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problem installin vala 0.15.0 Gobobject not found

/gir/bug651773: FAIL error: Package `GLib-2.0' not found in specified Vala API directories or GObject-Introspection GIR directories error: Package `GObject-2.0' not found in specified Vala API ...
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How to make any new window open from the center of the screen using Gala?

As above, hopefully regardless of DE used, not just Pantheon. I use Gala with Mate with Raring 64bit.
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Can't compile with CMake - Error

I'm trying to compile this package from launchpad: https://code.launchpad.net/~tombeckmann/+junk/indicator-terminal I installed valac, as the package has some vala code. And CMake, as there's a ...
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Vala and packages

I'm trying to make an Ubuntu app in Vala. I do have knowledge of C++ so the syntax isn't that difficult to learn. But I'm doing something wrong with the needed packages: I need libsoup to communicate ...
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mouse focus signals on desktop notifications

As the title suggests is there any way to signal the application when the mouse is focused on the notification instance it created. The code (Vala) that I'm using for that is as follows ...
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AppIndicator vala library

I want to make an tasks indicator app for google apps in vala. But i can't seem to find the appindicator library i need to make this. I'm relatively new to vala but i can't find the vapi file, so I ...
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Vala compiler(valac) cannot find Lua package

The problem is very simple. The generated .c file has #include <lua.h>; valac -C --pkg lua luatest.vala which should be #include <lua52/lua.h>; I have found all lua headers in ...
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Creating an icon for indicator applet in Vala

I'm writing a program that uses a panel indicator, and I want to use an icon I've created. I can package the application so it installs my icon in usr/share/icons but I can't get the icon to show up ...
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How do I customise the stylesheet that GVim uses for displaying Vala code? [closed]

In the following code examples in GVim, the keywords are shown as bold. How to disable the use of bold and just make them use the same regular font in GVim?
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How to use accelerators in Gtk?

I need to make an application in Vala, using Gtk, that supports keyboard accelerators that can be changed by the user. First, I add an entry to the global Gtk.AccelMap and then set the accel_path ...
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How to use ArrayList in Vala using Anjuta as IDE?

I've been trying to use Anjuta to start using Vala. It was working well until I tried to use an ArrayList. The Gee library doesn't seem to work in Anjuta; it seems to be working when I compiled it ...
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Creating a Unity Lens: The name `Activation' does not exist in the context of `Unity'

I'm trying to create a Lens for Unity in 11.10 using vala. This is my daemon.vala: using Dee; using Gee; namespace PidginLens { public class Daemon : GLib.Object, Unity.Activation { ...
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How to compile a Unity scope? (Or: how to use libraries in Vala?)

I'm currently learning Vala, and after going through the basics I wanted to do an actual small project to make it more fun. For this, I thought creating a scope for Unity would be perfect (in this ...
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How to use Glades ActionGroup correctly? [closed]

Could someone give me an example how to use Glade's ActionGroup with a Gtk.Builder in a Vala-Application? If I have an ActionGroup with an Action save, and on this action I've set the activate Signal ...
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vtg-plugin dependencies not met

I am trying to compile the vtg-plugin from source however I am getting the error "vtg-dependencies not met" which complains about libpeas and gedit. The version of gedit it is asking for is 2.91.0, ...
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Duplicating gtk treeviews

how can I use views from .ui file many times? I load them this way var view_orig = builder.get_object("items_view") as Gtk.TreeView; var store_orig = builder.get_object("items_store") as ...
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Wanting to start development for Ubuntu (and most Linux distributions in general), which is suitable? Python or Vala?

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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Are Vala and desktopcouch ready?

I have started writting rss reader in Vala, but I don't know, what database system should I use, I cannot connect to couchdb and sqlite works fine, but I would like use couchdb because of ubuntu one. ...
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How can I get html code from the web with vala(gtk)?

How can I get a html code from some site(e.g. www.google.com) using vala(gtk)?
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Find projects that use a particular programming language in Launchpad?

On Launchpad.net, most projects list the programming language(s) their software uses: It would be useful if there was a way to get a list of all the projects that use "X" programming language, in ...
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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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Which IDE should I use for Vala?

I think the title explains it already...