Questions related to compiling software, normally using the "make" command.

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Compilation time slow on a single computer

We are experiencing some really slow compilation times on a single desktop computer that we use as the primary workstation for a research project. Compiling our codebase on this computer takes 42 ...
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VMware workstation is not working with GCC 5.1.1

Ubuntu 15.04 GCC 5.1.1 after installing ubuntu 15.04 vmware is no longer working with gcc 5.1.1 while trying to launch vmware workstation ... pic : http://i.stack.imgurl/ySaYi.png tried to push ...
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Prefix and Path for Cross GCC in Eclipse

I'm pretty new in ubuntu and have a problem with it. I wanna to write a c++ program in eclipse and compile it with cross gcc. At the first i Added "CDT" from "help-->install new software" Now when ...
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How I can create a 32-bit version of Atom?

The new Atom 1.0 text editor is now available. But only to 64-bit processors. How I can create a 32-bit version?
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Why is the python built from source is still showing the wrong version?

So I've downloaded the most recent tar from https://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.7.10/Python-2.7.10.tar.xz, untar'd, configured, built and installed to a user directory. I've also used those ...
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Installing latest FFmpeg with latest external libraries and keeping them up-to-date

I want to use latest version of ffmpeg with latest versions of external libraries. How do i do that? BTW, I just began using linux yesterday, so please be easy :) ...
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GNU Octave 4.0.0 - compiling from souce - error messages - your opinion?

I have been trying to install Octave 4.0.0 on Ubuntu 14.04. During the compiling there were some messages that something is missing on my computer in order to run Octave with all it's normal features. ...
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binary to install on ubuntu [on hold]

would need to install this https://github.com/mddsdf on the system. Downloaded it - then compile with make - that works bu t then i type sudo make-nstall and that works as well. But then the ...
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Compiling Avidemux not working

Im trying to install avidemux 2.6.10 following the wiki instruction from the oficial site but i dont know how to continue. For the installation i've downloaded this avidemux_2.6.10.tar.gz file ...
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Execution of a file

How to execute a makefile? This file is contained in the sts-2.1.2 file downloadable from here: According to the NIST documentation (section 5.3), I need to edit the makefile. Modify the ...
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Double-compilation when building package with pbuilder

I am creating a package using cmake. Everything works fine, although somehow, with pbuilder (and only with pbuilder), by program gets re-configured during make install. This can happen if a file or ...
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Is it possible to configure compile option for libs installed from apt-get?

After installing wxwidgets by running sudo apt-get install libwxgtk3.0-* I wanted to compile opennx against it. However, I received a message Your wxWidgets does not provide the required ...
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Deleting duplicate files in installed from source?

I'm rather new to the Linux environment and have learned how to install software via using following commands $ mkdir build $ cd build $ cmake $ sudo make install. I noticed that there is a build ...
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Use g++-4.8 with Qt

I am trying to compile a Qt project that uses the "override" keyword, and thus needs GCC 4.8. I have installed GCC 4.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine already, and it lives in /usr/bin as gcc-4.8 and ...
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gcc fails to compile

I'm a newbee but adventuresome. I'm tri-booting Windows, Fedora, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (all 64). Learning but not using dpkg, apt, and apt-get. Starting to study C++ using Ubuntu (the only one with gcc ...
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vlc can't compile

OS: (Ubuntu 14.04 32bit) linux ubuntu 3.13.0-32 generic 2014 i686 NDK: android-ndk-r10e JDK: adt-bundle-linux-x86-20140702 32bit java-version : java version "1.7.0-79" OpenJDK runtime Environment ...
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Why am I getting this undefined reference error while trying to build a c++ project? [closed]

To fix another debug error, I added -std=c++11 to the build command. Now I'm getting a ton of "undefined reference errors like this one: In function encrypt(std::string&, int)': ...
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bug in ncurses.h? [closed]

I have been trying to compile a program I have written in C. I notice that there is an error in compiling saying: clock.c: In function ‘main’: clock.c:22:2: warning: passing argument 2 of ‘wgetnstr’ ...
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How do you “compile” something in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to use Gfx Tablet. However, I am struggling to interpret the installation instructions given by the developer. http://rfc2822.github.io/GfxTablet/#part-1-uinput-driver His instructions ...
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How to compile my first C++ program (geany)?

I'm an experienced Windows developer (Delphi, C/C++, C#, etc). I've just downloaded uBuntu 14.04 64-bit and then looked for some IDEs and saw geany got good reviews. After downloading it, I'm stumped ...
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Runing a program appears to not work [closed]

I do not know what the problem is or what happened but when I want to run a program compiled with g++ not working. I starts like this: gabi@gabi-work:~/Desktop/comp$ ./a.out and receive this: ...
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Ubuntu Scope with Framework 14.10 - Intltool

Recently, I want to create a scope project, but then I found the following error when running CMake: CMake Warning at CMakeLists.txt:26 (find_package): By not providing "FindIntltool.cmake" in ...
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Compile error, g++ and c++11 [closed]

Im trying to compile this code via g++, #include <iostream> #include <set> using namespace std; std::set<int> s; int main(){ for(int i=0;i<10;i++) s.insert(i); for(auto ...
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Can't compile a simple C++ program using g++

When I try to compile any c++ program using g++ I get the following error, the stack trace is really long, this is just a sample: ........... /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/bits/byteswap.h:47:2: ...
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How to add device sources to the repositories?

I just tried to build Android from source code, using this guide: http://xda-university.com/as-a-developer/getting-started-building-android-from-source The problem is there: Once you have obtained ...
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Compiler errors during install of rstan in R

I tried installing rstan, a package for R for MCMC sampling, which requires compilation to work. Sadly make and the compiler fail during the install with a very long error message of which I post only ...
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error while compile driver

when i want compile broadcom wireless driver it give this error : root@hello-notebook:/home/hello/bcm/broadcom# make KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd` make[1]: ...
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building caffe: failed to see hdf5.h

Hello caffe is a lib for deeplearning. When trying to build that lib under 15.04, the compilation fails with the message: :~/App/caffe$ make all PROTOC src/caffe/proto/caffe.proto CXX ...
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Compiling simple program in terminal [closed]

Please help me, I have problems compiling a simple C++ program, it shows the following errors in the terminal. cpp: In function ‘int main()’: Hello.cpp:6:7: error: no match for ‘operator>>’ ...
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Kernel questions

I'd like to install kernel 4.0.4 on my 14.04. I want to do it mainly for educational purposes. In fact, I want to learn how to install the binary kernel and how to compile it from sources. I found ...
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Installation of 3rd party soundcard driver

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I got a new PCI soundcard with 3rd party divers: aqprox 32bit pci. CHIPSET C-Media CM8738 PCI-6CH-CX In the linux drivers folder I have this files: -rw-r--r-- 1 ...
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How to recompile the kernel without the sources?

Is it possible to recompile the current running kernel WITHOUT downloading new sources packages? I just want to reconfigure my currently running & patched kernel. I no longer have the original ...
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How to get unity build dependencies after apply the LTS Enablement Stacks?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.2 installation with the LTS Enablement Stacks (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack). I would like to build the Unity package from source to apply some custom ...
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How to compile a cpp file using cmake?

this is my first question here so excuse me if I'm doing something wrong. I try to compile a cpp file (named code_kinect.cpp) using cmake, but when I compile I get an odd error message /usr/bin/ld: ...
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How to get libloginhelper in Trusty?

I'm trying to compile gok (Gnome On screen Keyboard) version 2.30.1 on Xubuntu 14.04. The only pkg-config packages that I'm missing are: checking for gtkdoc-mkpdf... no checking whether to build ...
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What are cflags? [closed]

I have some experience with Gentoo, so I know the compiler meaning of CFLAGS, but when I try to configure https://github.com/OpenSC/pam_pkcs11 : # ./bootstrap&&./configure&&make ...
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Error trying to compile fox-1.6.36 on ubuntu 14.04.0

I'm trying to compile fox1.6.36 from source to install mkahawa. ./configure went fine. make ended with this error. /usr/bin/ld: ControlPanel.o: undefined reference to symbol 'XGetDefault' ...
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Altough I installed GSL library, g++ cannot compile my code

In order to use gnu gsl library I've installed it with the following command : sudo apt-get install libgsl0ldbl When I write a simple c++ code just to check whether I installed it correctly or ...
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Build Ubuntu Touch: adding android system image to installation … error: device not found

I'm trying to build Ubuntu touch from source. I'm building it for nexus 4 (mako) I've alredy install ubuntu on it, but a want to play with the source code so I need to build it. Everything seems to ...
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How to specify to install libraries to /usr/local/

I'm trying to configure and install an application and library package. The package is this. I followed the instructions and it installed fine, and I'm able to run the binary from the src directory, ...
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VMHGFS not compiling with VMware Workstation 10.0.6 under Ubuntu 14.04

I've got the current Ubuntu desktop installation from the website and installed it within my VMware Workstation 10.0.6 build-2700073 with the VMware Tools version 9.6.5-2700074. Every time I try to ...
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mps430-gcc .run file not doing any thing

I am using ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on virtualbox on Windows 8.1 64 bit host. I have to build some project and the project uses cmake system. I need to cross compile my project for Texas Instruments ...
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Compile kernel gets no error but version doesn't change

So I'm trying to compile a linux kernel in Ubuntu 14.04 to change the linux version from 3.16 to 3.14.4 and also to change one thing in config. I followed this tutorial step by step. Exept Step 6 ...
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Recipe for target 'vmlinux' failed?

I'm attempting to build a kernel for QEMU to emulate a raspberry pi: http://xecdesign.com/compiling-a-kernel/ https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/linux/kernel/building.md However, running the ...
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Error when using command 'make'

I get error whenever I'm trying to 'make' file, I did this before I typed 'make': tar xjf xarchiver-0.5.4.tar.bz2 cd ./xarchiver-0.5.4 ./configure Configure command: ...
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Esterel Compiling in Ubuntu 64 bit

The latest version of esterel is available only in 32 bit. Installed it in 64 bit ubuntu. When compiling esterl to C. I haven't get any errors. esterel -simul foo.strl cc -c foo.c While running: ...
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How to copy artifacts generated by a build (php web app) to a directory on the same server?

We're using TeamCity 9 on Ubunutu system. I want to copy the the artifacts published in the build to a directory (defined in Apache config as virtual directory) so that our application would get ...
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Cross compling Gstreamer for ARM

Hi i was trying to compile Gstreamer for ARM platform. I am facing some issues as followed i have set INSTALL_PATH installed glib at INSTALL_PATH ./configure --prefix=$INSTALL_PATH ...
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In 15.04, Ubuntu SDK “make” is failing to build and run Ubuntu Core apps for the desktop.

I am getting this error in compile 01:09:30: Starting: "/usr/bin/make" Scanning dependencies of target ubuntu-clock-app.desktop [ 1%] Merging translations into ubuntu-clock-app.desktop... Died at ...
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Mozilla NSS building

In this instruction :"In order to start the build process, use "cd nss" and execute "make nss_build_all". By default this will produce a build in debug mode and for a 32-bit architecture. You may set ...