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Welcome to Software Development on Codidact!

Will you help us build our independent community of developers helping developers? We're small and trying to grow. We welcome questions about all aspects of software development, from design to code to QA and more. Got questions? Got answers? Got code you'd like someone to review? Please join us.

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Q&A Tools for debugging coredumps

For debugging running programs I often use whatever is integrated with the IDE I am using. QtDeveloper right now, but also used Eclipse, Netbeans and others. Most of them just use gdb under the hoo...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Estela‭  ·  last activity 1mo ago by Invisible Mender‭

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Q&A How to programmatically get current wallpaper file path?

I have written a screensaver program that, in part, uses the current wallpaper for some visual effects. However, finding the current wallpaper in different operating systems and environments is les...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by ghost-in-the-zsh‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by ghost-in-the-zsh‭

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Q&A How to manage user-specific application data on Linux?

I am developing an application that targets Linux-based OS, and I need to store the user's configuration, metadata and other things in a persistent way (i.e. on the file system). I know that one c...

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Björn‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by celtschk‭

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Q&A cpulimit and sensors

I'm using GNU/Linux. I'd need some program or script or solution which would wrap make so that it would launch cpulimit on g++ processes in order to be nice to sensors output. Or, more genericall...

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