Category Archives: Linux

Linux Commands: nl

There is an incredible selection of little Linux commands that will do all sorts of things to your files, standard output and programs. Now and again I’m going to pick one out and have a play because you just never know when a little tool already exists that will do exactly what you need. Today […]

A C++11 Threads Tutorial

Last week we created a simple program using the pthreads library. This week I’ve “translated” that program into the C++11 threads version, so you can see how it compares. I say compares, but on linux, using GCC, the C++11 thread library is basically a wrapper for pthreads anyway, so although you are using native C++ […]

Fedora 21 Open Terminal From File Manager

If you use the command line a lot (like me!), then being able to switch quickly between the graphical file explorer and a terminal window in the same location is a fantastic timesaver. On gnome this option isn’t available by default (as it is from KDE), but you can enable it by installing the nautilus-open-terminal […]

make: Nothing to be done for ‘all’ – Eclipse Error Solved

I’ve seen this odd error several times over the years, almost always after¬†first importing a new project into Eclipse-CDT. After import, when you try to build your project, it just returns the message¬†make: Nothing to be done for all in the console. And then, once you’ve got the error, nothing you do will kick your […]