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Old 08-19-2008, 04:05 AM   #1
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How to Compile C Programmes in Ubuntu???

Am new to Linux. For a few days used Zenwalk Distribution. Now have switched over to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 7.10(Gutsy Gibbon). When I try to compile my C programs, none of the header files are being recognized. Any suggestions??
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Old 08-19-2008, 04:17 AM   #2
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What exactly is the error?

Have you installed build-essential?
Old 08-20-2008, 02:31 PM   #3
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Hello. Thanks for the reply and sorry for the delay. Well for a better picture I have included below both the program I typed and the errors it showed, as in the terminal. Could you please specify what "Build Essential" is? Shall try to find through Google if possible. Thank You.


anikethan@anikethan-desktop:~$ gcc 1.c
1.c:1:18: error: stdio.h: No such file or directory
1.c: In function ‘main’:
1.c:4: warning: incompatible implicit declaration of built-in function ‘printf’
Old 08-20-2008, 07:57 PM   #4
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/usr/include/stdio.h is provided by the package libc6-dev. I think that if you install the virtual package build-essential as Mark suggested, this should be brought in as a dependency. i.e. open synaptic and install the package build-essential, and it will automatically install what you need.
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Thank you for the reply. Have got it working by installing Build Essential as suggested.


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