Questions regarding the decisions and rationale behind the design of Ubuntu or its software.

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What are the design guidelines for appindicator icons?

I am creating a Unity AppIndicator using Python + PyGObject, but I wish for it's icon to be in standard Ubuntu style. Where can I find appropriate guidelines for using colours (or is it just white/...
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What is a good alternative to Axure RP in linux?

I have been using Pencil on Windows for several months, but I had to change to Axure RP because in Pencil there are no master templates. While Pencil is okay for small projects, changing the header ...
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Creating interactive prototypes in Ubuntu

I will be working on Ubuntu as a UX designer and was wondering if any other UXer in the same situation can recommend software to produce fairly advanced interactive prototypes. I'm thinking something ...
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How to embedded terminal in desktop background?

How to embedded terminal in desktop background like heare: ?
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Why is there an “A” in the software centre icon?

The stock Software Centre icon certainly contains an "A", but why exactly? "Ubuntu" does not contain an A, and I can not imagine it is for "cAnonicAl" or "softwAre". It makes sense for companies ...
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How to have a different virtual desktop per physical display?

Context: I've recently switched back to using an external monitor with my laptop. I'm using a 2x2 virtual desktop with the expo plugin. (Actually a 3x3, doesn't matter) I'm currently not satisfied ...
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Is the Ubuntu.com website open source?

If I wanted to make a local Ubuntu website is there anything that I can use? or a design like this website has, could also be a wordpress design like this website has http://ubuntudanmark.dk/
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Layouts in Qt doesn't work for me, need help

I am starting Qt player for linux and i am stuck at design. Qt(also Glade) got pretty complicated layout behaviour. So far i did this in java. I want to replicate it in Qt: The problem is that ...