Questions about submitting packages or applications for inclusion in the Ubuntu software repositories.

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What is security_policy_version_matches_framework in ubuntu touch

I'm writing an application for Ubuntu for Phones and need to know what security_policy_version_matches_framework. I submitted an app but got this back:- "security_policy_version_matches_framework ...
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About Ubuntu app showdown 2014

Can somebody please tell me how to submit my app which is already published in the Ubuntu store, to Ubuntu App Showdown. This page says You must register your submission in the App Showdown form ...
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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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My app is in pending review since month

I wrote a desktop app "titania" registered it under https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/apps/. Now month are gone and it is still in pending review with the notice for the new coming upload ...
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How long does it take for a proprietary software to get reviewed to Ubuntu

My application is just a .py file that has a GUI. I tarred it and uploaded it to Myapps under proprietary license ($0.0) as I have no idea about packaging. The source code is available at Github. It ...
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How do I give root privileges to an app?

I tried to submit an app to the Ubuntu Software Centre but it was rejected because you needed to put in the admin password to use it. I need to grant root privileges to the app for it to function so I ...
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publishing in Ubuntu Software Center

I have created a game application in Visual Studio 2010 and would like to publish in Ubuntu Software Center. Will I able to do that? Thanks for your suggestions.
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How can i open my front camera in 12.10?

I'm using ubuntu 12.10. I'm unable to open front camera. How can i open front camera? Tell me from scratch. What packages i have to download? Please guide me. thanks in advance.
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ubuntu App Store: waiting 4+ months now for approval/review? [closed]

I submitted my application to Ubuntu App Store ( http://developer.ubuntu.com/ ) almost 5 months ago. It is still waiting for approval or review. So far no comments, or any evidence that anything at ...
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Developing for ubuntu phone: where is the SDK?

I was quickly reading this introduction to QML for Ubuntu Phones, now I was honestly expecting something more than that from Canonical. My questions are: where is a real SDK with libs ? All I can ...
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Ubuntu app developper site is not responding to my submission!

I made a simple application in Gambas to replay the cached videos that user has streamed online from Firefox. It supports exporting the videos, & erasing the cache. Is this application worth ...
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What is the meaning of building packages in a PPA?

I have uploaded one PPA into my launchpad account successfully . But its giving me a message on right side as package building is pending . when i click for more information it gave me both 32-bit and ...
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Statis “Review in progress” since one month and one week for my Open Source App [closed]

I am the author of the application "Interest Calculation" which was developed for the Ubuntu App Showdown. I have never received an answer for my questions, I wrote in the section "Feedback" on the ...
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Is there anyway to contact whoever handles commercial apps for the Software Center?

I have some problems with the way my app is published due to a name change. Also, I want to inquire as to if/how my application can be made available for Oneric Ocelot, and when they come out future ...
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My Ubuntu-App-Showdown-Participation-Details.txt was updated by someone and contains an other name and the false ppa

For the Ubuntu App Showdown I created a Ubuntu-App-Showdown-Participation-Details.txt-File and uploaded it correctly on "My Apps" to participate the Ubuntu App Showdown - Contest. Now I saw, that my ...
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How long does it take for an application update to be approved?

I published my first application for Ubuntu recently, a commercial encryption application costing $2.99. It's somewhat simple, and consists of one .exe file (written in C# mono) and one text file. ...
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Why my app has not been reviewed yet even if its a debian source package?

I took part in Ubuntu App Showdown. In the upload app field, I uploaded text file in this format. Was that good enough or did i miss something ? Referring another similar question, i quote that ...
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I cant push my app to ppa with quickly submitubuntu command

I have the launchpad the ppa and the project configured but when I try to quickly submitubuntu it aborts. I tried to create the Debian package with quickly package --extras and it worked and with the ...
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Confused about application submission [closed]

I finished my app but I'm totally confused about how to submit it to launchpad and the software center. I'm also new to launchpad. 1) I created a project at launchpad and synchronized an OpenPGP key ...
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App Submission for Showdown

If I submit my app to the ARB today, can I make any changes before Monday?. Or will the ARB consider my app based on the version that was submitted on the submission day? ie If I make changes will I ...
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Upload quickly project to Launchpad with “quickly share” not working!

I want to upload my quickly project for the Ubuntu App Showdown. I signed the Ubuntu Code of Conduct successfully and created a project "interest-calculation" on my Launchpad-Portal. When I enter in ...
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Must apps submitted to the Software Center run from the /opt directory?

I read this question, but I'm more confused yet. In developer.ubuntu.com/showdown I read: "(2) run out of /opt" (I understand "run out" is not in /opt *Am I wrong?*) In ...
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How do I submit .jar file to the ubuntu software center

I am writing an app using JAVA Swing for all platforms. After that I want to add this app to Ubuntu Software Center for free Is it possible? My app is just one *.jar file, its helping to play card ...
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When will my application be available in Ubuntu Software Center after publishing?

I published my commercial software in Ubuntu Software Center already , the status has changed to 'Published' , but when I updated my software catalog by apt-get update, and tried to search for my ...
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How do I package an application to submit to the MyApps portal?

I'm trying to submit my app to the MyApps portal. I really don't get it what I should submit, source code or deb package? If source, in which format, whole app as zip, tar.gz...?
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How long does it take to complete the review stages in Ubuntu?

When we submit an application to the Ubuntu Software Center, how long does it take to complete the review stages? Namely, Pending Review In Review How long (average or based on your experience) ...
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How can I submit a NetBeans project to Ubuntu App Developer?

I have made a Java application for Ubuntu in NetBeans and would like to submit it to the Ubuntu Software Center. But the problem is, when I get the upload form, they ask to choose a file. So what do I ...
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How to comply with this guideline for submitting an application to the Software Center?

I was reading through the Ubuntu Developer Programme Agreement for submitting applications to the Software Center and stubled across the following clause: 3.1 You must first test Apps you submit ...
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Where to find documentation for submitting a cheap paid application?

I can't seem to find a concise guide to application submission. Are there any links or howtos that would be helpful?
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How to package an application that contains a binary that needs to be in $PATH?

I am packaging an application that contains binaries that would normally go in /usr/bin and a shared library that would go in /usr/lib. However, the package guidelines for submitting applications to ...
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What happens with the source code when submitting an application

This is a follow up question for: How updates are handled for commercial applications? When I submit an application for inclusion in the Software Center, I have to upload a Debian source package. ...
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How long does it take to get an application reviewed for Ubuntu?

I submitted a package around three weeks ago, and so far it's status is still "Pending"
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Can I develop ubuntu apps in Gambas

As this new platform is released where developers can publish there apps, I would like to know if Gambas applications are good enough to submit. Gambas is in my opinion the easiest way to develop ...
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How does Application Review Board work?

According to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/AppReviews the Application Review Process is good both for upstream software developers and Ubuntu packagers. The point seems to be that the upstream developers ...
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How to get my software into Ubuntu?

As a developer of free software, I want to get my application into Ubuntu. Should I provide a source tarball and ask for packaging? Or should I create a package myself? Should I target Ubuntu ...
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What is http://extras.ubuntu.com/ repository for?

What will this repository hold? What is policy for it?
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What does “libraries not eligible” mean as part of the application review process?

I read the application review process and I' ve got a question. In the "What Apps Are Eligible" section there is something which I don't understand: No other software can depend on the application ...