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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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 Touch: How do I run an ubuntu touch app from the terminal?

How do I run an ubuntu touch app from the terminal? Where are they stored?
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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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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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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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Netbeans 's ctrl+space suggetion not working

I'm trying for the java development using net beans in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but there is a small problem occurred. while i try to get suggestions with CTRL+SPACE there is no suggestions are ...
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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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14.04 Development | Unity not going away

So I have been coding for a while now, and a few days ago, I decided I'd try out making an Ubuntu-based distro. Everything was going great: I had my software picked out, had my kernel configured ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 adb not working

I just updated my ubuntu to 14.04, and realised that usb debugging doesn't work anymore. adb devices yields nothing related to any device I have connected, but my laptop recognizes it, as i can go ...
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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?
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Is there a Source Insight alternative?

I am not a developer, but for my work I trace a lot of codes. It is actually rather difficult reading other people's code, especially for bigger projects. Source Insight is a great application that ...
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What do I need to write device drivers on Ubuntu?

What do I need to write device drivers on Ubuntu? Do I need source code for Linux? What else is needed?
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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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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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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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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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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 ...