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How to install current packages for elementary OS development/build support?

In general my problem is that I am using elementary OS Freya and need newer versions of packages to build projects from sources. In particular, I tried to fix a bug in Gala. But since there was a ...
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How can i add a simple call to open file dialog on headerbar?

Does anybody can tell me how to add a button to call open_file_dialog on GTK Header bar? i did it in appmenu with, $.activate.connect(() =>{ this.dialog_openFile(); }); ...
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Getting started with gtk.grid with error

i'm getting this error when i try to compile the first gtk.grid in elementary.io/en/docs/code/getting-started#gtk-grid my code; int main(string[] args) { Gtk.init (ref args); var window = new ...
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How can I compile Midori with WebKit2?

How can I compile Midori (with granite) to use WebKit2 instead of WebKit?
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How do I build and install gala plugins on freya?

There's loads of cool in development plugins like tiling and chat bubbles, how do I get them running? as a followup question is there an easy way to begin developing plugins for gala? I don't mind ...
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How can I find the source code that relates to keyboard settings UIs

I'm really keen to tackle some minor bug-fixes (I hope) for Elementary OS but am struggling to find the relevant source code amongst the plethora of source code branches. Major barriers to me finding ...
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How to fetch a project from launchpad

I would like to play a little bit with elementary programs. Could someone provide me a guide how to fetch a trunk from launchpad and run that trunk on my pc? I'm really a rookie in things like git. ...
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What resources can I use to follow the active development of elementary OS?

elementary is a very large project, spanning many domains. This can make it difficult to follow on a "high" level. As a (potential) community member, what resources are available for me to follow the ...