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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 compile indicator terminal? Fails with “A required package was not found” message

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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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 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...