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Is it possible to send keys to inactive window via any c/c++ library?

I'm developing a program where I need to control an inactive window by sending a couple of keys. I was wondering if there is any c/c++ library to do so on Ubuntu (and linux in general) ? I googled a ...
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Difference between C programs and shell scripts receiving signals from fuser

I have written the shell script below for a lab in my college. It must look at a log file being upgraded frequently from another process and create a number of copies passed at invokation. Here is the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop Out

I've been stuck with this several hours and it seems I am not making headway. I did Ctrl+Alt+F1, logged on and I got error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.6: cannot open shared object ...
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Operating Systems Programming : (Bus) Inter Process Communication [closed]

I have a project in operating system programming (Linux) using c language , may anyone help me , please , This is the project description : implement a new inter-process communication method called ...
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Does Ubuntu automatically release memory allocated by a C program as the program terminates?

I have written a C program containing code allocating memory using the malloc() function. If I don't free up the memory using the free() function, will Ubuntu release it automatically?
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How to install a custom library written in C?

I want to install Stanford Portable Library on my system (Ubuntu 14.04). Can anyone please instruct me how to do it?
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Ubuntu Terminal: C program (or other solutions) to kill processes running on a specific port and start xampp [closed]

Can anyone help me? The program's objective is to kill the processes running on port 443 and to then start xampp automatically. What I've done: #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> ...
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How to run a compiled cpp file after booting up the system [duplicate]

I am using an arm v7 soc system which runs ubuntu very well. I can run my compiled cpp file (compiled with g++) perfectly from terminal by ./myproject. However i want code to start automatically ...
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conio.h header file giving an error during compiling C program in ubuntu [duplicate]

My code for a simple C program is #include<stdio.h> #include<conio.h> void main() { printf("This is demo program \n"); getch(); } when I am trying to run this c program. I am ...
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How to log bash history by editing bash source?

I'm using bash-4.3.30. I need to log all my commands history on a single file. I can do that by editing the bashrc or bash_profile but I'm not going to do that. I want to play with bash source ...
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How to compile programs that use term.h?

I try to compile the code below: #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <unistd.h> #include <term.h> //#include "/usr/include/term.h" void clear_screen(void) { ...
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Compiling C code for ARM processor on Ubuntu 12.04

I am compiling my simple "Hello world" C code using the following command: arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc-4.4 test.cpp -o test It generates an error: arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc-4.4: error trying to exec ...
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Setting up environment for Nvidia OpenGL Samples with Netbeans

As title, I would like to set up the environment for the Nvidia OpenGL Samples with Netbeans. You can find the SDK here In Netbeans I tried to choose the first one.. I gave it the directory with ...
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Abnormal behaviour of malloc() fuction?

I was playing around with alloc functions in my Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, gcc version 4.8.2 (Ubuntu 4.8.2-19ubuntu1) and found that malloc returns memory with initializing it to zero. Which is quite weird ...
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Install Ubuntu on Drive C Only

How do I install Ubuntu on Drive C only? I backed up all my data on Drive D and I'm afraid that I might lose them all.
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GCC Fatal Error

everyone Here's my problem; So, I'm new to Ubuntu and programming and I just wanted to start with C. I created the classic "hello.c" file #include <stdio.h> main () { printf("Hello ...
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Ubuntu Kernel Source Code for NAT Firewall [closed]

In TCP Communication, when the packet is being transferred from ethernet to network(IP) layer, I want to print the data present in that packet? I am working on linux (ununtu 14.04). I got some ...
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Valgrind does debug error

I have been trying to follow the online tutorial for Learn C The Hard Way. However after setting up valgrind (I followed other links that help setting up valgrind on ubuntu 12.04), when I try to ...
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Why Ubuntu uses eglibc instead of glibc?

I checked for the libc version on my Ubuntu 64bit 12.10 machine by issuing the command ldd --version. I saw that Ubuntu uses eglibc instead of glibc. As egiblc is for embedded machines, Is there a ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I get the pcap lib on Ubuntu?

I have a programming assignment where I need to use the pcap lib. #define _BSD_SOURCE #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <string.h> #include <pcap.h> // <-- ...
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What C is PS using to Determine Process Info Programmatically

In both linux and macos we can get PID info, start time by using bash: ps -p PID_HERE -o lstart=. I was going to use lstat and plan on it. But just out of curiosity: Programatically ps has to be ...
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How to let an icon in the launcher wiggle?

Trying to let my python application inform the user by wiggling or shaking its icon in the launcher, I found: Wiggling seems to be the "urgent animation": How can I change the wiggle time of ...
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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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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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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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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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fatal error: sys/cdefs.h: No such file or directory|

It has been weeks that i am trying to use Code::Blocks IDE to program Atmega16, however, i am hindered by the following error while compiling/building the program in C::B ...
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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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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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how to compile a c program that uses pthread.h?

I'm a beginner and I'm new to Ubuntu. I just installed it and want to run a C program. I have no idea what platform to use or where to write the code. I need to use pthread.h header file in the ...
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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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Installation failed for API

I'm developing an app for sending OSC messages working through the outlet port 4444 and I am using a C API call Liblo. Project page: http://liblo.sourceforge.net Normal install it by running the ...
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Where's my /usr/include/sys directory?

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu 12.04 to 13.04, a complete reinstall. Using gcc 4.7.3. I compiled some programs to discover there is no /usr/include/sys directory. That is, types.h, stat.h, etc, ...
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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