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Questions tagged [development]

Development refers to the development of the Ubuntu source code through the implementation of new features and the fixing of bugs.

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How to make a user interface for an application [closed]

I want to write my own games on Ubuntu with the c programming language. A lot of people like python but c is better. I can write c code and then compile it and then execute it but the only thing I can ...
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How to route IP net to interface using netplan

The VLAN of eth0 holds 2 IP nets, from the machine with IP 10.64.0.101/27 (eth0@machine-1) I used to connect to the openVPN server at 10.0.0.41/27 (eth0@machine-2) with the IP range 192.168.0.0/24. ...
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How should I upload a package after having used git-ubuntu to prepare it?

I prepared an upload by cloning a git-ubuntu repository and committing some changes locally. As an Ubuntu developer, I have permission to upload to the archive. What do I need to do to upload my ...
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Create Basic Gui Bash App

I would like to create a basic gui app to interact with bash. I wanted to challenge my self to try to make a gui app, I have mostly only scripted and written basic single funtion programs. I would ...
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package libprocess-cpp-dev missing in 18.04

I'm trying to build an application that requires libprocess-cpp-dev. There is no available version for 18.04. I also tried to to look for an alternative package with the same header files using apt-...
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How to replace Apache2's main page?

How I can change Apache2's main page to a custom page of my own?
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Can I put in contribution my local project? [closed]

It is sugested to create a ppa repository, but I don't plan to distribute it as I am going to hand it at the society. I would like to put it in some cooperative project, in order also to learn how ...
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How to instal cocos2d-x on Ubuntu 18.04?

i cant understand installation of this app.Can you explain install this programm step by step.
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How to install Unity3D on Ubuntu 18.04?

Is there any way to install Unity 3D without wine? P.s install from terminal will be good. Sorry for English...
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How can I determine and change the version of the C++ standard library that g++ is using?

I have a C++ program that I'm trying to update to use the std::filesystem library which is in the standard library of the new C++-17. I had to install g++ version 8 to get C++-17 features. My ...
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How does Ubuntu formats any flash drive with file systems in terms of Code?

I was thinking how can we design a file system of our own for study and experimental purpose. But for doing that I am not able to find proper documentation and resources. I also want to know even if ...
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not open python as file or directory

I tried to develop pyarrow on my system for use it at python by using this site commands https://arrow.apache.org/docs/python/development.html in use the billow command cd arrow/python python ...
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Failure to install libpng-dev in ubuntu 18.04

I am not able to install libpng-dev in Ubuntu 18.04, getting the following error: libpng-dev : Depends: libpng16-16 (= 1.6.34-1) but 1.6.34-1ubuntu0.18.04.1 is to be installed ...
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root as owner of www-data [duplicate]

Iam a php developer runing apache in a development environment (personal computer with ubuntu)... The problem is Im programming magento extensions so every moment I have to do chmod -R 777 . in ...
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Unable to install OpenGL/GLUT libraries

I'm trying to install OpenGL/GLUT libraries but I always get this error. Can someone help me? I tryed to install il using the command sudo apt-get install freeglut3-dev The following packages have ...
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Install oauth for python3

I'm looking for easy way to install python3-oauth with pip. I've found this https://help.launchpad.net/API/launchpadlib but it refers to python2. I've found there are some packages for python3 ...
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I can't upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 from 17.10 [duplicate]

I have tried using do-release-upgrade. It shows no release found I tried using do-release-upgrade -d. It says development releases can only be upgraded from LTS releases I tried sudo update-...
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How can I get started developing on a specific Linux/Ubuntu software/package? [duplicate]

I am new to Open Source Software. How can I go about developing on an already existing software. In my case, the gnome-language selector. How can I get the source code and how can I submit changes to ...
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Ubuntu Development version / How to participate

Questions about the Ubuntu Development version Background AskUbuntu is dedicated to helping users with the current released versions of standard Ubuntu and Ubuntu community flavours (Kubuntu, ...
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Install VB6 (Visual basic 6 ) without using wine [duplicate]

How to install VB6 in Ubuntu 17.10 without using a wine, if Visual studio supports to VB6 codes then how to add extension in visual studio.
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Apt get install php7.1-dev extension doesn't work

I am running Ubuntu 17.04 with PHP 7.1, I am trying to install the PHP dev extension but it isn't found: [17:21:43] @Z240:~/workspace/api$ sudo apt install php7.1-dev Lecture des listes de paquets... ...
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How many files are there in all packages in Ubuntu +/- 1000%?

I'm working on a successor of auto-apt which indexes package information used by apt and traces I/O requests of files contained in those packages as a program wrapper and installes them automatically. ...
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Running as a host user within a Docker container

In my team we use Docker containers to locally run our website applications while we do development on them. Assuming I'm working on a Flask app at app.py with dependencies in requirements.txt, a ...
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What are private packages in the ubuntu Repository?

I see private packages in the Repos from time to time. What exactly does having a package labelled private delineate? What would I need it for?
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Lean C development environment on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I need a very lean system with minimum of packages installed for development in C programming language. I know about build-essential meta-package but it's too big for my intents as I'm just working ...
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Logical Volume not available in /dev/mapper - can't get it to appear

I inherited an Ubuntu kvm server: # lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty ... which is giving us ...
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Can I legally create proprietary software to be distributed for profit using Ubuntu? [closed]

I have looked around the web and found that Ubuntu has several types of licenses for each package installed on the OS, yet I cannot find a definitive answer to my question... If I were to develop ...
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Installing libsystemd headers

I want to install libsystemd headers, but I can't. output of apt-cache policy systemd: # apt-cache policy systemd systemd: Installed: 229-4ubuntu13 Candidate: 229-4ubuntu13 Version table: *** ...
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Are Unity desktop environment and device convergence tied together?

In recent anouncements, Canonical CEO said that the company would pull the cord of both Unity 8 and its device convergence plans. Are the development of Unity and the goal of device convergence tied ...
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How can I fake HiDPI so I can test my application on it?

I'm a software developer and need to get my software working on HiDPI displays, but I don't have one. How can I fake it so I can see what the users see?
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Intel Joule and Ubuntu core integration and Drivers

What devices and peripherals are supported and tested with the Intel Tuchuck development board, with the Intel Joule running Ubuntu core? SPI I2C PWM GPIO .... mraa(?) What devices and peripherals ...
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Confused on where to start Developing for Ubuntu Desktop [closed]

I am a mobile developer (iOS/Android) . I've been using Ubuntu for 3 months , and I love it ! And I already made two other people switch to Ubuntu . As a developer I quickly wanted to build apps for ...
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Ubuntu USB connection Problem

The usb connection is confirmed in the Ubuntu terminal command "lsusb", but not in command "ls /dev". I expected "ttyXXX" format, but I can not confirm it. ++++++ edit ++++++++ This image is that ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - hard drive shows on two different /dev

I installed a new HDD on a Ubuntu 12.04 system. I can access the new and all old drives fine, but I just noticed that one of the old drives suddenly shows on two different /dev points. /dev/sdc1 ...
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How do I submit a patch to an ubuntu package which is using git?

Some ubuntu packages are now using Launchpad's git support. e.g. apache2 https://code.launchpad.net/~usd-import-team/ubuntu/+source/apache2/+git/apache2 How do I create a Merge Request for such a ...
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Build my own Ubuntu ISO

I'm running the daily Ubuntu image (Yakkety Yak) and I would like to build my own Ubuntu image (alternate right now but instructions for a live image also help) while adding a few PPAs. There are ...
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how to troubleshoot libertine x apps?

Some of the apps in custom libertine container fails to launch, crashes randomly and some systematically. On normal desktop launching the application throught terminal casually provides at least some ...
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SSD partition for a development workstation

I work as a enterprise Web App developer. Atm, I only work on the server side. I develop EWA using either Java either JavaScript. My development stack includes : Eclipse Maven JoNAS Web Server (or ...
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How to clone source from Launchpad?

I would like to recompile the kernel for Ubuntu touch tablet (bq m10), but can't clone the kernel source which is at launchpad here. I do on my machine git clone <any git link from the site under ...
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What is Ubuntu silo?

There is this Ubuntu silo installer at the uAppStore, it has very positive ratings, like "I wish I would know about it earlier". It looks like some kind of testing suite? I tried to Google it, but ...
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Where to make feature requests for the Ubuntu MATE Team

I want to remove the Ubuntu MATE Welcome program, this is not useful as this is a single user installation. And no new or guest users will use the computer.
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Linux Training courses [closed]

I am a fresh computer science graduate and I have been a Linux user for five years. I would say that my Linux skills are intermediate, Like I am very comfortable using the Command Line and carrying ...
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Is the number of bugs falling as new Ubuntu releases are released? [closed]

If we could count the number of bugs per Ubuntu release (... 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, ...), would it be a decreasing line? If not, why not? Is not the whole point of new releases to fix previous issues? ...
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What is Ubuntu 16.05, 16.06, etc

What is the Ubuntu 16.03, 16.05, 15.11, etc? I was typing Ubuntu 16.04 and accidentally typed 16.03. I saw things like Ubuntu 16.03, 16.05, 16.01 on launchpad. They were milestones relating to the ...
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Can't sign Ubuntu code of conduct

This is what I get when I type command to sign the Code of conduct for Launchpad. clearsign failed: secret key not available I followed steps from Launchpad but didn't get the confirmation e-mail ...
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Solved: Ubuntu phone: what is the difference between a web app and a native one?

Question: Is an application written in JavaScript (A language that Ubuntu recommends) a native or a web one? Answer: According to Ubuntu SDK, Javascript/HTML/CSS apps are considered to be Native ...
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What happened to tzdata-java in Xenial 16.04?

On upgrading to xenial, the package tzdata-java was removed and is indeed no longer available. I managed to install older JDK versions (still needed for some development) from the openjdk-r PPA, but ...
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Java obfuscator?

I do Java development and I was wondering if there is a Java obfuscator that I can install on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20? That is one that I could give the code to and it would do things like ...
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What is the common way to save data in a database stucture in the ubuntu sdk

I plan to write an ubuntu app that runs on all ubuntu mobile devices as well on the ubuntu desktop. In this app i have to save some things onto the hard disk via database. What is the common way to ...
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When I boot my Ubuntu appears a message: /dev/sda clean [duplicate]

I'm new in Linux and I don't know what I need to do in this screen or if it's an error.