Questions about programming for and on Ubuntu.

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No editors installed to fix sources list

I 'm in Ubuntu 12.04 but I'm using it with crouton in a Chromebook, the terminal emulator it uses is UXTerm but it seems that it doesn't have any editor installed - gedit, nano and pico are all absent....
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Is Ubuntu a good Linux OS for php developer? [closed]

I want to switch from Windows OS to Linux OS for developing in Php. I can't decide which Os is perfect for me. Please suggest me. Is Ubuntu a good choice for a Php developer? What are the pros and ...
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How to write an internationalized manual using gettext?

I need to write a manual to the software I made. If it possible to use gettext when writing a manual, or other documents?
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Someone tell me why people writing GNU code use { like that? [closed]

I saw the rules on how to type code for UNITY project or GNU software in general. Why do they write code in such an ugly form? Is there a particular reason why they don't put brackets the way (from ...
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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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Unendable question C or C++ [closed]

Got a question related to programming. I was planning to choose one more language, besides Java, and stuck between choosing C or C++. I am planning to create apps specifically for Ubuntu with GUI (...
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How do I write perl code for following example? [closed]

I have file content like this: aaa accounting exec ... aaa accounting exec ... aaa accounting commands .. aaa accounting commands .. aaa accounting commands .. aaa accounting commands .. aaa ...
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IDE for libpurple (Pidgin)?

I'm interested to develop an app using pidgin & libpurple, but how can I "import" the code to some IDE that manages GTK? someone use/is aware of one like that?
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Extending Python lightblue module to use multiple bluetooth dongles

I'm using the lightblue module and pybluez to send files via bluetooth to obex protocol object push. But I need to use multiple bluetooth dongles (3 and more) to send files to multiple devices (20 and ...
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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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Can't find window builder on ubuntu

I am searching for window builder in eclipse.
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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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How do I detect when my system wakes up from suspend via DBus or similar in a python app?

In a background Python script I need to detect, when the system just woke up from suspend. What is a good way that does not rely on a root script but rather on python modules such as DBus? I'm new to ...
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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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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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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 10....
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Can we install any assembler in Ubuntu

I have got to practice the assembly language, for that i need an assembler. I installed masm (Microsoft-macro-assembler) over DOSBOX emulator, but it does not give me the code-view of my program. Is ...
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C programing suites/IDEs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What IDEs are available for Ubuntu? I know that asking for something like Visual Studio is too much but something that will let me write, debug and compile in a GUI instead ...
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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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I've installed golang with accordance with the wiki yet “go get” is missing

I've installed everything go-related from synaptic and later added ppa as described in the wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Go yet I cannot do "go get" for example go get code.google.com/p/gorilla/mux ...
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Is there a Source Insight alternative?

I am not a developer, but for my work I trace a lot of codes. It is actually rather difficult reading other people's code, especially for bigger projects. Source Insight is a great application that ...
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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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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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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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How do I write a Screenlet?

I'm trying to write a screenlet. It should basically just display a background (could be generated in screenlet or svg) and display some text. I know about the template screenlet and documentation, ...
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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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Sublime Text interface looks blurred

Suddenly my Sublime Text editor started to looks blurred. The screenshot talks by itself. No other program fails like this, just Sublime Text. Someone recognizes this painful behavior?
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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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How to use Kdevelop to write c++ programs ?

How I can build c++ applications using Kdevelop. Where I can find tutorials for kDevelop4 ? How to set the path for it ? How I can build a GUI application using Kdevelop 4.2? Whenever I try to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 sachin:$6$VwBWgroA$t4KXLWIf81sWtiA1/a....
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Can't get iconify() and deiconify() to work properly

I'm writing app for Ubuntu with C++ and Gtkmm. In my app i use libappindicator to show icon with simple menu in notification area. Icon and menu works ok, i can minimize window to panel (using iconify(...
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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. ...