Development refers to the development of the Ubuntu source code through the implementation of new features and the fixing of bugs.

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Error running Ubuntu Emulator

I'm getting the following error when I try to run Ubuntu Emulator, Begin: Running /scripts/init-bottom ... done. [ 10.407868] init: ureadahead main process (399) terminated with status 5 I even ...
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Modifying CPU Scheduling algo in ubuntu kernel [closed]

I know how CPU Schedulers work on ubuntu. I want to see the code for this and modify the CPU Scheduling to optimize it for background processes. But I never worked on kernel code and I don't have ...
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Porting Ubuntu Touch On Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus [duplicate]

Can i port Ubuntu Touch on samsung galaxy s2 plus i9105p? thanks
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Installation failed for API

I'm developing an app for sending OSC messages working through the outlet port 4444 and I am using a C API call Liblo. Project page: http://liblo.sourceforge.net Normal install it by running the ...
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Ubuntu SDK: Error with First App

I am just starting to develop with the ubuntu sdk. I created a default html5 project, and I havent changed anything. This is the error: Starting ubuntu-html5-app-launcher ...
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How do I legally make an open-source version of a closed-source game? [closed]

Is it legal to make an open-source version of a closed-source game (and expansion pack) to distribute to other users? I want to do that for an old game called Age of Empires 2.
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Dev box: no swap space to speed up OOM killer

The TLDR: I do bad moves that flood the RAM, I'm curious whether having no swap would spare me the half hour wait for the OOM killer. Before deploying a few machines with a hacky config, I'd like the ...
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Is the Ubuntu policy manual out of date?

I just started reading the Ubuntu Architecture wiki which outlines the overall architecture of Ubuntu. Got to the section that discusses the Ubuntu Policy Manual and that it is derived from the Debian ...
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What is the current status of windicators?

This cool feature was first told to be included in 10.10. According to this answer, they were postponed to 11.04, but it turned out they have not appeared there. Now we are after feature freeze for ...
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What are “opt-in flavors” during development cycle?

Right now, 14.04 is in active development, the detailed Release Schedule of which is hosted here. One can see that the schedule says Alpha 1, Alpha 2 and Beta 1 are for opt-in flavors only. Can ...
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How to get help and to help with development of software

I am wanting to get some help with a project, and would love to help others. Maybe be on a developer team even. I have looked at the different Ubuntu sites. What site is the better of the sites? Also ...
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Basic Web Development IDE/Editor like Dreamweaver?

I've used Windows for many years, using Dreamweaver as my editor as it had a file tree which is based on a project (via Local, FTP or SFTP). I need a web development IDE with the following ...
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Disk Wipe Script Question

I have a server setup to do diskwipe. I am wondering if someone can help me figure out why the random pass is not working. Thanks!! #textPass Sectors sectors=$(blockdev --getsz ...
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How do I make a Theme from scratch for Unity?

I'd like to make a theme from scratch for Unity. What knowledge and information/skills are needed? Are there any tools or templates out there for something like this already? I don't have any Python ...
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XEN VPS Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: how do I create a development copy of this server?

I have a working, extremely complex Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server installed as a VPS under a XEN supervisor. It includes database server, Varnish, memcached, VPN (both IPSEC and OpenVPN) and many, many ...
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What happen to Kompozer? Is there an easy way to install in 13.10?

What happen to Kompozer? Is there an easy way to install it in Ubuntu 13.10?
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How do I register as a Ubuntu developer?

I want to contribute as a Ubuntu developer, and help out Ubuntu in any way I can, but don't really know where to register as a Ubuntu developer, or what the requirements/steps for being an Ubuntu ...
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Fastest way to reload graphics driver module?

I am trying to get my way around on graphics driver development, in this case for modifications on a DRM kernel module, called gma500_gfx. Every time when I have made a change to this driver, I start ...
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What's Ubuntu's app development IDE?

What's Ubuntu's official IDE used to develop applications? Which language is preferred for Ubuntu apps?
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How to develop a Windows program?

I have just started using Ubuntu, but I need to develop an application, something small that can run on my work computer which HAS to run Windows 7. I need to make a application for my work that has ...
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How can a web developer contribute to Ubuntu?

I've done web development for the past ten years, and have used Ubuntu for my operating system for the past five. I feel like my design and development skills could be useful, but don't know how I can ...
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How can I make VIM a full fledged IDE

How could I make VIM a full fledged IDE by using different supported plugins for YUI, JQuery and git integration etc.
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How can I open binary Android ROM image files? (.img)

I'm a Windows/Mac/Ubuntu and Android user, so I know what I'm talking about, when I say: How do I open binary image files? (.img) They just won't open, on any OS… I'm an Android dev… I'm currently ...
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High-level library for Unity Dash?

I've wanted to write a GTK+ version of Unity Dash for some time. I think it could be useful for Xfce, Gnome Flashback, elementaryOS, etc. Before I start doing anything about it, I'd like to know if ...
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How to delete pre-installed Libreoffice from KDE?

I installed Libreoffice 4.2 (yes, beta release, much better) when I was on Ubuntu, but then, I installed KDE desktop and Libreoffice came together with KDE. So now I have 2 libreoffice installed, one ...
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Functional ubuntu-touch lock screen

Is a functional lock screen (e.g. pin or password) for Ubuntu Touch being developed? The nearest thing I could find was a design mockup from July with a hardcoded password ...
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Tie via UDEV an external video webcam to /dev/video5 for Apache Server webcam streaming

My aim is to nail my Logitech C270 to /dev/video5 and my old less capable internal cam to /dev/video0 via setting UDEV rules as follows in /etc/udev/init.d/26-video-persistent.rules/ ...
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Video Training Courses for Linux/Ubuntu?

I'm a software developer with more than 15 years of experience on Windows platform, focused on C#/.NET/SQL Server stack. Recently I decided to explore Linux and learn a new development technology ...
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Android SDK having trouble with ADB

So, I installed the Android SDK, Eclipse, and the ADT. Upon firing up Eclipse the first time after setting up the ADT, this error popped up: [2012-05-29 12:11:06 - adb] ...
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Can i use Xubuntu for development? [on hold]

i have an older pc,i can't install ubuntu and i am beginner on programing so Can i use Xubuntu for development?
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quicklist arrangement and tweaks

I'm setting up my site to use Unity's web-app integration api, but I would like more control over how the quick list is displayed. I would like to arrange the items in the same order the site shows ...
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Can't start ubuntu 12.04 in GUI

After entering sudo apt-get install libqt4-dev intltool a lot of important stuff deleted automaticly. No graphic interface available anymore! Need help! I use hotot as twitter UI on my desktop. ...
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Application integration with Unity launcher

I like to integrate a application (a digital shredder, a interface for shred command) to allow drag-and-drop files from Nautilus to launcher icon and then open the program and fill the file path ...
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sharing an ubuntu applications

I developed a c++ application depending on a few libraries (qt/boost/R). I would like to share it with a collegue in the easiest way. Our first attempt was simply to copy-paste the compiled binaries ...
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Failed to run Android SDK manager

I have installed Android SDK in my Eclipse EE IDE. Now I'm trying to open the Android SDK manager but getting error as Even I tried to see the android console as shown in image, No error shows in ...
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How do you compile games with unity3D

I have created a game with unity3D and compiled it for mac and windows. But how do you build it for ubuntu, there is a option for linux But the file won't run when I click on it. there isn't ...
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How to make possible to install Samsung Kies?

I am not sure where this question is set to proper place or not. If not then please guide me to that place. I have a Samsung Galaxy SII, and doing Android development. A couple of days before I was ...
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Mount \root\dev failed [duplicate]

Have read fixes to this like load your live cd except I tried this but screen goes black and loads with Mount: \dev \root\dev failed will not try to read cd goes straight to \bin\sh. Now have ...
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Qt Creator and UbuntuSDK

Please, help me! I'm install Ubuntu SDK with Qt Creator, how it was wrote here click But when I launch Qt Creator there aren't Ubuntu's projects (Projects > Ubuntu > Simple Touch UI)... only default ...
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Server or Desktop for web development

I apologize ahead of time if this is a repeat question. I'm a linux noob and want to use it for website development. I installed the Server version and got a working LAMP installed via the command ...
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How long does it take to get an package deb application reviewed for Ubuntu?

As the title. I thought a packaged deb application is a well package ubuntu application and it should be approved within a week. Any time line or detailed instruction about a quickest approval. I ...
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Programmatically Present Windows (Invoke Window Picker) in Compiz

Is there a bash command to invoke what Super+W does in Ubuntu?
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0 A.D game with alpha 14 like developing versions

I have installed O A.D game using ubuntu universe repository. But www.play0ad.com reports there are development releases(but not stable) can install using develpment repository. So I added development ...
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How to download JDK for Android programming [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. I'm going to start programming for android devices. I know that I will need to install a JDK, but I don't have access to oracle.com. How do I get it?
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What's the application extension? (aka .exe, .app, etc.)

I'm new to Ubuntu. What's the application extension for development reasons? I know Windows is mainly .exe and Mac is .dmg or .app. Does Linux have an unique one?
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Novice developer [closed]

Sir. I'm a student of B.Tech final year from the CSE branch. I'm using Ubuntu since the last 3 years. It gave me a lot of knowledge. So now I want to repay Ubuntu back by developing some apps for ...
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3rd party excel add-in on Ubuntu

I'm looking to move to Ubuntu. One concern is the use of third party add-ins/VBA for microsoft excel. http://code.google.com/p/finansu/ Or generally stuff like these: ...
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How can I correctly install multiple non-package Distribute/virtualenv/pip ecosystems on Ubuntu?

I am developing Python applications in Ubuntu. I want to setup a Distribute/virtualenv/pip ecosystem to manage my Python packages independently of any system Python packages (which I manage in ...
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How to install FuelPHP

I tried to install fuelPHP, according the oficial documentation, but it didn't work. When I type the 'oil create' command nothing happens! Thanks in advance!
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How to program a status icon that will display in Ubuntu as well as in other distributions?

The application in question does some action (here connecting audio to network streams) and runs minimized if these actions were successful. Therefore a status icon is needed to display the state of ...