Cross-platform or "multi-platform", is an attribute conferred to computer software or computing methods and concepts that are implemented and inter-operate on multiple computer platforms. Example: LibreOffice is a cross-platform piece of software.

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How to achieve a “one size fits all” Ubuntu USB which doesn't have many hardware issues on different computers

I've successfully fully installed Ubuntu onto a USB which can boot on my Macbook Air and Windows PC (and hopefully anywhere else). I'm putting Ubuntu on this USB so I can use it anywhere, on anybody's ...
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Do the amd64+mac versions of Ubuntu work on Windows too? [duplicate]

I've been pulling my hair out trying to get a full Ubuntu installation running on my USB, and I think I just got it working for Windows (by disconnecting my hard drives during Live CD ...
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Is it possible to run Tango mobile messaging on 14.04

Is there is a way to run Tango on current version of Ubuntu.
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'Todo list' type of app for Windows AND Ubuntu?

I need some recommendations on a good todo list type of app that works on Windows and Ubuntu. I would like to keep track of my assignment's due dates across both OS.
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How to EASY share files over a private network, between different OS's

I'm trying to finding a simple method for sharing my files on my home network. Instead of the usual network protocols, which often give me some trouble, I was thinking to something like a local ...
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What is the /opt/mingw64 /opt/mingw32 equivalent for Ubuntu

Many manuals and tutorials about cross compiling windows binaries with the MinGW toolchain pointing out /opt/mingw64 or /opt/mingw32. E.g. like this $ sudo PATH=$PATH:/opt/mingw64/bin make install ...
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Is there a cross-platform file type system that works on MAC, W$ and Ubuntu?

The title says it all. I have a drive I will be accessing from Mac, Windows and Ubuntu. Though I only use Ubuntu, several of my family members did not convert yet and I need them to be able to access ...
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install ubuntu from USB on macbook

I'm trying to install ubuntu on an old macbook (2008 model) and have followed the instructions on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx. This however when I insert this ...
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Free download manager (using wine) browser (in ubuntu) integration?

i'm a new windows to Linux immigrant. I personally love Free download manager (.exe) for downloading. i installed it on Ubuntu using wine. it works perfectly. but how do i configure for browser ...
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I have problem while installation with packages [duplicate]

This is the error while installing packages: dpkg: error processing crossplatformui (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
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QT5.0 Cross compile for AM1808

I have a requirement to implement the JSON for file transfer. I found that QJsonDocument is only supported to the QT5.0. So that I am trying to Cross compile the QT5.0 for my processor(AM1808 ARM9). ...
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Are Ubuntu Phone apps compatible across different devices? And if yes, how?

I know that Android apps are developed in Java because running all applications in a virtual machine grants less compatibility issues. IOS instead uses objective-C because it is developed to run just ...
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Are there other applications beside Nitroshare to send files between computers on the same LAN?

I have tried Nitroshare and had appreciated the simple way to install in order to transfer files between my devices with different OS-es. But, given the fact that Nitroshare has some bug/limitation ...
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Is Nitroshare transfer limited to a certain file size?

I have recently seen Nitroshare promoted on this site and have installed it in Ubuntu (Xubuntu 12.10) and Win7. I was able to transfer files but only up to a certain size. I have not tested with very ...
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Will Ubuntu QML apps be cross-platform?

I am creating a voice-chat app for Ubuntu using the Ubuntu SDK; will it work on windows and mac in the future? If not, I will be switching from using the SDK to plain Qt or GTK.
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What's the best way to add native-looking links to my NTFS data partition?

I have many documents, backups, movies, photos which I have in a Windows data partition (D: drive) that is on the same box as my Ubuntu installation. I want to be able to use this from Ubuntu, with ...
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Will Android apps be compatible with the Ubuntu Phone OS?

I have heard that there is some similarity in the code used for both Ubuntu and Android programs, but has there been any mention in all the recent publicity over the forthcoming Ubuntu OS for phones, ...
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Multiparty video conferencing between Linux/Windows?

I have a group of friends that we are often physically separate, but we like to play old school table top RPG's. A video conferencing solution seems ideal for this. What we need is cross platform, ...
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Can apps created using Quickly for Ubuntu be used in Windows or Mac?

Like the topic or how to develop cross platform application based on html and css with system files dealing? I used to use wxpython, but after several web development projects it scares me. I love ...
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What Ubuntu applications run on the Nexus 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the Nexus 7 version of Ubuntu support the same software as the desktop version? Can we really use all ubuntu applications on nexus 7 when ubuntu core has been ...
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How to install flash for windows application with crossover or wine?

I am currently using crossover to run windows application. It is a flash application compiled to .exe. I ran the application and it shows, "Failed to Load flash player" How do I fix that ...
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How to install “PC Companion” software of Sony Xperia?

I've successfully installed "PC Companion" Sony Xperia in Windows. Has anyone been able to install pc companion sony xperia in within Ubuntu or any other Linux distro?
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PDF Editor that Can Save Annotation and Comments for Other Platforms and Viewers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I highlight PDFs? I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I collaborate with others on academic papers and they frequently send PDF versions of the document we are working on ...
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What is a good folder structure for multi-platform distribution of a Python application? [closed]

Sorry about the wall of text, but I am trying to provide a good background to my question. Actually, there are like a million questions here because I am utterly confused. I recently learned some ...
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Documents stored on separate internal drive, Ubuntu doesn't notice on startup

My machine has Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running side-by-side on a single hard drive with GRUB bootloader, each with 500 GB storage. I keep my personal documents on a separate 1TB ...
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Which is the best virtual software for running latest windows program [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the friendliest virtualization solution? Which is the best virtual platform should I install to run latest Windows program like MS-Office , Adobe Photoshop ...
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How do I port software that I have written for Windows to Ubuntu?

I have written software packages for the Windows platform. I want to change to Ubuntu. At the moment I use Visual Basic and Access Databases. Can anyone suggest What I should use to rewrite my ...
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Remote desktop from ubuntu to windows

I want to take remote desktop from ubuntu to windows xp and 7,I am looking for a solution i can install software over the air. Vnc,Avoid installation of Vnc server in windows (policy problem) ...
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How to create portable applications?

In Ubuntu can you create a portable application and have it work on an OS like SUSE 10.x via USB stick? I'm not sure if this can be done or not, how to do it or if it would be compatible; any advice ...
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Oil rush from Software center on other platforms

I bought Oil Rush from the Ubuntu software center not to long ago and I love the game. The thing is I also want to be able to play the game on my Windows box or my other Linux boxes not running ...
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What are my options for sharing music between Windows & Ubuntu on the same network?

We have a few Windows(XP & 7) and Ubuntu machines in the house sharing a wireless connection, and want to share music between them. If possible, I would like to be able to serve music from both ...
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Can I install some debs from Ubuntu on Debian Lenny or Squeeze to get nice font rendering? [closed]

I'm currently in font hell. I have both Debian Lenny and Ubuntu Lucid machines; the font rendering in Lucid is beautiful out of the box but Lenny is still ugly even after hours and hours of messing ...
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Cross platform sync of tomboy and getting a “connection timed out” [closed]

I'm trying to sync my Tomboy notes between my desktop (Mint9) and my laptop (Windows Vista). I have ubuntu one on both machines and tomboy notes on both machines. The issue comes in when I try to ...
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Which Large File System Format to use for USB Flash drive compatible with Ubuntu/Mac/Windows?

I've had this problem for a long time and can't find a solution. I switch between the 3 OSes all the time and use a 1TB USB Drive to do so. I can't seem to find a format that is compatible across ...
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Can Mac OS applications run natively?

This may be a silly question, but since the newer Mac systems are built on unix, is it possible to run a Mac app natively on Ubuntu? I'm specifically interested in the Coda development environment.
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Can I run OSX applications?

Just wondering, are there any projects like WINE, but for Mac software? That is, can we use a program that acts like a compatibility layer to run Mac apps?