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    Source Code?

    How do you get to the open source, and be able to edit it?

    Please help

    the linux (duh) NEWBIE

    red hat owns

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    Linux Guru
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    Apr 2003
    London, UK
    Open source of what?

    Typically by visiting the CVS repository for that application or downloading pre-made source tarball's from the particular applications homepage.

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    Linux in general. The OS and, everything else how do you get to the "CVS repository" of a program? Lol I am a true No0b

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    Linux Engineer
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    Greece / Athens
    almost every file can be opened by an specify the file of your distro that you want to see it's code and open it with a text editor (bash scripts etc...)
    Linux For Ever!

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    Alright, Say I were to want to edit open office Writter. Tell me step by step how to get to edit it....

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    Linux Newbie
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    Aug 2004
    Houston Texas
    How much you know about programming language first?

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    yeah, no offese, but if you dont understand source trees, i doubt that you can do much useful by screwing with your source code..... but if you search for CVS you will find it, its just the source tree of various programs.
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