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Are QStrings mutable? [closed]

In python; strings are not mutable as far as I know. To change a string in python, you would have to create a new object. Is this the same for QString?
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How do you return a list of the current project folders and files of your current project in QtCreator?

I think Qt must have this, because QtCreator has a list on its sidebar: Ideally I am just looking for a Qt function that will just return this list. Thanks.
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How do I develop for the Unity Control Center? [duplicate]

I found no source on how to create an entry in Unity Control Center. Is it even possible? What languages can I use? Edit: I'm searching for a method to have an entry appear in the Unity Control ...
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Can't find window builder on ubuntu

I am searching for window builder in eclipse.
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How to automatically restart an application for using too much RAM or CPU

I'm going to be running an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server that will have a few Garry's Mod (Half-life 2/Source based) servers running on it. I don't want any one of those servers getting out of line by ...
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Assembly: TASM illegal command

Few weeks ago I asked for a similar TASM compiler, but seems that the instructor wants nothing but TASM. So I installed this using wine in DosBox. But no matter what my code is, when I run tasm ...
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how to encode a shell script so others can run it but they can not read it

I want to encode a script, so others can run that script to get relevant result but when they run command cat it should throw output in encoded format.
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Assembler similar to TASM on Ubuntu

I have an HP computer running 64-bit Ubuntu, so you could say Intel. I'm taking a assembly course at the university. The instructor wants us to use TASM. While it may run on wine I'm not sure about ...
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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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Make operating system with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I just had a quick question is it true that you can make your own operating system with Ubuntu and if so where can i go to learn how to make my own operating system with Ubuntu. Thanks
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Scilab installation tcl tk configure not working

I am installing Scilab 4.1.2 in Ubuntu 12.04 manually. I entered the folder and pressed ./configure but after some steps it shows configure: error: header file tcl.h has been found for 8.4* but ...
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How can I detect screen rotation with QML

I've been trying to create a Ubuntu QML application, but when I rotate my screen while it is running on my tablet, the header is semitransparent and the content below is exceeding the screen's height ...
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How do I Resolve a dependency issue with Ubuntu SDK, chroot, CMakelists, and the Emulator?

I am trying to build lp:ubuntu-filemanager-app on the ubuntu sdk for running on the emulator. The libraries I need are installed on my system, and in the phablet-shell. I can run the application in ...
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Is there a Bool or Flag you can use in QML to determine whether a phone is running the application?

For example: Text { text: isPhone ? "this application is running on a phone" : "this application is not running on a phone" }
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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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segmentation fault on 14.04, but did not fail on 10.04

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 64bit LTS and I'm writing image processing program in C. When I'm runing any programe in terminal it shows segmentation fault (core dumped). The same program run nicely in ...
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Would Android apps be able to run in Ubuntu touch natively?

I'm wondering why Android apps won't be able to be run natively on Ubuntu Touch. I mean, isn't it all just Linux?
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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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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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Can you do dictionaries in qml?

So for example: Item { id: sylvainLikesAnsweringMyQuestions property var myDict: {[key,value],[anotherKey,anotherValue]} }
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Why can't I use conio.h or ncurses.h?

I am new user to Ubuntu. I wrote a simple program in C. When I try to compile it to use conio.h, the compiler gives me fatal error. So I tried by ncurses.h, but still I am getting same error.
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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 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 use Q_INVOKABLE to access c++ functions in QML?

I am looking for the most simple and straightforward example. For my part; .h public: KTerminalDisplay(QQuickItem *parent = 0); ~KTerminalDisplay(); Q_INVOKABLE void setFontStyle(QString & s); ...
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What is the difference between bzr lp-propose and bzr lp-propose-merge?

What is the difference between bzr lp-propose and bzr lp-propose-merge? Do I have to provide the branch I wish to propose a merge to, or does it assume it for me?
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Program an applications print files [closed]

i wanna make an app that get files and print it.how can i do that ? with which program language ? this program is like to get file from any protocol and read last line of it and print it ...
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What is the full form of awk? [closed]

What is the full form of awk? I tried googling. Google doesn't answer me.
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making a bash script executable programatically

I need to create a bash script to create and mount a drive. So, two simple commands. Both "work" when entered at the command line. The script is created and executed every time a normal user logs in, ...
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Is there a programmable way to tell if the screen is locked with the new Unity interface?

I have lots of stuff in my crontab, including some that talks to my screen. If I'm not there for it to be notifying, I don't really want it to run. Is there a way I can check to see if the computer ...
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(QML) What does the “?” do in defining properties?

Popey { working: visible ? 100 } What does that "?" indicate in this example?
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Anybody know how to delete a file from QML without resorting to a C++ plugin?

Anybody know how to delete a file from QML without resorting to a C++ plugin? It should be possible to do in the folder that my app uses for data storage.
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Should we be upgrading away from ubuntu.components 0.1?

Should we be upgrading away from ubuntu.components 0.1 in our ubuntu applications? I am working on one of the core apps, and many were unsure as to whether the current library (1.1 I think) offers ...
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In the Ubuntu SDK, is there a way to view all global variables in current project?

In the Ubuntu SDK, is there a way to view all global variables in current project? Working on one of the core apps, and I want to figure out if any global variables have been defined for the current ...
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Is there a better way to programatically get the networking parameters from Linux OS?

I am writing some scripts which need to programatically get a lot of networking parameters from Linux OS. For example, the names of all network interfaces, ip address, netmask, MAC address. For ...
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How do you equally space out elements in a Row?

Row{ width: parent.width spacing: ???? Checkbox{} Checkbox{} Checkbox{} Checkbox{} } So just to be clear, the checkboxes should be spaced in such a manner that however wide ...
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Oculus Rift with Antichamber on Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Antichamber runs great on linux (steam version). But it is not playable with the Oculus Rift at this point. The issues are: 1) no headtracking 2) graphics are not being split and distorted by Oculus ...
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How to you get a flickable to do a smooth scroll?

Flickable{ Button{ onClicked: parent.????????? } Or do I have to create a function for this?
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What are the files needs to be edit to add a user? and what to be write?

I am trying to write a C program to add a new user to my Ubuntu 14.04. I edited 1) /etc/passwd sachin:x:65535:1:sachin:/home/sachin:/bin/bash 2) /etc/shadow ...
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finger print sensor for project

I am an engineering student and I am doing my minor project which uses finger print sensor and I am using R30x series. Can I work in the Ubuntu platform and work with the module that I have got. ...
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Unable to start topcoder arena in Ubuntu 14.04

When I want to clear cache using javaws - viewer these error comes. I am trying to launch my topcoder arena. Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS: -javaagent:/usr/share/java/jayatanaag.jar Exception in ...
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using system(“clear”); command to clean the screen yet last line printed. using GNU gcc compiler please help

I am using 'system("clear");' command to clean the output screen yet the last line printed is displayed.I am using Geany text editor using GNU gcc compiler.Please help and tell me clear the whole ...
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(QML) Flickable not working as supposed

So, while building an Ubuntu app I needed to use Flickable for scrolling, so now I have code of the form Page{ ... Flickable { anchors.fill: parent content.height: element1.height + ...
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how to implement the functions which are defined inside the conio.h

I wanted to use the conio.h header file in one of my C codes but as we know the header file is not available for Ubuntu, what should we do if we want to implement the functions if the header file ...
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Where are the Build and Src locations for QtCreator?

In the QtCreator Plugin Creation Wizard, this http://doc.qt.digia.com/qtcreator-extending/images/firstplugin-pluginsetup.png window asks for Qt Creator Sources, and Qt Creator Build. I installed ...
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how to set mmap for better performance of raw socket

req.tp_block_size=96; req.tp_frame_size=96; req.tp_block_nr=2; req.tp_frame_nr=2; if ( (setsockopt(fd, SOL_PACKET, PACKET_RX_RING, (char *)&req, sizeof(req))) != 0 ) { perror("setsockopt()"); ...
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access to field's element via awk

I have the following columns: _111_ [555] _222_ [666] _333_ [777] _444_ [888] I want to access the 111 from _111_. or 888 from [888]. How to access the fields elements with awk.
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Simple voice chat over command line?

I will be using this for development. What I want is: No large proprietary blob overhead to accomplish this, like skype No account needed. So no skype account, no email, etc etc. Ability to run ...
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Pair Programming in Ubuntu SDK?

How do you do collaborative code editing, aka pair programming, in the Ubuntu SDK? I heard you can do this in Vim, and I wonder if the Vim functionality in QtCreator makes this possible.
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How to print all coloumns using AWK

In AWK, is there a way to print all columns? I do not want to print them like this: printf($1 $2 $3 ...) Is there a way to print all of them?