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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Consider this code snippet below:-
xterm -e 'while true; do clear; echo "Press Ctrl-C to Quit..."; afplay /tmp/pulse.wav; done' & > /dev/null 2>&1
This launches a second terminal window that generates a specific waveform for the next calibration of... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: wisecracker
I plan to build an application which takes text data from a user.
It then sends this to a website, login required.
The business case being this site contains many text fields, mostly redundant to user. My application would only prompt user for necessary text.
What language, methods... (4 Replies)
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3. What is on Your Mind?
We are thinking of building a CNET style reader app for reading threads in the forums. One developer suggested we look at a CNN vBulletin app, which I am not familiar with (he said he will post the link tomorrow, Monday).
Anyway, I asked the (potential) developer for this app to work with us in... (1 Reply)
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4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How could i grab a set of data (eg:file execution start & stop time stamp f) from unix? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: siriv
I'm coding an application using pthreads.At some point the threads will read some read-only variables.Is it safe NOT to use mutexes, in order to make the program lighter since mutex operations are resource-demanding...
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6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am running an Ubuntu Gutsy laptop with Advanced Compiz fusion options enabled. I am using xdotool to simulate keyboard input in order to rotate through multiple desktops.
I am looking for a way to kill a while true loop when the Enter key (or Control+C if it is easier) is pushed when the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: acclaypool
I see on some of the recent Sun workstations that there is a secure card reader installed. I have a Sunblade 100 and 150 and would like to know, how do you access this device or turn it on to use it?
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Discussion started by: stocksj
I am facing a problem while creating/executing a process in C. I am using old fork/exec mechanism. The problem is:
I want to hide the console window of the app i am instantiating. Remember i am instantiating a console application from a GUI application.
Is this possible? How?
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9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am working on MSR110 ...Can anyone plz tell me how to use the configuration commands with magnetic reader???. Please help me out as i have to develop API in C on linux platform.MSR110 is not responding to the configuration commands.
Mahima (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: mahima_er