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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Why are workspaces disabled by default?

In the recent versions of Ubuntu, workspaces are disabled by default. Is there a specific reason for this. I know how to enable them, but I wish to know the reason why the developers choose to ...
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Potentil developer. ;) [duplicate]

I am a 16 year old boy from Austria which want`s to start developing apps for ubuntu (mobile). Are there some links for a newbie like me? ^^ Sorry if I am new. Just wanna try to develop and take a ...
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System wide browser protocol handlers?

When developing an application for a Windows system, there is a registry entry you can make on the client machine that sets a 'protocol handler' in the system. In the same way that mailto links work ...
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Error, even with sudo: “dd: failed to open ‘/dev/sda1’: Permission denied” (dd input piped from gzip)

My command which doesn't work: sudo gzip -dc sda1.image.gz | dd of=/dev/sda1 returns the following error even before I've had a chance to enter my password: dd: failed to open ‘/dev/sda1’: ...
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How do I develop .NET apps on Ubuntu?

at college we use Microsoft .NET for developing applications. I recently switched to Ubuntu and would like to know similar tools for making apps on/for ubuntu.
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Unity8 Development install troubleshooting

First attempt at getting into development with Unity and in a Linux box. I was able to pull down the trunk and (I think) build its dependancies, but it doesn't feel like I've done this right and I ...
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How do I find other developers that are interested in porting Ubuntu to a specific device?

I wish to port Ubuntu touch to Yu yureka(though this question is not device specific). How would I go upon finding other developers who are interested in porting and (more importantly)maintaining the ...
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GImP Plugin: unable to access GimpDrawble or Gimpimage resolution

 m trying to get image resulotion in a plugin I m writing. But when I call resolution function the plugin crashes saying image does not exist..... But I can access the drawble , plz tell if there us ...
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Basic Web Development IDE/Editor like Dreamweaver? [duplicate]

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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scope developing / how to change scope result inside perform_action

I became bit lost with how to set a result attribute or trigger scope search (refresh) inside Scope::perform_action method or in methods of ActivationQuery object. The idea is to change data in a ...
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How to add more languages docs to Devhelp? (Java etc)

I was wondering if there is a way to add more languages (such as Java, C, C++ etc) to Devhelp. I know that there is a software named zeal, but Dev help seems to be more mature. By the way, I'm on ...
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How to cross compile the qtmultimedia-opensource-src for armhf?

Repost from https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qtmultimedia-opensource-src/+question/264619 Cross I can't figure out how to build it with cross compiler (on trusty-amd64 for ...
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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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Where do I give ideas? [closed]

I just had an idea. Someone must have probably thought of this and I'm not sure where to write this but here it is. We drag a file onto another file and a new folder is created with both files inside ...
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Touch as IP camera

What is the easiest way to set up Touch device with cameras to share them via IP, so these cameras could act as video devices (webcams) of the Ubuntu desktop?
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Netbeans' ctrl+space suggestion not working

I'm trying to do Java development using Net Beans in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but there is a small problem. When I try to get suggestions with Ctrl+Space, none appear. Help me solve this.
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QT Quick Test problem [duplicate]

I have a QML file and I want to test the function of this test , in this file I have some import like import ValueField 1.0 , import MyModule 1.0 and I need this imports So when I run the QT Quick ...
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IntelliJ, Maven, Apache CXF and Ubuntu on a 16GB, possible?

There are many questions on the topic of how much space Ubuntu takes up, so sorry in advance if this is a duplicate of those questions. I want to setup a development environment on a Chromebook with ...
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ubuntu package developing trying to overwrite config of other package

I've build a custom debian package with shuold overwrite configs of lightdm (autologin). My install script (debian/install) contains the following lines: lightdm/* /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/ But ...
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Wanting to start development for Ubuntu (and most Linux distributions in general), which is suitable? Python or Vala? [closed]

I'm a computer science graduate, and learned languages like C, C++, C# and Java. Though I have more experience with Java. I want to develop for Linux and I'd prefer to develop for GNOME, I'm confused ...
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T9 keyboard using numeric keys

after bought an gamer mouse, that have 12 numeric keys at left side, i was wondering how to do an T9 keyboard to use that keys on ubuntu? I'm working with java but can't figure out how to integrate ...
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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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run libGDX project as java application - eclipse - ubuntu

Trying to run a libGdx Gradle Desktop project as java application on my ubuntu 12.04 I get the following error at the console Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: ...
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What is in the future for REVU

Now that there is the Post Release Apps Process in place and there is a big push to get new software into Ubuntu, what are the future plans for REVU? Will there be an application review board for ...
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LibreCAD. New versions

I am user of LibreCAD and I haven't seen any new version of it since June last year. But the new versions continue to release. These versions are for Windows and Mac. LibreCAD web page still says that ...
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ddd does not work on Ubuntu 14.04

I have used ddd (Data Display Debugger, ubuntu package "ddd") successfully in the past. Currently, on 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04, the program seems not usable: the GUI arrows are all out of place, the ...
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Problem setting up Environment for 'make' command execution

I am trying to set up devkitPro for ARM use, but I continuously get an error while executing the last two commands. The commands are make and make install. The tutorials I am following: ...
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SSH keys from USB Stick

I have a couple of desktops, a couple of laptops and a netbook. Some of these devices still run windows. I use these machines to connect to Launchpad, where my projects are hosted. I'm really ...
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Can I use Ubuntu for Clojure development

I want to learn Clojure and I want to use IntelliJ and the Cursive plugin. Can I easily install all of these ? Roelof
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Gnome Shell Extension Development

I do my first steps in developing gnome 3 shell extensions. Actually I try to realize this simple thing: I want to suppress the annoying "Application xyz is ready" notification. After a bit of ...
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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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Question about libmatio-dev

I want to install libmatio-dev, but a specific version (1.3.4-2). Whenever I run sudo apt-get install libmatio-dev, I get 1.5.2 installed instead. How do I force the install of 1.3.4-2?
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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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What's the location of the hard-coded window buttons?

I am having a difficult time to get the window buttons (minimize, close) back to its right place : right (LTR principles in the western world!). I saw many topics here about this and I also tried them ...
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How to upload my C program to the Ubuntu Software Center

I recently created a game using the C-programming language. Now I want to upload it to the Ubuntu software center but I don't know how. I'm searching on Google since at least 2 weeks, but without ...
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What does it mean if (development branch) is part of the title?

I apologize for what is probably a stupid question, but my google- and stackoverflow-fu has failed to positively reveal the answer to my question: What does it mean if a branch (such as Ubuntu Utopic ...
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Ubuntu SDK: How can I see error logs for my ubuntu touch app?

I've built an ubuntu touch app, it works well on desktop, but when I install it on the device and try to launch, it crashes. Where can I find error logs or any other output that the app can give me to ...
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Ubuntu SDK, Ubuntu touch app: “Error: Error opening shm.”

I am building an app for Ubuntu Touch. It works well on desktop, but when I try to open it on nexus it starts opening a splash screen but immediately crashes. Here's the logs: t_shm() at ...
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Ubuntu SDK, Ubuntu Touch: Disable automaticOrientation for one element?

I am building an Ubuntu Touch app. Option "automaticOrientation: true" rotates the whole interface, but I need one element to stay in place and ignore it. Is this possible?
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Ubuntu SDK, QML: how do I create a vertical slider?

I am trying to create a vertical slider: http://developer.ubuntu.com/api/qml/current/Ubuntu.Components.Slider/ How can I do that? Just rotating it doesn't seem like a good idea, it messes up anchors ...
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Ubuntu SDK, how do I create a tree view in QML?

I have json data that defines comments that have children. I am trying to display nested comments(like in hackernews or reddit) in my app. What is the best way to go about doing it?
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Ubuntu SDK - how to use the new header? [duplicate]

I want to use the new header features that are described here, but I can not find any documentation. Where can I find a QML example of using it?
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How can I use emacs instead of Ubuntu SDK to write Ubuntu Touch Apps?

I want to use emacs and console tools instead of Ubuntu SDK to edit and debug my projects. Where can I learn about doing that?
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Import new package to older release

I have uploaded a new package to Debian. It has recently reached Debian unstable and Ubuntu development branch (currently Vivid). How do I get this new package into the currently supported stable ...
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What are the packages/libraries I should install before compiling Python from source?

Once in a while I need to install a new Ubuntu (I used it both for desktop and servers) and I always forget a couple of libraries I should have installed before compiling, meaning I have to recompile, ...
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How can I run arbitrary commands as part of a deb package install?

I'm creating a ppa deb package for a python module, replacing a pip package (which I also created), and I would like to run "pip uninstall" as part of the deb installation. How can I run "pip ...
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Install multiple elasticsearch versions on 12.04

I have two projects using different versions of Elasticsearch, the first uses 0.9.x and the second will use 1.2.x What would the best way to install both versions so I can work on the two projects?