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 one API file upload maximum size

I'm making an application using UbunuOne REST API in order to upload files to the Ubuntu storage service. file storage API I can achieve uploading some files, but when I try to upload a large file ...
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How to install 64-bit libraries on 32-bit system?

I need to cross-compile for 64-bit architecture on a 32-bit platform (using gcc-multilib and -m64 flag). For this I need to install 64-bit versions of the dependent libraries. How do I do that?
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Can I develop ubuntu apps in Gambas

As this new platform is released where developers can publish there apps, I would like to know if Gambas applications are good enough to submit. Gambas is in my opinion the easiest way to develop ...
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Ubuntu One CORS support

I am in the process of trying to build a webapp that integrates with Ubuntu One. It would seem that I am unable to authorize a user as per ...
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Growl-type messages in Ubuntu

I'm working on a Python application that runs in the system tray and displays notifications to the user in the form of popups. It uses Growl on Macs and Growl for Windows on Windows. I've tried ...
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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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How to install a different version of python-dev?

The default python version on my ubuntu system is 2.7, but 2.6 is still present. I've installed headers (apt-get install python-dev), since it's needed to compile and install python packages, for ...
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Any good place to get started with Ubuntu desktop widget development?

Any good place to get started with Ubuntu desktop based widget development or any plugins based development? I'm looking for something similar to Yahoo Widgets. Are there any SDK ( Software ...
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Developing Unity compliant apps in Python - where to start?

I'm an experienced programmer who is interested in developing apps for Linux, specifically GTK, and more specifically apps that are Unity compliant. Aside from the obvious step of learning Python, ...
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How can I make VIM a full fledged IDE

How could I make VIM a full fledged IDE by using different supported plugins for YUI, JQuery and git integration etc.
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Where can I find the source for libtracker-miner?

I've compiled Tracker from sources as described here. But when running 'tracker-control' it says something about not being able to load libtracker-miner-0.12.so.0 (see error message below). Where can ...
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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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Failed to generate a configuration file for xfce4-xkb-plugin from source

I'm trying to generate a configuration file for xfce4-xkb-plugin from source and I get this error: alex@alex:~/Repos/xfce4-xkb-plugin$ sudo ./autogen.sh Preparing package directory ...
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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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Backup and restore development files?

I started with Ubuntu with a small partition and I'm running out of space. I'm planning to dump Windows altogether and use my full disk for Ubuntu (also, doing a clean install for once), but I need ...
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Application names from Ubuntu's perspective

I was wondering how Ubuntu is able to figure out the proper name of an application. For example, when you select Open with -> Other application from the context menu, you are presented with this ...
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What's the standard way to provide configuration options for a daemon?

I'm in the process of writing a simple C-based daemon mostly for the learning experience. At this point, I've got a working daemon and I'd like to expose some configuration options to users. What's ...
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Login to Ubuntu One from iFrame

I am creating a private portal (a private website where I automatically auto-log to all my favorite website). Every website is loaded in an iframe. I am looking for a way to autologin to ubuntuone. I ...
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Which new features and changes are planned for Unity in 11.10?

Reading the planet and several blogs regularly, and also testing 11.10, it still is not clear to me what is planned for Unity in 11.10. When going to launchpad, no blueprints are available and the ...
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How can I correctly install multiple non-package Distribute/virtualenv/pip ecosystems on Ubuntu?

I am developing Python applications in Ubuntu. I want to setup a Distribute/virtualenv/pip ecosystem to manage my Python packages independently of any system Python packages (which I manage in ...
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Can I manage Ubuntu workstation through Windows like Local or Global Group Policy?

Can I manage Ubuntu workstation through Windows like Local or Global Group Policy? I was told Likewise Enterprise Group Policy could do it, are there any open source solution(s) we could try?
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Indicator menu from gtk.Builder ui string

I've created an indicator that I think should work, but doesn't. I've added the UI interface from a glade file, loaded it and added the menu to appindicator. The following is the entire source code ...
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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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Titanium SDK gives a “file too short” error

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 and recently installed Appcelerator Titanium Studio version 1.7 When I load up a demo project to run, I get an error like this, Couldn't load ...
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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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KDE development in Kubuntu

I'd like to start doing bug fixes etc. for the KDE project and was wondering what development environment I should use.
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How to start with ARM development in Ubuntu?

I've once programming with Keil C51, and later I found sdcc/uCsim is more elegant for me (though Keil C51 do optimization better), so I don't need Keil C51 anymore, and now I'm heavy relied on uCsim ...
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How can I install gcc 4.6 side-by-side with the current version from the repositories?

I have 4.5.2 installed from the Ubuntu official repositories. I would like to install 4.6 as well to try out the C++0x features it brings. How can I do this without breaking my system? I'm fine with ...
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Reasons why to use and not to use an Alpha, Beta or RC release?

Seeing as there are many questions regarding Alpha, Beta or Release Candidates for Ubuntu I wanted to know what are the several reasons for a new user (or even an old user) NOT to use this stages from ...
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Syncing a C++ app with Ubuntu One

I'm currently developing an app, in C++, that will sync it's data with Ubuntu One, but I can't find any documentation online that explains how to do this. I found Ryan Paul's Ars Technica article that ...
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How to add a MIME type with a project created in Quickly?

I've built an application I want to release however I would like the files to open with the application. I have modified the .desktop file accordingly, however quickly seems to have no option for ...
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How many paid Ubuntu developers are there?

How many paid developers work on developing Ubuntu? How many of them are on Ask Ubuntu? When I say "work" I mean they get a monetary reward (salary) for working/participating in the development of ...
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How do I start developing a lens for Unity? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to create one of those lenses for unity. I know how to program. but I don't know where to start. Are there certain libraries I should use or docs that I should read? Are there ...
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What is the preferred way to store application settings?

From a developer's perspective. Should I use a text-based config in /etc or in $HOME? Or something else?
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What's the criteria for an application to be included in the Universe repository?

I started a hobby project and figured that if there were some reasonably reachable criteria for this, I might as well work in that direction. Tried asking on #ubuntu-app-devel, but the channel seems ...
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Would a Unity lens written for Unity 3D also work in Unity 2D?

I am thinking of writing a few lens features to link Unity into some business web applications, do I have to target both Unity variants separately or can I do one and assume the other will just work?
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Hosting files, such as PDFs, alongside your code on Launchpad

I'm using Launchpad to host the code for my masters project and would like to host file that are ancillary to the project, such as documentation in PDF format, alongside the code. I've been looking ...
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Wanting to start development for Ubuntu (and most Linux distributions in general), which is suitable? Python or Vala? [closed]

I'm a computer science graduate, and learned languages like C, C++, C# and Java. Though I have more experience with Java. I want to develop for Linux and I'd prefer to develop for GNOME, I'm confused ...
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What are Launchpad packaging recipes and how can I use them?

As I understand it, packaging recipes are a way to automate packaging into a PPA from a bzr branch. What I'm not sure of is how to go about setting one up. I have read the documentation but for some ...
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Is Rhythmbox in active development?

I see this thrown around a lot: "Rhythmbox is great, but too bad it's no longer being actively developed, which is why I switched to Banshee." Can someone please clear this up for me, because the way ...
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How do I build Qt Static Libraries?

I'm Developing QT and I want to know how to build static libraries. Well, I searched a lot. But the Reason I asked is that I've installed these from Synaptic: libqt4-core libqt4-gui ...
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How to make Unity 2D dash background blurry transparent using QT code?

How to make Unity 2D dash background blurry transparent using QT code?
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If I install a beta or alpha will I have to reinstall when it is finally released? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I upgraded from a beta - am I now running the official (non development) version? So with beta 1 just around the corner, I was wondering: will I have to reinstall Ubuntu ...
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Can I setup an SVN server on Ubuntu One?

I have an SVN server which I use for my personal web development projects. Can I move this to Ubuntu One? Will it be accessible over the intenet? Would I be able to perform the normal SVN operations ...
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Ideas for my MSc project and Google Summer of Code 2011 [closed]

I'm currently putting together ideas for my master's project which I'll be working on over the summer, and I would like to be able to use this time to help Ubuntu in some way. I have the freedom to ...
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where can I get Mono 2.10 for Maverick and Natty? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upgrading to latest stable Mono Hi, I want to use Mono for some projects, but in Ubuntu (or Debian in general) is just 2.6.7 avalible. And I could not find any packages ...
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How to start contributing to Unity?

I just forked the source code of Unity. I am new to contributing to the project. Do unity developers use any specific IDE? I am asking this because I am confused about where to start and how exactly ...
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Where can I find the latest nightly build of the development version?

I want to test out a kernel issue and see if it's corrected in the latest Natty release. The last alpha was a little bit ago and I thought there were nightly ISOs I could try instead, but I can't seem ...
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Bazaar plugin for Anjuta

I want to use Anjuta for development and Bazaar for version control. But the launchpad project listed on this page is empty. http://wiki.bazaar.canonical.com/IDEIntegration Is it dead? Is there ...
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Where do I submit a .desktop file updated with the Unity Launcher API?

Specifically, I decided to update the desktop file for Google Chrome to add a static quicklist (like is already present in Windows 7). Where do I have to submit it for inclusion in Ubuntu?