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    C programming stumbling block

    I'm using C for Dummies to teach myself programming. In one exercise, the book says to use getchar() to read a keyboard input.

    **snip**
    printf("Which character is greater?\n");
    printf("Type a...
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    Re: Good C/C++ Tutorials

    Thanks. I downloaded it and am going to try it out this weekend.
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    Re: Good C/C++ Tutorials

    I'm learning C by using "C for Dummies". But I would also like something fun to learn with, like a game where the object is to use C code to do something. For example, Robocode is a game in which one...
  4. Thread: Robotour

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    Re: Robotour

    Thanks, I'll try to find some cached pages. Those must be kept somewhere...
  5. Thread: Robotour

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    Robotour

    Does anyone know where I can get detailed help info for the game Robotour?
    from the man page:

    Simulate the specified ROBOTs (.rob files).

    RoboCom is a programming game. Before...
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    [all variants] problems with chroot

    I've used chroot before and had no problems. Now, however, I can't get it to work. Every time I try to do so I get

    chroot: cannot run command `/bin/bash': Exec format error

    I've tried running...
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    Re: Dubuntu for Developers

    Did a check and the name Dubuntu is also the name for another derivation:

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    dubuntu-6.06-livecd-i386.iso
    Dubuntu http://www.dubuntu.com/ Dubuntu is a Chinese GNU/Linux operating system based...
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    Re: Dubuntu for Developers

    I just started using ubuntu about a month after Hardy came out. I love it. I was looking for an alternative to windoze and discovered a world of possibilities. I am learning Python as my first...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lost Screen Resolution - Please Assist

    Thanks. I'll try it.
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    [ubuntu] Lost Screen Resolution - Please Assist

    I tried to start up a game in Wine. Sometimes it messes up and doesn't start cleanly so I usually escape out and restart. This time I couldn't so I called up the terminal (ctrl + alt + f1) and killed...
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    Re: Are you a thread killer?

    Can you be a thread killer if you can't even start a thread? My last several didn't even get off the ground! :mad:
  12. [ubuntu] Everything turned to Squares. No fonts/writing.

    I was trying to install jpilot-1.6.0. I couldn't do it because apparently I needed GTK+. I went to that site and downloaded that and its dependencies. Installing the three dependencies went okay. The...
  13. [ubuntu] Jpilot-1.6.0: need help compiling/installing

    I'm trying to install the latest jpilot because I had a problem with the version in the repos. When I type "make" I get an error that there is no target file or makefile. There is a Makefile.am and...
  14. Thread: Playing iso

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    Re: Playing iso

    I've tried that one with and others with different mount points, also I tried various tutorials and tips. The problem isn't the mounting. That gets done. The problem is actually playing the game. I...
  15. Thread: Playing iso

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    Playing iso

    I made an iso for a game (Diablo, original). I can mount the iso okay, but when I try to play the game, I get an error message that the game needs to have the cd in the cdrom. I would like to play...
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    Re: Red Alert freeware

    I have tried following your directions. I'm up to the part about opening the drive in dosdevices. Found the dosdevices. What command do you use to open it? I tried open, but I get the following error...
  17. [gnome] Re: Panels, Icons dissapeared, I've only the cursor (without right menú)

    You should be able to get a terminal by rebooting the entire system (log out, shut down, turn power off, turn back on...) Follow previous post and try the recovery mode. Check out this thread:
    ...
  18. [gnome] Re: Panels, Icons dissapeared, I've only the cursor (without right menú)

    This may not help, but recently an announcement was made about some malicious users posting bad commands/advice that had new users mistakenly messing up their system. Get the attention of a moderator...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Need help with Adobe Flash Player installation

    Extract it into the folder (right click, Extract here..)
    Open a terminal and change to that folder, for example:
    cd /home/user_name/Desktop/install_flash_player_10_linux

    Then in the terminal...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Putting a new application in the index

    Is now long enough? Anyone know where to look to find the package index...?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Completely remove deleted data

    I've used rm to remove files and it doesn't always completely remove them. For example, before a clean install, I used apt-get remove to get rid of firefox, but strangely enough, I was still able to...
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    [all variants] Re: How do I play a random set of songs?

    Moderators: I accidentally put this in the wrong forum. Please move to regular multimedia. Thanks. (just realized....#-o)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Putting a new application in the index

    again
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    [all variants] How do I play a random set of songs?

    I would like Rhythmbox to go through my Music folder, index all the contents. Then I would like to be able to pick a number, say ten, and have it play ten randomly picked songs. Is there a way to do...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Putting a new application in the index

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