Source code is the original programming code used to write a specific application. Open-source programs allow users to freely view and modify their source code, while closed-source or proprietary programs have their code kept secret.

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How To Download 14.04 Source Code [duplicate]

I have seen questions similar to this asked before, but none of them have answers that seem to work anymore or that I am able to follow, or they just aren't exactly what I want. I don't want to edit ...
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How can I download the source code of kernel 3.5.0-17-generic image shipped with Ubuntu-12.10

Where can I get the exact source code of linux kernel version 3.5.0-17-generic which is shipped with Ubuntu 12.10 ?
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Programming on Ubuntu [closed]

To begin with I'm a new Linux user, my distro is "Ubuntu GNOME 15.04" if that matters. I would like to start writing code on Linux, I have to install editors, compilers, IDE etc just like windows or ...
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Using sudo apt-get install, why no source code?

I was trying to install a package for robotic operational system (ROS). And I just go ahead and type sudo apt-get install <package> After installation, I see a list of files in /opt/share ...
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It's not exactly about ubuntu [closed]

This is more a plea for help from the ubuntu community. I've done a lot of searches and reading and I guess I'm missing something. I'm trying to write a very basic program in python, here's the issue: ...
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Modify Ubuntu 14.04 'Connect to Server' source code

I want to wirelessly connect some Ubuntu 14.04 laptops to a network share which requires authentication. If I open up a Nautilus window and click Connect to Server in the side panel I can successfully ...
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How do you install an application that doesnt have makefile in folder?

Sometimes I download applications and they don't include a makefile; just a bunch of source code and an executable application. For instance, I downloaded tor but it comes with the application and a ...
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Packaging files into a .deb package

I'd like to package up my program's source code into a .deb package. I've looked into many different packing guides, but all of them suppose that you know where you want your files placed in the ...
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Nemo / Nautilus folder icon size

Does anybody know how to reduce this white space - distance on nemo or nautilus between the folders? It's getting ridiculous! I've enlarged the thumbnails from dconf-editor and I also use compact ...
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softwares installed from source code not starting

I had an older version of code::blocks and I thought I'd update it so I downloaded code::blocks 13.12 source code and installed it from the terminal with these commands: ./configure make sudo make ...
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Find the background process of WGET command execution? [closed]

I have found that this command can download the whole website to the local disk. $ wget --mirror -p --convert-links -P ./Desktop/Website http://www.samplesite.com And, i'm curious to know the ...
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How to build libgee (“undefined reference to 'g_get_num_processors'”)?

I am not able to install libgee. When I tried running on the command line sudo apt-get install libgee it said libgee is already in its latest version, when it is actually is not in its latest ...
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gimp source build error g_module_build_path

I m trying to build gimp 2.8 from source, all dependencies are me but now while if "make" on it it gives this error: /i386-linux-gnu/libgtk-x11-2.0.so: error: undefined reference to ...
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Edit Gimp source code for personal requirements

I wanna edit gimp source code for my personal specific requirements that are custom printing related, is there any way i can download edit and compile gimp code for windows and ubuntu...?
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Can I move my compiled executable C code to another laptop without installation of the package?

I have install a package call libcurl, and I have compile a C code from that package into a executable. So when I run the code, I just do .thiscode The problem is, I want to run .thiscode in another ...
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Error When Installing Anything

Every time i try to install wine in the terminal i get these errors Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done wine is already the newest version. ...
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How to get Source code for Ubuntu? [closed]

I've heard that Ubuntu is an Open source project. So, Suppose I've got Windows 8 installed at this time and I want to build the Ubuntu Operating System myself - by compiling each package, and build ...
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Where is the Ubuntu cursor, in the source code?

I'm trying (and failing) to sift through the source, attempting to find the image file(s) for the default cursor. Does anyone know where this is?
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Software Center Shows “Minus” Sign for Source Code…potential concern?

I realize there has been a previous post concerning this issue. I am not clear as to what needs to be done about it. If necessary, how do I go about removing the incomplete source code in the most ...
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indicator-session user list 14.04 source code

I am having problems with the length of my users list on the indicator-session on 14.04.2. I was reading the source code and I saw a variable that don't understand. In service.c line 1340 I expected ...
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mount ecryptfs with syscall in C language

I am trying to mount an fs with ecryptfs in a program in C. But I don't manage to give to the kernel part the key int mount_crypt(char* source) { int r = -1; char opt[1024] = ...
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Applying patch doesn't work when building package

I have old Ubuntu server which is vulnerable with Ghost bug. Its to old to upgrade from repository, so I want to patch source with CVE-2015-0235.diff. I set up apt-get to old-releases.ubuntu.com and ...
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Editing OpenCV source code

How would one go about editing either the C++ opencv functions and/or the python opencv functions in Ubuntu? Where is the source code located? For C++ how would one go about recompiling the source ...
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How to Program an Indicator into the Unity Panel

I'm working on an open source project and want to edit up one of the notifications for Ubuntu and install it into the Unity Panel (top black bar). How would I go about doing this? What files do I need ...
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How can I get librefblas.a on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Trusty?

For compiling a program I need librefblas.a Where and how I can obtain this library on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Trusty? Is there a Ubuntu package that I need to install for get this library?
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Where is kernel/user.c?

I am doing some changes on ubuntu linux source code. I used find / -name user.c command to locate user.c but failed. Where is it? My working environment is ubuntu14.04.
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Want to build my own Ubuntu from source code [duplicate]

I have two requirements I want whole Ubuntu 12.04 Source code. I want to compile it. Can you please tell me about from where I can get the source code and what tool I will need to compile it? ...
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Kernel build from source: Missing XEN modules problem

Short story: I need to recompile the Kernel I use to see if I can avoid some of the problems I'm experiencing with XEN Hypervisor. Problem is the compilation reported errors that I don't know how to ...
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'/usr/' versus '/usr/local/' for source installation

Are there any differences when you compile software and move it to either '/usr/local' or to the '/usr/' directories? Personally, I try to move everything to '/usr/local/' so I don't need to search ...
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Unable to download the source code of linux that I am running

On my machine: root@zaidi:/home/uzair# uname -r 3.13.0-35-generic Also: root@zaidi:/usr/src# ls linux-headers-3.11.0-15 linux-headers-3.11.0-23-generic linux-headers-3.11.0-15-generic ...
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Difference between these two methods of downloading linux source code

System info: root@zaidi:/home/uzair# uname -a Linux zaidi 3.11.0-26-generic #45~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 04:04:35 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux I am trying to write a simple device ...
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How do I run python code in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm learning python so I may get my foot in the door for a programming career. I'm using the gedit text editor to write the code, however I don't know how to execute the code on ubuntu. If anyone is ...
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How (recipe) to build only one kernel module?

I have a bug in a Linux kernel module that causes the stock Ubuntu 14.04 kernel to oops (crash). That is why I want to edit/patch the source of only that single kernel module to add some extra debug ...
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Understanding ubuntu [closed]

I understand that Linux is an open source OS, in other words I have the ability to change whatever I want with the source code of the system. Where is the source code located? For example I would like ...
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where is “killer gegls from outer space” source code [closed]

I want to modify the game Killer gegls from outer space. Linux OS Easter egg. only I cant find the source-code. Where is it?
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Just downloaded the nautilus source code, but some files seem to be missing

I just ran the command apt-get source nautilus and it saved the code in my home area. I have been looking through the files (well, grepping) and there are comments like this one (takes from lines ...
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How to make a trial of Ubuntu? [closed]

Hello I've created my own distribution based on Ubuntu, and I would like to know how to go about creating a trial for the operating system, for example users can download the trial and use the ...
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System info dialog source?

I'd like to know where i could find (in launchpad preferably) the source code of this dialog. Thanks in advance.
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How to display line numbers with pygmentize

I often use the command pygmentize filename.py to show color source files with code formatting. This works like a charm. I now also want to show line numbers like cat -n filename.py does. I read ...
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how to know which version of the compiler used to install a program from source among all versions of the that compiler

I installed a program via source code . To do that I downloaded a gcc and g++ appropriate for that. I use this command in order to install that $ export CC=gcc-?? CXX=g++-?? && ./install ...
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Where can I find the source code for mounting my digital camera?

I have some simple digital camera for my kids with only internal memory. I do have some windows software for it to import the photos. The windows software looks a bit outdated, but it works. When I ...
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Login Ubuntu source code [duplicate]

I'm Brian, I like to see the source code of the login screen but I don’t know how I could enter to so the source code and see this part. Because I want to make a app. Thanks for their help.
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Where is the installed kernel source located?

I have installed kernel source with sudo apt-get install linux-source -y Now, where is the source located?
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How can I get the source code for Ubuntu 2.6.38.8 kernel?

I need the source code for kernel 2.6.38.8 (for research reasons). I have the vanilla Linux source from kernel.org, but I would like the Ubuntu release. Thanks!
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How is entropy gathered for /dev/random in Precise

With a standard install of Ubuntu 12.04 how is the entropy for /dev/random gathered. Is the install smart enough set up any hardware generation available, will it use user based sources like keyboard ...
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Where can I see the source code of UnZip

So I am interested in how UnZip handles it's -l function and would like to see the source code for it. Where could I get my hands on that source code?
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Which file (or code) actually control the monitor's brightness in “gnome-control-center”?

At first, I tried to simulate Fn + F5 / F6 in order to control the monitor's brightness, but I totally failed. So, I started to find out workarounds: There is a built-in software called ...
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How to know Ubuntu Source Code version?

I downloaded the source code using the following command: git clone git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu-precise.git This gives me a folder named : ubuntu-precise. But what is its version? How ...
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correct source code for developing and loading kernel

I want to develop char drivers on my system: #lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Release: 12.04 Codename: precise Kernel ...
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Finding the path of Kernel source code

I have the following situation. Let's say, I have 3 kernel images installed in my system. But currently, image 3.0.0-generic is running. And the source code for all three kernels are located at ...