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

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Where can I download mingw32 version 4.72 for ubuntu?

I am cross compiling some software for linux that needs the 4.72 version of the mingw32 compiler to work. However, the version in the repos is only 4.4, where can I find 4.72?
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Update to PHP 5.4.7 [duplicate]

I am currently running PHP 5.4.6-1ubuntu1.1 (cli) (built: Nov 15 2012 01:18:34) on xubuntu . I would like to update to latest version or >= 5.4.7. Is there another way to do instead of making it from ...
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I have a problem installing activestate python instead of the default. How can I fix it? Syntax error: “)” unexpected

I am getting this error when trying to run the ./install.sh for ActivePython. How can I correct this? cd /tmp wget ...
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/bin/bash: --pkg: command not found

I am attempting to build a package using jhbuild but am running into an error during the build phase. The output for this phase is: *** Building egg-list-box *** [1/1] make -j 8 make all-am make[1]: ...
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Installing tar.gz when there is no configure file

I've downloaded a tar.gz for the game Solar 2, and extracted it. Frustratingly, there is no configure file for it, nor is there an INSTALL or a README file. If I skip straight to the "make" command, ...
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Why does people say 'make install' is bad?

I keep seeing people saying make; make install is bad. I can't seem to find anyone with a reasonable explanation. So, why is it bad? Or why does people tend to say "It's bad, use clear install ...
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Error while installing tiff-4.0.3

I get the following errors while installing tiff-4.0.3: pranav@pranav-Inspiron-1545:~$ cd dependency/ pranav@pranav-Inspiron-1545:~/dependency$ tar -xvf libtiff4-3.6.0-5.tar.bz2 usr/bin/cygtiff4.dll ...
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Scanalyze install

I am trying to install Scanalyze. I downloaded the source code, and in the compilation instructions for Ubuntu, he has mentioned that for later versions of gcc (mine is 4+), there is a separate ...
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Compiling Meshlab

I am trying to install Meshlab as per the documentation. I installed all the dependencies and followed the steps. But am having trouble with certain steps here. In order to successfully compile a ...
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Compiling php 5.2 from source under 12.04, apxs2 (via libtools) ignores the -prefix used with ./configure

In the source directory: ./configure --prefix=/home/ashkan/Development/php/bin/php-5.2 --with-mysql --with-apxs2=/usr/bin/apxs2 make works fine but make install says: Installing PHP SAPI module: ...
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Source package: precise build dependencies policy for Software Centre

I was seeking for a detailed specification of what's allowed as build dependencies for sources packages to be published in the Software Centre. I found Ubuntu Policy Manual — Chapter 4 - Source ...
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dcraw issue with fuji x raf

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts 64bits. I can not decode raw raf fuji X file with the dcraw utility (report error : Corrupt data near 0xdc800) as availaible in the "logithèque" dcraw 8.99-1build1 This is ...
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How to compile a c++11 program using future in Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm trying to compile a c++ program in Ubuntu 12.04. I'm using g++ 4.7 (installed from a ppa). I'm using std::future, but I have an error. The code: $ cat main.cpp #include <iostream> ...
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Patch, compile and run Wine without installing

I'm not familiar with compiling software from source. I would like to test a patched version of Wine following this procedure. I already have Wine installed and do not wish to modify it. I just want ...
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How to install arduino-1.0.3-linux32.tgz?

Can't ./configure after I tar'ed Linux version from here: http://arduino.cc/en/Main/Software
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Manually Adding Installed Package

i built some packages myself using make & make install instead of apt-get because some packages in ubuntu repositories are not the latest version, sometimes not new enough to build some package ...
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'libavformat/avformat.h: No such file or directory' while compiling OpenCV for Arm A8

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I get errors while cross-compiling OpenCV for Arm A8. Can someone help to resolve? $ make Scanning dependencies of target zlib [ 0%] Building C object ...
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Installing Trimaran

I'm having the same issue as posted here, but in my case, using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Live USB, inside ~/trimaran/openimpact folder, try to execute ./install_openimpact Shell replies me at the end: ...
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Installing Piklab

I have tried to install Piklab into my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit, and I tried to use this and this method. None of them really worked. During cmake ., my shell displays me lots of messages, but I think ...
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Initialising the Build Environment for Android on 64-bit 12.04

I am looking to initialise the build environment for the AOSP codebase (or for that matter, any Android source), and one of the first steps in the process is to; $ sudo apt-get install git gnupg flex ...
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Which settings for re-compiling libav-tools?

Which settings is Ubuntu's package libav-tools compiled with? I want to re-compile libav-tools (even better: the whole libav) without adding or removing its features.
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How do you rebuild and apply a portion of the kernel?

I was following the steps here to build my own kernel, which worked great, then I wanted to make a small tweak to the setup file (/arch/x86/kernel/setup.c) and rebuild it to see my message printed in ...
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How to install a program from a .tar.gz [duplicate]

I already extracted the file and when I drag the file to the terminal this is the directory I get " '/home/ali/Downloads/Stencyl-2.1.0 ". Now can someone give me exact instructions for this ...
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How do I compile/run C++ code in the console?

I'm trying to run my C++ code using the console. I used the header file conio.h like I did when I used Turbo C++ IDE in Windows, and I ran the code in console using g++ filename.cpp I have ...
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How to Compile and install Virtual usb?

after days of searching I found this link and seems it has what I've been looking for ! I couldn't install it , I'm so new linux user can u give me a hand in this :( please readme file says : ...
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vlc no gui from build

When I start VLC(installed version), I get output like the following in a Terminal window and then a new VLC player in graphical window: $ vlc VLC media player 2.0.5 Twoflower (revision ...
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Cross-compilation issues with GCC/G++

I am using gcc to compile a C++ application on my CI server (http://ci.berboe.co.uk) and as the vps that it is compiled on has the x86-64 architecture I need to cross-compile to get the compiled ...
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Cross-Compile for ARM?

How do I set up GCC for cross compiling for the ARM processor? The host would be on x68 ( AMD64 - Ubuntu 12.04 ) and the target would be ARM ( Raspberry Pi as well as Pandaboard - will do separate ...
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linking cpp object file to c object file and create executable

Suppose i have a c++ file, created an object file and c file created another object file. Now i need to link both into one executable. While i'm trying it is giving errors about c++ not found. Can ...
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How do I obtain the offical Ubuntu patched kernel source without using git?

I'm needing to custom compile a kernel to enable some very specific hardware features that are not on by default and have to be compiled in. I started following this guide but it seems to be slightly ...
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How to Install touchegg on Ubuntu 12.10?

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 and I am trying to install touchegg so I can have multi-touch on my mousepad. I was following the guide here but I am not able to compile the source for some reason. Can ...
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Compiling RTL8192CU Driver for Edimax EW-7811UN for Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) [closed]

Yesterday, I upgraded to Ubuntu Raring 13.04 and can no longer compile the latest RTL8192CU driver from the Realtek website (3.4.4_4749-2012/11/12). Raring Ringtail runs under kernel 3.8.0-1-generic ...
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Why I get “No Vala Compiler Found” while compiling?

I tried to install Unity Greeter (unity-greeter_0.2.8.orig.tar.gz) to my Ubuntu 12.04 system from source. But after enter ./configure in terminal, following error appeared:
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Can I compile a windows only software for ubuntu

I understand that some of you might think that I have some brain problems if I am asking a question like this, but I could not find an answer by googling so I want to ask you this question pleas do ...
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How to use 'apt' to get source code and then do separate compile

I want to get the source code for a project and then build it the same way that apt would. E.g. I want the working source code and be able to run 'make' or similar command on the source. How can I ...
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How can I direct make-kpkg to output .deb files to a different location?

I am compiling a new kernel on my Ubuntu 12.04.1 using make-kpkg. In order to do so, I'm doing the same process as suggested in izx's answer. However, I want to direct the generated .deb files to my ...
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Why does compiling C code on Xubuntu fail?

I recently did a fresh OS reinstall - switched from openSUSE to Xubuntu. I had backed up all my scientific data post-processing scripts (written in C or in FORTRAN). Code I had recently used and ...
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What is the “right” way to debianize software that uses the scons build-system?

What specific tools are available, if any, or should we just use a fake Makefile that runs scons?
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Jenkins polling for Ubuntu Kernel upgrades?

Say I wanted to distribute a binary kernel module for a custom in-house piece of hardware to users inside my company. The ideal situation is that it requires no compilation on the part of the user. ...
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Receiving error while trying to debug in QtProject

I installed the latest version of the QtProject so now I can debug C++ code. While trying to debug for the first time I got this error: ptrace: Operation not permitted. Could not attach to the ...
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Compiling oggvideotools 0.9 on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to compile oggvideotools 0.9 on Ubuntu 12.04 server (0.8 is in the ubuntu repos, but I want the current 0.9 trunk version) svn co ...
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How to config and compile kernel

I know I can download new and stable kernels from kernel.org but I don't know how to config , compile and install it. of course there is a document file in kernel folder. But that text is very complex ...
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How to see the intermediate code on compilation of a C program?

I want to see the intermediate code generated during the compilation of a C program. Using the -S flag, the object code is generated but is there anything to see the .i files, called as intermediate ...
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OpenCV program won't compile (Quantal)

I am trying to compile a simple program using OpenCV in Ubuntu Quantal. I have installed all the OpenCV packages available. My code is the following #include <stdio.h> #include ...
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No acceptable C compiler found in $PATH

I want to install one package named speech_tools-2.1-release.tar.gz. After I run command ./configure in this package, it show me a message: Configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH ...
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Linking error when trying to compile on a shared drive

I am trying to compile OpenCV library on a shared drive on my system. I was able to configure and generate makefiles successfully by using these settings, but when i try to compile I get the following ...
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What glib do I need?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to compile the cpabe toolkit, but first I have to compile libbswabe. However, when I try to build libbswabe-0.9 it gives me an error stating that glib.h ...
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When will the sdl 1.3 libraries be available (implementing force feedback), or how do I compile them?

I want to use sdl force feedback for my joystick and use it on dolphin-emu. I need the 1.3 sdl libraries and only 1.2 are available. I tried to build them, but with no luck. Can anyone help?
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./configure error when compiling xgrafix on ubuntu 12.04

I have ubuntu 32 bit on i7 processor. I tried to compile and install this package called xgrafix, i have installed dependencies, but now it has error as following. ...
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Error during “Make Install” while installing Player

I want to install Player on Ubuntu Platform. 1) I give "configure" . This is done successfully. 2) After giving "sudo make install" , I get the following error: Making install in replace make[1]: ...