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Old 10-25-2008, 02:41 AM   #1
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Post C programing in Linux

what do we need to do C programming in Linux.(what are the exact packages, IDE's)
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Originally Posted by umwai View Post
what do we need to do C programming in Linux.(what are the exact packages, IDE's)
That would be the same on any OS: A compiler (gcc) and a simple text editor like gedit.

Since you are using Ubuntu, you can install the compiler and other tools with this command:

sudo apt-get install build-essential

If you want to use an IDE, please go to our programming section. There is a sticky there with suggestions for IDE's, free and/or open source.


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There is a HUGE list of IDEs with LQ

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