Lua is a scripting language with a focus on extensible semantics. This tag is for questions regarding Lua development on Ubuntu.

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Awesome WM - running lua rc.lua gives an error

I install awesome using sudo apt-get install awesome I copied my rc.lua to ~/.config/awesome and ran lua rc.lua I got the following error: lua: rc.lua:2: module 'awful' not found: ...
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What's wrong with lualatex?

I'm not sure if this is a bug or I've done something wrong (or I simply don't know luatex well enough). This minimal example file test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luacode} ...
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LOVE2D Graphics are not working

I sudo apt-getted (grammar ftw) LOVE2D Lua API, and when I try to run a game on my machine, it doesn't work at all. When I use a simple love.graphics.print("Hello, World!") I get a blank screen, and I ...
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Cycle through clients on both screens in awesomewm

I am using awesomewm and have two monitors, so Mod4+j and Mod4+k cycle through windows on current screen only. Is there a way to cycle through all windows/clients on all screens to make it work like ...
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Can't install lua on 12.04 on Chrome book

I am currently trying to install lua on my Ubuntu 12.04 on Chrome book and I keep getting this error: I'm doing good learning different programming languages (self taught) and well I wanted to ...
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autostart app with tag in awm

while giving awm a try i encounter some problems. i want to autostart some apps when awm is started with specific tags. here's the relevant config i use for that. first my tags with layouts: tags = ...
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How to get my custom .desktop file into the unity launcher?

I've created a .desktop file like this [Desktop Entry] Categories=Game; Name=Mari0 Exec=love-unstable /opt/Mari0/mari0_1.0.love Icon=/opt/Mari0/icon.gif Type=Application And what i want is to get ...
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Conky & Ubuntu - music visualization (music bars)?

I started playing with Conky a few days ago and managed to achieve this: (Note: although I've written it from scratch, I got inspired by http://www.flickr.com/photos/42124625@N07/3959584793/ , ...
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3D game engine scriptable in lua

I searched for 3D game engine scriptable in lua language. I found some where cafu engine is looks good. What is the best and frequently used 3D game engine(lua language) I found a post here for 3D ...