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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How do I setup php+My sql development environment

How do I setup php + My sql development environment in 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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How can I theme my Qt app to resemble one written in Gtk?

Mark Shuttleworth recently blogged about the decision to include the Qt libraries in the 11.10 release, with a followup from Jono Bacon. The thing that puts me off Qt apps is that they don't blend in ...
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Hello World! What kinds of resources have been released for the average OS prototyper? [closed]

I've been working on an experimental OS concept, and I'd like to use Ubuntu as a base for the prototype. Its been awhile since I've delved (last OS of Ubuntu I've worked on was 14.04) to the world of ...
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a light tool for developing Android's games [closed]

I am looking for a light tool for developing android's games. Any ideas ?
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When I boot my Ubuntu appears a message: /dev/sda clean [duplicate]

I'm new in Linux and I don't know what I need to do in this screen or if it's an error.
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remote development with netbeans

I need to develope an application with jsp and java to handle a huge ammount of data (900 million data sets with over 100 fields). The idea is to use for the data processing an ubuntu 16.04 server ...
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Which is the best git client for linux? [closed]

I am moving out of a windows enviroment where i used Tortoise Git. I heard linux git clients are pretty poor... can you guys help me finding a good one?
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Development items disappeared from software center

In Ubuntu 14.04, I could search the software center for items like "libsdl" and get a link at the bottom to show the development packages. In Ubuntu 16.04, this option to show development packages is ...
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Can I develop code on my bq Ubuntu tablet and compile and run it on the tablet?

Is there any reason I cannot use my bq Ubuntu tablet in desktop mode to write, compile and run code for Ubuntu development?
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CodeBlocks in a Xenial

I'm newbie in linux and I can't install the codeblocks in the xenial. These errors happen: The following packages have unmet dependencies: codeblocks: Depends: libcodeblocks0 (= ...
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'dpkg-source' unpack error on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04

After installing Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 in a VM I have found that if I run an apt-get source command such as: apt-get source apt I get the following errors after it has downloaded the ...
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OpenGL error in Snaps Ubuntu 16.04

Snap packages are failing to launch the UI complaining of libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast Unrecognized OpenGL version Unrecognized ...
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APT and the Devel Release

So I was looking around on the web, and I found out about the development release. It really popped out to me, because it's a rolling release, based on what I understand. I am aware that it sacrifices ...
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Why are there no tests to prevent all file conflicts during package installation?

After experiencing a lot of file conflicts in stable and beta versions of Ubuntu 14.05, 15.10 and 16.04 and hacking a bit in auto-apt and getting to know the format of Contents.gz files provided by ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 development cycle

What does the following terms means and being a web developer which one is preferred before the stable release. alpha 1 alpha 2 Feature freeze UI freeze kernel freeze Please explain a bit.
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Can't generate makefiles in MonoDevelop 5.5

I'm trying to build a package on Ubuntu 15.04 using MonoDevelop 5.5, and I can't generate makefiles. When I press the Project menu, there is no such option. When I try to create package, I only have ...
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umake - Unity3d installation failed

when I install Unity3d via umake utility i get following error message. Choose installation path: /home/unknown/tools/games/unity3d Downloading and installing requirements ...
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Issu while Installing Intel Parallel studio in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Intel Parallel studio in Ubuntu 14.04. I type this commands in bash: sudo su chmod -R 777 ./ ./install.sh and i get this error: ./install.sh: 248: .: Can't open ...
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How do I contribute code to Ubuntu so that Ubuntu devs have to expend a minimum of effort in integrating it?

I have submitted a few bug reports over the years, most have never been closed (not closed fixed, anyway). I think I could speed this process a bit if I submitted patches. However: How do I submit ...
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install apache with development tools

I'm trying to do this http://php.webtutor.pl/en/2011/04/25/mod_rewrite-and-hiphop-for-php-on-apache-web-server/ But the yum -y install httpd httpd-devel gives -bash: yum: command not found. I'm on ...
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Android Studio fails downloading SDK Components

I installed android studio using ubuntu-make like umake android after starting android studio, it asks some questions and then starts downloading SDK components, but it never finishes that ...
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How to develop for Ubuntu?

I read on the Ubuntu site about development, and I'm downloading the Ubuntu SDK currently, but I just had some questions that the site didn't answer for me when I was looking around. Is the Ubuntu ...
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Warning during update: cryptsetup: WARNING: failed to detect canonical device of /dev/sda1

preamble: Few years back I dropped my laptop, it subsequently failed to mount the sda1 disk. I recovered it mounting it with a live usb ubuntu distro. Ever since, my laptop has never been as smooth ...
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rkhunter warning /dev files

I recently installed rkhunter and it gave me two warnings for /dev files is there any way to find a list of normal files in /dev?. I only ask because I ran wireshark and found several ip address ...
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Ubuntu Snappy for a development machine

So Ubuntu Snappy core is supposed to be super lightweight. I was thinking to put that on a server, ssh to it and use it to write code. Would that work? Does it come with desktop environment? Can I ...
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libx11-dev cannot install

I run the command sudo apt-get install libx11-dev and it returns with an error stating : that the package it needs to download does not exist in the online pool. a >¨404 page not found" error.
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Can I write an app for Android/Ubuntu Phone and openly recommend Ubuntu as a software platform legally?

I am a developer planning to write an app for a local high school. This app will most likely be a free/open source program made on Ubuntu. I am also planning on openly recommending Ubuntu to all ...
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How to configure rails+nginx with RAILS_ENV = development in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04.3. I would set up the rails with development env along with nginx to simulate a production env, but whenever I set can not access the project. When I use with the env ...
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Where is the source code of Ubuntu and how do I compile it?

I really want to make my own distro of linux but I do not know where to find the source code. Also I don't know how to compile it, is there any special way to compile Ubuntu and install everything.
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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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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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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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Unknown Psudo-op '.p2ali' error while building LibreOffice

I'm trying to build LO first time, and my build is failing with error 'unknown psudo-op '.p2ali' Ubuntu 15.10 / GCC version 5.2.1 20151010 How to solve this problem? Thank you in advance!
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Do I need a Qt account?

I was thinking about writing code for Ubuntu and have a question. Do I need a Qt account in order to develop for Ubuntu?
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What is exactly Linux From Scratch? [closed]

I want to developing a Linux From Scratch but is that custom Linux like based on some kind of linux ? I installed an ubuntu, when I make LFS it would be base on Ubuntu?
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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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Cannot install libc-dev-i386 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to build a software called dthread. Apparently, it has a dependency on libc-dev-i386. When I try this command: sudo apt-get install libc6-dev-i386 I get this error: Reading state ...
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How can I create a chromium-like background app?

I want to create an application that (like chromium) creates an icon on the top menu bar and after you close the application, the icon is still there and the application continues running in the ...
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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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Add and remove update channels in an easy terminal way

I know there is a GUI in Ubuntu Software & Updates to enable the update channels updates proposed backports security as shown in this screenshot: I am looking for an easy way to do this ...
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how to implement the functions which are defined inside the conio.h

I wanted to use the conio.h header file in one of my C codes but as we know the header file is not available for Ubuntu, what should we do if we want to implement the functions if the header file ...
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Where are the headers with IOCTL numbers for ext4?

I am looking for ext4.h, or another file that contains EXT4_IOC_*. There is nothing in /usr/include or /usr/src. I have linux-headers-generic installed. I am on Kubuntu 14.10. Where are the headers? ...
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Remove all development libraries

I've built a few apps from source which required development libraries. And when I installed them, they installed more -dev dependencies. Now I want to remove those libraries. The command sudo ...
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Developing software for Ubuntu [closed]

So I noticed that programs such as dd or Unetbootin won't work for Windows images, and I wrote a program that does just that. Now it's really just a python script that uses some command line software ...
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Documentation for GNOME application code?

I want to get involved in GNOME development, however I have one problem, there is such a large amount of code in every package, and so many files and variables that it's really hard to find bugs ...
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How to make a flashable zip of ubuntu touch?

I've followed the proceedure in https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/porting-new-device/ to make a ubuntu build for my device. Now I want to try this rom in my mobile. I want to ...
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Virtual Development Server for 2 macs

I am working together with a friend of mine, and we would like to have a local development server that is virtual. We both have a Macbook, and would like to have one central development "server" that ...
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14 LTS, /usr/bin suid flags, looking for an offical developer

My first goof in 5 year using Ubuntu, but a big one. Trying to get strongloop working, I chowned /usr/bin to my user account, and back to root ( only to realize a bit later that by doing so I erased ...
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Is there a comprehensive list of the Ubuntu web services for developers?

Canonical/Ubuntu provides many services for developers/users, but there doesn't seem to be a complete list of these services anywhere. These services help get people involved and help developers work ...