Questions about programming for and on Ubuntu.

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How Can I Add, and Use, a Color Scheme for Geany?

I have found that one of my favorite text editors for programming is Geany, however the default color scheme is very bright and hurts my eyes when programming for awhile. There are other color schemes ...
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What's Ubuntu's app development IDE?

What's Ubuntu's official IDE used to develop applications? Which language is preferred for Ubuntu apps?
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What speech service does Orca Screen Reader use?

What speech service does Orca Screen Reader use? Is there any API to access it from an application? Like: function talk (text) { /* convert text to speech */ } ...or maybe via bash commands? talk ...
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Simple GUI to display static text informations

I would like to know if there is a way to write or modify a simple program (I don't really care what language it'll use) that can be launched in GUI mode and will display formated text and URL that ...
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Configuring Geany to Execute files/packages in a seperate folder

I recently downloaded Geany onto my new Ubuntu machine and I am very satisfied with it overall, but after days of fiddling with the Build Commands, I am still unable to Execute .class files outputted ...
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How to view the list of c library functions?

I'm a newbie in Linux programming. I found that the way to view the list of system calls in Linux via command-line is: man syscalls But now I want to view the list of c library functions, how can I ...
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How to build GUI application in C language using GTK+?

I have written code in C language using GTK. This code gives a window with 2 buttons, but I do not know how to make the standalone GUI application from this code. Please explain to me step by step ...
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How do you make Gedit an html editor? [closed]

How do you turn Gedit into an html editor? I want to write html but have trouble finding a reliable editor/interpreter/Compiler...
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Can assembly directives corrupt my Ubuntu?

I want to start learning assembly language, and read some stuff about it. From a first impression, it seems like the assembler pretty much gives you freedom to do whatever you want with your ...
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Disable and enable USB

I am trying to make a little script where I can turn on and off a USB port so a little USB light connected to the port will turn off when the port is disabled and on when it's enabled. And as I said, ...
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Prolog Programming in Ubuntu

I asked this question in stackoverflow,no answer so I assumed no one knew, I might have a better chance here. I have an interest in playing and fussing with Prolog, I have installed the swi-prolog and ...
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How do I use the GTK+ development libraries in Ubuntu?

I've been programming for about a year and a half on Windows and I've just started getting used to the way things work on that platform, but now I'm interested in development on Linux and I've been ...
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Lotus Notes 8.5.1 Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04 error in loading dll

I have a notes application which is built for used in windows environment. The application can read smartcard using the Omnikey 5321 smartcard reader. However when I tried to open the application in a ...
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What exactly is this Shell Script doing?

I want to know what this Shell Script does. #!/bin/sh for i in $* do echo "cat>$i<<'end of $i'" cat $i echo "End of $i" done I mean, how is it working? Thanks!
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Installation and configuration of Java 3D in ubuntu

My java 3d project using netbeans is running fine in my windows environment. But when I run project in Ubuntu 12.04 it shows this exception: java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: no J3D in ...
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Ubuntu Developer Video Tutorial

I am Visual Studio .net developer. I like to check out "Ubuntu Developer Video Tutorials" for programmer and I want to develop application like VB.net Desktop application(Standalone or Web). Is ...
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LFS programming on ubuntu

I figured out how to install lfs on ubuntu. Instaled all packages required. But dont know where to start programming. 1. How to program graphical interface? 2. File and memory management. 3. Mouse, ...
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How to use a program designed for older verisions of ubuntu on a newer one

I was wondering if there was a way to run a older program designed for a older version of ubuntu on a new one. Specifically Robot OS Fuerte which was designed to work on 12.04 on ubuntu 13.04
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How to compile with fastformat which using STLSOFT?

How to compile with fastformat which using STLSOFT ? after unzip fastformat-0.7.1-alpha-9 in local directory and compile gcc with make and then unzip STLSOFT in local directory and set ...
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picstart+ programming with sdcc

I am trying to use sdcc to program a 12f675 PIC with a PICSTART+ programmer. my problem is I cannot locate the header files for sdcc. #include "pic/12f675.h" gives me blink.c:7:28: error: ...
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How to start developing for Ubuntu

I would like to learn how to develop a multi-clipboard application for Unity, similar to Diodon, for learning purposes. Can you give me a link or some direction to get started? I have generic ...
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Terminal commands for installing g++ 4.8?

Could somebody please advise how I could install g++ 4.8 ? I understand its not an official release yet (and that I would need to manually download a file) but I get internal compiler bug issues with ...
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Application development in Ubuntu using C++

I want to write applications for Ubuntu. I do not know much about programming, but I want develop for Ubuntu. I am trying to learn C++ right now. What do you think is the best way to develop apps for ...
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Control Media via Arduino

I want to create an application that controls the volume, play next\last, stop\play and things like this (I don't know what they called) like in a keyboard. I have tried to find how to do this with ...
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Python Programming [closed]

I am learning Python Programming from Full Circle Magazine. Can anybody correct this program as it is not working. #!/usr/bin/env python strng = 'The time has come' pos = strng.find('time')
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Development on an Ubuntu tablet

For college, I program now and then in C, C++, C#, JAVA, Lisp, python, Sql, ... Will it be possible to do development in Ubuntu tablet environment in the same I can on Ubuntu desktop?"
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Code returns nothing

The following program was made according to the book 'Head First C'. It is supposed to be able to find and return music tracks containing a search-word, but it returns nothing. Oh, and I tried to make ...
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Unable to compile programs in Ubuntu with Geany

I'm having trouble compiling a simple C++ program in Geany. The result is same even if i just use terminal(not using Geany).
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What advantages does Ubuntu have as an environment for programming?

Why is writing a program in text files or via the terminal a better option (as I read) than using IDE(s) like Visual Studio on Windows? Do the features an IDE provides exist there (eg. showing ...
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Default IDE for C programming? [duplicate]

I am very much new to the Ubuntu OS. I write C programs for school and I usually do it on a Mac and use their default IDE xcode. I am just wondering if there is an IDE that comes with Ubunut 13.04? ...
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Explanations for a complete noob [closed]

Ok, so I'm thinking of switching to Ubuntu for all but gaming and CAD (I'm an engineering student). I've never tried any form of Linux (unless Android counts), so I don't know the first thing about ...
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How do I solve this Bluetooth programming problem?

I've been trying to get BlueZ and PyBluez to work on my 12.04 Ubuntu desktop. Everything installed correctly, but I can never find any of my devices: >>> import bluetooth >>> ...
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How to create a datagrid in GTK without GTK Sharp?

I would like to write a GTK program with a datagrid. However GTK Sharp is for the .NET Framework. Is there any non-.NET library or framework with a datagrid that I can use?
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Setting XAMPP GUI in Ubuntu 13.04

I already try creating XAMPP GUI in Ubuntu 13.04 using this tutorial http://freshtutorial.com/add-gui-xampp-control-panel-ubuntu/ but still it gives an error file does not exist when creating the ...
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Help with running C programs in Ubuntu

I've been teaching myself to write programs in C, using Geany as my IDE. All of my programs get compiled and linked correctly, and they seem to work fine when I test run them inside of the IDE, ...
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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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Can you get Ubuntu Server on a mac? [duplicate]

I looked around for a bit and I haven't found the correct thread that fits my needs, I have an old mac Powerbook G4, I want to run Ubuntu Server on it, can I wipe out the entire harddrive and just run ...
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Compiling On Ubuntu Server

Is it possible to compile on on ubuntu server using vim and g++? and possibly uploading those files onto your ubuntu desktop using ubuntu one? I have an old mac laptop I want to use for my programming ...
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Not sure which IDE I should use for editing codes written in C [duplicate]

I am looking for an IDE which I can use to edit/compile/run C/C++ codes on my Ubuntu 13.04 installation. I have been checking the forum for information, and I found Anjuta being suggested by a few ...
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How can I fix Gambas3?

I am a v.b programmer. I installed Gambas3 on Ubuntu 13.04. The problem is when I create a new project and put the objects on the form then run the project no objects visible on the form. Note: the ...
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Install Elixir to System

How can I install Elixir on Ubuntu 13.04 so that I can easily use it from the command line and update it easily by cloning git. I have installed Erlang 16 by getting package from here Erlang ...
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How to take modified code over to installed system?

Have modified the code of a bash-command - now I want to take it over into system of 12.10 (it is done with downloaded source code of this bash-command). Is there nothing more necessary than this : ...
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how do I load a program I have downloaded!

I'm trying to start programming and am sure I have downloaded python. how do I find and run this program?
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qt5 not working

I'm trying to get Qt5 working on Ubuntu 12.04. I downloaded the 32-bit installer from http://qt-project.org/downloads and basically just let it install everything in my home folder. I had to add ...
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Start application in the background on GNOME

Is there a way to avoid bringing an application to the front when opening it? I'm launching an app several times trough a terminal window (running a custom c++ program) and it keeps popping up when ...
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What languages used to for Linux OS?

What programming languages used to make/create Linux Operating Systems OS
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LTS vs non LTS which is more suitable to me? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu I want to know which is more suitable to me? I want to use if for web design and hosting and for programming
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What programming languages should I learn to become an Ubuntu developer? [closed]

Although I have used NetBeans once for a project, what languages do I need to learn to become a full-fledged Ubuntu developer? My project in NetBeans (Java only) was to design a calculator ...
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Controlling a loop and saving the output for each event

How can I control a loop and read live feed from a usb port and save each of the output when the usb is inserted or removed. I know the code below can be improved, please assist. #!/bin/bash ...
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Programmatically Present Windows (Invoke Window Picker) in Compiz

Is there a bash command to invoke what Super+W does in Ubuntu?