For a while now, I'm trying to build an Ubuntu package for PPA upload, and facing all sort of issues understanding bzr dh-make and such. The package is web application (php-based). Most packaging ...
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Where's My App?

My app has been successfully approved in the review process, and been published. However, I cant see it in the software center or the online ubuntu software center catalogue :( The app name is ...
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How can i create and run visual basic projects and still run in windows

How can i create and run visual basic projects in ubuntu. After creating them in ubuntu would it be able to run in windows (visual studio). If there is a way then plz suggest me and software for it.
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Translate an existing app

I want to translate an existing app for educational purposes from English into Dutch. Can I use this toolbox to do that? Regards Peter Vis
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How to get audio input from Ubuntu touch device?

How can I get the audio input in a simple touch ui app in ubuntu touch? Thanks in advance, Boaz
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QT code for U Touch returns `qmlscene: cannot find qt installation of ''`

I'm trying to start developing for Ubuntu and Ubuntu phone, but I get an error: qmlscene: cannot find qt installation of '' when I attempt to run my application in Ubuntu from the command line. I'm ...
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Ubuntu packaging : why separate for 32-bit and 64-bit [duplicate]

Why we have to do separate packaging to applications for 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu Operating systems.I mean why some applications are making 32-bit and 64-bit separately and why some applications are ...
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publishing an app for ubuntu software center

I have a game I wish to publish for Ubuntu software center for free. Can I just zip all my files for submission, or do I need to create a .deb package first before submitting?
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Receiving drag events in a WebView in a QML application

I'm working on an app using QML and the Ubuntu SDK. One of the Pages contains a WebView. While the WebView receives click events just fine, it doesn't receive drag events, as I would like it to. I ...
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How to make ubuntu realize application type?

I made a text editor for Ubuntu in Java, and now I want to upload it on the Ubuntu Software Center but I have ran into a problem, how will Ubuntu recognize that my application is an editor once people ...
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My postinst script launches a service successfully but apt-get apparently shuts it down. Why?

I have this package with a postinst script that launches a service as its last step. Something like: #!/bin/sh set -e . /usr/share/debconf/confmodule [...] case "$1" in configure) [...] ...
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How to access geolocation information on Ubuntu Touch?

It's strangely hard to find any documentation on accessing geolocation information for Ubuntu Touch specifically and even Qt5 more generally. The Qt Mobility APIs provided this in Qt4, and they seem ...
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QML: TextArea within the listItem elemtn on listview does not have scroll bar and text area contents are lost

I am having a TextArea within the listItem element and I have fixed the TextArea height. When the listview is displayed, TextArea within each row, does not have a scroll. Hence TextArea shows ...
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Eclipse CDT: OR32-elf.gcc not found in path

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and I am not able to compile projects on Eclipse CDT. It gives error saying no rule to make target, makefile properties not found and also or32-elf.gcc not found in PATH I ...
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Making an app for Ubuntu Software Centre [duplicate]

I would love to make apps and publish them on the Ubuntu Software Centre. After following the instructions on the developer centre, I built an app and published it. Now I have realised I have built an ...
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Some QLabel are not getting translated when app is run in other language ?

I am running kde app kstars on my kubuntu 13.04 system from terminal using following command KDE_LANG=fr ./kstars Some labels file from http://paste.kde.org/p6e42cd0d/ are not getting translated ...
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Qt Creator has disabled Build -> Run command

Today I've installed Ubuntu SDK by following installation step on Ubuntu developer site. After that I created a new Ubuntu > Simple Touch UI project. Project creation was successful, but when I tried ...
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When will my application be reviewed?

I submitted an app to the Ubuntu Software Centre through my apps on developer.ubuntu.com yesterday. Will my app ever be reviewed or is my apps no longer used? My app is free and I packaged it myself ...