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alenn
September 30th, 2012, 09:34 PM
I want to publish application, I don't want to sell my app but also I don't want to show my source code. Am I able to publish this application on Ubuntu Softvare Center.

You can follow discussion here also: http://askubuntu.com/q/194833/57691

TheFu
September 30th, 2012, 09:47 PM
Don't know, but you can setup a PPA. I've never used SC.

alenn
September 30th, 2012, 10:03 PM
Don't know, but you can setup a PPA. I've never used SC.

yeah but If I setup PPA then I have to show my source code.

kostkon
October 1st, 2012, 07:03 AM
You can publish you app in USC by visiting this page (http://developer.ubuntu.com/publish/). Also, check the FAQ (http://developer.ubuntu.com/publish/commercial-software-faqs/).

alenn
October 1st, 2012, 07:31 AM
You can publish you app in USC by visiting this page (http://developer.ubuntu.com/publish/). Also, check the FAQ (http://developer.ubuntu.com/publish/commercial-software-faqs/).

I've tried that and they asked PPA since my app is free. It seems that there is no answer for my question, since I posted it also on Ask Ubuntu.

deadflowr
October 1st, 2012, 08:16 AM
It looks like you'd have to purchase a commercial-use subscription from Canonical, which would allow you to own a private PPA:

https://answers.launchpad.net/launchpad/+faq/208

Which to me makes sense, since Ubuntu strives to be an open-source facilitator.

alenn
October 1st, 2012, 09:53 AM
It looks like you'd have to purchase a commercial-use subscription from Canonical, which would allow you to own a private PPA:

https://answers.launchpad.net/launchpad/+faq/208

Which to me makes sense, since Ubuntu strives to be an open-source facilitator.

on this link, if I understood it well, they are talking about commercial apps

TheFu
October 1st, 2012, 12:55 PM
Lots of people setup PPAs that are not hosted by Canonical. It isn't SC, but it is easy enough to use from and end-user perspective.

alenn
October 1st, 2012, 04:04 PM
Lots of people setup PPAs that are not hosted by Canonical. It isn't SC, but it is easy enough to use from and end-user perspective.

how to make such PPA.