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Old 11-26-2007, 02:52 PM   #1
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coding software for ubuntu with GUI


hello

i have moved to linux about 2 months ago and i want to carry on coding software i want one with a GUI and one that is free. i am running ubuntu 7.10, also i use to open up the coding for software in windows like exe files and things is there any program i can get that i can open the code for exe files and batch files etc....

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Old 11-26-2007, 04:25 PM   #2
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First of all there are no exe files for Linux. Secondly the equivalent for exe is still binary files and all you get from that is low-level assembly code. If you want to change the code for any given application you need to download the source code, which is cpp, c, h, py-files or something else. Depending on the language used.

If you want to open these files you can use any text editor (graphical or not), for example gedit, kate, vim, emacs, etc.

If you want to program and create your own GUI you should check out GTK or GTK+ if you are developing for Gnome (which is standard in Ubuntu).
 
Old 11-26-2007, 08:29 PM   #3
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i know there are no exe files but i want some software that opens win32 exe files as well as the linux binary files. i will have a look over GTK now thanks for your help
 
Old 11-26-2007, 10:30 PM   #4
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i know there are no exe files but i want some software that opens win32 exe files as well as the linux binary files. i will have a look over GTK now thanks for your help
you could try mono
 
Old 12-01-2007, 12:34 PM   #5
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thanks will do.
 
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First you said "open the code"--which I would interpret as wanting to see the source code. With proprietary SW, the only way to do that is to "reverse engineer" using disassembly and other tools.

To run a Window .exe file, try WINE or CrossOver
 
Old 12-01-2007, 02:40 PM   #7
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yes thats exactly wht i want and yes i will try and get one thanks
 
  


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