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

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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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how to use slirp to build packages without sudo?

A comment to the answer of the question: Is it possible to run pbuilder without root privileges? says this, If Slirp works out of the box and doesn’t require root (for writing to /etc and ...
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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 ...
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How to put arch independent files into separated .deb package?

When you build a deb how do you make it so arch independent data such as plugin files to be packaged into a separated .deb?
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“Compiler crashed with code: 1.” Trouble compiling MonoDevelop 4

I'm trying to compile the latest version of MonoDevelop (4.0.9) on my Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm facing errors I can not overcome. Here are my machine's configurations: OS: Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit Mono: ...
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Compiling software generated with an old version of Qt Designer

I'm trying to compile and install K3dsurf following the instructions in the "Readme", which says: tar -xvzf k3dsurf-0.6.2.tar.gz; cd k3dsurf; qmake; make; ./bin/k3dsurf & ; The problem is that ...
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How to compile 'stygmorgan-0.29'?

I am trying to compile stygmorgan-0.29.tar.bz2 and got these messages: stygmorganui.cxx:7:28: fatal error: stygmicon128.xpm: No such file or directory compilation terminated. make[2]: *** ...
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How do I prevent apt-get from upgrading packages built from source with apt pinning? [duplicate]

I have a package installed (xcp-xapi) which is prone to a bug. The fix is very simple (only a couple of lines in the code) so what I do is the following: apt-get source xcp-xapi Then I find the ...
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Eclipse: Can't import SWT

The error says: "The import org.eclipse cannot be resolved." I've been at this for the past 8 hours, tried just about everything: Swap Workspace Project->Properties->Java Build Path ...
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How to install gcc and g++ compilers

I have tried these commands in terminal , sudu apt-get upgrade sudu apt-get update sudu apt-get install build essential but failed. Please help me, I am getting the following error. No command ...
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Rebuild davfs2 with libneon27 instead of libneon27-gnutls [closed]

I can't connect to my office's sharepoint webdav with davfs2. According to http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=668968, it's a bug with the libneon27-gnutls instead of libneon27. How can ...
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gcc segmentation fault on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to compile a C program on Ubuntu precise 12.04. Here's the program: #include <stdio.h> int main(int argc, char** argv) { printf("Hello World!"); return 0; } My gcc version is ...
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ant not working on Ubuntu 12.10

I have installed ant on my ubuntu 12.10. When i try to compile a java project with build.xml, i get the following error: /usr/bin/ant: 1: eval: Syntax error: Unterminated quoted string ls -lrt ...
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how to install webp plugin for gimp?

how to install gimp webp plugin? I found out that we can do it using with gimp-plugin-registry, but donno how. I have install gimp-plugin-registry extension for gimp from ubuntu software center, now ...
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How do I find missing dependencies for cinepaint 1.0-4 Ubuntu 13.04

I am a photojournalist/digital photo artist and I am getting into video editing projects I have used GIMP for my photo editing for years... I've been doing some research on other alternatives which ...
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How can I set up a build target in Qt Creator to compile for 32 bit on 64 bit Ubuntu?

I am running 64 bit (x86) Ubuntu and would like to be able to build Qt projects for a target architecture of 32 bit (x86). Qt Creator allows the configuration of multiple 'build kits' for compilation ...
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How to have Ubuntu Chrome Canary?

Ubuntu how can i have Google Chrome Canary? https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/canary.html
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Compiling apib undefined reference to symbol 'pthread_create@@GLIBC_2.2.5'

I want to compile apib on my ubuntu 13.04 box but I am having issues with pthread lib. This is the error that I get : $ colormake -j 5 cd src && make all make[1]: Entering directory ...
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Install Apache, Php, Mysql latest versions not available via apt

I need to install the latest versions of apache, php and mysql that are available on their websites, but the problem is that apt repositories don't have these updates versions yet. Versions that I ...
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How to compile software in Ubuntu without ever using the command line

Every time you want to build a software from source, you need to enter a lot of commands in the terminal. Is there a way to compile software using a graphical user interface?
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How to recompile Vim?

I want to recompile Vim the exact same way Ubuntu has compiled it, but with one difference (ruby support). I have already compiled with Ruby support, but by using my own configure options, Vim ...
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QT4/5 Creator cannot find -lGL

I installed the ubuntu mobile SDK a while ago on my ubuntu 13.04 machine via http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/ After a few days there appeared a compiler/linker error - even when compiling the ...
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/usr/bin/ld - cannot find lib

I am compiling from source and I have the error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lct How to fix it? Thanks. I tryed: sudo apt-get install libxt-dev But it doesnt help.
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Flashcam doesn't compile — videodev.h not found

I'd like to compile Flashcam 1.4.5 from source on Lubuntu 13.04, but it complains: cc -g -shared -fPIC -o flashcamhook.so flashcamhook.c flashcamhook.c:31:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such ...
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Can't run program in Netbeans 7.3

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and installed Netbeans 7.3 on it (not the Ubuntu version, directly from the website). I'm trying to run a basic C++ program that uses Allegro 5 but, even though it ...
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msp430/bin/ld: cannot find -lc

I installed successfully msp430-gcc 4.7.0 compiler. The compiler at the final stage of the linking process it shows me the following error for Ubuntu 12.04. msp430-gcc -mmcu=msp430f1611 ...
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Undefined reference to symbol 'FcPatternAddDouble' - issue with building program

I'm Ubuntu 13.04 user. I haven't been able to build/install Japanese third-party software for artists called AzDrawing. Based on readme file, I executed make command in proper directory. At first it ...
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diff between x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc and plain old gcc?

I'm trying to compile something called a "Voice Cloning Toolkit" for Festival and HTS. (see: http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/jyamagis/software/page37/page37.html) I've found that lots of things break ...