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Replace prebuilt package with self-compiled version

I need to update my Point Cloud Library (PCL) that I installed via official instructions with my own version that I just compiled according to this manual. The reason is I need to fix a bug in PCL ...
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Compile lightest kernel for ubuntu 14.04

I want to compile my own kernel for Ubuntu 14.04 64bits and do it the lightest as possible following this criteria: Lightest Kernel only with Visual Interface, no need lan, wlan, sound, etc... With ...
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smbd starts during Samba installtion, makes installation fail. Safe to delete some stuff?

My Setup: Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Server 64 Bit with all updates What i have done so far: Installed Samba via tasksel Removed it via tasksel because i got an error about a missing python library when ...
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Failed to compile qBittorrent on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to install qBittorrent following this tutorial https://github.com/qbittorrent/qBittorrent/wiki/Compiling-qBittorrent-on-Debian-and-Ubuntu However whenever I run the commands cd ...
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Installing input-wacom drivers gives error at ./compile on my Gateway M275E penabled laptop

sam@sam-M275:~/input-wacom-0.23.0$ ./configure && make && make install checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is ...
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Problem compiling JOS - undefined reference to `__udivdi3' and `__umoddi3'

I'm taking a class on operating systems this semester and have ran into a problem while setting everything up. I cloned the git repository for the JOS operating system and would like to try to ...
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Permission denied when running C programs outside the Home directory [duplicate]

I have been creating some C programs and I have saved them to my Home directory while editing. I have compiled them with gcc and then run the executable file with ./ and they work fine. However, when ...
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Problem compiling

I am trying to compile the latest ngspice (26) as a shared folder. I am using ubuntu 14.10, and have only a little understanding in the compiling process While following direction from the "compile ...
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Solved: “cannot find -lmpi*” when compiling openmpi code

I had try to install openmpi 1.8.1 from the source code at Unbuntu 14.04 server. I would like to use mpi for large scale calculation on single machine with multi cores. The simple "Hello world" test ...
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How to install Xaw package with header files?

I'm having this error on Ubuntu 14.04: checking for X... libraries , headers /usr/include/X11/ configure: error: Cannot find required Xaw header file Box.h; PDCurses cannot be configured How can I ...
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A MASM Compiler?

I have been looking for a MASM Compiler for ubuntu. I have move all my development tools to ubuntu and now I'm taking a MASM class and I need a MASM compiler really bad. I have seen some videos on ...
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mpv (with libmpv enabled)

How can I enable libmpv? azrulftw@azrulftw-desktop:~/Downloads/apps/gnome-mpv-master$ autoreconf -sfi && ./configure && make && sudo make install checking for gcc... gcc ...
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Is there an open-source way to make static executables from a dynamic one?

Let me explain the problem with an example. I use some old program in my day to day work, like for example xfig and pdfedit. Now, these programs are quite old and not updated too often; my fear is ...
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How to compile C/C++ program with GStreamer

I'm trying to compile this code: #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <gst/gst.h> int main (int argc, char *argv[]) { const gchar *nano_str; guint major, ...
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Building and Installing ICU from Source

The setup process for ICU on Linux systems seems to be pretty standard. For whatever reason, though, it's giving me a hard time. I'm following the "official" readme instructions that come with the ...
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Decompilation of an executable/object-code

Upto what extent it is possible to decompile a code written in C or Java(executable or object-code respectively)? It may not be legal because of copyrights but is it not hard to locate anything like ...
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How to build php from source with a custom name

I have PHP 5.5 running on my Ubuntu 14.04x64 server using PHP5-FPM that's bound on port 7501 and would like to run PHP 5.6 concurrently on the same server with it's own location and it's own package ...
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How to parallelize dpkg for large dkms packages?

A lot of dkms modules which are installed as apt packages (e.g. zfs-dkms and openafs-modules-dkms) need a lot of time to build (> 5 minutes) and don't use any parallelization (at least not ...
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Where do the extensions of self compiled PHP on ubuntu 14.04 go?

I downloaded PHP 5.3.29 and configured it with the following options: ./configure' '--with-apxs2=/usr/bin/apxs2' '--enable-ftp' '--enable-mbstring' '--with-mcrypt' '--with-mysql' '--with-mysqli' ...
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c++ compiler errors using make across multiple projects

I'm trying to install an LC3 assembler for school. I run the config script and type make and a several weird compiler errors pop up. I tried this building simpl and just now lc3db Here's output (the ...
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Installing godag on ubuntu

On Ubuntu/Linux, I did this: hg clone https://godag.googlecode.com/hg/ godag and after this: go run mk.go install and it gives me this error: up 2 date: utilz/stringbuffer up 2 date: ...
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OsmocomBB - compile error

I tried to install OsmocomBB on my Ubuntu, I've got gnu-arm-toolchain, but when I'm compiling there is an error: configure: error: in `/home/robert/OsmocomBB/osmocom-bb/src/shared/libosmocore/build- ...
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Compile old Linux sources in new Ubuntu environment

Have old Linux sources that among other things include linux/tqueue.h. I understand this is obsolete Linux tasking. The target system is ARM with an obsolete Linux which is not changing. Only the ...
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I'm trying to compile the latest kernel from source but I am getting an error

So I am following this guide: http://kernelnewbies.org/OPWfirstpatchSetup I followed the steps and installed the kernel from source. When I boot into the new kernel, Ubuntu loads up but then I only ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 libc.a file not recognized

When i try to compile a simple .c file with gcc i always get this error: /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/4.8/../../../x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.a: file not recognized: File format not recognized i tried ...
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Makefile: how to change a specific rule

this is my first question here, I hope to do everything in the right way. I'm a quite new Ubuntu user and if possible I need some help with a specific Makefile. I downloaded QEMU 2.1.0 and I'm ...
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asm/errno.h: No such file or directory

I'm trying to install gcc 4.8.1 at the moment. Currently 4.8.2 and 4.9.1 are installed. I downloaded an 4.8.1 from here http://gcc.cybermirror.org/releases/gcc-4.8.1/ . After extracting the files I ...
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How to install IRSTLM (automake warning during the build)?

I am trying to install MT. So this purpose, i am trying to install "irstlm-5.80.03" version on "Ubuntu 14.04," but, when I give the command ./regenerate-makefiles.sh then found following error: ...
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kernel make zImage error - No rule to make target vmlinux

I've been searching for a couple of days and I can't find anything on google about an interesting error I get when compiling a linux kernel. I initially thought this problem had something to do with ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 LTS from 12.04 LTS. Now C++ program does not compile [closed]

As the title states, I am having problems compiling my program, and the error is C++11 specific. Is there some way I can go back to the compiler I had on 12.04? Do I need to install another version of ...
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Why can't I use conio.h or ncurses.h?

I am new user to Ubuntu. I wrote a simple program in C. When I try to compile it to use conio.h, the compiler gives me fatal error. So I tried by ncurses.h, but still I am getting same error.
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Installing reaver on ubuntu 14.04 lts [duplicate]

I have such a message what does it mean shpejta@shpejta-DOA150:~/Downloads/reaver-1.4/src$ make install rm -f /usr/local/bin/reaver /usr/local/bin/wash /usr/local/bin/walsh rm: cannot remove ...
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Build-essential installation error

while installing build essential I got this error: dpkg: error processing lksctp-tools (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 Errors were ...
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undefined reference to symbol 'exp@@GLIBC_2.2.5'

Similar question has been asked here but is unanswered. I have an implementation of Levenberg-Marquardt (downloaded from somewhere) and I'm trying to compile it but getting the following error. ...
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How to build kernel with different flags?

Following the instructions here (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/GitKernelBuild) I built a development version of the kernel. I copied the old config, called make oldconfig and then modified ...
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Error while installing kernel from source

I get the following error when I try to compile kernel version 3.17.0-rc5: Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.17.0-rc5+ (x86_64) Why do I get this error and what does it mean? ...
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fatal error :“python.h” no file or directory?

while looking for the solution of hungarian problem,I found this github link I went through the readme.md file and I performed everything described there, After copying hungarian.so in my directory ...
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Trying to Build and Install apinger

I am running 14.04 server (minimal install) and I am trying to build apinger (https://github.com/Jajcus/apinger). Here is a log of what I get when I run ./autogen.sh: The first couple of lines point ...
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When building kernel dbg package with ubuntu kernel repo, got this error “Can't read private key”

When building kernel dbg package with ubuntu kernel repo, got this error: make[1]: Leaving directory `/git/nsx-thirdparty/linux-3.14.17' # Add .gnu_debuglink sections to each stripped .ko # pointing ...
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Code Blocks dialog when build: “It seems that this file has not been built yet”

I have a problem when I use Code Blocks to program C++ on Ubuntu, when I press run, a dialog appeared: "It seems that this file has not been built yet" with three option: No, Cancel or Yes. If I ...
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Compiling custom QEMU build: "make: *** [ui/gtk.o] Error 1

I am trying to compile a custom build of QEMU by Torlus (on github) that adds Raspberry Pi emulation. I do not compile software often, though I have before (not my own). After running the "make" ...
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PPA package build fails but I can't figure out why?

I'm trying to upload a build to my PPA but everytime the build fails with the same error: ...
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font configuration warning [duplicate]

when I was doing c program in Ubuntu 12.04 , there is a font configuration warning shown by terminal. What should I do? shayna@shayna-Vostro-3446:~$ gedit hello6.c Fontconfig warning: ...
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GCC Compiled program not running in a new Window

What i am Doing? I have created a simple c Program that runs and executes a system Command the code is as follows #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <string.h> ...
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“../lib/libfreenect.so.0.5.0: undefined reference to `libusb_get_parent'” when building libusb

I am trying to install OpenKinect on Ubuntu. I get this error when I run tesla@ubuntu:~/libusb/libfreenect/build$ sudo make install [sudo] password for tesla: [ 51%] Built target freenectstatic ...
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How to install gcc-4.6 (4.6.3-1ubuntu5) Source Package

I have recently started working on ubuntu and I have been facing a lot of difficulties installing programs in it. I don't know how I managed to install NetBeans and JAVA JDK and JRE. Unfortunately the ...
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How do I run python code in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm learning python so I may get my foot in the door for a programming career. I'm using the gedit text editor to write the code, however I don't know how to execute the code on ubuntu. If anyone is ...
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“error adding symbols: DSO missing from command line” while compiling g13-driver

I'm trying to compile the download received here: https://code.google.com/p/linux-g13-driver/ by running make but I'm receiving errors that to me, after searching on the web, look like they're the ...
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UnetBootin Issues

I just built a computer, I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 live x64, although I am having some issues. When I boot from the drive, it gives me the try ubuntu, install, check memory menu but when I ...
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Warnings during kernel compiling

I'm compiling custom kernel and during the process I'm getting warnings such as: drivers/isdn/hardware/eicon/message.c:6115:1: warning: the frame size of 1184 bytes is larger than 1024 bytes ...