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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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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How to install latest OpenJdk on Ubuntu?

I know that latest official openJDK is java version "1.7.0_25". But there is java version "1.7.0_40" in development. Does anyone know how to install openJDK "1.7.0_40" on an Ubuntu machine?
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Plugin ubuntu Desktop [closed]

I'm want to do a plugin to Ubuntu in my term paper, but i never had seen something like this to ubuntu. I want to know about the complexity to "extend" an OS, how much time will spend to do something ...
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How to develop for Ubuntu?

I am the head of a small development team, so small that I don't have my full team up and "official" yet. However, I am highly interested in developing for Ubuntu and Ubuntu touch! I already develop ...
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Developer resources for desktop apps?

On developer.ubuntu.com most resources seems to be targeted to Ubuntu touch. If I wanted to write an Ubuntu desktop application, where can I start? Is the Ubuntu SDK for the desktop too? I read that ...
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Resolving dependencies inside a pbuilder environment instead of on the host system

I'm attempting to build a package using pbuilder, and would prefer to not install build dependencies on my host computer so I can keep it clean. Whenever It try to build a package, I get the following ...
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Should someone install Apache, MySQL etc. or use ready-made packets like XAMPP for PHP development?

Do you use a webserver development package (like XAMPP) or do you install apache, mysql, php per package for PHP / Perl / Python / etc. development? What is your practical experience? I have ...
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Programmatically Present Windows (Invoke Window Picker) in Compiz

Is there a bash command to invoke what Super+W does in Ubuntu?
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Developing: Where to start?

I'm interested in getting into the technicalities of the OS, perhaps by doing some developing but mainly just understanding how everything works on Ubuntu! I've been using it for about 6 months and ...
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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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Are the “Ubuntu Core Apps” also intended for the desktop?

I have been reading a lot about the Ubuntu Touch Core Apps initiative lately. Given Ubuntu's device factor convergence plans and the cross-platform Qt/QML foundation of the Ubuntu SDK, is it the ...
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Library Package Documentation

I've seen in many packages like libutouch-geis that there is also another package with -doc suffix. Is this package the documentation of the library ? Is it possible to read it and if yes how ? If no ...
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Why does apt-get deliver outdated developer tools in general? [duplicate]

I am trying Ubuntu recently, and am disappointed to find out that apt-get delivers a lot of outdated daily software. For instance, built-essentials delivered gcc-4.6.3 (seems that it is updated to ...
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GWT (Google Web Toolkit) designer not working on Ubuntu 13.04

On 13.04 the GWT designer is not working on Eclipse 4.2 and Eclipse 3.7. If I want to switch in the design-mode after executing Workaround 2 from this page, Eclipse crashes and is closing ...
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How to add more languages docs to Devhelp? (Java etc)

I was wondering if there is a way to add more languages (such as Java, C, C++ etc) to Devhelp. I know that there is a software named zeal, but Dev help seems to be more mature. By the way, I'm on ...
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Why is the library's linker name only in the -dev package?

Take a package like sqlite3: http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/i386/libsqlite3-0/filelist http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/i386/libsqlite3-dev/filelist Note that the linker name ...
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Adding my own dependency to a quickly app

I have a paid app I'm getting ready to release on the software center but I need to add a package as a dependency. The problem is that I have to package the python module to a *deb and it is not ...
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How do I position widgets next to each other in Glade?

How can I make 2 widgets (or more) stand next to each other in Glade. For example a textbar and a toolbar.
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How to package a shell script? [duplicate]

I have a shell script . I want to convert the script into a terminal application which can be installed using sudo apt-get install and can be run through the terminal by typing the name of the ...
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Export Package [Eclipse]

I am just wondering how do I export a .deb package for Ubuntu Software Centre in Eclipse? I have created an application that runs Python and Webkit now I wish to submit to the Software centre. How do ...
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How to develop app that starts automatically and always runs in background

I'm developing my first application for Ubuntu, and part of the apps functionality will involve displaying notifications based on dates that are in a SQLite database. How can I get the app to ...
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Early Install - 13.04 vs 12.10 [closed]

This past week I built a new system that I need to install Ubuntu on. I would like to use 13.04 once it is released, and was hoping to wait until then for the system build. Unfortunately the system ...
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Is there a proper way to set up a copy-on-write based build env that use your live / as base files?

I'm trying to set up a build environment using chroot, but instead of downloading ubuntu base files, I want to use my live / as base files for the chroot and use c-o-w to redirect any changes made in ...
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Is there a GTK-Theme preview application?

is there an Application which lets me preview all the Theme-Widgets at once? Like in the old Ubuntu-tweak there was some sort of Preview of all Theme-button/slider/progressbar-layouts. But nowadays ...
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Where can I find testing version of ubuntu in development [duplicate]

I am looking for testing version of Ubuntu 13.04, I have looked in this question Alternate ISO image for current unstable (alpha/beta) releases but the links in the answer did not show me the place to ...
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Why do I get an error while building a test package from “Fixing a bug in Ubuntu”?

I am trying to make my first bug fixing for Ubuntu. While following the fixing a bug instruction from fixing-a-bug and packaging: link via changelog on developer.ubuntu.com I have encountered a ...
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ibus package not found while trying to build gnome-settings-daemon

I'm currently trying to build gnome-settings-daemon from the upstream source. I first cloned the package using git clone git://git.gnome.org/gnome-settings-daemon then navigated into the directory ...
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Building Rhythmbox from source

I'm trying to build rhythmbox from source to have a go at adding an extra feature. I'm running into issues with gstreamer configure: error: Package requirements ( gstreamer-1.0 >= 0.11.92 ...
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Extending postgresql code

In postgresql source code there is a file called postgres.c precisely in /src/backend/tcop/. Inside there is a function called exec_simple_query. I want add a line that call my_function that is in ...
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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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Failed to run Android SDK manager

I have installed Android SDK in my Eclipse EE IDE. Now I'm trying to open the Android SDK manager but getting error as Even I tried to see the android console as shown in image, No error shows in ...
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Who is Mark Shuttleworth, and how is he related to Ubuntu?

I am going to introduce Ubuntu to some new users (students in this case). Usually, I talk about the history of Ubuntu, how Ubuntu started, who has built Ubuntu in the past, and who decides the road ...
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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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Looking for developers to help me turn ideas into products [closed]

Can anyone suggest how I might go about looking for young developers who can help me turn linux-based ideas into products (initially unpaid)? I am a Business Analyst not a coder and have a couple of ...
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Contributing to the package or the upstream branch?

While learning about Ubuntu development & packaging, there's one part that's not quite clear to me. So, let's say we're in the middle of active development (e.g. Raring) before feature freeze and ...
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Is there a use for drafters in the development in the next releases of Ubuntu?

I am a current tech student at Earnest Pruett Center of Technology (EPCOT) for my second year and I would like to know if I can help in any way with my drafting and design skills to develop any ...
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is there other program to make ubuntu apps besides quickly?

And in some other programming language maybe?i was wondering if i can create an app in some other program not quickly and post in in the ubuntu store?
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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 ...