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 do I compile a kernel module?

A good man on NetworkManager mailinglist provided a patch that hopefully would solve an issue I'm experiencing related to slow mobile broadband detection on Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit. I'd really like to ...
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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 to set up a ubuntu server to be (securely) available from internet?

(apologize in advance, I'm a pro-windows newly converted to ubuntu... if my questions are obvious, please tell me). I want to build a ubuntu server continuously connected to the internet. I own only ...
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Where can I find the configure options used to build a package?

I need to install asterisk 1.6.2.18 on Ubuntu 10.10 I would like to know what the configure options were that were used to generate the ubuntu package of asterisk 1.6.2.7. My favorite server distro ...
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How do I finish the installation of a program from source?

I compiled sqlite3 from source code, version 3.6.16. I used --prefix=/usr/bin as my only compiling option. The binaries compiled and installed correctly, but at the directory /usr/bin/sqlite3/bin. So ...
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How to fetch the code of the binary installed on a machine?

I am a newbie in linux and using ubuntu as my desktop os. Most of the time I feel the need to look at the code of the utility like ls, rm etc. Can anyone tell me how to get the code for these ...
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Snippet code manager like Snippets? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Code snippet manager for Ubuntu? I'm looking some snippets code manager on Ubuntu like Snippets (for the MAC) with syntax highlighting (html, css, php). Thanks for help.
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Where do I get the source code for Ubuntu Light?

Where do I get the source code for Ubuntu Light?
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How to install Arista transcoder from source?

This package is not in Software Center. Official page offer only source files. How can I install this on 10.04?
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Tools to diff deb-src packages between ubuntu and debian repos

I can already create duplicate repos with the same versions of debs and deb-src packages. The problem is that I want to find the Ubuntu changes from Debian mainline (not from original source). ...
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Which package contains the C standard library?

Which package contains the C standard library?
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Where can I find the source of Nautilus?

Where can I find the source of Nautilus? I'd like to play around with its source code and compile it. What's the best way to go about this? Obviously, it would be nice if I would easily be able to ...
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How to get the source code of a project from launchpad

How to get the source code of a project from launchpad
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How to install Steel Storm from source?

There is no deb package. How can I install it anyway? http://www.steel-storm.com/
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Making diff output more readable

I'm looking for a tool that will take diff / debdiff output (and more specifically, the output of this script) and display the result of the comparison in a highly readable, graphical way. Any ...
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Create deb from dvcs-source

Is there a system in Ubuntu which simplify the process of getting the sources from git, compile and package it into a deb? I'm looking for something similar to the PKGBUILD in ArchLinux which can be ...
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Can I update software installed from source code directly

Though its nearly a year since I started using Ubuntu, I have not attempted installing software from source. I didn't actually find the need to do so. But now I am working on a software which is at ...
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Code snippet manager for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a good code snippet manager, with syntax highlighting and search capabilities. Another important feature is the capability of changing the code area background color. I have tested ...
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Create a special version for rebuilt package

I've recently recompiled suPHP from the apt-get source to include several commandline options. After building the pacakge it remains at version 0.7.1-1 and aptitude keeps trying to install over the ...