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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Ubuntu-dev-tools usage

I just installed ubuntu-dev-tools trough apt-get. I am new to the Ubuntu environment and I need some instructions, and I can not find them. How can I make use of these Ubuntu-dev-tools? I do not see ...
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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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need help mounting errors i wanna use my cd drive

I have a question on mounting and no matter how hard I try I cannot get it and I am getting very frustrated all i want is to be able to use my CD-ROM that’s all. so let me give you some info about my ...
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USB Enumeration Stress Test

I'm creating a USB device that runs my own custom stack, and I need to make sure that it works with any host or hub. USB-IF has their own official testing program, but it only runs on Windows and has ...
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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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How to upgrade libstdc++ to work with GLIBC_2.19

I'm using GLIBC 2.19 but my libstdc++ isn't working with it, how do I get a version that does?
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Launchpad Qt/C++ and external tools

I'm new to Ubuntu developpement and searching for information regarding building apps through launchpad (using recipes). I have a project of building a Qt5/c++ webkit app and wanted to ask: how to ...
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How to add link buttons with label in quickly glade

I'm making my own application, I can add link buttons on quickly glade, but the link buttons dont have a label, they just have "button" written on them. How can I add my own label on the link buttons? ...
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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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Understanding ubuntu [closed]

I understand that Linux is an open source OS, in other words I have the ability to change whatever I want with the source code of the system. Where is the source code located? For example I would like ...
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Is there a project page for the upcoming ubuntu icons?

According to this site: http://design.canonical.com/2013/12/the-new-ubuntu-icons/ There are a menagerie of new icons in the works for Ubuntu. If I would like to contribute to this, where would I ...
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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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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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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 ...