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

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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 ...
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How to install build dependencies for source not available in Ubuntu repositories?

I keep myself busy compiling (makeing) several packages and some of them are not in the repositories (so apt-get build-dep doesn't help), the complete documentation about build dependencies is missing ...
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Bochs Compiling Error AGAIN

I'm trying to compile bochs with this command: ./configure --with-x11 --with-wx --enable-ne2000 --enable-iodebug --enable-disasm --enable-debugger --enable-e1000 --enable-usb --enable-pci it works, ...
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gui/libgui.a(x.o): undefined reference to symbol 'XSetForeground' when compiling Bosh

I need to compile bochs from source, I've already run this command: ./configure --with-x11 --with-wx --enable-ne2000 --enable-gdb-stub --enable-disasm --enable-e1000 --enable-usb --enable-pci now ...
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Undefined reference to `memcpy@GLIBC_2.14' : Building Android SDK with SmartCard API support:

I am trying to build Android emulator with SmartCard API support. I was following this manuals: one two All steps passed ok, but when I run: PCSC_INCPATH=<path_to_pcsc-lite_32bit>/src/PCSC/ ...
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Building lirc package from source with patches

I'd like to build latest lirc package for 12.04 with two patches from here to make USB Infrared toy v2 work: Running sudo apt-build source lirc gave me ➜ build ll total 960 drwxr-xr-x 10 root root ...
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Terminal commands for installing g++ 4.8?

Could somebody please advise how I could install g++ 4.8 ? I understand its not an official release yet (and that I would need to manually download a file) but I get internal compiler bug issues with ...
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gcc problem -> stdio.h not found

I have to compile one programme. theoretically i need just to change the two path... can you help me? Makefile # Original #CC=arm-1136jf_s_r1_vfp_hard_float-linux-gnueabi-gcc #CFLAGS= -O3 ...
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'Make' command compiling errors

Im trying to locally install a program which is written in C++. I have downloaded the program and am attempting to use the "make" command to compile the program as the programs instructions dictate. ...
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Compiling error while installing Realtek RTL8111E in 64 bit 13.10. “CONFIG_X86_X32 enabled but no binutils support”

I downloaded the Linux drivers for my onboard RTL8111E (Mobo MSI B75 Pro3-M) from the Realtek site. The Realtek driver has been updated 23/09/2013, so I assume it can handle 64 bit Ubuntu (13.10 in my ...
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CPUMiner won't compile

I am trying to compile a CPUMiner program, but get errors which I don't know what to do about. I am compiling as said here: http://www.return1.at/bitcoin-miner-ubuntu/ The error is: checking build ...
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Unable to compile RealTek RTL8188CE driver on Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to compile the Realtek drivers on my machine and I am getting the following errors: make -C /lib/modules/3.11.0-12-generic/build M=/home/david/Downloads/rtl8188ce-linux-driver modules ...
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configure: error: You need 32-bits luac when using using lua from contrib

I installed ubuntu 13.10 64 bits on virtualbox. I am trying to compile vlc using these steps: https://wiki.videolan.org/Win32Compile/ When I reached this step: ../extras/package/win32/configure.sh ...
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how to install package requirements gtk+-3.0 >= 3.9.10, glib-2.0 >= 2.37.5 and gio-2.0 >= 2.30.0

I am trying to compile Disk Usage Analyzer. In preparing to compile, I am informed of certain requirements that are not present: configure: error: Package requirements ( gtk+-3.0 >= 3.9.10 ...
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Is is possible to use two kernels at the same time?

After upgrading from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10 Intel VTune Amplifier stopped working. As recommeded by developer I tried to reinstall the program and manually compile the needed drivers. However I ...
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Problem with function fpos_t and fgetpos [closed]

when I try to use those functions it sends this error: main.cpp: In function ‘int main()’: main.cpp:11:17: error: conversion from ‘int’ to non-scalar type ‘fpos_t {aka _G_fpos_t}’ requested ...
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arm-none-ebai-gcc does not work from mounted directory

I want to build project for ARM micro controller. For this purpose in folder with project was placed script, which download toolchain and build him. After run this script toolchain was placed in ...
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Building TrueCrypt on Ubuntu 14.04

With the whole NSA thing people tried to re-build identically looking binaries to the ones which truecrypt.org provides, but didn't succeed. So some think they might be compiled with back-doors which ...
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How to build the Darling project on Ubuntu?

The Darling project is an open source Darwin/OS X emulation layer for Linux. I downloaded the source code with git and tried to build it with cmake but it failed. The document says I need these ...
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Compiling rtl8188ee driver fails

I am trying to compile and install the proprietary driver for my RTL8188ee Wireless card. Using make in the download directory ...
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Error : Cannot run C compiled programs. if you meant to cross compile use --host' Ubuntu

I'm completely new to Ubuntu I downloaded and unpacked a tar.gz package, after extraction, it is said in its documentation : "type ./configure --disable-gts" But when I run this command alone it ...
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How to compile a program from launchpad

I tried looking through the documentation but I couldn't figure it out. make and ./configure don't work so I thought I would ask here. I'm trying to install this ( ...
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Different versions of libstdc++6 on 12.04

After upgrading Server 10.04 to 12.04, I was receiving errors related to lgcc_s while trying to compile with g++ and gcc. There are several versions of libgcc_s installed in ...
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Make compiling error 'No rule to make target' when trying to install a driver

When I try to install a driver via sudo make I get these errors: make -C /lib/modules/3.8.0-31-generic/build M= make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.8.0-31-generic' make[2]: *** No ...
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fatal error: /usr/include/boost/coroutine/coroutine.hpp: No such file or directory

fatal error: /usr/include/boost/coroutine/coroutine.hpp: No such file or directory /usr/include/boost can not find coroutine, where is it ?
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Is it possible to define a macro variable through make?

Below is my c code: #include main() { #ifdef HELLO printf(" hello "); #else printf(" else "); #endif } And my Makefiles is: all: gcc uss_main.c -o out ...
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Help on installing a tar.gz on Ubuntu

Okay, I am trying to install, Icecast http://www.icecast.org/ guggy@guggy-pc:~/Downloads/icecast$ ./configure checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build ...
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Redirect stdout to a file and stderr to another file

Use find to compile a list of all directories in /proc, redirecting the output so that the list of directories ends up in a file called directories.txt and the list of error messages ends up in a file ...
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Help me setup my new build! [closed]

Background: Linux user for about 2 years More of a GUI guy than a terminal guy, but I can sudo apt-get install program-name Don't know how to compile or install from .zip/tar files. If there are ...
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Compilation problem in Geany

I started using Geany recently and I tried to compile a new .c file I wrote, but the complier did not seem to recognize conio.h ["Fatal Error"] and simply ignored math.h. As a result I could not build ...
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Error compiling VLC Players on Ubuntu 12.04.

When I issue this command for dependent libraries for VLC Player sudo apt-get build-dep vlc The error I get in return is: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libpulse-dev : Depends: ...
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Compile .less files into .css after every update

I have installed node, and npm. With npm I downloaded less. And when I do lessc styles.less styles.css -x -w in terminal, it compiles and compresses the code, but doesnt watch the file for ...
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Compiling code that depends on QT4 with QT5 installed

I have QT5 installed on 12.10 I believe because it is a dependency for the Ubuntu SDK and the Ubuntu touch tools which I have been using. I have QT4 installed as well, infact I had it installed ...
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Problem when compiling GCC in Ubuntu

I have run into the well known problem when installing GCC: configure:3605: error: in /usr/local/gcc-4.8.1/i686-pc-linux-gnu/libgcc': configure:3608: error: cannot compute suffix of object files: ...
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Trying to compile Opencv C++ code getting some Reference error [closed]

do we have to give path for OpenCV in Ubuntu 13.04.If so Tell me that also ? This is code : #include "opencv2/opencv.hpp" #include "opencv2/video/video.hpp" #include "opencv2/highgui/highgui.hpp" ...
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Python 3.3.2 with Shared option is incomplete

On Ubuntu 12.04, I am trying to compile and install Python3.3.2. My compile commands: ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --enable-shared make make install Then I run: /usr/local/bin/python3.3 ...
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How to build and install latest SimpleScreenRecorder from git?

I want to install SimpleScreenRecorder (SSR) from git as recommended by the developer. The binary version crashes and it is possible that the git version already has the fixes for my crash problem. ...
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How to build vim with gui option from sources?

I'm having a hard time building a VIM 7.4(obtained from vim's ftp site) with gui option. It builds ok without the gui option. Here's how I'm doing it: cd ~/Downloads/vim74/src ./configure ...
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Trouble installing specific .tar.bz2

I've used Ubuntu for over a year now and I have never gotten the hang of tarballs. I have a .tar.bz2, I've extracted it but I can't figure out where to go from here. I tried running ./configure but I ...
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Will Ubuntu work with reproducible builds?

In a comment on the question Does Ubuntu deliberately contaminate its binaries to help NSA?, Jorge Castro notes that debian is thinking about working with reproducible builds. They state Why do we ...
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The bug is not reproducible, so it is likely a hardware or OS problem [closed]

I'm trying to install Samba 4.0.9 on one server but I keep getting this error everytime. I have tried everything from apt-get -f install to editing /var/lib/dpkg/status Package: Samba4 Install ok ...
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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 ...