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    Re: Programming in C: system( "pause")

    I'm pretty dumbfounded, not that I know much to be dumbfounded about, but it just seems that the getchar() method of keeping a program is universal considering how many I've seen speak of it, I'm...
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    Re: Programming in C: system( "pause")

    Out of curiosity I made a vm of xp on my computer and installed the IDE my prof uses (devc++) and with the getchar() command at the end of the program, the command prompt still closes out! On linux...
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    Re: Programming in C: system( "pause")

    @tbastian

    Very cool, we'd mentioned the getchar option earlier. someone else in class mentioned it today and he went "NO NO NO I NEVER TALKED ABOUT GETCHAR USE SYSTEM PAUSE" But according to him,...
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    Re: Programming in C: system( "pause")

    @Bachstelze

    My knowledge is limited, but I agree. Devc++ does invoke the windows command prompt but as far as I know, this is an emulation of the real windows command prompt or something like...
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    Re: Programming in C: system( "pause")

    That's scary. But not a problem, I think if I put enough of the time into it myself it won't matter how knowledgeable or not he is. I'm not sure of his background but seeing as he has a PhD and I...
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    Re: Programming in C: system( "pause")

    Ok, I get the principle of the matter. I'm not at the point yet where we are looking at making code optimal etc. But I think I understand your point, you're misusing the purpose of the code, as you...
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    Re: Programming in C: system( "pause")

    Yeah I figured that out pretty quick when i was getting error messages during compilation. I didn't get into any details about header files in my independent studying, and we're not at the point in...
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    Re: Programming in C: system( "pause")

    This is an introductory C course. Our assignment was Hello World lol. I just think having a phd and all he'd think about the issues system("pause") could potentially cause.... especially since...
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    Re: Programming in C: system( "pause")

    Hmmmmm, that worked much nicer. I'll talk to him about it in class tomorrow. Maybe I'll precede it with printf("Program complete, return to exit") or something so there's no confusion, I have a...
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    Programming in C: system( "pause")

    Hey guys,

    I've just started a programming in C class and I have a problem that I'd like a few opinions on.

    I've been using gcc to compile my programs and terminal to run them, I've been playing...
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    Re: User logins LXDE

    Can anyone second this? Sample space of two please lol.
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    Re: User logins LXDE

    I see your point, but I find it a bit inconvenient and I am used to Gnome's login manager. Hopefully whenever a new version of LXDM comes out it'll have a user list feature. Thanks for the info.
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    User logins LXDE

    I've just installed lubuntu onto my desktop and I'm loving it so far with one exception:

    The login screen. You have to manually type in the username for the user you wish to login as. Is there a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: grub2 after lubuntu install

    OS-prober did the trick. Thanks so much guys! Solved!
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    [SOLVED] Re: grub2 after lubuntu install

    Sorry for the late response, I've had final exams the past couple of days. I will try OS-prober and let you guys know what happens. Thank you!
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    [SOLVED] Re: grub2 after lubuntu install

    Yes, to no avail.
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    [SOLVED] grub2 after lubuntu install

    Hey guys, new to the forums, wondering if anyone could help me out with a problem I'm having.

    I just installed lubuntu 10.10 onto my desktop and while on my first bootup I had the option to boot...
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