How to run graphics program or Run “graphics.h” in Ubuntu

if you want to run graphics.h in ubuntu and make some programs using graphs.h in ubuntu do the needfull steps below-


1.Make sure that you have basic compilers installed. For this run the command:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install build-essential

2.Install few packages that required. Run the command:

sudo apt-get install libsdl-image1.2 libsdl-image1.2-dev guile-1.8 guile-1.8-dev libsdl1.2debian libart-2.0-dev libaudiofile-dev libesd0-dev libdirectfb-dev libdirectfb-extra libfreetype6-dev libxext-dev x11proto-xext-dev libfreetype6 libaa1 libaa1-dev libslang2-dev libasound2 libasound2-dev

3.Now download libgraph.
Copy libgraph-1.0.2.tar.gz to your home folder. Right click on it and select “Extract Here”.
Then run following commands one by one.

cd libgraph-1.0.2
sudo make
sudo make install
sudo cp /usr/local/lib/libgraph.* /usr/lib

Now Ubuntu is ready to run graphics program. To do that add #include<graphics.h> in your C program.

>>In Turbo C we use following lines

int gd=DETECT,gm; 


>>In Ubuntu instead of “c:\tc\bgi” write NULL

 int gd=DETECT,gm; 


Here is a sample program to test it’s working or not. sample.c

Run it with following command:

     gcc sample.c -o sample -lgraph

If you get following screen then  job is done.

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