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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Submit merged Debian package for inclusion in Ubuntu

I'm currently working to update the version of autogen shipped with Ubuntu from 1:5.12-0.1ubuntu2 in the repositories to 1:5.17.1-1 in Debian. The merge has been completed on my computer and the ...
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Linux Default App Developed in Java [closed]

Different Linux and Ubuntu releases have different software included by default -- for example, transmission, Firefox, and Banshee have all been default applications. As far as I know, most of these ...
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Is there a way to install the Ubuntu phone demo SDK on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the QML toolkit on 12.04? I thought "why not start with the new shown Ubuntu phone seems noob to coding friendly enough" except when installing the qt ...
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How can i uninstall QtCreator 2.6.1 from 12.04?

I downloaded QtCreator 2.6.1 from the official website http://qt-project.org/downloads#qt-creator because i'm using ubuntu 12.04. Now i need to uninstall it. How can i do it? 64-bit Linux Installer ...
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Developing for ubuntu phone: where is the SDK?

I was quickly reading this introduction to QML for Ubuntu Phones, now I was honestly expecting something more than that from Canonical. My questions are: where is a real SDK with libs ? All I can ...
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How do I install development tools for 12.10?

I have a source tarball: ap-kernelmodule-1.0.14-13.tar.gz I have to compile a kernel module out of it and was instructed to install development tools for my Ubuntu version (which is 12.10). The format ...
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How can I get Involved in the Ubuntu (Mobile) Dev Team?

Like the title states, how can I join the Ubuntu Mobile development team? I'm not too experienced but I'd like to help out as I enjoy prototyping hardware with Ubuntu.
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How to know when commercial app will be published

Is there a way for me to know when my app will be published. I assume there is a list of apps which needs to be reviewed, so I would like to know on which place is my app, in that table. I hope you ...
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Both 64-bit and 32-bit support for development purposes

I'm looking for directions to complete in the most convenient way (well at least without lots of troubles) set up as in subject. I need (probably): 64 bit platform for running 64-bit Vmware Win7 ...
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GWT (Google Web Toolkit) Designer not working on Ubuntu 12.10

The GWT Desinger is not working on Ubuntu 12.10. It worked on Ubuntu 12.04. I installed the Eclipse Plugin as described on the GWT Homepate If I want to open the Design-View (for an xml-GWT-File), ...
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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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Why do some indicator icons have gtk2 and gtk3 versions, while others have only a single version that works with both libraries?

For example, in Ubuntu we have: indicator-application indicator-application-gtk2 indicator-sound indicator-sound-gtk2 but other indicators have only a single version that works on both: ...
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Installing nux for unity development

I read the article here http://unity.ubuntu.com/getinvolved/development/unity/ about installing nux and unity to work on development. I followed the steps in the Building Nux section. I added the ...
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I want to learn how to help or contribute to Unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to start contributing to Unity? I am a college student studying computer science and would one day like to work on operating systems. The part of ubuntu that really ...
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Sending keyboard commands to Ubuntu through Python. Remote for my Blackberry

I am trying to build a remote control application to control media on my Ubuntu. Does anyone know a way in order to accomplish this. The media keys in particular. Thank you. EDIT 1: I have tried ...
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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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How do I get the name of a package, modify and install it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the Ubuntu source code I'm not very familiar with Ubuntu or Linux, but I'm a programmer, and some people told me that you can just go ahead and modify your ...
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How to install build-essential without the CD/DVD?

I am trying to install the build-essential package per the instructions located here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingCompilers I get this error when I use the command apt-get install ...
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Which Java version should I target for 12.04 installations?

I am considering developing a Java application for Ubuntu. The page https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Java doesn't say which (if any) comes by default. Also, I know many people change their Java ...
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Virtual Box: Problems using USB Phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can not connect Android SGSII via USB after ICS upgrade I'm not completely sure if this is the right part of stackexchange to ask this question, so if I'm in the wrong ...
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How can I know which version of the C++ “standard library” is installed?

I would like to install the C++ standard library documentation (following the answers in Download C++ reference) but I do not know which version of library is installed in my Ubuntu.
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As a new developer, what files should I backup?

I am facing some problems with current installation of Ubuntu 12.04. I'd like to go for fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I don't have a separate partition of Home folder. I have started ...
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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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Chameleon effect API

Is there a way to interact with the chameleon effect in Ubuntu? I would like to extract the current "theme color" and change the background color of conky accordingly.
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Can I change the file icon with Gio? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the folder icon? I'm using python. I want change a file icon with Gio from a python app. I found a lot of deprecated documentation and I'm not sure how ...
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C++ Development Cinder/Visual Studio

I'm currently taking a Data Structures course that involves the development of C++ applications using microsoft visual studio express c++, an application called Cinder, and we turn in assignments via ...
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problem opening eclipse [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unsatisfied Link Error and missing .so files when starting Eclipse I'm having a problem loading Eclipise in 12.04. I loaded the error log and this was inside: !SESSION ...
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Is any one using Aptana Studio with Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unsatisfied Link Error and missing .so files when starting Eclipse Is any one using Aptana studio as a stand alone in ubuntu 12.04? I have downloaded the file, and ...
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What are mailing lists and how do they function?

Ever since I joined the *nix side of the world I've been hearing about mailing lists a lot (especially when it comes to development). Can someone explain to me what they are and how I can interact ...
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Statis “Review in progress” since one month and one week for my Open Source App [closed]

I am the author of the application "Interest Calculation" which was developed for the Ubuntu App Showdown. I have never received an answer for my questions, I wrote in the section "Feedback" on the ...
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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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Which programming-model does Ubuntu follow?

I am curious to know which programming model does the ubuntu follows in its own development process; does it follow the object-oriented programming model (and use languages like python, java etc ) or ...
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Can you use PhoneGap on Ubuntu to develop iPhone apps?

I heard about PhoneGap which let's you develop Android and iPhone apps, and it compiles it from HTML/CSS/JS. I have only one PC with Ubuntu installed, and I want to make a mobile App from HTML/CSS/JS ...
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Why are there popular ideas on Brainstorm that developers haven't implemented? [closed]

When joining Ubuntu Community I found Brainstorm not only a wonderful idea but great in execution to. Now after watching the site for 3 releases I wonder if its only fluff that's shown to new users. ...
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'Python.h: No such file or directory' while building pymedia

When I try to build/install pymedia, I get the following error: Continue building pymedia ? [Y,n]:y running install running build running build_py running build_ext building ...
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Needing guidance on making a simple daemon for unity notifications in a python app

I am making an app using pygtk, glade, and quickly and want to make a daemon that runs in the background to provide unity notifications for alarms and events. I would like to find a way to not require ...
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My Ubuntu-App-Showdown-Participation-Details.txt was updated by someone and contains an other name and the false ppa

For the Ubuntu App Showdown I created a Ubuntu-App-Showdown-Participation-Details.txt-File and uploaded it correctly on "My Apps" to participate the Ubuntu App Showdown - Contest. Now I saw, that my ...
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How can I help Ubuntu as a developer?

I am intermediate Java/Python/PHP developer, but I really would like to help build something for Ubuntu for free. How can I do that?
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Translating quickly application

I created an application using quickly create ubuntu-application myapp. Then I created translations and created deb package quickly package to install and test it. When I run myapp all strings from ...
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How can Quickly create new milestones/releases and upload tarball files to Launchpad?

Quickly has the tendency of messing with some of the source code files (e.g. the files in debian/, licence stuff and so...), so at time it is necessary to manually save/share/release/submitubuntu (if ...
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Can I make changes or fix bugs in my app after the App Showdown is over?

Is it allowed to make changes, like bug fixes after the deadline 09.07.2012 of the apps which are hosted on Launchpad for the Ubuntu App Showdown? I did not updated anything with quickly release or ...
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How should an OSD be coded with PyGI?

How is an OSD meant to be coded, using pygobject? Is it just an undecorated window that is application-paintable? Please provide all the details that you can (e.g. whether one has to use cairo, ...
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Minimal Ubuntu 12.04 for programming

I'm new to linux, I've windows 7 installed side by side with Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use Ubuntu for the sole purpose of programming and for that I've already removed many programs which I don't need ...
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Easiest language to develop tcp server on ubuntu? [closed]

I would like to ask about the easiest way to develop a tcp-server on ubuntu :)
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Share images using GwibberGtk

I am trying to implement social support into my app using Gwibber. What I need to do is share opened images but it seems that there are no ways to do that using libgwibber only. So are there any ...
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Ubuntu Quickly with different revision control [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get “Quickly” to use Git? How can I configure quickly save to use a different revision control system like git or hg?? I really do not like bzr, ...
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C++ Application on Kubuntu

Im looking to develop myself an application for my KUbuntu machine. Basically a tool kit for stuff I use all the time. I have looked at the QT framework but cant find any really good guides for it ...
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Teeview-Binding to CouchDB not working with quickly (PyGtk + Glade)

For the Ubuntu App Developer Showdown I need to know some basics about quickly. One really important thing is to know how the Treeview-Binding works with CouchDB. I did the Tutorial1 ...
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Development environment for Linux wireless using sparse

I am used to Eclipse and Visual studio for development for Java and C#. I am looking forward to modify and compile some files in C in the Linux Wireless subsystem. The site recommends using Sparse but ...
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Which VCS to use for Ubuntu development?

I want to start contributing to Ubuntu projects and while going through the Beginner's guide, I noticed that the suggested VCS for Ubuntu development is Bazaar. I currently use Git and find it very ...