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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Problem with apt-get for kernel sources

I am running Ubuntu desktop 16.04 I tried to get the kernel sources using the command apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) as recommended in the Ubuntu wiki. I got the error E: You must put ...
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Scripting a script that tests a shell [closed]

I have a custom shell and want to test its arithmetic function. I wrote a script to test it and it performs the arithmetic but it is also trying to execute the result as a program. printf "******...
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Where can I find the source code for the apt package manager?

I would like to modify some functionalities in the apt-get package manager, but I can only find the apt-get binaries. Where is the source code for the package manager?
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Is it possible to modify Ubuntu source code to change system language to new language?

I am an a software engineer, student, and i wanted to do my project on Ubuntu. I want to add Tibetan language as system language on Ubuntu But do not know how to start. I know python, C++, C, CSS3, ...
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Error in installing ROS indego Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I tried to download ROS indigo more than 3 times and I always receive the same error in the end of the installation : i followed the instructions here: http://wiki.ros.org/indigo/Installation/...
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What exactly happens when we compile from source code? [closed]

What exactly happens when we compile a program from source code? I mean, lets say i'm downloading source code of a program i can use it in either windows or Linux if i have the same architecture the ...
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How to install JDK sources?

How can I download the source code of Java on my local machine, so I can reference it in an IDE?
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Ubuntu Touch Store App and Scope sources

In the ubuntu store of ubuntu-touch there are open-source licenced apps and scopes. How can one gain access to the source of those apps/scopes?
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how to download a CVS reposititory from sourceforge

How do I download this code with cvs? I press "enter" when prompted for a password, but no download initiates. thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ cvs -d:pserver:anonymous@jamochamud.cvs.sourceforge....
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Where can I find the Xenial source, and instructions on building it into an ISO? (custom install CD for Ubuntu 16.04) [duplicate]

I followed LiveCDCustomization and managed to build a distro: However it only boots with VirtualBox, and this guide is hopelessly out of date. Searching around the net, I found this handy tutorial on ...
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Good system for writing coding excerpts (possible cloud based)

I am using Ubuntu for some time, and 99% of time I am using Goggle drive Documents for writing code excerpts. However, Google experience, although super fast when searching, works quite slow when ...
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Ubuntu core snappy for rpi2 - source code

I would like to work on ubuntu core snappy for raspberry Pi 2. I got a the image - ubuntu-15.04-snappy-armhf-raspi2. How do I get the corresponding source code? Thanks. Said
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Find Source Files for OpenGL on Host

I am a newbie to linux. I just installed openGL on ubuntu and would like to tweak some of its source files I use in order to print certain results of some calculations done. I found the header file I ...
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Where is file's source package? [duplicate]

Where can I find the source for unix "file" command? Synaptic lists a "file" package but no file-src package. I'm not finding the source online either.
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Questions regarding xrandr

I'm interested in looking into the xrandr source code. I googled xrandr source code, and found this code from Apple's opensource site. Is that all of it? I don't think so, because one comment says: ...
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How can I find the source code for linux commands? [duplicate]

I often come across interesting Linux commands that make me wonder; what are these commands actually doing? Yes, they might be 'force-removing dependencies', 'installing programs' and doing lots of ...
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Trying to fix a nonfunctional Software Center. E: Malformed line 1 in source list [duplicate]

I used the Ubuntu Source List Generator to try to fix the source list (copying and pasting the generated source list into the source list file) after I encountered the following error: rjslater@...
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Are there packages containing installable source code for Ubuntu OS? [duplicate]

I am looking for packages containing installable source code of Ubuntu Operating System. something like busybox-sources. I can only find the iso files, but I want to examine the source code. Is there ...
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looking to browse wily werewolf source

The wiki says source for a release can be browsed at http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git-repos/ubuntu/ubuntu-.git. release = "wily-werewolf" does not exist. Is it 15.10/wily werewolf not available yet?
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how to fix filenames with dash or space

I created a bash file, but when I run it to those files (or folders) which they have "space" or "-", my command doesn’t work! how to fix this problem. #!/bin/bash dpi=$(zenity --entry --text "...
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How can I uninstall python3.5.0 installed from source code?

I installed python 3.5.0 from the source code available at python.org. How can I remove that installed package?
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Documentation for GNOME application code?

I want to get involved in GNOME development, however I have one problem, there is such a large amount of code in every package, and so many files and variables that it's really hard to find bugs ...
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How to compile Evolution from source

I've been having problems with Evolution the mail client. I've tried purging reinstalling and when I run from the terminal there a "core dump" error. So I want to try compiling the package. I know ...
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Why did Ubuntu source repository key signature fail with security warning?

Downloading Ubuntu source code gave a security warning: # apt-get source gedit Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done NOTICE: 'gedit' ...
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Where / which is the actual kernel source?

I am following this to learn to compile the kernel. I used apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) to download the source code of the Linux kernel I am curretly using. After running the above ...
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Compiled vs Install(speed comparation) [closed]

I have a quick question because I'm not sure what to think... When Ubuntu run more fasted? When I've compiled the source code or when I've install it normal? Because I've see and read a lot of ...
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How can I get the source code of a command? [duplicate]

In this particular case the reset command. I want to read the code of this command. TY
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Is there a 'flowchart' or plan for Unity?

I'm trying to understand a bit more about Unity. I've downloaded the source-code, but from a starting point of no knowledge at all, I wonder if there is some kind of flowchart or plan that helps me ...
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Workspace Switcher source code

Which package source code do I need to get to see the code responsible for the workspace switching? Specifically when I select an open application on the launcher and it switches to the workspace it'...
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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 mode,...
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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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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? ...