thisdyingdream at gmail.com
Wed Jul 12 14:06:52 BST 2006
As I stated to Dario earilier, I believe you need to contact the
ubuntu-users list, ubuntuforums.org and irc, as they will be infinitely more
helpful in this matter.
On 7/12/06, Samuel <sciyoshi at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think it might be valuable to have somewhere in the documentation
> some info on how to get started developing for Ubuntu. The first time
> I tried building some packages with apt-get source once, after editing
> the source it would complain about not being able to apply patches. A
> step-by-step guide would be useful (and would have been useful for
> me!). If this does exist could someone point me to it?
> On 7/11/06, Steven Harms <thisdyingdream at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > Glad to see you want to get involved in ubuntu development. To view the
> > source code of almost any package, you can use the apt-get source
> > packagename command. This will download the source for you and unpack
> > file so you can see how everything works. No special access
> > needed.
> > Also you can visit packages.ubuntu.com to find a list of software Ubuntu
> > offers. As for creating a mouse application, you may want to start by
> > seeing if you can find friends either on #ubuntu ( irc.ubuntu.com) or on
> > www.ubuntuforums.org. This list is specifically for the development of
> > ubuntu, and you may actually find more support for your program on the
> > Ubuntu-users list (
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users).
> > If you are serious about developing you might want to give Dapper
> > burn so that you can use the most recent stable libraries when building
> > application(s). If you have any further questions check the wiki out (
> > http://wiki.ubuntu.com) as it is a great resource!
> > Regards,
> > Steven Harms
> > On 7/11/06, Dokuro < dario.soto at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > first, a big hellol to every ubuntu user, I am Dario Soto and I just
> > > reacently added my self to this list, i was wondering a few things, i
> > > know there are topics on the page to get started but i have this doubt
> > > as how to find the ubuntu code and how do i get acces to it AND where
> > > do i ask about it like i am feeling like i might work on a mouse
> > > aplication. and second (yeah right second) i can't find the place on
> > > the web page where i add a laptop to the list to try it out... and i
> > > kinda missed burned the ubuntu 5.10 cd, and i might try the draper
> > > drake!... oh well i am really interested on the mouse thing so ...
> > > thank you in advance (also the webpage).
> > >
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> > > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel
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