[ubuntu-uk] Issues packaging software

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Mon Apr 27 12:28:31 UTC 2015

On 27 April 2015 at 12:57, Gareth France <gareth.france at cliftonts.co.uk> wrote:
> Alan, I have tried to work out the process of creating a GUI and it's so
> alien from what I know to be programming. The SDK will generate an empty
> package for me but then what??? I've followed the tutorials and ended up
> with something that's almost working and absolutely no understanding of how
> I got there. The task is just too big for me to visualise right now so I
> don't have a clue where to start.

Probably worth starting from the beginning and stopping when it gets
difficult and ask for help at that point.

> It seems rather unfair that I have a program which adds value to the
> software centre by offering something nobody else does and I can either give
> it away or just not offer it at all. I've put a lot of work into making it
> go specifically so I can publish it in this manner.

I am not following your logic. You can submit free apps to the archive
or a PPA. You can push paid apps to the store.


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