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

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I get compiling error using ROHC and libpcap library [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit.In my project I am using ROHC and libpcap library. when I run simple pcap program like- #include <stdio.h> #include <pcap.h> int main(int argc, char ...
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wsnet simulator: Segmentation fault (core dumped) during installation

I installed wsnet simulator about one month ago and everything was OK (I had any problem). Now I uninstalled wsnet ( sudo rm –r /usr/local/wsnet.2) I want to install it again and I follow install ...
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libpng15.so.15, cannot open shared object file

I recently downloaded a binary of Blender, and upon running it on got the following error: jdphenix@jdphenix:~/blender/blender_59865$ ./blender ./blender: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Where does a compiled program go?

I followed instructions to download wine 1.7.1 source to apply a patch to insert into playonlinux. The compiling seems to go well, it says build complete at the end. But now what? The source folder ...
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Problem compiling driver for usb31000sw usb-ethernet adapter

I'm trying to build a driver for the Startech USB31000SW. A linux driver is included but it has to be compiled and installed. When running make I get the following errors: make -C ...
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Libgmp3 not present

I need libgmp.so.3 to install GHC. However, installing libgmp-dev only installs libgmp.so and libgmpxx.so according to the installed files list. I have seen elsewhere people using symlinks, but this ...
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How to install latest version of Cheese from source in Raring?

The source files can be downloaded from here. I want to use the last stable version. How to install Cheese from source? Or Is there any .deb file of version 3.8.3 available somewhere?
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Scid Chess Program Compiling issue

First of all I would like to point that I'm new to Ubuntu so sorry if what I am asking is ridiculous. I have downloaded Scid 4.4 chess program and I have tried to compile it as it was explained on ...
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What is changelog.Debian.gz file during packaging?

while packaging I encountered following error dh_builddeb dpkg-deb: building package `remotedevicecontroller' in `../remotedevicecontroller_1.0-1_i386.deb'. dpkg-source -b remotedevicecontroller-1.0 ...
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How to run parallel make with debuild?

I am trying to make a package of a piece of software that I've (co-) written. I'm using debuild -i -us -uc -b And in principle that works fine. In order to shorten compilation time I'd like to ...
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How to find root cause which results in my ubuntu 12.04 suddenly reboot frequently while I using make to compile?

When I was using make to compile my source code, the ubuntu reboot suddenly, after reboot and re-compile for a while, the ubuntu reboot again, this problem frequently occurred these two days, and I ...
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How to compile indicator terminal? Fails with “A required package was not found” message

I'm trying to compile this package from launchpad: https://code.launchpad.net/~tombeckmann/+junk/indicator-terminal I installed valac, as the package has some vala code. And CMake, as there's a ...
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Not sure which IDE I should use for editing codes written in C [duplicate]

I am looking for an IDE which I can use to edit/compile/run C/C++ codes on my Ubuntu 13.04 installation. I have been checking the forum for information, and I found Anjuta being suggested by a few ...
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“ERROR: zlib check failed” while compiling Qemu

I recently formatted my PC and reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 via Wubi in Windows. And after updates I'm getting this error: basel@ubuntu:~/Desktop/qemu-1.6-test$ ./configure ...
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Installation difference between from source and apt-get?

What's the difference between installation from source (./configure && make && make install) and with apt-get? I can think of these: apt-get version usually is more stable and less ...
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Does anybody build the lastest sawfish version on lastest ubuntu dist?

I want to run sawfish with emacs, but I find it that the default sawfish wm is too old, I try to build it from scratch, but I failed. so any tips?
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Trying to compile powertop for arm using cross compile in Ubuntu with malloc issue

I have been trying to compile powertop for an arm device. I saw powertop talked about here quite a bit and I am using Ubuntu to cross compile for the armv7l. The configure goes through checking ...
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trouble installing gcc 4.8.1

I installed gcc as described below. it installed pretty well, but when I call gcc -v it just shows the former version gcc4.6.3. I do not know where to find the installation so that I can make a link ...
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While compiling TrueCrypt, I get “undefined reference to symbol 'dlclose@@GLIBC_2.2.5'”

I'm trying to compile TrueCrypt 7.1a from source on Ubuntu 13.04. However make fails during the linking process with the following error: Linking truecrypt /usr/bin/ld: ...
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SSH and SCP help

I'm a university student, and very new to ssh and scp... and new to programming. The newest assignment given to us requires accessing libraries that are only on the student server at university. To ...
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How to compile a C program that uses math.h?

I am having problems in math.h header file and when I use square root function as in sqrt(d). But my compiler is not supporting this. Please advise me about this problem. My Ubuntu version is 2012.
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using Geany IDE on Ubuntu

I am new to Linux, I would like to try image processing using C. I am planning to use Geany. My questions are: Can Geany compile these programs? Can I convert the same to a binary file to load it ...
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Cross Compiling a DVD Driver for Arm

I've just registered on the codeforge website & downloaded the Sunplus DVD Driver at: http://www.codeforge.com/article/166926 I'm using Ubuntu 64 bit 12.04 & have installed the Linaro ...
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If I'm building from source, why does it require more space than installing via apt-get?

I was trying to install the program by compiling and then installing it. I choose PINTA. It requires these dependencies: mono mono-xbuild automake autoconf libmono-cairo2.0-cil gtk-sharp2 and these ...
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How to install compat-drivers? [duplicate]

I followed many many tutorials but it doesn't work. I want to install the compat-drivers which include the negative-one-patch. In airodump-ng I always get the error: mon0 is on channel -1, but the AP ...
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Please help building ladosc on 64bit raring

This is a question for the code savy, which I'm not... I'm trying to build a set of oldish ladspa plug-ins called ladosc (you can find them on google-code) but there are errors I can't find a ...
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digiKam 3.3.0 install

So let me start by saying I'm new to Ubuntu and am yet to successfully install anything from a tarball... I'm trying to install the digiKam 3.3.0 software package and after finally getting open CV ...
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compiling blt2.4 on 64bit ubuntu machine

I'm new to programming/linux and trying to install BLT2.4, which is needed for another program that will be installed later. First, I successfully installed tcl8.3 tk8.3 and their dev counterparts on ...
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GTK+ compiling problem

When I try to compile GTimer 2.00 I get the following error: $ ./configure checking for GTK+ - version >= 2.4.0... no *** Could not run GTK+ test program, checking why... *** The test program ...
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Why Won't Supertux Level Editor Compile on Ubuntu 13.04?

I should have the latest files from supertux wiki. I've compiled the game itself, but the editor has problems compiling. Here's the error I get: MonoCSharp Lisp.dll make: gmcs: Command not found ...
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How does one build android kernel from sources on Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to build Android from sources on Ubuntu 13.04, yet there are numerous issues: Setting up the environment issues (wrong tool chains) Compilation/Build errors
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How to compile imageclipper in 12.04

I've been trying to compile imageclipper unsuccessfully, I've already installed opencv and boost and build-essential (gcc version is 4.6.3). The problem comes when modifying the Makefile, I need to ...
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Wine, compilation failed, need some advice

Sorry for my bad English. I`m trying to compile chrisbmrs patched wine to support native D3D9: https://github.com/chrisbmr/wine/tree/d3dadapter9-wip. I've tried to follow tips from README file and I ...
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Ubuntu Touch “Saucy” or other no boot exclude “Quantal”

I build sources for my device. Then I download saucy-preinstalled-touch-armhf.zip. But its no boot. I tried all and work only MWC demo ZIP. It was said that it is "hybris" problems. I tried build ...
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how to run java program in ubuntu in following situtations

sachin@sachin-Lenovo-G550:~$ java -version java version “1.7.0_21″ OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.3.9) (7u21-2.3.9-1ubuntu1) OpenJDK Server VM (build 23.7-b01, mixed mode) When I ran the ...
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cooja compiling error: msp430/bin/ld: cannot find -lc

I updated msp430-gcc to 4.7.0 version in InstantContiki2.6. When I simulate the hello-world example, it shows the following error: > make hello-world.sky TARGET=sky msp430-gcc -DCONTIKI=1 ...
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lpulse

Can you help me to fix this issue. I try to compile Qt application but I always get this error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lpulse I know I have to install some libs I just don't know which one.
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can i create a setup file out of already installed files

i have used android phone and was very much impressed by knowing that it is based on linux environment and i got an application there named "Super Manager" from play store, it has many features but my ...
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Compiled programs in 13.04 missing icons in launch bar (defaults to question mark)

I use a custom compiled version of Wine and Minitube (no actual source changed, just compiled instead of installed from software centre), however for some reason their icons show up as grey question ...
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cannot find lcblas ubuntu 12.10

I was trying to use the make file of a program and I hit the following error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcblas I tried the solution from https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/atlas/+bug/769180 ...
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What is “openssl binaries” and “openssl development package”?

Build it using general C development environment with bash, gcc (3 or 4 series), make, etc on a linux machine. Building pre-requirements are: ** 1. openssl binaries; 2. openssl ...
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FOG & Compiling a Kernel

We have been using FOG installed on Ubuntu to image computers and have now started creating an image as a Hyper-V virtual machine (an image created as a virtual machine was a recommendation to us, and ...
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How to build ubuntu touch for unofficial cyanogenmod device [duplicate]

I own a Samsung galaxy scl i9003 and I would like to port Ubuntu touch on this device. We don't have an official cyanogenmod, but we have an unofficial version of it. I did the built of the unofficial ...
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build a project with qmake-qt4

I'm new user of Ubuntu, so excuse me if my question is very obvious. I have a 32-bit Ubuntu 11.10 installed in VirtualBox, and I want to build a project using qmake-qt4, the problem is that I don't ...
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Codeblocks Permision denied after update from 12.10 to 13.04

When I try to compile it says sh: 1: /media/user/Linux/test/bin/Debug/test: Permission denied I did not have this problem with Ubuntu 12.10 I have just started to use Ubuntu so....
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How do I fix “/bin/sh: 2: patch: not found” and “make: *** [lib/libcurl.a] Error 127” errors?

curl-loader is a traffic generator. You can generate HTTP, HTTPS, FTP etc. traffic with it. Add to that, you can simulate multiple clients (multiple source IP addresses). Here’s an explanation of ...
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Cannot compile Glasgow Haskell Compiler

./configure checking for gfind... no checking for find... /usr/bin/find checking for sort... /usr/bin/sort checking for ghc... no configure: error: GHC is required unless bootstrapping from .hc files. ...
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Error when compiling python 3.3.2

I downloaded Python 3.3.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 and I followed the instructions of README to compile the files: ./configure make test make sudo make install but when I applying the command MAKE I hold ...
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Is it possbile to load module compiled under kernel 2.6.x to a system with kernel 3.8.x

I have Marvell USB wireless driver src which only supports up to kernel 2.6.8. Now my system is Ubuntu 13.04 with kernel 3.8 and I can not compile the src under the new kernel anymore. I found the ...
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Examples of multiple binary packages

I'm trying to include a preview of the new experimental Gtk+ 3 build of Inkscape in our PPA... I want to compile the upstream source using different compile-time options to generate two different ...