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 Snappy for a development machine

So Ubuntu Snappy core is supposed to be super lightweight. I was thinking to put that on a server, ssh to it and use it to write code. Would that work? Does it come with desktop environment? Can I ...
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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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how to compile free passcal 3.0.0 from github trunk

I am trying to set up the latest release of fpc and lazarus I downloaded it from github and how to compile a compiler (egg before the chicken) just wondering any help would be very nice. Thanks in ...
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Can I write an app for Android/Ubuntu Phone and openly recommend Ubuntu as a software platform legally?

I am a developer planning to write an app for a local high school. This app will most likely be a free/open source program made on Ubuntu. I am also planning on openly recommending Ubuntu to all ...
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How to configure rails+nginx with RAILS_ENV = development in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04.3. I would set up the rails with development env along with nginx to simulate a production env, but whenever I set can not access the project. When I use with the env ...
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Where is the source code of Ubuntu and how do I compile it?

I really want to make my own distro of linux but I do not know where to find the source code. Also I don't know how to compile it, is there any special way to compile Ubuntu and install everything.
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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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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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Android SDK having trouble with ADB

So, I installed the Android SDK, Eclipse, and the ADT. Upon firing up Eclipse the first time after setting up the ADT, this error popped up: [2012-05-29 12:11:06 - adb] ...
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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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Unknown Psudo-op '.p2ali' error while building LibreOffice

I'm trying to build LO first time, and my build is failing with error 'unknown psudo-op '.p2ali' Ubuntu 15.10 / GCC version 5.2.1 20151010 How to solve this problem? Thank you in advance!
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Do I need a Qt account?

I was thinking about writing code for Ubuntu and have a question. Do I need a Qt account in order to develop for Ubuntu?
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What is exactly Linux From Scratch? [closed]

I want to developing a Linux From Scratch but is that custom Linux like based on some kind of linux ? I installed an ubuntu, when I make LFS it would be base on Ubuntu?
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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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Cannot install libc-dev-i386 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to build a software called dthread. Apparently, it has a dependency on libc-dev-i386. When I try this command: sudo apt-get install libc6-dev-i386 I get this error: Reading state ...
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How can I create a chromium-like background app?

I want to create an application that (like chromium) creates an icon on the top menu bar and after you close the application, the icon is still there and the application continues running in the ...
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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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Add and remove update channels in an easy terminal way

I know there is a GUI in Ubuntu Software & Updates to enable the update channels updates proposed backports security as shown in this screenshot: I am looking for an easy way to do this ...
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how to implement the functions which are defined inside the conio.h

I wanted to use the conio.h header file in one of my C codes but as we know the header file is not available for Ubuntu, what should we do if we want to implement the functions if the header file ...
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Where are the headers with IOCTL numbers for ext4?

I am looking for ext4.h, or another file that contains EXT4_IOC_*. There is nothing in /usr/include or /usr/src. I have linux-headers-generic installed. I am on Kubuntu 14.10. Where are the headers? ...
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Remove all development libraries

I've built a few apps from source which required development libraries. And when I installed them, they installed more -dev dependencies. Now I want to remove those libraries. The command sudo ...
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Developing software for Ubuntu [closed]

So I noticed that programs such as dd or Unetbootin won't work for Windows images, and I wrote a program that does just that. Now it's really just a python script that uses some command line software ...
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Documentation for GNOME application code?

I want to get involved in GNOME development, however I have one problem, there is such a large amount of code in every package, and so many files and variables that it's really hard to find bugs ...
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How to make a flashable zip of ubuntu touch?

I've followed the proceedure in https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/porting-new-device/ to make a ubuntu build for my device. Now I want to try this rom in my mobile. I want to ...
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Virtual Development Server for 2 macs

I am working together with a friend of mine, and we would like to have a local development server that is virtual. We both have a Macbook, and would like to have one central development "server" that ...
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14 LTS, /usr/bin suid flags, looking for an offical developer

My first goof in 5 year using Ubuntu, but a big one. Trying to get strongloop working, I chowned /usr/bin to my user account, and back to root ( only to realize a bit later that by doing so I erased ...
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Is there a comprehensive list of the Ubuntu web services for developers?

Canonical/Ubuntu provides many services for developers/users, but there doesn't seem to be a complete list of these services anywhere. These services help get people involved and help developers work ...
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Linux kernel development

In linux kernel, there is a structure called struct inode. I want to add a new field in inode structure. I am adding a field to it and compiling kernel again. But my kernel is crashing because of ...
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lubuntu: How do I run .64 files?

I have problem with a .64 file I downloaded from the Godot Engine website. How do I execute this file? I really have no clue. Thanks you.
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umake - Unity3d installation failed

when I install Unity3d via umake utility i get following error message. Choose installation path: /home/unknown/tools/games/unity3d Downloading and installing requirements ...
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GImP Plugin: unable to access GimpDrawble or Gimpimage resolution

 m trying to get image resulotion in a plugin I m writing. But when I call resolution function the plugin crashes saying image does not exist..... But I can access the drawble , plz tell if there us ...
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How to remove unity3d game engine from Ubuntu (and its dependencies)?

I have installed it from .deb package. I can't find packages that I should remove.
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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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Get a cd of Ubuntu developer version by post

How can i get the latest Cd of Ubuntu Developer version 14.04.3 by post?I received a Cd of older version of kubutu by post.
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How do I know whether I'm running a devel version of Ubuntu?

I have found this question: How can I find the version of Ubuntu that is installed? and so can find what version of Ubuntu I'm running. Now, it does not seem to say anything about a devel version. ...
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/dev permissions misconfiguration

I'm having a problem with permissions on my devices. I used Kubuntu-based Netrunner distro, vivid-based. Problem: After some software installation, all my SDL-based apps (Dosbox, etracer) suddenly ...
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Where to export a PATH from? [duplicate]

Trying to set up Laravel Homestead and Composer. I added export PATH="~/.composer/vendor/bin:$PATH" to both ~/.bashrc ~/.bash_profile The latter works on OS X but I am not used to setting this ...
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Ubuntu Scope with Cookies

I am trying to create a simple Scope for a website that uses cookies to manage sessions for logged in users. I am using the standard core/net/http/client (libnet-cpp) to access the service and ...
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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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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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create ios apps in ubuntu

I need to develop an app for iphones. I have a laptop that runs on ubuntu. Can we develop the complete code, run and test it on ubuntu machine? Thanks
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How to make an online, offline app with cache

I just wanted to know how I can do this. For example, I want to have an app that's linked to a WordPress site and when I'm connected to the internet, I want see everything normally, but when I'm not ...
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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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New line in python script creating EOL error [closed]

I'm creating a Python program for Ubuntu, and I need to write a python script into a file, but the \n in the code creates a new line in the file, it isn't copied as \n, so I get an EOL error. This is ...
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What should I name my install instructions for ubuntu centric applications?

Just wondering if there was a standard for this sort of thing, particularly for debian packages. I see in here for the license, LICENSE.LGPL I'd like to add some install instructions to my own, but ...
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Which system monitors are able to show me a non-rounded memory usage?

Backstory: I am trying to detect memory leaks in a program by viewing the memory used from the system monitor, and seeing if it rises while doing a certain activity. System Monitor unfortunately ...
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Ubuntu Touch For Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G HM 1LTEW

Can we get ubuntu touch for xiaomi redmi note 4g HM1LTEW we have at least 100 thousand users
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Application rejected on myapps.developer.ubuntu.com. What can I do?

I submitted a desktop application on myapps.developer.ubuntu.com long time ago. But it was rejected today with the following reason: This package submission process is now deprecated. To provide my ...
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Can't generate makefiles in MonoDevelop 5.5

I'm trying to build a package on Ubuntu 15.04 using MonoDevelop 5.5, and I can't generate makefiles. When I press the Project menu, there is no such option. When I try to create package, I only have ...
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