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How do I run R programs from Sublime text 2 in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I have R programming environment in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I also have Sublime Text 2 and I want to run R programs in it. I don't have any IDE like RStudio and even I dont want to use them as I am just a ...
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How to write C programming in Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I'm new to linux and Just now installed Ubuntu 13.10. I want to write C program in it. What are the softwares which i need to install? Also tell me how to install those softwares (along with editor, ...
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Wireless card finding

I need to find out what wifi card my computers running while using Ubuntu and not my original OS, how can I do that? Brand new Linux user I just installed it
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Installing C POSIX libraies in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the following C POSIX headers in Ubuntu 14.04 but for some reason some of them won't install. sys/ioctl.h unistd.h locale.h ncursesw/ncurses.h Commands tried sudo apt-get ...
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Program stutters when mouse is still [closed]

The solution can be found on StackOverflow I'm trying to write a program in Java, using Eclipse. I'm on Ubuntu 16.04. The program runs smoothly while I'm moving the mouse cursor. As soon as I stop ...
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Any IDE's in Ubuntu for Windows Development with C Sharp?

I'm wondering if you folks could steer me toward some Window's Dev IDE tools for ASP.Net and or C Sharp? Is there a good site for finding IDE's for Ubuntu? I've not totally installed yet, just looked ...
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Learn how to program/port through Ubuntu Touch [closed]

I am interested in learning how to program but except for some first tiny steps (like basics of Linux and HTML and getting CM running) I haven't acquired any skills and knowledge yet. However, I am ...
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How do I create a project from scratch in GNOME Builder?

After installing and running GNOME Builder (3.18.1-2ubuntu1 on Ubuntu 16.04) for the first time I click New Button on the top-left. Then I'm offered to create it from a existing project located on ...
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How to make sure a Row {} or Column {} does not contract when an item's visible: property is set to false?

This is a question about good coding practice with QML: How can I make sure that a Row {} or Column {} does not contract when one of its Item's visible: property is set to false? The current work ...
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How do you round numbers in qml to two decimal places?

I have these ridiculously long real numbers such as 33.088117576394794, and I am trying to convert them to doubles (Two decimal places). So in this case, I want 33.09. How do you do this in QML?
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How do open a link with a button

I would like to click a button in my QML app and have it open a link in the browser on the device.
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How do you determine the combined width of the components in a Row {}?

How do you determine the combined width of the components in a Row {}? The width of the row itself will not work, as I need to set its spacing:, and using this property will create a loop error. It ...
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What is the objectName: property in QML, why is it needed, and how is it different than the id: property?

What is the objectName: property in QML? Which components have this property? Why is it needed? How is it different than the id: property? Why can't I just use the id: property instead?
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How do you check if a property is undefined in qml?

How do you check if a property is undefined in qml? This is what I am trying to do: Button { id: myButton text: if (text === "undefined"){"default text"} }
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How to ensure threading and parallel computing with cado-nfs

I tried to run CADO-NFS 2.1.1 to factor 512-bit number (155 digits) using 4 machines with this command : t=/tmp/c155 factor.sh ...
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How to learn vim on a high level? [closed]

I know that vim (like emacs) is very powerful editor for programmers, as long as you know how to use it, its shortcuts, and so on. What steps can I take and what tutorials can I read to become an ...
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I want to program the graphic UI program for Ubuntu…What is the starting point?

Hello I am a C++ Programmer for windows for many years.. Nowadays I need to code GUI program for Ubuntu or possibly for all linux machines... but I don't have any clue for starting with.. Qt is one ...
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How can I write a dynamically updated panel app / indicator?

I am trying to write some panel apps for ubuntu Mate. I know C/C++, and SDL reasonably well. I have seen the Mate-University panel apps github page, but i cannot get it to work properly / Im having ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 5559 hangs at shutdown, wierd start ups

I just bought a new Dell machine. It's awesome! It has a 6th Gen Intel i5, Radeon M335 (4gb ddr3), 8gb of ram< win 10. Nothing special, but still quite good. Anyways I wanted to install Ubuntu on ...
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Which is the best git client for linux? [closed]

I am moving out of a windows enviroment where i used Tortoise Git. I heard linux git clients are pretty poor... can you guys help me finding a good one?
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How can I run an c/c++ program that use GNU Scientific Library (GSL)?

I'm trying to run 2 simple examples in c/c++ using the GNU Scientific Library. That are the codes: 1st: An Example Program #include <stdio.h> #include <gsl/gsl_sf_bessel.h> int main (...
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Putting an arbitrary gtk.Widget into an appindicator.Indicator

Putting any gtk.Widget inside a gtk.Menu works, somewhat, by putting an empty gtk.MenuItem in first. It doesn't seem to be reliable - but it basically works. With an appindicator.Indicator, it doesn't ...
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How to compile and run a COBOL program?

Can anybody explain me how to compile and run a COBOL program in Ubuntu? I have never written any program in Ubuntu. Please, give me a simple program to compile and run.
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How to start programming for this app in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I want to create an application in Ubuntu which should run in the background. It needs to be informed when the focused window changes. Basically I need to run a callback function in my application on ...
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How to encrypt or protect folder with password in ubuntu 14.04

I am looking for encrypting or protecting my folder with a password. I found some programs, but they are not enough. I need a way to protect folder with password, so whenever I access the folder it ...
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Ubuntu's best utilities for programmers [closed]

I have been working in Windows for many years, now I'm interested in using a Linux OS, so I am starting with Ubuntu. Can any experts recommend some apps that will help in programming? My programming ...
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how to download a CVS reposititory from sourceforge

How do I download this code with cvs? I press "enter" when prompted for a password, but no download initiates. thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ cvs -d:pserver:anonymous@jamochamud.cvs.sourceforge....
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Create Ogre3D 2.1 project

I have downloaded the Ogre3D 2.1 source, compiled and installed it without any issues. To my knowledge I have a working installation. The problem now is that none of the official project templates ...
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how to program and burn p89v51rd2 and sst89e516rd in ubuntu? suggest some software

how to program and burn p89v51rd2 and sst89e516rd in ubuntu? suggest some software. as there's flash magic in windows. which is software used in linux? im doing ISP programming
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lint: command not found

Does Ubuntu have a lint utility? How is it installed? In computer programming, lint is a Unix utility.. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lint_%28software%29 thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ gcc ...
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Segfault running PyQt5 on Ubuntu Phone

I'm struggling with running a very simple pyqt5 application on the Ubuntu Phone, loading a QML file. I have installed extra python-qt5 packages for this. This is basically as stripped down as I can ...
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Where is Python source code?

I have Python 2.7 installed for learning purposes (I'm a starting programmer reading 'Learn Python The Hard Way') and wanted to know how some things were done. I installed it from Synaptic and want ...
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How could I begin C++ programming on Ubuntu?

I recently switched to Ubuntu from Windows 7. I was previously learning C++ with Microsoft's IDE, Visual Studio. How would I go about programming C++ on Ubuntu, preferably with an IDE?
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How to make a Linux Application [closed]

I am a new Programmer (Java, JavaScript and C). I would like in the future to do / participate doing Ubuntu applications. My question is; what programming language should I learn to become an Ubuntu ...
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Is there an easy way to log all activity that a shell script does?

Is there an easy way to log all activity that occurs from a shell script to a file? I have a script. It outputs things like echo "instructions", as well as other program output. I know the commands: ...
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QML: What is the difference between a Component, Element, Property, Attribute, and Object?

The reason why I ask, is that often languages define the same terms differently, and QML is fairly unique in some regards. A brief explanation or analogy is preferred, where as more extensive and ...
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I'm trying to install rpl/2 from rpl2.net. Need desperate help

I've been using a Hewlett Packard HP50g for programming and I found that the emulators on hpcalc.org aren't really designed as a fully developed programming language for a computer. This is very ...
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How to Use Gambas?

I recently shifted to Linux and installed Gambas for creating a project , but the navigate command use to code in visual Basic is missing in visual basic it looks something like this WebView1....
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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 I start learning programming on Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I have installed Lubuntu on my PC, I want to learn programming( not a CS student) and start with python, later I was learning on a Windows machine where I installed the python with IDLE (Included in ...
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Logkeys keylogger not working on Ubuntu box in Vagrant; appears to not see keyboard events

I'm trying to get logkeys to work on an "ubuntu/precise64" Vagrant box for a work project, but nothing is getting logged. I've spent several hours reading and trying to track down the issue. The ...
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opengl give the compilation error

I have install opengl in my linux and when I tried to compile the file it give the message this : gcc test.c -lGL -lglut -o test test.c:1:16: fatal error: gl.h: No such file or directory #...
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How do i install libraries for tcl programs?

I want to install all the libraries required to run tcl.However i dont have any error asking me the absence of any lib but i dont want to get stuck in middle of a presentation. Also nam is giving a ...
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Can I use Ubuntu for programming effectively? [closed]

I am taking a course to become a programer and I am using Windows 10. Every time I do an update of Windows it loses all my code, and breaks genymotion. So, my question: Could I use Ubuntu for ...
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Run C++ program like a command from the terminal [duplicate]

Hi, I've created a small program in C++ I would like to run like a command from the terminal. With that I mean that I can open the program from and in the terminal (as it is a console application) ...
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Any PPAs for Google's Go Language?

Do you know of any URLs for PPAs of Google's Go Language?
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Can't Compile A Simple C Program

I installed the last version of Ubuntu. I tried to compile and run simple c program. I was get error: fatal error: stdio: No such file or directory I installed and updated gcc compiler few times, ...
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Are there any really good bash scripting guide? [closed]

I really want to learn bash scripting, where should I research? I am pretty good at programming but I do not know how to program using bash
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Not Able To Compile Hello World Kernel Module

I am currently following this tutorial of making a makefile for the simple kernel hello world module. However, I have not been able to do so even after searching on the internet thoroughly for several ...
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Pair Andorid Studio with github, git error?

I'm working on a project with my teammates but when i try to pair the project on my andorid studio fro github on VCS into checkout from version control, when i click on clone i get this error Clone ...