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How do I develop .NET apps on Ubuntu?

at college we use Microsoft .NET for developing applications. I recently switched to Ubuntu and would like to know similar tools for making apps on/for ubuntu.
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How do I get “Quickly” to use Git?

How do I get Quickly to use Git as its default version control instead of Bazaar?
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How to Change Quickly's Editor?

I've just downloaded Ninja IDE and I really like it's interface. Is there a way to configure the Quickly app to launch my project in Ninja IDE when I type quickly edit?
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Does Quickly have an IDE of some sort?

I know quickly is supposed to make life easier for developers of all kinds, I'm just curious as to if there is an IDE for quickly (something like QtCreator or Monodevelop)? If not, as a part B, is ...
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Quickly template for PyQt?

Because I like Qt and Python, is there a Quickly template for PyQt similar to the PyGTK one?
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How do I use get_media_file() in the latest Quickly?

I am writing a project with Quickly and GTK 3 and I want to use the get_media_file() helper so I can load an icon in my data/media directory. I can't see how I use get_media_file() with the latest ...
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Does Quickly support GTK3?

Simple question: can Quickly use GTK2 only or also GTK3 for GUI?
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How do I add a daemon to my Quickly application?

I am building a app with quickly, and I wanted to add a daemon that will run in the background. How do you do this?
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Quickly application with ListStore as preference

I'm starting to write a program with 'quickly'. A list of desired languages will be one prefereces. Example: languages = ["en", "de"] The (automaticly created) quickly code that handles the ...
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What is the difference between the release, share and submitubuntu commands in Quickly?

There are 3 different commands in Quickly to release a new version of an app into a PPA release - Posts a release of your project to a PPA on launchpad so that users can install the application on ...
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How to create a new Quickly application template?

Cannot find the answer elsewhere, I'm asking for a documentation of the process to create a new template for quickly. I'm interested in writing a pyside (python + qt4) template like the pygtk one. ...
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How do I make the launcher progress bar work with my application?

Background Research I am attempting to update the progress bar within the Unity launcher for a simple python/Gtk application created using Quickly called test; however, following the instructions in ...
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GtkIconView doesn't automatically fill the space with icon when user resizes the window

In the Ubuntu Accomplishments project we are having a few unusual bugs: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/986708 https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/974728 Namely that we have a window with a ...
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Will there be a Vala template for quickly?

Are there plans to develop a Vala template for Quickly? Would be interesting because I think, Vala will be the next gen programming language for Gnome.
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Create a quickly app with build dependencies

I am creating a Quickly app in Ubuntu that depends on Python Twisted, which is available in the package python-twisted. How should I add python twisted as a dependency so that it will be installed ...
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How to use Sublime Text 2 as Quickly default editor?

I used this answer to change the editor used with quickly and it worked, however now,when I type quickly edit the command line stays on the open and does not allow me to enter other commands as long ...
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Can I use aptana with Quickly?

I want to develop python apps with aptana, I really love this editor. Is possible to develop python apps with quickly + aptana or only quickly + gedit?
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How to create a sliding widget (GTK+, Quickly)

Recently I've seen this widget in Gedit: It appears when you press Ctrl + F. What I am interested is in how to get the sliding effect. Any suggestion will be appreciated.
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Can apps created using Quickly for Ubuntu be used in other linux distros?

I need to write a small program to update my mongodb. I'm currently on ubuntu but I need to use it on other linux distributions. I would just like to make sure that applications using this method: ...
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How do I add/create a <source.changes> file?

I have created a package with Quickly and also i have uploaded it to a brach on launchpad, but how can i create a ppa for that program and upload to it? i'm really new to these stuff, i just learned ...
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How to troubleshoot Quickly packaging failures

I have created a Quickly app and I'm trying to create a package for distributing it through the Software Center. However, whenever I try one of the Quickly packaging commands (package, share, release ...
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Getting Quickly to use Gvim instead of Gedit

How do I get Quickly to use Gvim (or just vim in a terminal) as its default text editor instead of Gedit? If this can be done, I must be doing it wrong... Ubuntu 10.10 AMD64.
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“quickly design” and ubuntu 13.10?

I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and then I installed quickly to develop some apps. When I run "quickly run" or "quickly edit" everything is fine, but when run "quickly design" glade open and close ...
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How to use GDK with Quickly

I trying to use the library gdk for scale down an image and apply it to a GdkImage. This is the code pixbuf = Gdk.pixbuf_new_from_file(fileName) pixbuf = pixbuf.scale_simple(100, 100, ...
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PyGTK Application Icon Blurred in Unity

I have 128x128 icon referenced in main window glade file like <property name="icon">../media/my-icon.svg</property>. I tried, with both svg and png, but it is always very blurred in ...
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How do I get images to appear on buttons in Glade Designer?

Not sure if this is a bug or just a very annoying feature, but I can't get an image to appear on any of my buttons in Glade Designer. Is there some property I need to change in order to force it ...
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Can an app in `/opt/extras` install themeable icons in `/usr/share`?

My application Variety Wallpaper Changer runs from /opt/extras and uses an indicator icon. I would like to make this indicator icon theme-specific. As far as I understand the standard way is to ...
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How to resolve “release command failed” in quickly app hello-world?

I am new to Ubuntu and new to programming. I watched the video on http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/ and the video made it look so easy. I followed all the steps and everything was going good ...
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How to add vte terminal widget in GTK3?

I'm trying to add vte widget in my application and the examples I've found use .fork_command() to execute a command in that widget. But according to ...
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App Inventor for the Ubuntu platform?

Will Ubuntu have something like Google App Inventor to easily develop applications for the Ubuntu platform? Is Quickly intended to do that? I heard Ubuntu is planing to make easy and fun to develop ...
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How do I translate a quickly project?

I am just getting started with using quickly and I have a small project that's starting to take shape. Right now I would like to add a translation to my project. I already noticed that quickly ...
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Why won't Glade let me change the button content?

In Glade, I go to add a button, and try to add a label/image; however, the stock button and label fields are faded, and I cannot add anything to them. Why does it do this? How do get Glade to allow me ...
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How to rename an application while developing with Quickly

I've been developing an application using PyGI and Quickly, and I now need to rename it. Is there any quick way to change all of the app name references in a Quickly application, or will I just need ...
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How do I upload an updated package to my PPA without having Quickly mess it up?

As part of Ubuntu App Showdown I received comments on deb packaging (as maybe all other participants). Those can be easy fixed and I spotted them before, but debian packaging files are managed by ...
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Opening files with quickly's PyGTK

I have already added the listeners and etc, but I can't get the actual open dialog code to work. I think it is something to do with the difference between gtk and Gtk but I literally just started ...
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How to turn a .py file into a .deb package using quickly?

We have made a .py file that controls brightness of the screen. It has a GUI with slider for controlling and runs when it is double clicked after marking it as executable. But we want to make a .deb ...
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Port an existing Quickly app from 12.04 to 12.10?

I've developed an app using Quickly on a 12.04 system. In preparation for the 12.10 release, I'd like to have launchpad build a version for Quantal so that it can be used and tested by people from my ...
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Why does creating a new tab give me 'TypeError: Expected Gtk.Widget, but got GObjectMeta'?

def on_btn_new_subject_activate(self, widget): self.subjects.append_page(Gtk.TextView(), "Testing") I am trying to create a new tab on a text area but I whenever the signal is called by the ...
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How do I post to Gwibber from python?

How do I post to Gwibber from python? I have tried import gwibber.utils foo = gwibber.utils.GwibberPublic() foo.post("This is a test message") from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Quickly/Snippets. But ...
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How do I make quickly apps install into /opt?

I've created the 'hello world' example using Quickly and created a debian package using quickly package. This package installs the app into /usr/share and /usr/bin. However, the packaging ...
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Storing application preferences and data

I am looking at creating some Ubuntu applications, but finding good resoures are hard. I am using the quickly toolkit, but would really like some more insight. How does one normally store application ...
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Quickly, Treeview and Treestore, entry text not showing

If I append entries to treestore, I can see that the entries are there, but I cannot see any of the text for those entries. I do not know if I have to add a repaint or something, or if I should link ...
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What is a good folder structure for multi-platform distribution of a Python application? [closed]

Sorry about the wall of text, but I am trying to provide a good background to my question. Actually, there are like a million questions here because I am utterly confused. I recently learned some ...
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Quickly Application making it run on startup

I have a PyGtk application that I made using Quickly, and I would like to have it run on startup when installed. How would I go about doing this? I'm not sure if sticking the .desktop file in ...
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How to add dependencies to a Quickly generated .deb installer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create a quickly app with build dependencies I need extra packages for my app (done with Quickly). When I run: quickly package How can I set them? Thanks in advance!
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Why doesn't my PPA show up on Launchpad?

I'm trying to create a project with Quickly, and to make it available on Launchpad through a PPA. I created a PPA (ppa:vetetix/quickgcal) and a project page (quickgcal). I added code, shared it, ...
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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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gtkentry is editable but not work, can't write!

I'm followed steps this tutorial http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/ But my 'quickly' have problem when create a gtkentry. I can't write any letter, not have focus and when press tab button, not ...
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Glade alternative for Quickly?

Is there? I am not getting on with Glade one bit. Any other ones out there that are better to use? Thing I dont like about Glade is when I make a mistake and I save I cannot undo along with several ...
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Is Quickly a Python-only development tool?

I'm looking at the Ubuntu app development tool Quickly. From what I can see only Python is available with this tool. Is this correct or are other languages like Java (and others) also available?