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Old 09-28-2003, 05:41 PM   #16
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It does not matter which OS you program in. You will always mess up the OS. Though LINUX is very stable and reliable. Probably X Window System will crash. Make sure you image or backup OS before executing your program. If you want to mess with command line. Use Borland free C compiler. That will get you ready for compiling in LINUX. It comes with everything that you need for many programs including simple 3D graphics.

Microsoft Visual Studio takes several megabytes for one little program. Borland takes up little space. I don't think you need a dll file for your program that was compiled in Borland like in Visual Studio.

If you want to make programs for LINUX, Windows, and maybe MACs, you can use trolltech. Latest versions of distributions are including trolltech designer.

Like many have said. Its up to you.
 
Old 09-28-2003, 08:33 PM   #17
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c-forge

for c programming in linux if your intimidated by the command line there is a program called c-forge that is a complete IDE for linux much like dev-cpp, i got it with a sams set but you could prolly find it no problem
 
Old 09-28-2003, 08:47 PM   #18
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again i want to say thank you very much for the continued help you all are and have been providing. Tesl if you don't mind please send any and all e-books you think would help me paladins_are_1@yahoo.com . JW i will get all information i can from the links you have been so kind to include. Electro i agree 110% on the Visual Studio only it use's over a gig if you install the entire progy lol . Blag-foo i will look into that and give it a go as soon as i can. i truley appretiate all the help provided by all . If anyone who ever came here and received help did not come back to offer help then i don't know what to say about them. in the short time i have been here i have seen so many so willing to help. i hope in the near future i can offer a small percent of what i have already received from all of you.
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Old 09-28-2003, 08:49 PM   #19
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please stop this post, i keep getting emails about it ffs
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carry on
 
Old 09-28-2003, 08:59 PM   #20
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Unsubscribe from it then you'll not get emails about it.
 
Old 09-28-2003, 09:31 PM   #21
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yes well, i want the emails, just not about this post anymore.
ahh, i see wut to do. Fantastic.
 
  


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