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

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Compiled packages and apt-get mess

Due to my work I have to use the last version of gdb (7.7) which is not provide in the ubuntu repositories. For that purpose I download the source code, compiled it and installed it successfully. My ...
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how to get c, c++, and java compilers in linux ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu on windows 7 using wubi software, now i want to practice c,c++ and java programming. As I am new to Ubuntu, I don't know how to get those compilers. I saw so many comments on google ...
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ubuntu source code, for what?

I found this link which contains Ubuntu 12.04 source code. It's about 3 DVDs and sizing 10GB. I have downloaded all DVDs but I didn't find any installers in it. I wonder if there is a way I can make ...
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Windows and Ubuntu Linking

I am a PhD student doing Aeroelastic CFD simulations and I am working with one fluid open source code (Flower) running on Ubuntu and one commercial sturctural csoftware (SIMPACK) running on Windows ...
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Highpoint 620 driver in Unbuntu 13.10

I am running the latest ubuntu version atm (with the 3.11 kernel) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RocketRaid is what I used, however I then get the following error upon making the file... ...
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How to compile wireless driver for 13.10

im trying to compile a wireless driver for the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset. i got the tar file from github. i did a "sudo make" but i got some errors. And i would like to learn how to install it.
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Problem installing SCTK 2.4.0 on Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to install SCTK 2.4.0 on Ubuntu 13.10 with gcc 4.8.1 installed on my system but I get this error after I run "make all" command: In file included from main.cpp:20:0: recording.h:122:29: ...
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Post installing comodo issues

I have installed comodo antivirus for my Ubuntu 12.04, even if I'm a newbie I managed to enter finalize the installation, you know when you have to type sudo /opt/COMODO/post_setup.sh, went through ...
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compiling a c++ program

I tried to compile a cpp program through the terminal on 13.04 but got this message: npg@NPG-ideaPad-S210:~$ gcc -o comp-LCG.cpp The program 'gcc' can be found in the following packages: * gcc * ...
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How to make an automated installation package from compiling?

In this scenario I am looking at Twister and at the moment you can only compile Twister. How would one start making this installation process automaticly? Twister is the fully decentralized P2P ...
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How to play MSS2 encoded video files

VLC player and totem video player can't play MSS2 video encoded video files but i could play them under Ubuntu by compiling FFMPEG library. now ffplay can play these files. My question is if there is ...
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Error: ‘strlen’ was not declared in this scope

I am trying to compile several third-party software from source code (i.e. zchaff, argosat) and get errors such as: Error: ‘strlen’ was not declared in this scope Error: ‘strcmp’ was not declared in ...
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new user compiling?

so this is my first time trying to compile a source code... I downloaded subversion (no problems), added the svn repositry (with no directory(facepalm)) using code svn checkout ...
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Install octave 3.8.0 in ubuntu 12.04

With the following commands wget ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/octave/octave-3.8.0.tar.bz2 tar -xvf octave-3.8.0.tar.bz2 cd octave-3.8.0 sudo apt-get build-dep octave ./configure make sudo make install I ...
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How to deal with the “make install” error?

I have a source code and I have to compile it to have some .exe files. When I compile it by running the make install command, these messages appear in the terminal: if [ ! -d /opt/YHyM/ ]; then mkdir ...
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How to install Ubuntu touch on LG E617G Optimus L5 [duplicate]

I have been tinkering with my LG Optimus L5 E617G and can't seem to find any good instructions on how to install Ubuntu Touch or even get to the bootloader to do so... If anyone has any suggestions ...
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C compiler cannot create excecutables

When I am trying to install a openvpn from a tarball , following error occurs checking whether the C compiler works... no configure: error: in `/home/shubhamd/Downloads/openvpn-2.3.2': ...
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How to make .bin file from multiple c source code

Hi please let me know how to compile Sony TV source code using Ubuntu 13.10 for making .bin file(system software).
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Cannot compile mysql code

I have the following code #include <my_global.h> #include <mysql.h> int main(int argc, char **argv) { printf("MySQL client version: %s\n", mysql_get_client_info()); exit(0); } ...
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“fatal error: gtk/gtk.h: No such file or directory” using make

I am trying to use make command to build. I am following this. I am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ make make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory ...
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Makefile:448: *** missing separator. Stop. error

The tutorial I am following is the automake hello world. I am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ autoreconf --install configure.ac:2: installing `./install-sh' ...
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cross compiling error for helloworld program

I have already created the amhello-1.0.tar.gz using this tutorial click to open now am trying to make cross compiling but error occurs. i am following this tutorial click to open after entering ...
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“undefined reference to `std::ios_base::Init::Init()” while compiling a hello world in netbeans

I am new to ubuntu and I want to code in C++. I intalled g++ through software manager and after I installed netbeans to have a nice IDE to code in C++. Then I write this simple code: #include ...
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How to backport a patch to my current kernel?

I used to download compat-wireless-3.6.8-1 on Ubuntu 12.04 And successfully compile it into target files for compat.ko, cfg80211.ko, mac80211.ko, ath.ko, ath9k_hw.ko, ath9k_common.ko ath9k.ko . Now I ...
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How to build a newer version of a package than is available for my stable release?

I want to use a newer package version with my stable Ubuntu release. Asking for backport takes too long without visible result, so I thought that maybe I can build newer version myself. Can anybody ...
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GitLab dpkg-buildpackage error

This is a question related to my other question I am following these instructions to build a Debian package out of gitlab management software. I got the following error dpkg-buildpackage ...
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g++ (4.6.1) does not recognize -std=c++11 [closed]

I'm trying to compiling a program (via Make) using g++ 4.6.1 with flag -std=c++11. It's giving me: cc1plus: error: unrecognized command line option ‘-std=c++11’ This is running on Ubuntu 11.04 ...
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Building nginx on Ubuntu with cache_purge module - help?

I have been trying to rebuild nginx with cache_purge module from http://labs.frickle.com/. I did the following and somehow the new build doesn't seem to include the module. Here is what I did: ...
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Connect K8055n Experiment Board to Ubuntu

I purchased a K8055n Velleman Experimental Board and for some reason every program I run or if I try to access the board I get the following error: Could not open the k8055 (port:0) Please ensure ...
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IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied. FEniCS JIT compiler

I keep getting the permission denial error: IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied, when I try running making a function space. I think it it something to do with the JIT compiler. Somehow, all the ...
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dogecoin wallet client dependencies (boost)

I seem to be missing something boost related. Dogecoin gives the requirements as: qt4-qmake libqt4-dev build-essential libboost-dev libboost-system-dev libboost-filesystem-dev ...
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how to build dogecoin CLI wallet

I'm trying to install dogecoin wallet, which depends on: Library Purpose Description ------- ------- ----------- libssl SSL Support Secure communications libdb4.8 Berkeley DB Blockchain & ...
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“/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11” building Firefox OS?

Tried to Build Firefox OS with Ubuntu 13.10 and got this error: host SharedLib: libOpenglRender (out/host/linux-x86/obj/lib/libOpenglRender.so) /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11 /usr/bin/ld: cannot find ...
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Aircrack-ng SVN error 1 [closed]

i've already downloaded aircrack-ng from the SVN repo and i'm trying to build it from source and this is what i get: make -C src all make[1]: Entering directory `/home/chris/aircrack-ng/src' gcc -g ...
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Help locating linux/version.h

I'm trying to fix an old program, Previous issues I had could be found at Missing modversions.h When I make the program it gives me the following error, kaodv-mod.c:22:27: fatal error: ...
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I cant install Sleepyhead under Ubuntu

I am trying to install Sleepyhead following the tutorial http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11756055#post11756055 but I cant compile the src code` horacio@horacio-ThinkPad-X201:~/sleepyhead$ ...
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if i manually compile php, should i uninstall it in dpkg first?

Around 2 years ago I attempted my first PHP compile and succedded. I occasionaly upgrade my compile script as I add modules and new versions come out. However, I'm finding that apt-get unattended ...
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How to build and run Concorde and Traveling Salesman Problem? [closed]

I need to use a library that is called Concorde to solve a well known problem called Traveling Salesman Problem. This library is available here I've downloaded and compiled it resulting in two main ...
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leJOS build help!

I'm currently trying to install leJOS in my Ubuntu laptop (12.04) and I've followed the instructions from here but I'm unable to build it. ...
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Missing modversions.h

I`m trying to compile a program, which was actually designed for Linux OS based on kernel 2.4. When I run the make command, I get the following error ...
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How to add libraries path to the ./configure command?

I would like ./configure to link to a library and some include files. My library is stored in /home/foo/sw/lib/ and my files are stored in /home/foo/sw/include. ./configure --help throws out the ...
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Error compiling a package: “configure: error: no gstreamer-1.0 >= 1.0.0”

I am trying to compile a package, which requires gstreamer-1.0 >= 1.0.3. I think I have an older vesion installed on my system. So I downloaded and compiled gstreamer-1.0.4 and it got installed in ...
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After compiling QT 5 how do I to update my system? With update-alternatives?

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04. I followed the instructions in this guide in order to compile QT5. Everything compiled fine. My problem now is that my QT related programs are still pointing to an older ...
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undefined reference to 'dlopen' 'dlclose' 'dlerror' 'dlsym

I'm installing a program on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I've run ./configure and I get no error messages, when I then run make I get errors. Please see below for the errors: make all-recursive make[1]: ...
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Cross compiling, library gmp not found

I'm trying to cross compile StrongSwan package on Ubuntu for Synology NAS using official Synology toolchain. Host: hostname = ubuntu uname -m = i686 uname -r = 3.8.0-32-generic uname -s = Linux ...
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compile and run Android apps from the console

I installed eclipse and all the sdk/jre etc... I can make Android Apps now and it's working, but often my eclipse crash. I would like to know if it's possible to: compile build run from the ...
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“make” command is not doing any thing

I am new to Ubuntu and I am trying to compile a small program. I have a Makefile and raw1394.c file in a folder raw1394. when I run a make command it should produce raw1394.ko file but I am getting ...
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Difference between make-kpkg and make deb-pkg

I have build the kernel image by make-kpkg and make deb-pkg in 13.04 ubuntu and noticed that image size is very big in case of deb-pkg build. deb-pkg build size is 13 times bigger than make-kpkg . ...
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Unable to update to Evolution version 3.10.1?

I'm unable to update to the lastest stable version of evolution. I got the .tar.xz file but I cannot install it. Appreciate your assistance
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Can Synaptic install application from a .tar.gz file downloaded from outside the repositories?

I would like to know if Synaptic package manager can install an application from a .tar.gz file downloaded from a different source than is in the repositories in /etc/apt/sources.list. I mean those ...