Questions about programming for and on Ubuntu.

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System programming in Ubuntu

I'd like to get into Ubuntu systems programming; to be specific - developing and debugging device drivers. However, I'm not sure about how to get started, even though I have prior experience ...
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I'm terrible at programming. Please help [on hold]

I'm doing my 3rd year in BSc Software Engineering. I managed to pass all the exams but. I'm really a terrible programmer. I want to learn everything about programming concepts. but don't know where to ...
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error in if else statement? [closed]

can anybody solve this program i made this program with char. please help ? only one error and two warning is showing in this program.the only error is "misplaced else in main function" and warning is ...
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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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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 do I develop .NET apps on Ubuntu?

at college we use Microsoft .NET for developing applications. I recently switched to Ubuntu and would like to know similar tools for making apps on/for ubuntu.
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Arduino COM port

Everything was fine until arduino IDE suddenly closed my COM port and sent me a message about error when opening COM port. processing.app.SerialException: Error when opening serial port ...
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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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Catch program crash when there is no terminal

This question may belong to Unix/Linux in general, but I guess the answer is dependent on distro or desktop environment [I use KDE and Xfce so I would like an answer that is applicable on booth]. ...
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How can I run a program and watch its activity using top?

I have a small program which I compiled myself. It’s CPU intensive, so I want to watch the CPU usage when it’s working. However, when I run ./myprog, I can’t run top immediately and sequentially.
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Multiple terminal windows

I develop code. I use terminal alot. I use many terminal windows alot. I hate how tabs look. Any useful applications that allow for multiple terminal use, and streamline my development. allow me to ...
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Programming in Linux [duplicate]

so I've never used Linux as a programmer I code C++ in Windows(I am newbie) and today I installed Code::Blocks.I opened some of my projects from Windows but Code::Blocks can't include some of the ...
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Is there any application which interacts with the user? [closed]

I'm very comfortable while using Linux or Lubuntu although Windows seemed a little faster but it hangs at a certain point. So I would like to thank all the programmers of Linux I really liked it .. ...
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Programming and debugging embedded systems using Ubuntu

I have switched from Win7 to Ubuntu and I got some problems to configure toolchain for programming embedded systems. On Windows I have used Em::Blocks with GDB and J-Link from Segger. It was very ...
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grub cursor position

after an incident that happened years ago caused by tee, my "down" button didn't work anymore. Now I want to set my cursor position in to the bottom. My Aim is that I can use the up button to choose ...
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How do i write a terminal script to setup ubuntu for me instead of spending days every time?

From what I understand I can make a text file with all commands same as I would type in terminal, make it executable and run it. Would running sudo mysetup.sh or mysetup.txt be OK so not typing PW ...
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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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What is the best editor for HTML, CSS etc? [duplicate]

in Windows I'm using Komodo & Notepad++ for coding HTML, CSS etc. In Ubuntu, what's the best editor I can use? Thanks :)
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Loading Session Applications

How does Ubuntu Load previously opened applications on startup? (I want to code and modify that functionality present in the system preferences manually )
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Wanting to start development for Ubuntu (and most Linux distributions in general), which is suitable? Python or Vala? [closed]

I'm a computer science graduate, and learned languages like C, C++, C# and Java. Though I have more experience with Java. I want to develop for Linux and I'd prefer to develop for GNOME, I'm confused ...
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What is a command to compile and run C++ programs?

I am new to Linux. I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and do not know how to compile and execute C++ program in it. I need to know the commands to Compile and Execute a C++ program in Linux.
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How can I delete menus in Glade?

I'm writing a program using Quickly and I can't figure out how to delete menu bar entries.
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Start a programs in terminal only by name

I'm new to the Linux environment and I noticed there are many programs of which we can use only the program name to start them in the Linux terminal. E.g. gedit, vi, firefox Instead of providing ...
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Cobalt theme for Geany?

Is there any cobalt theme available for Geany Editor just like Gedit cobalt theme? Also how to install these themes. Is there any way we can create our own theme for these types of editors?
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What programming language would be ideal for making a note taking app for Ubuntu in which you use a wacom digitizer app? [closed]

I have some, but not much experience in programming, so I decided that now that I will have some spare time, I'll choose one language and try to master it to a level. I am not sure which language ...
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OSError: [Errno 101] Network is unreachable

When doing a network broadcast from Python, I get this: OSError: [Errno 101] Network is unreachable My code is as follows: def send(ip, message): sock = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, ...
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Fortran Compiler

I 'm programming in Eclipse platform,I intend to install Phortran compiler on eclipse but every time I try to install the plug-in,There 's an error in installation PTP,Distribution that I 'm using is ...
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How do I bundle a python interpreter in my qml app?

How do I bundle a python interpreter in my qml app? I can not use the system's python interpreter due to the nature of Ubuntu’s new Click Packages, and App-Armour. How do I do this?
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Check a programming language module or library information before installing and downloading

With aptitude, we can do something like: aptitude search package-name to display availability. aptitude show package-name to display package information. aptitude why package-name to display reason ...
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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 ...
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Detect charset encoding

Need good tool to detect encoding of the strings using some kind of mapping or heuristic method. For example, String: áÞåàÐÝØÒ ÜÝÞÓÞ ßàØÛÞÖÕÝØÙ Java, ÜÞÖÝÞ ×ÐÝïâì Òáî ÔÞáâãßÝãî ßÐÜïâì Expected: ...
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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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Localhost is extremely slow

I am developing a very basic PHP site on my localhost but it's taking over 5s to display a less than 10Kb page. It's fetching nothing from the internet and all my images, javascript files, css files, ...
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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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Ubuntu Touch App with Simple UI (QMake) - how to connect C++ to QML

I've noticed that the Ubuntu SDK now has a template for an 'App with Simple UI (QMake)'. This creates a C++ Ubuntu application project with a sample UI containing a Label and a Button (Needs a 15.04 ...
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Is Gedit-3.14.2 available for ubuntu?

From where I will get gedit latest version? Current I have 3.10.4 installed on my Ubuntu version 14.10. Do we have any ppa available to download latest gedit?
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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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My CPU usage is unnecessarily high while creating a C program in Ubuntu 14.10

I have an MSI GE60 2PC Apache model Gamebook. I also use it for my collage work. It runs Ubuntu 14.10. I have a CPU usage problem while creating a ".c" file. I use the default text editor; while I ...
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Gtk.HeaderBar not appearing in Python Application [closed]

I've created a Python Application to which I'd like to add a Gtk.HeaderBar. However, when I try to run the code below, the window opens with no titlebar whatsoever. I have the code below: class ...
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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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Using C++ in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and and want to know how to run and compile programs in C++ Can i get a step by step detail please? I did try once but got only a blank thing nothing else i really want to use this ...
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Network Manager gui link to terminal network config listing 14.04

I am using 14.04. I am trying to figure out how the connections listed in Network Manager's GUI: is connected to the files found in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/ ...
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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.