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  1. Re: Apps Ubuntu is missing (a.k.a. I need a Project)

    I wouldn't mind giving Songbird a try at all, but all I want is this one feature. No, I didn't know it was an iTunes clone... Has it sorted any of your music?
    Anyways, I suppose if an app can...
  2. Re: Apps Ubuntu is missing (a.k.a. I need a Project)

    You Windows+iTunes users who have an iPod know that it was a pain transporting your library to Linux. So, lots of people went to the IpodDrive:\iPod_Control\Music\F00...F49
    and copied all of that to...
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    Re: [C++] System() and Basic String Manipulation

    I love this forum so much.
    Thank-you!!!

    (And if anybody has gpg issues with a new sources.list, the fully functional source-code is on the first page of this thread :D)
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    Re: [C++] System() and Basic String Manipulation

    I have several questions. I understand what the char variable type is, but what is 'char*''s purpose (or 'char ** argv''s)?
    If I want to use sprintf, do I need to define it in my own program? If so,...
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    Re: [C++] System() and Basic String Manipulation

    Now what am I doing wrong?


    cin >> entry;
    string lino = sprintf("gpg --keyserver subkeys.pgp.net --recv %s",entry);
    system(lino);
    string lint = sprintf("gpg --export --armor %s | sudo apt-key...
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    Re: [C++] System() and Basic String Manipulation

    Ok, here is my issue, I haven't really looked into sprintf yet (but I will, right now), but I fused the strings and the C example LaRoza gave me isn't working;


    cin >> entry;
    char *lino = "gpg...
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    Re: [C++] System() and Basic String Manipulation

    Thanks guys, I'll look into that.
    system() looks pretty straightforward.
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    Re: [C++] System() and Basic String Manipulation

    I'm sorry to bump, but this seems like a simple question...
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    [C++] System() and Basic String Manipulation

    In Python, I am used to doing, let's just say, this;


    from os import system
    # [...]
    var = '/usr/bin/conky'; system("%s" % var);

    How do I emulate such '%s' in C++?
    EDIT>>> AFTER GETTING A...
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    Re: Thoughts about linux class

    Make sure that they are comfortable with synaptic, and why not force them to make accounts here in case they need help XD?
    Also, ubuntu.packages.com is a great resource when Synaptic is feeling...
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    Re: The Best Bug Report Ever: Take A Peep

    Lol, I managed to get myself stuck in Expo while playing 4 videos :)! Then again, my pathetic Intel i810 on a P4 isn't supposed to be able to do much better.
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    Re: The Best Bug Report Ever: Take A Peep

    Lol! good one.
    http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff6/vminch/Screensaver.png
  13. Re: Smart Linux: Yes/No, Help Me/Hate Me, Ideas/Criticism

    it seems ok
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    The Best Bug Report Ever: Take A Peep

    So here I am, using nautilus with huge folders when I force quit the file search tool. The results? Spectactular!:
    http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff6/vminch/Screenshot-2.png
    Post your own or...
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    Re: Compiz Fusion hates Easygui...

    Yes, I've made a post;
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=649822

    Thx
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    Re: Compiz Fusion hates Easygui...

    Lol, the Ubuntu SE one? Nice!
    I just use metacity now. CF blacklisted my video drivers or something retarded like that...
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    Compiz Fusion hates Easygui...

    the choicebox, multchoicebox, and basically anything not resembling a pop-up that easygui produces is rendered as blank white space inside a window while using Compiz Fusion. A quick metacity...
  18. Re: Executing Commands Through .py script INTO a terminal

    Erm, I got it to work, I think;
    here's some code and IDLE's output. Btw: a terminal still does not pop up :(.


    import apt, sys, copy # time and os have already been imported next to the start of...
  19. Re: Executing Commands Through .py script INTO a terminal

    Thanks man! I'll take a look! :)
  20. Executing Commands Through .py script INTO a terminal

    I have a Python script and I need to run a command in the terminal from inside it. For example, how would one os.system("apt-get install sudo") and have a terminal pop-up? Python-apt would be ideal...
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    Re: Study finds kids justify illegal downloads

    My mom always taught me to share EVERYTHING I have.:)
    I support my fav. artists who DESERVE it. If it's crap when I download it I wont reccomend it or pay for it. If it isn't, I WILL.

    EDIT: Don't...
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    Re: Wubi Installation

    md5sum check your iso.
  23. Thread: Wubi is great

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    Re: Wubi is great

    I dont understand Wubi. if you have to download an iso, why waste 4 gigs of space to install Wubi? cant you just burn Linux onto a CD and use that? If you dont hava a spare CD or a burner it's cool,...
  24. Thread: Got Noob?

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    Poll: Re: Got Noob?

    Of course there is a need to save members frustration. We depend on all of the members in the forums to help each other.
    By " members can't be bothered to help new users", do you mean give the...
  25. Thread: Got Noob?

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    Poll: Re: Got Noob?

    In retrospect, a test would be insulting to many users. And bean count doesn't exactly measure knowledge, but involvement in the forums. People in this forum have suggested that members should go...
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