The process of making an application compatible with a system that it was not originally made for.

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How to run Halo 2 Vista on wine?

I manage to make Wine to launch Halo 2 Vista, I receive the same first screen that I receive when I launch it in a virtual machine (Windows 8). However no further signs from there. I launched ...
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Copying modules to another system

I configured and made a custom kernel from vanilla kernel downloaded from kernel.org. Now I ported it to another machine with simple 'vmlinuz' and 'initrd.img' copying and some grub config done. ...
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KCModuleInfo and KCMultiDialog undefined references

I'm trying to finish an abandoned KDE3-to-KDE4 port of a program and I'm running into these errors: undefined reference to `KCModuleInfo::KCModuleInfo(QString const&)' undefined reference to ...
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A Wine videogame console

Would a PC-like game console with a single hardware configuration for every unit running wine on top of Ubuntu be easier for developers to "port" (more like configure in this case) games to than ...
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Has anyone got Ubuntu Touch working on Nexus 5? [duplicate]

I have been debating whether to get a nexus 5 phone since it came out. My only fear is that I won't like android. I love ubuntu, I know that I'd love ubuntu. So I have a few question related to Ubuntu ...
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phablet-dev-bootstrap does not proceed

I would like to try to port Ubuntu Touch for a Desire S I have borrowed for a while. However, phablet-dev-bootstrap fails: [...] object e76efdd7b342577c40aa271fa5ded9d66a783a9b type commit tag ...
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Can someone help me port a gameboy emulator to ubuntu touch?

How can I translate a Qt (c++) gameboy emulator to a qml ubuntu touch emulator? Any suggestions would be much appreciated...
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Minecraft Pocket edition on Ubuntu Touch?

Does anyone know if Minecraft Pocket edition is on Ubuntu touch? Because I am thinking of installing it but don't want to lose all my worlds.
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port Ubuntu Touch to unsupported Tablet [duplicate]

I consider buying a Chinese tablet with an Exynos 5250 SoC. It is a Voyo A15. It is not supported by CyanogenMod, but there is a Custom ROM available for this tablet. I would want to install Ubuntu ...
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How to build ubuntu touch for unofficial cyanogenmod device [duplicate]

I own a Samsung galaxy scl i9003 and I would like to port Ubuntu touch on this device. We don't have an official cyanogenmod, but we have an unofficial version of it. I did the built of the unofficial ...
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Ubuntu Touch porting: bad file tree

I'm trying to port ubuntu touch to Samsung Galaxy S Plus but I'm finding it really difficult. The problems at first were to find a good CM rom as base, because this device is not officially supported ...
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How can I start porting Ubuntu Touch to the iPhone?

I've been interested in porting Ubuntu to my Apple hardware for quite some time and I'm coming to the conclusion that I'm going to have to do the port myself but I have no idea how to complete such a ...
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Porting Ubuntu-Touch (No Touchscreen, squished landscape) [closed]

So, I have the Mobile World Congress Demo working on a Nook Color, save for two things. The TouchScreen does not respond to input, making testing difficult, to say the least. The widgets appear to ...
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Mir the X Server replacement [closed]

I read much about the X Server replacement Mir, but I am not quite sure which benefits it will have. Ok it is a newer technologie, the currently used X server uses code that is twenty years old or ...
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Ubuntu Touch for iPhones, iPods and iPads? [duplicate]

Is there any sign of Ubuntu Touch for iThingys in the near future?
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How to resize a partition to the min-size via a script

I need to shrink my partition to min-size, like resize2fs -M /dev/sba6 but, it seems that resize2fs does not change the physical partition, just the structure of the filesystem. parted can resize ...
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Ubuntu TV on Samsung Smart TV 2012

Are there any chances that Samsung Smart TVs from 2012 will be supported by Ubuntu TV? Only thing i could find is: SamyGo.tv: They have a Forum, a Wiki and there even is Quake running on it!
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Why don't popular programs like Photoshop or World of Warcraft support Ubuntu? [closed]

The only thing stopping me from making Ubuntu 12.04 my main OS is that a lot of programs I use on Windows 7 and Mac aren't available for download on Ubuntu. Why don't popular programs like Photoshop ...
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How do I install Anything-sync-daemon?

From the Arch Linux wiki: Anything-sync-daemon (asd) is a tiny shell script designed to manage target directories in tmpfs and to periodically sync them back to your physical disc (HDD/SSD). This ...
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Porting “import gobject” to use GObject-Introspection. (PyGTK to PyGI and GTK 3)

I've been trying to port a library from PyGTK to use GI and GTK3. The problem is I can't find any resources specific to the gobject imports, but only for GTK. I was hoping that if someone would ...