I'm a rookie programmer and trying to compile a C code in Ubuntu. I already installed GCC. How do I proceed from here?
You can compile from following command :
$ gcc -o object-file C-source-file
Then try to run :
For C code you can use
cc command too also you can use
g++ for C++.
Once your code becomes more complicated and you start using more and more files, the above will become cumbersome and you'll want to look into "makefiles". They work for small projects too, so the sooner you become familiar with them, the better. If you later code in C++, you will also likely use these.
In a terminal (press Ctrl+Alt+T to open one):
Change the directory to where you have saved the .c file using
Type the following command and change the
gcc -o c-fileName fileName.c
You can write any name instead of c-fileName.
Then to run your file type
or you can compile your f.c file from console:
gcc f.c -Wall
then run :