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How to run C program on 14.04?

I'm trying to run some C programs using Geany and Code::Blocks. After coding them, when I run them, a message is showed in the terminal like this: In Code::Blocks: sh: 1: /home/c program files/2: ...
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how to install GLU files in ubuntu 14.04?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to execute a opengl code in C in but during compilation it is not accepting glu files but my code contains it. how should I include glu files during ...
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I'm terrible at programming. Please help [closed]

I'm doing my 3rd year in BSc Software Engineering. I managed to pass all the exams but. I'm really a terrible programmer. I want to learn everything about programming concepts. but don't know where to ...
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Can't compile tiny C code which uses librsvg

I am almost complete noob in linux world and I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with gnome-session-fallback (compiz) under VirtualBox on Windows 8.1 machine. My goal is to use this library: ...
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CODEBLOCKS - warning: GDB: Failed to set controlling terminal: Operation not permitted

I've installed Code::Blocks 13.12 in Ubuntu 14.04 through official repositories. When I compile, everything goes OK. But when I debug, the following message is shown at the sheel: warning: GDB: ...
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Problem with compiling C code in terminal

I've been having a problem with compiling. I used the following test C code below and saved it as test.c in Home folder. #include <stdio.h> int main() { printf("Bruh!"); return 0; } ...
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plot of data by gnuplot from C++

I want to plot any particular data which is in a file. But I want to do this from a C++ file . Is it possible to do so? If anyone answer me.
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Undefined reference error while using custom system call in kernel 3.19

I'm trying to import new system call in the kernel 3.19. I've followed the tutorial given here! This is my simple code to implement factorial calculation via system call. #include ...
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Move/associate window from one group to another

I'm looking for a cross linux way to move a window from one group to another group. I thought of and tried this way but it didnt work, i share a screencast showing it doesnt work. In this screencast ...
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Dissociate window from .esktop file and chane icon with XChangeProperty

This is copy paste code that can be compiled with gcc -o icon icon.c -L/usr/X11/lib -lX11 -lstdc++. It opens a new window and sets its icon with XChangeProperty on _NET_WM_ICON. This proves it works ...
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Compiling an individual kernel module (Debian/Ubuntu)

I need to modify the ELF loader's kernel implementation of an Ubuntu 14.04 distribution. Having downloaded the sources using: sudo apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) I ran the configuration ...
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Menubar appears on different location using GLADE3 and GTK3.0

I have program develop using glade3 and GTK3.0 and C It is working well yesterday. However today the menubar ( " File Edit View Help " ) did not appear in my application window but goes to the very ...
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How do I handle a “No such file or directory” error for a header file from make?

When compiling a source package, I got an error from make that looked like: In file included from foo.c:28:0: bar.h:23:18: fatal error: bar.h: No such file or directory #include <bar.h> ...
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Geany no support greek language

I am using Geany for C programming. My code contains some greek sentences,I set the Default Encoding to GREEK(ISO-8859-7), but when I try to execute the program the greek letters show up like this. ...
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Communication between two PC via bluetooth

My problem is, that I try to get a connection between two PC with ubuntu. I'm programing in C/C++ and use the tuturial from Cubieboard. First step i did was the command: apt-get install bluez ...
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Python.h found by locate but not by GCC

I just wrote a simple C executable to check if Python.h is working or not #include<Python.h> #include<stdio.h> int main() { printf("this is a python header file included programm\n"); ...
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Any c functions to simulate double click on file?

I have some .desktop files and am looking for c functions that make it as if user double clicked on the .desktop files. Here are my desktop files: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc19BzLTnDE Thanks
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Connecting multiple serial ports

I am trying to communicate serially using bluetooth. I have tried to send a character serially to a program1.c program and it is reading it. I would like to use the same serial port /dev/rfcomm0 so ...
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Can i use “gksu” to became root for CLI operation?

I don't care if this is unsafe, because i'm only doing it as a programming exercise, but that's what i want to do: I want to create a C program that, with the "system" command, will call dpkg and ...
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C Using Libraries Without IDE [closed]

This may be a stupid question. How do you use C libraries without an IDE? I want to only use a text editor.
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mount ecryptfs with syscall in C language

I am trying to mount an fs with ecryptfs in a program in C. But I don't manage to give to the kernel part the key int mount_crypt(char* source) { int r = -1; char opt[1024] = ...
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Ubuntu: “X” mark on the top-right corner of respective file icons

I am new to ubuntu/ linux. Hence, please accept my apology for asking very trivial questions. Also, I googled; but, did not find suitable answer. I installed a third party lib: Taucs (location on my ...
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Where are the headers with IOCTL numbers for ext4?

I am looking for ext4.h, or another file that contains EXT4_IOC_*. There is nothing in /usr/include or /usr/src. I have linux-headers-generic installed. I am on Kubuntu 14.10. Where are the headers? ...
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fatal error: linux/err.h: No such file or directory [duplicate]

What package should install for this header (err.h) is available? I need this library (linux/err.h) to compile a proprietary driver (kernel module) in Ubuntu 14.04 Server/Desktop 64bits
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Lightweight C/C++ editor with code completion and debugging

Ever since the debugger plugin for geany stopped working (see below), I am looking for an editor for C/C++ source files with the following features: Code completion (i.e., Intellisense-like ...
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How to get paths for default theme icons folders?

I have a desktop file, for Icon i set it to myIconName. Now I have multiple sized PNGs for my icon. I need to find the paths to the default theme icon folders, cross-OS-Linux solution, so I can drop ...
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Fullscreen Detection Algorithm for lockscreen/screensaver

I'm working on a cross linux fullscreen detection algorithm, for use in detecting lock screen and screensaver. This is what I have so far: Check if _NET_WM_STATE_FULLSCREEN is supported, if it is ...
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Using mysql in C programming [closed]

I installed ubuntu on a virtual machine.There,I installed mysql server(sudo apt-get install mysql-server) .This worked, because I could acces mysql-u root -p password. After that,I did : sudo apt-get ...
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Creating SHA-512 password with function crypt

I want to create an encrypted password in a C program with the function crypt with the SHA-2 based hashing algorithms that are supposed to be included in the GNU C Library used by almost all Linux ...
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Gnuplot - Save result

I create a graph that changes each second using gnuplot.Now, I want to save this graph as gif or png file when my program finishes. How can I do? My C code is below FILE *pipe = popen("gnuplot ...
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GNU C - Signals never arrive to the handler

I'm working on a university project which needs to be written in GNU C and run on Ubuntu server. My primary OS at home is Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC. The project is about multi thread programming and I ...
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How to Terminate the Child process using ISR from parent process?

I wanted to create a C program to terminate a child process after specific time period (alarm()) using user defined ISR(Interrupt Service Routine) of parent process. How to do it?
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After my Disc partition, when i try to open my C: disc i get this message. Help please! [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/santiago/7E460D8D460D46FD: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda4" ...
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How do I open C libraries and functions implementations?

I am having a problem that I cannot browse the header files /libraries to get the implementation of the C functions like mssget, msgsnd, shmat etc. How should I open these files?
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Header file for struct proc_dir_entry

I'm writing a firewall for the Linux kernel and I'm using the proc_dir_entry data structure (which I've found in the tutorial I'm currently reading). My firewall is conceived as a kernel module but ...
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Not able to include sqlite3 in c program

I installed libsqlite3-dev from ubuntu software center and after the installation, i found the sqlite3.h file in usr/include folder. There was no error in including that header file, but i am not able ...
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C programming questions (newbie) [closed]

I read Kernighan & Ritchie C programming book now and have a few questions about 'getchar' and 'putchar'. The question is below the code example: #include <stdio.h> int main(void) { ...
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Which compiler i have to use to understand C behaviour exact behaviour

I am confused regarding with the c compilers. as per my knowledge for a programmer the code is not important but the internal behaviour is very important.cause if we know how the compiler behaves for ...
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Unable to create a directory on a mounted file system (FUSE). mkdir: cannot create directory `dirname': File exists

I was trying out the FUSE file system. I downloaded fuse 2.9.3 and installed it to a directory in my Home directory. I did rest of the work as superuser (as I was denied to manipulate the mounted ...
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No such file or directory #include <string> [closed]

I wrote the program kai.c and now am trying to compile it with gcc kai.c -o kai, which returns: kai.c:5:18: fatal error: string: No such file or directory #include <string> ^ ...
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Sending different kill signals to init - how to log

I have to write a C program to check how init reacts to different kill signals, however I am not sure how to log it - for example signal number 14 crashes the ubuntu, then some higher one turns it ...
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FT_Read is not working properly [closed]

I am writing code for serial programming for serial communication between FTDI device and Desktop through XBEE. I am writing command on device for (in example) reading Battery Voltage Current and ...
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json_object_iterator.h not Found

I am trying to parse JSON object from C program. but i got following error. my c program contains json/json.h header file. this header file is causing below error. May I need to install anything. I ...
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Installing C POSIX libraies in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm trying to install the following C POSIX libraries in ubuntu 14.04 but for some reason some of them won't intall. The libraries; sys/ioctl.h unistd.h locale.h ncursesw/ncurses.h Comands sudo ...
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Permission denied when running C programs outside the Home directory [duplicate]

I have been creating some C programs and I have saved them to my Home directory while editing. I have compiled them with gcc and then run the executable file with ./ and they work fine. However, when ...
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How to compile with X11 library?

I'm trying to compile this code here: http://lists.kde.org/?l=kwin&m=115435217715650&w=2 I compile it with this line of code: gcc -lX11 -lstdc++ -L/usr/X11/lib -o icon icon.c but it keeps ...
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How to use the c/c++ code to change ubuntu's background

Or any other way.I want to make an application to make my desktop pretty.
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How to install C++ libraries in Ubuntu 14.04

I've been searching for a couple of hours but I haven't found anything yet. I want to know which is the preferred method for installing C/C++ libraries in Ubuntu 14.04. Is there a CLI command or ...
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No SDLIMAGE found while running ./configure file

recently i installed libsdl1.2-dev to install a game, after installing it in system. I run ./configure file and I am getting new error checking for sdl-config... /usr/bin/sdl-config checking for SDL ...
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get pdiffer working in ubuntu

I am trying to use pdiffer in ubuntu. It is a python interface to the PerceptualDiff tool. https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pdiffer I installed pdiffer using pip (after installing pip) I installed cmake ...