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Simple Program with C Language on Linux


Today the idea popped up on how to write a Simple "Hello World" Application using C Programming Language, as I just wanted to see how it works.


You will need the gcc package to compile the program.

For RHEL based systems:

$ yum install gcc -y

Or for Debian based systems:

$ apt install gcc -y

Writing our first Program:

We will create a app that just prints out a static defined value:

Create any file with a .c extension, in my case it will be app.c:

#include <stdio.h>

int main(){
    printf("Hello, World\n");
    return 0;

Now compile app.c with gcc and specify the output path of your app with -o <app-name>

gcc -o app app.c

Testing our App:

You will see that there is a executable file with the name that you have specified as the output:

Hello, World

Really basic, but quite cool.

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