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Android had a concept of Intents by which you can launch the system apps using your own apps. Does Ubuntu touch have any options like that? If so how can one do it?

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From simple QML apps, you can't launch an external application (the Ubuntu SDK will probably support this feature in the future though).

To start a system application, your Touch application must be using some C++ code an then rely on QProcess.

Regarding communication between apps, again using C++ you could use QDBus.

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  • Can you please explain me process of creating project of Qml Extension Library-Tabbed UI template. I was able to create a project but after creating project it asks to Run Cmake, if I hit run cmake it gives error: CMake Error at backend/CMakeLists.txt:11 (add_library): Cannot find source file: modules/dudeescape/backend.cpp Tried extensions .c .C .c++ .cc .cpp .cxx .m .M .mm .h .hh .h++ .hm .hpp .hxx .in .txx – Karthik Mar 30 '14 at 13:45
  • I'd recommend reading this answer, it provides a lot of links that will help you to start such application – Sylvain Pineau Mar 30 '14 at 13:58

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