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Why does the shell perform pathname expansion for utilities?

This question is a sequel of how does grep work? It seems that the shell does the expansion of *.* to all applicable/available files and provide that to utilities like grep. Why does the shell need ...
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Using Connection of one PC on another [closed]

I have two linux PC and connected through LAN cable.First PC having internet connection but second does not.I want second PC to use the connection of first PC through a C program. I am new to network ...
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What kind of link is this, and how do I deal with them?

I've got an application that has created some sort of filesystem directory link that I've never come across. It appears to behave exactly like a symbolic link to the directory, except that as far as I ...
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How to enable daytime service on ubuntu

I have found the following info on my machine user@ubuntu:/etc/xinetd.d$ cat daytime # default: off # description: An internal xinetd service which gets the current system time # then prints it out ...
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In GDB, how can I jump directly up to the topmost call stack frame?

I have a C program that seg faults after descending deep into an infinite recursive mess. Backtracing the process in GDB is useless because the call stack frame is at least 1000 frames deep, and the ...
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What are these hex codes and how can they be decoded/encoded?

I have some interest if finding out a bit more about an exploit that was published that creates a root user in a linux machine; however, before I run the code, I want to make sure I understand all of ...
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So I stupidly install newlib, and probably overwrote references to glibc. How can I recover glibc?

I forgot to set a make --prefix and I think it wrote to /usr/local/ by default and now I'm having all kinds of errors. I'm on ubuntu natty, what's the easiest way to resurrect glibc. I've tried to ...
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Getting CDT as an Eclipse plugin

I've always used Eclipse for Java development. However recently, I've wanted to add other language functionality to my favorite IDE. I got it to work with python and no I need C/C++. A search on the ...
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GCC won't work. problem with /usr/local/include

I was trying to add a new library/header and seem to have broken gcc. Specifically, I used the command: $ sudo cp mylib.h /usr/local/include This seems to have replaced the /usr/ directory with a ...
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What do the parentheses and number after a Unix command or C function mean?

I keep seeing parentheses and a number after a command in Unix or Linux or C function. For example: man(8), ftok(2), mount(8), etc. What do these mean? I see them in man too.
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What's the most easy-to-install Neural Network C++ library with command-line for Linux? [closed]

I'm a fan of the "test first" approach to programming. My C++ program needs a neural net. I've been trying FANN (http://leenissen.dk/fann/wp/) but it's been a struggle, as it requires a language ...
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How to install Sally on Mac? How to install libconfig package on Mac OSX

I want to install Sally http://www.mlsec.org/sally/ on MacOSX when I run ./configure, I get stuck at: No package 'libconfig' found even after installing libconfig through macports. Can anyone ...
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how to mount NTFS partition image on linux from file?

i need to mount at least for read access NTFS-based partition image on linux from a file. File is binary copy of a partition. Is there any libraries or resources for this? Thank you
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NTFS file system reference [closed]

i need to understand full NTFS structure, how partition tables are made and how the directories/files are stored on disk. Who know good reference? Thank you
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Go to definition of a C function in a different file in Notepad++

While editing a C project on Notepad++ 5.6.7 (Unicode) with the SourceCookifier plugin, I can press Ctrl+Shift+Enter to go to the definition of a function which the cursor is on, but only if it is in ...
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How can code/software access locations in memory that it's not supposed to?

By default, when applications run, they are limited in the amount of RAM they are allowed to access right? Technically my VLC could not access memory addresses used by Chrome. But how is it possible ...
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How do I find the installation path of binutils, gcc-3.4.4.tar.gz in Ubuntu?

I have ubuntu 8.10. In this I could find the binutils, gcc are installed. But when ever I try to know that glibc, glibc-linuxthreads are installed are not. It showing that no package is found. For ...
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FFmpeg and reverb

How to FFmpeg can manage audio channels to create effects such as reverb?
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emacs — C/C++ jump to beginning of containing block

While editing C or C++ files in emacs, I'd like to be able to go to the beginning of the containing block of code. I was expecting to find a c-beginning-of-block function, but alas, no such function ...
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Adding trec format tags to thousands of file

I need to add tags like text of file in thousand of files in a directory and I tried it using cat and outputing it to a stream of file using for file in * do cat ../gau > temp; //gau contain ...
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Using this C++ library

I'm trying to use an executable file (written in C) that calls a C++ library. I'm getting this error in my Windows Server 2008 box: Faulting application name: sample.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp:...
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How can I locate the header + object file of cksum in Mac OS X

I'm trying to locate the header + object file of cksum in Mac OS X, but with no lack. Any suggestions?
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Using (embedding?) wireshark in a C application for sniffing [closed]

I'm writing a C/C++ application which needs (among other things) to sniff packets and save the output in a file. This file will be read and processed by wireshark after a few days, using a LUA script ...
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How can I have some snapshots of my program? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Screenshot utilities for Windows I have made a program and to make its report I need some snapshots.I found out that the printscreen button does not work in this case.What ...
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In what Ubuntu package are the man pages for the C libraries?

I don't know if this happens to anyone else here, but every time I build a new system, I forget where the man pages for say limits.h are in the Ubuntu repos. I've already installed manpages-dev. I'll ...
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Vim bind compile key depending on document type

Is there a way to bind a key by document type? For example, if the document is a .tex file, I want f5 to call PdfLatex, but it is a .c file, I want it to call make
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What does this command line do?

export LIBRARY_PATH=.
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Program parameters for anjuta

I have recently installed Anjuta. I don't know what parameters should be passed in order to run the program after clicking on Run -> Execute.
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Installing windows and unix on two hard drives on the same computer

I know this might be a noob question, but I need to install windows and a Unix system on the same machine. I've got two hard drives, so I can install one on each. Just not sure if maybe I would be ...
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Is there any small linux distribution which comes with a complete C development environment

I have installed "Damn Small Linux" on my home computer for doing C development in unix. But the distribution doesn't by default come with the C development environment and I am facing some issues ...
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How to run .exe file when linux system starts up?

i have generated .exe file from C file (ie filename.c ) after compiling in linux machine with -O option. I wish to know about how to run that .exe file when linux system starts up ?
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Voices disappear when using headphones

How do I declare a variable in C? P.S. I have a pair of SteelSeries Siberia headphones. I've noticed that when watching some films the voices are completely silent, yet when I unplug the headset and ...
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How to mix MP3's using LAME

I have N MP3 files (N files for example). I need to superimpose, or mix them into one. Is there a special LAME function for performing such an operation?
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Installing libraries and header files under Ubuntu Linux for C/C++ development

I have to admit that I feel completely lost each time I have to fulfill the dependencies of some C or C++ code. Currently, I'm on Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala), but I remember the same feeling of ...
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Playing a PCM file on a UNIX system

I'm trying to figure out how to use libmad with C. The trouble is, libmad converts audio files to .pcm files and I'm unable to find a way to play these files. There is no straightforward .pcm player, ...
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Syntax highlighting in Microsoft Office Word [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I easily highlight the syntax of PHP code in Word? I need to paste some code (ANSI C) in Microsoft Office Word, and I need some form of syntax highlighting (instead ...