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Old 03-10-2012, 10:46 AM   #1
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Question modifying linux packages source code


how do we modify the linux packages source codes are there any specific s/w for it?
 
Old 03-10-2012, 01:06 PM   #2
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modifying source code

please spell out what you mean by s/w. Thanks
 
Old 03-10-2012, 03:03 PM   #3
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how do we modify the linux packages source codes are there any specific s/w for it?
Yes...those are called "editors". Like vi, nano, pico, Anjuta, etc., etc., etc....the list is very long. And how you modify the source code would be to OPEN the file, change something, then save it.
 
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Old 03-11-2012, 07:59 AM   #4
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i want to modify the Linux(ubuntu) softwares packages that i install ,for example a simple network monitor i dont want the background image of it and i want to add little more features

suppose that i use vi ,but which file to edit,since there are several files in it ?


thanks for your interest i will b eagerly waiting for your response
 
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i want to modify the Linux(ubuntu) softwares packages that i install ,for example a simple network monitor i dont want the background image of it and i want to add little more features

suppose that i use vi ,but which file to edit,since there are several files in it ? thanks for your interest i will b eagerly waiting for your response
No idea, since you don't say WHICH 'network monitor" you want to modify, or what you want to add. If you're writing code, it's up to YOU to figure out the code and make the changes, and where/which files to change.

And you need to spell out your words.
 
  


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