Compiling C Program using gcc compiler

The steps are given below:

1. Open terminal in Ubuntu(Ctrl+Alt+t).

2. Check for the gcc version available with the help of following command.

$ gcc –version or $ gcc -v

3. Open Text Editor now, where you can write your c program. To open this you can use either GUI or simply type gedit and enter in Terminal.

4. Now in Editor type the simple program, like

#include
#include
int main(void)
{
printf(“Name of this blog is kaurdavinder.wordpress.com\n”);
return 0;
}

* Lets save this file with the name first.c in Documents.

5. Now open terminal and check for a file. Type “ls” which will give you a list of all files available.

$ ls

*Complete list of all available directories and file is generated. As you have saved our file in Document so open Documents.

6. To open Documents type

$ cd Documents

Output- ubuntu@ubuntu-machine:~/Documents$
*Command cd is for change directory.

7. Dirctory is changed now. Check for your file first. Type

~/Documents$ ls

8. If there exists your file named first.c, now its time to compile this.

9. To Comile, type-

~/Documents$ gcc first.c

10. Now c program is Compiled.

11. To check Execute File, type-

~/Documents$ ls
a.out first.c first.c~

*a.out is execution format of the first.c

12. Now execute a.out by

~/Documents$ ./a.out


OUTPUT :

Name of this blog is kaurdavinder.wordpress.com

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