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Old 08-19-2010, 09:50 AM   #1
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Graphics in ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu.I have done some programming in c++ under windows using graphics.h header file.I want to implement my programs in ubuntu.How can i do this?I am writing a program.Please tell me how to do it.
using namespace std;
int main()
int gd,gm;

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Old 08-19-2010, 11:07 AM   #2
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It's not that straight-forward, and practically no-one here is going to straight up tell you how to do it.

If you have done C++ programming in Windows, was it just C++, or was it C++.NET? If it was .NET, then look into the Mono project. Otherwise, you will probably want to look into what can give you a similar functionality in the GTK+mm or Qt toolkits.
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It depends on what you are doing, but you may want to look into OpenGL.
Old 08-19-2010, 12:29 PM   #4
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Look at that to learn how to program, and now this:

Or this:

to learn GTK+ or Qt. I would love to see a Wikibook on Clutter, but it has yet to be seen.
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Since you're using Ubuntu, I'd suggest using GTK. If you want to stick with C++, you'll need the gtkmm libraries. You might want to consider using Glade to design your UI. Here's the description from the (Fedora) Glade3 package

Description :
Glade is a RAD tool to enable quick and easy development of user interfaces for
the GTK+ toolkit and the GNOME desktop environment.



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