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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Optical Drive working in Ubuntu 7.10, but not Windows XP/Vista

    Yeah, immediately after I posted I went for firmware updates on LITE-ON's website. There was an error and the application couldn't flash the firmware in, but I'm going to start in safe mode and see...
  2. [ubuntu] Optical Drive working in Ubuntu 7.10, but not Windows XP/Vista

    This is actually more of a Windows and Ubuntu issue, and if I've posted in the wrong place then please let me know.

    For some time now, my optical drive behaves really strangely in Windows, but not...
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    List of Python 2.4 "manpages"

    That's the best way I can describe it. Does anyone know of a good online resource where I can find a somewhat complete listing of intrinsic python functions?
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    Re: Binary AND (&) on null characters

    Well, in this project we're required to use UDP, since we're trying to build our own reliable link. And even though UDP potentially could drop UDP packets, the university network is pretty reliable,...
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    Binary AND (&) on null characters

    For one of my projects, I'm sending packets from a server to a client using UDP protocol. I've also been given a troll program that all packets have to pass through. I can set the troll to drop,...
  6. Re: extracting invididual arguments from command line argument array

    Yeah, I jus now realized that something is wrong with strtok(). For some reason, the when I do a gethostbyname() with the hostname string extracted from the argument with strtok(), I get an herror of...
  7. Thread: ncurses

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    Re: ncurses

    *laughs* slowlearner, somehow I think that you and I have the same project. ECE/CS438?
  8. Re: extracting invididual arguments from command line argument array

    Thanx Lordhunter - I knew there had to be a function out there. If I get stuck, I'll let you know.
  9. Re: extracting invididual arguments from command line argument array

    Thanx.

    And for followup:


    sender 10001 11.234.124.23:10002

    How would I extract the ip address from the second argument? That is, how would I stop once the colon is reached? I'm assuming...
  10. extracting invididual arguments from command line argument array

    First and foremost, I'm working in C here.

    I'm using command line arguments to pass in a port number that I'd like a socket to bind to in my program. My assignment requires that the TA be able to...
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    Re: NeverWinter Nights Sound Issues

    *bump*

    I have the exact same problem that dducko3 had, and I copied the above script into my nwn file. However, I still have no sound, and NWN doesn't recognize any sound device.
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    Re: HOWTO: Installing Neverwinter Nights Platinum

    *laughs* I knew I'd manage to screw it up. When I get past step 6, the terminal window closes, and after I insert the DVD, nothing happens other than the contents of the CD being shown in the file...
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    EA sports and lisencing talk

    First of all, forgive me if this isn't in the right section.

    Food for thought: with EA performing an assault on the exclusive lisencing of all sport-related organizations, has there been any talk...
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    Re: gcc compiler issue

    Hrm, after I install build essential, should I be able to pull up the man pages for the functions within the pthread library? If so, I can't. I apologize for continuing to come back here - I'm such a...
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    Re: gcc compiler issue

    Got it. and the posix thread library?
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    gcc compiler issue

    Hi!

    So I'm new to Ubuntu, and I'm trying to work on some multithreaded programming on the side. I see that gcc-4.0-base is already installed, and the gcc debugger as well. To test and see whether...
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    Re: Learning OOP next semester

    I'm going to have to agree with vgeddes on this one. I learned Java first, and even though I much prefer C++ over Java now, I still think that's it better to teach first year students java instead of...
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    Re: stat() function business!

    Question - why would a closedir command cause a segfault if I use the same Dir* argument that I used in opendir?
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    Re: stat() function business!

    Thanx, everyone - it worked perfectly. :)
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    Re: stat() function business!

    as you can see, the dp->d_name is needed, as the program cycles through filenames. That being the case, I can't hardcode the name of the file. Would it be wise to make a string, like char * impdir,...
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    Re: stat() function business!

    No other clue - now the output just says 'No such file or directory' minus the 'A file could not be accessed' part.
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    stat() function business!

    Okay, first let me spell out everything that's going on. I'm trying to finish a peer-to-peer project for school. It's a pretty primitive project, and it calls for me to use the stat() function, which...
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