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main function return type in c languge program [on hold]

Why main function in c language program has only "integer" return type but not "float" or "string" return types? why not? string main() float main()
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Why there is wrong output if i entered number '5' as input for this code? [closed]

#include<stdio.h> #include<math.h> int main() { int a,sum=0,x,n,b; printf("Enter the number:\n"); scanf("%d",&a); b=a; while(a) { x=a%10; ...
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Locally stored code. I want to Run it remotely [on hold]

I have a computationally intensive c code on my laptop. I want to connect to my university server and run it there. I have required authorization to use it. How do i do it? To be specific what ssh ...
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Setting up quarantine environment on Linux or Mac

How can I setup an quarantine environment so that I can test my codes or programs which can fork any number of times? I was trying this on Mac and if I have a fork in a while loop which is not ...
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A Linux Distribution w/ Version which contains Sendmail version 8.6.9

I'm looking for Sendmail version 8.6.9. What distribution (I don't think that matters) or version of said distribution contains the old 8.6.9 version of sendmail. If I'm going about getting that ...
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Analysis of a “technique” for swapping 2 variables without a third temp variable [migrated]

I have come across a "technique" for swapping 2 variables (ints, chars or pointers) without third temp variable (ints, chars or pointers) , like this : int a = Something ; int b = SomethingElse ; ...
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build numpy from source results in wrong architecture

I build numpy from source on my mac to link it to my ATLAS library. Thus, I wanted to run it as described here with these options: export MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.10 export CFLAGS="-arch i386 ...
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BASH script that generates a header file with function prototypes

I am doing a C project which involves lots of static linking. To get rid of "implict function declaration" errors I will use a simple solution - a header file with function prototypes. I wrote this ...
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Reset BT adapter through software on linux

I'm trying to reset the Bluetooth adapters using HCI sockets (in C) /* Open HCI socket */ if ((ctl = socket(AF_BLUETOOTH, SOCK_RAW, BTPROTO_HCI)) < 0) { perror("Can't open HCI socket."); ...
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Does a better/newer C or C++ compiler produce more performant compiled code? Or do they just perform faster/better while compiling?

I am not a C or C++ programmer myself, but I often use software that needs to be compiled or otherwise depends on a compiler, like some R packages. Will that software actually perform better if I use ...
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How can I use older gcc headers?

I installed gcc-3.4 to Debian 7.8 and create symbolic link /usr/bin/gcc. When I typed gcc --version I get: gcc (GCC) 3.4.6 (Debian 3.4.6.-9) Then I wrote simple C program. #include ...
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I Accidentally Changed .C Files [closed]

I was trying to edit a .C file, but I accidentally chose to open it with Notepad. I am now having trouble finding the default program to open it with. I was wondering if any of you could help me find ...
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how to download and install outdated linux-headers

I just watched the issue concerning how to add additional driver (module) into pre-compiled kernel; I tried to install the linux-headers but in the current repository I could find that all the ...
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How can I know if SNMP Walk or a Table-View is started?

Hello how can I know if a User has "sent" a SNMP-Walk or a TABLE-VIEW request to a device with UCD-SNMP/NET-SNMP and custom coding?
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How to force only Chrome to send network traffic through selected IP interface (not system default) on Windows 7?

I have connected to multiple network interface (like LAN, WiFi, USB modem, VPN) and I want Chrome to use the DNS servers from selected network (BUT NOT SYSTEM DEFAULT means local network) and also ...
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Copying Unix Executable File content from file to file

I am simply experimenting but have found a phenomena that I would be very appreciative if someone could try to explain. I write a simple Hello World program in C. Use gcc to compile this program into ...
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How to keep the terminal open after executing a C program?

I'm trying to run a C program from within a python code. cmd = 'gnome-terminal --command=./myprog' subprocess.Popen(command, stdout=subprocess.PIPE, shell=True) The code executes and the terminal ...
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make a c program run without opening a cmd window [closed]

how can i make a c program run without opening a CMD window, i tried -mwindows flag, used WinMain Entry instead of main, but without results, the cmd still pop up. i tried ShowWindow function by ...
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How to change the default terminal beep frequency of the PC speaker?

I want to change the default sound frequency ofSND_BELL(which is used when\aor BEL or ^G is printed on the screen) to higher values (the current default is around 750Hz). Of course this turn to need a ...
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How to measure the latence time of each level of cache memory [closed]

I want to measure the size of each cache memory level (L1, L2, L3) and its latency time. I am using a C program that takes 3 parameters: the size of an arrays that will be read, the number of times to ...
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Can a subprocess launched from a parent executable access the memory of its parent?

Given a system() call with user controlled input, is it possible to read the virtual memory of the parent program? Assume that the system call is made with dropped privileges, and that running ...
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Program built with MVS2012 “missing MSVCR120D.dll”

I started programming on Visual Studio Express 2012 instead of Code::Blocks, which is way more beautiful, but now I have a HUGE problem: My goal is to release a free OpenSource project with plenty of ...
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How to prevent GNU indent from breaking initialization assignment like “= { 0 };”

See following example. $ indent --version GNU indent 2.2.10 $ cat foo.c void foo() { struct { int a; int b; } v = { 0 }; } $ indent -st foo.c void foo () { struct { ...
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“cannot open port!” in a DLL project [closed]

I made a C Console Application in Visual Studio in order to access one of the COM ports with the following code and all went well. #include <windows.h> #include <stdio.h> #include ...
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How to send COOKIE, PHPSESSID from my own webserver to php5-cgi script to execute PHP pages

I am developing a Webserver in C. I know how to pass environment variables to ph5-cgi, eg: putenv("QUERY_STRING="); putenv("REQUEST_METHOD=GET"); putenv("REDIRECT_STATUS=true"); ...
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i have three laptops with HD:500gb ,ram:4gb,OS:windows7 is it possible to form a cluster? If notwhy and How can I able to make use of cluster? [closed]

with HD:500gb , ram:4gb , OS:windows7 is it possible to form a cluster? If not why(i need more laptop or something) and How can I able to make use of cluster?
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Which GUI framework is used to make Ubuntu?

I'm interested to know, Which GUI framework is used to build ubuntu? As well i know it is built in C/C++. But what GUI is used to make Ubuntu? Help would be appreciated!
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How do I install programming info pages in Mac OS X?

I used to have a Linux system i was able to type info libc to view info pages on the C library, including unix functions. However, now I am running Mac OS X this does not work. How do I install the ...
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Linux C Compiler

I've just tried to install APCUPSD and have run into a missing C compiler error. I then ran yum install compat-gcc-34-g77 which went fine but the error did not go away, I tried which gcc as well ...
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username is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported

I am running ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop using VMware Player. I am not sure why but I have an account called "User Account" in addition to my account that I usually login to use ubuntu. Well that was ...
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why 0(Zero) is treated as positive sign?

Can I know, In signed int or In Binary digit Zero is treated as positive sign and 1 is treated as negative sign. For example :- 1000 0000 0000 0110 = -6 0000 0000 0000 0110 = 6 But ...
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How to delete a particular line in a text file after some operation on that text file at the same time

I am perl bginner (but i guess logic is same for all programming languages like C++ and C in my case its perl). What i want to achieve ? I have a text file i read that file which contains different ...
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How to remove password of PDF with known password? [duplicate]

I have a personal PDF that I would like to remove the password for because the password was my old phone number (which I may forget). How can this be done? Maybe relevant that the PDF contains form ...
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Geany comment block format

I'm trying to figure out where the comment block style is defined in Geany for C files. By this I mean when I select a block of text and hit ctrl-e, each line in the block of text is pre-pended (at ...
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Access remotely two computers via IPv6 [closed]

I have a little problem on my house. Recently, I installed Teredo on two computers using sudo apt-get install miredo. Now I can access my two computer via IPv6 using Sockets in C. My goal is: I am a ...
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Link asm bootloader with c file

first of all I'm sorry if I put this post in a wrong category, but I'm new here... Recently I tried to make own, simple "OS". Maybe it's not an appropriate word for that, because my target was just ...
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Unable to compile GTK+ application

I'm trying to compile a simple GTK app for testing on a Trisquel 7 machine. The packages are derived from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have libgtk2.0-dev installed, but when I try to compile, this is the ...
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Running native applications on the Linux Kernel

When the Linux kernel has loaded it loads the distro or OS to take over, how can I make the kernel load some native application (written in c) instead? I don't need a GUI or anything, Instead I want ...
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How can I know whether a binary file is an executable or a library?

I have a binary file, but how can know the file type, lib or exe. By opening it with notepad++, it shows ELF and a lot of random symbols.
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Windows : How to protect process from getting killed in C/C++ [closed]

Is there any "GODLY" method through which i can protect my process from getting killed either from: 1>Task manager 2>Command prompt -- forcefully kill Things i tried : 1. Hooking Open Process and ...
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How to create a local server to compile and run programs in C, Java,..etc [closed]

How can I create a local server on my Ubuntu laptop which is able to compile and run C, Java, Ruby, Python, etc code? And I want to use that service from my tablet through WiFi.
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C/C++ functions tag for Geany [closed]

I want to generate the C/C++ functions tag for Geany like those that included in the archive, how I can do that. I want to get auto completion when entering a functions name. Thanks in advance for any ...
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Idea for triggering after incoming job for cups

i want to trigger an event after my CUPS gets a new printjob. Background: i use a RaspPI as printing service with an usb plugged printer. This printer is always powered on and hasn't any eco mode. ...
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Executing a c operating system inside VMWorkstation [closed]

I am planning on starting development a small, simple operating system, however I am unsure about a starting point.Would running the code inside a VM without a OS in it be the best approach at ...
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What is the difference between copy and paste a file using command line terminal and GUI copy paste?

What is the difference between copy and paste a file using command line terminal and GUI copy paste ? Which one is fast ? I think both are same because of same program will execute in background . ...
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Is there any difference in the view of process & sub process between command “/bin/sh -c ls /” and sh temp.sh(containing one line ls / only)?

What is the difference between the above ways of executing command and the code below? #include int main ( ) { int return_value; return_value = system ( "ls /" ); return return_value; }
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How to execute a compiled C program in Linux terminal

#include<stdio.h> main() { int a,b,c; printf("enter the value of a and b for addition:\n"); scanf("%d %d",&a,&b); c=a+b; printf("Addition of ...
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Full screen mode not working for tc

I am using a windows 7 os. I am assigned by my instructor to write a C program to draw a circle. I was asked to do it using turbo c. Now, I have installed tc from an old cd of mine. When I open my ...
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Vim inserting C style comments

:command Linecomment :normal ^i/*<ESC>$a*/<ESC> The above command is one that I came up with in order to comment out an entire line in C, normally for debugging purposes and whatnot. I ...
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Gstreamer unable to link API's , Linker error

I was trying to read the PAT table information , Color Balance interface etc using gstreamer in ubuntu . but the the definitions of the API's used by gstreamer to achieve these are not available ...