How to add “graphics.h” C/C++ library to gcc compiler in Linux
While trying c graphic programming on Ubuntu, I figured out that graphic.h is not a standard C library and it is not supported by gcc compiler. So I am writing this article to explain the process.
If you want to use graphics.h on Ubuntu platform you need to compile and install libgraph. It is the implementation of turbo c graphics API on Linux using SDL.
You can download it from here libgraph
Step by Step Instructions:
- STEP 1: First install build-essential by typing
sudo apt-get install build-essential
- STEP 2: Install some additional packages by typing
sudo apt-get install libsdl-image1.2 libsdl-image1.2-dev guile-2.0 \
guile-2.0-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
- STEP 3: Now extract the downloaded libgraph-1.0.2.tar.gz file.
- STEP 4: Goto extracted folder and run following command
sudo make install
sudo cp /usr/local/lib/libgraph.* /usr/lib
- Now you can use graphics.h lib using following lines:
int gd = DETECT,gm;
initgraph (& gd,& gm,NULL);
gd = DETECT, gm;
initgraph(&gd, &gm, NULL);
circle(50, 50, 30);
Reference: ask ubuntu
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Important Notes (Added by a user) : Files from the above-given link did not work for me. There are somethings wrong with them I downloaded files from https://github.com/SagarGaniga/Graphics-Library
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