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 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 ...
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Source Code for Ubuntu Donations Page

The Ubuntu donations page has a cool feature where it divvies up donations according to how the user wants them. I noticed another website using it, is it part of a standard JS library or does Ubuntu ...
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Unknown type name gcc

I'm trying to compile this source code http://nrg.cs.ucl.ac.uk/mptcp/mptcp_userland_0.1.tar.gz and I'm getting unknown type name 'u8' among other types (u_int, u_char, u_long....etc) I have Ubuntu ...
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Where do I find VLC's source code? [duplicate]

I have installed VLC 2.0.8 TwoFlower and I was wondering where I can find VLC's source code. I am using ubuntu 13.10 and I don't plan to do anything with the code, I just want to have a look at it.
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Where can I download pfvar.h?

I'm trying to compile a source code and it needs this header file 'pfvar.h' From where can I get it I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Thanks in advance
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How to compile the source code of the operating system

How to compile the source code of the operating system, for example, Ubuntu, just want to ask how to compile it into a form such that I can then alert it to boot and install, I want to try it and when ...
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Discrepancy with Swish++ names

I asked this question earlier, but I still have no answer. The problem is: I use ubuntu 12.04, and I need to install Swish++ from the source code. I've downloaded the package from the official page ...
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Ubuntu login modification

From what I've red I'm legally allowed to modify my personal copy of Ubuntu. Correct me if I am wrong here though. So my question: I would like to edit how the user logs in. I am using the default ...
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Weight of the commentaries in the source code [closed]

When I search for source-code of Linux parts (applications, kernels, ...), I often find commentaries to clarify the code. Now, I know that those commentaries are useful to help a human reading the ...
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Is libmysqlclient-dev package needed if I'm not goung to develop anything?

I am just curious. I've got libmysqlclient-dev with my default installation of Ubuntu. The description of the package says it contains "development libraries and header files." Do I need this stuff ...
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How do I get sequence of functions being called during boot up?

When I do dmesg at the prompt, I get something like this: [ 0.008660] Initializing cgroup subsys blkio [ 0.008663] Initializing cgroup subsys perf_event [ 0.008667] Initializing cgroup ...
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Fetching the kernel source code using git

I am having Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my PC. heena@heena:~$ uname -r 3.8.0-29-generic Also heena@heena:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: ...
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How to check implementation details of 'watch' command?

To maximise learning I ended up cloning whole linux source code from github. I wanted to check how 'watch' command is implemented in it, but code is just too vast to return anything useful when I try ...
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How do I get the source code for just the ext4 file system on a Windows machine?

I'd like to get the source of the just the ext4 file system, but from on a Windows machine. At the moment I've navigated to http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/, but everything I've found ...
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lost all networking after update ubuntu 13.04

I am unable to do networking. I did get any networking option like wired, wireless and mobile broadband. Also my keyboard button also not working. I tried to fix problem through terminal. sudo ...
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where are sources for ubuntu sdk qtmultimedia?

As someone who intends to blend c++ with qml, I need to wrap my head around some examples. The phablet-team has a camera app that does a good job of demonstrating that. I noticed that Camera is a ...
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How do I install this src.tar.gz file? [duplicate]

I have heard that installing or running .tar.gz files is possible. This is a source code, also and if there is a difference I should be told about it. The game is ...
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libjpeg-turbo-dev Undefined reference and package issue

i am trying to do some coding using the lib but i cannot even compile a simple code, and when i asked about it in help section for the developers i got that the issue is from the package on the system ...
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Where do you find the source code of keyboard shortcut application?

Where do you find the source code of application that allows you to customize the keyboard shortcut that is built into ubuntu? The application that I am talking about is shown in the image below.
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Where is Ubuntu source code?

How do I get the source code of the operating system? How do I run the modified code? What programming languages ​​are used to modify the code?
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Building TrueCrypt on Ubuntu 13.10

With the whole NSA thing people tried to re-build identically looking binaries to the ones which truecrypt.org provides, but didn't succeed. So some think they might be compiled with back-doors which ...
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Why does 'apt-get source' fail with 'Permission denied' errors?

I am getting following error when i try to fetch source for my current running kernel. At present i am using following kernel: ignite@ignite:~$ uname -a Linux ignite 3.5.0-17-generic #28-Ubuntu SMP ...
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Which ubuntu application is responsible for dimming the screen when its going to lock? [duplicate]

I want to write a custom application which can dim my screen. I like the default effect of dimming the screen in Ubuntu when system it's not in use for 10 minutes (default setting). Which program or ...
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how to find the lastest source code for “unzip”?

I have version 6.0-4ubuntu1 installed, but here ftp://ftp.info-zip.org/pub/infozip/src/ i see only version 6.0.
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How to take modified code over to installed system?

Have modified the code of a bash-command - now I want to take it over into system of 12.10 (it is done with downloaded source code of this bash-command). Is there nothing more necessary than this : ...
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If I'm building from source, why does it require more space than installing via apt-get?

I was trying to install the program by compiling and then installing it. I choose PINTA. It requires these dependencies: mono mono-xbuild automake autoconf libmono-cairo2.0-cil gtk-sharp2 and it ...
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Psiphon 3 & Compile a Package

I am a newbie and I use XFCE desktop based on 12.10. Psiphon 3 is open source but I have 2 questions: How can I download the source. When I go to the related site, there's not a file but so many ...
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Does Notepad++ work on ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have notepad++ on windows and I am about to download Ubuntu but I am wondering if there's a special version for Ubuntu or can I just use the one I have now. If it there's no version for Ubuntu, Can ...
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Usb Block Eurptor Setup/code

I am trying to set up my Usb Block Eruptor on Ubuntu 32bit. I am very new to this so, I am reading tutorials and all types of stuff to get use to Linux. I have this tutorial to start Bitcoin mining ...
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changing Y/n prompt in CLI

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.02 LTS Server. I want to change the prompt message "Do you want to continue" to "Is this desirable?" how would I do that?
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how to fix spelling mistakes in the man page

while reading the man page of duplicity I found some minor spelling mistakes. What is the easiest way to fix them, or have them fixed. PS: I'm not a programmer
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Where is the banshee folder? [duplicate]

I'd like to take a look to the source code but I can't find the right folder. No the folder in the home directory, the one where the source and configuration is stored, a cd banshee isn’t going to ...
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Gnome source code of fade out effect for inactivity

Where I can find the source code for fade out animation when the computer is inactive for x minutes? I guess that it somewhere in /usr/share/gnome-shell/js/ui but I want to find the line. Note - ...
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Which package handles changes to connected displays?

I've noticed a couple of questions here citing unhappiness with the way window positions are handled when an display is connected or disconnected. Ubuntu 12.10 - Problems with secondary monitor on ...
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Where is source code of program dots (braille-program for blind people)?

Where can I find the source code of dots? It is given as program for blind people in Ubuntu.
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can dpkg obtain the source code of a package?

apt-get source {some-package-name} gets the source code of that .deb. Can this be achieved with dpkg instead? Or with software-center?
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How can I edit an applications source code?

I am trying to figure out how I can edit an application's source code. The application came from the Ubuntu Software Center, so I do not know if there is a specific folder were all the apps are so I ...
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How can I print the line numbers of gedit?

I want to print the line numbers along with c source-code in the text editor "Gedit". I am tired to look all day at the display. Thank you for any time or effort.
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Make a Debian Package (.deb) from a Qt Project

I did several projects on Qt Creator and I would like to distribute them in an installable format (in this case, Debian Packages). More info about my Qt installation (and my system): Qt version ...
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top source code compilation error

I have downloaded the top source code from the following location. http://sourceforge.net/projects/unixtop/?source=dlp After extracting the code, i run the following command: ./configure make cc ...
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Where can I find Ubuntu's kernel source code? [duplicate]

I heard that Ubuntu is open source and that all its source code is available, but I have never seen its code. I want to start learning about Ubuntu's kernel and its complete working.Please suggest me ...
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What is HID_MAX_USAGES

Question: What is HID_MAX_USAGES? What is it used for? And why is the value so small? (codeline: #define HID_MAX_USAGES 12288 in /usr/src/linux/include/linux/hid.h ...
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How to change, configure and make a installed package…darkstat

I've installed darkstat via: "apt-get install". I then downloaded the darkstat source code to make some changes to it using: "apt-get source darkstat". I made my changes, then I used the command: ...
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how to hide filepath and page number in gedit for printing

I have to submit report on my project and i need to print source code but gedit includes file path, filename and page number at the top of the page how to remove it ?
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Where can I get Project Looking Glass source code?

I came across Project Looking Glass while searching for different desktop managers. I saw a few previews and I would like to get it on 12.04. The site from Project Looking Glass's Wikipedia page ( ...
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How can I download Ubuntu's source code from Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find the source code of Ubuntu? I am still learning C and I want to get Ubuntu's source code. Can I somehow get it on Windows? (I can't install Ubuntu on my ...
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How do I Install FreeMat 4.1 on 12.10 32 bit?

How do I install FreeMat 4.1 on 12.10 32 bit? The latest version available in the software centre or from other debian package sources is 4.0. Using Alien on the rpm package available at FreeMat ...
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How can I modify the kernel when I already have Ubuntu running on my machine?

Sorry if this is an extremely stupid question, but I'm brand new to Linux and I'd like to try to figure out how to modify my own system. From what little I know so far about Linux, I would imagine ...