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

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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 ...
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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 ...