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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Re-compiled kernel, where next?

I've recompiled the kernel and installed it. I can see my new kernel version with uname -r, where can I go from here in exploring the kernel? I would like to know if there is some small update I can ...
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Failed to get the adb version: Cannot run program & Cannot allocate memory

A little change in resources file, start giving error, and when I clean the project its delete R.java file and I have to restart my eclipse. Problem is when I restart my eclipse and clean and run my ...
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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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What UML (Unified Modelling Language) tools are available?

I just can't find a decent (and free) one. What can I use?
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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?
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What is probability of porting ART to Ubuntu? [closed]

Ubuntu is going to be converged, so we are talking about unified system. But I want mostly to run android apps on Ubuntu touch. Is it possible for Canonical or enthusiasts to port ART and run Android ...
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Documentation for gnome shell extension development?

I have been wanting to develop some Gnome Shell extensions since they are just in javascript, however I have been looking and there is practically zero documentation, everywhere I look people just say ...
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Can't recongnize my SSD device file in /dev

I am using Ubuntu and can't find my SSD device file. The /dev directory has following contents: agpgart audio audio1 audio2 audio3 audioctl char console core dsp dsp1 dsp2 dsp3 fd full kmem kmsg log ...
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What should I learn to contribute Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to know what can I learn to help Ubuntu? In development: Which languages? Which IDE? etc.a In design: Which software? etc. If you know other categories please answer. I know how to ...
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How to start contributing to Ubuntu development?

I'd like to contribute to Ubuntu development some day. If you're a developer of Ubuntu could you tell me/us what are the prerequisites to start? What languages and technologies are needed to know, ...
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Any cheap arm board that can run trusty [closed]

I was thinking of the mk802 but I didnt see anyone using trusty on it. I also thought of some others: beaglebone black; status = I think it does PCDuino v2; status = not sure cubox i1; status = no ...
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What are the alternatives for notify-send?

I use notify-send for desktop notifications and I get notifications with expected summary and body. However, notify-send has limitations and so I would like a few recommendations on alternatives for ...
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Is it possible to develop Ubuntu Application using java

I am a Java Developer & want to develop application for Ubuntu. I also visited developer.ubuntu.com site and successfully installed Ubuntu SDK and Editor but it is on Unity code and HTML views. I ...
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Code snippet manager for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a good code snippet manager, with syntax highlighting and search capabilities. Another important feature is the capability of changing the code area background color. I have tested ...
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Are there dedicated folders for user made sources and libraries/modules?

This is a very basic question, yet I can't find anything relevant. Is there a standard directory where to put the sources of your projects and the location of the libraries/modules they use (which are ...
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How submit a bug fix to Ubuntu?

I've submitted a 'papercut' bug to launchpad, that I think I can possibly have a go at fixing. What is the process for obtaining the relevant source code (I'm not entirely sure where I'd find the ...
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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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What are the best practices when setting files and folder permissions as a php developer under ubuntu?

I have created and set the permissions to some files and folders under /var/www/mywebsite. For files 644 and for folders 755. I am the owner of those files and folders, since I created them ...
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Why Ubuntu Mobile apps are from Qt?

Why Ubuntu recommended Ubuntu Mobile applications to Develop on Qt ? Actually is it possible to design the Ubuntu Mobile Applications in any other languages like Java, Perl, Python or others ?
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Android Eclipse In Ubuntu

I am having an Error When Launching Eclipse For Android Developmet. error while loading shared libraries: libz.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Pleae Help me to ...
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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 debug USB devices to write my own Drivers, such as we can debug network packets tcpdump -i any -x?

How to debug and trace USB device connected to my system. So that i can build my own driver, where manufacturer never wants to build it for Linux platform. For example with network equipment i can ...
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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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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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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? [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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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 ...