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

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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 ...
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Why doesn't LD_LIBRARY_PATH has any effect?

./a.out: error while loading shared libraries: libc++.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory even though: $ echo $LD_LIBRARY_PATH ...
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Can't find -ltcl83

I am running Ubuntu on Virtual Box and I'm very new to it, i'm trying to compile a bit of C code into a .py file but it cannont find -ltcl83 Using locate libtcl it returns /usr/lib/libtcl8.5.so.0 I ...
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How do I build juju-core from source?

I'm interested in compiling and running juju-core from source. How can I do this? What are the risks involved?
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Compiled Program?

I have no experience about compiling a program and I always used PPA, Powertop-2.3 is not listed in any PPA, So i have compiled and installed Powertop-2.3 How do I make Powertop changes permanent?. ...
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How to fix ct-ng menuconfig “Failed to create symbolic link ‘config’: Permission denied make: * [config] Error 1” when cross compiling for Raspberry?

I am currently trying to set up a cross compiler for Raspberry Pi using Ubuntu 13.04. I have been following the tutorial How to build a cross compiler for your Raspberry Pi. I am running into an ...
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Undefined reference when using gfortran to compile fortran 77 code

I have an old fortran 77 code, which compiles well on Sun workstation. However, there are errors when I try to compile it using gfortran on Ubuntu (64 bits): $ gfortran -Wall -g -Jobj/Debug/ ...
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compiled executable cannot run

cpp program. But now I cannot run it. It show that command not found. I compile it by; gcc `pkg-config --cflags opencv` OpenCV_ViolaJones.cpp -o OpenCV_ViolaJones `pkg-config --libs opencv` It's ...
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Problem with compiling fft using gcc

I have downloaded the source codes of Splash2 from here and i tried to compile fft.c using gcc command on my own machine but i got this error : fft.c:62:28: fatal error: parmacs_config.h: No such ...
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What's the command to install the build-essential package?

What's the command on 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04 for installing the build-essential package and linux headers generic package?
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Error compiling with make

when I tried to compile John the Ripper on my computer a dell inspiron 1501 running 13.04 i ran the command make make clean generic i get the error /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lssl /usr/bin/ld: cannot ...
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aptitude dependency resolution issue when trying to install build-deps for openjdk-6

I am running into some kind of rather serious issue with resolving the dependencies if I try to install the build-deps for openjdk-6, as specified in the directions for compiling custom OpenJDK ...
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How to build libHaru and the examples which are included

I downloaded libHaru from http://libharu.org/. libHaru is a opensource pdf creator. Now in the INSTALL file says I only have to run ./configure && make && make install. When I run this ...
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Autocomplete while compiling a file with c++ is gone

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and have been programming mostly in C++. I use vim editor and c++ command to compile my .cpp file. What I have noticed is after typing c++ and pressing the Tab key, an ...
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Why does compiling the Linux kernel cause Ubuntu to freeze?

I need help figuring out how compiling the Linux kernel causes Ubuntu to freeze. I'm trying to cross-compile the Linux kernel for the ZedBoard. It is a Zynq-7000 ARM architecture. When I compile, it ...
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Undefined Reference to dlopen and friends

I am attempting to compile Scheme48, and get undefined references to dlopen and friends. System: Xubuntu 12.10, 32bit build-essentials and libc6-dev are installed. in /lib/i386-linux-gnu/ the file ...
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Changes to the KDE library prevent compiz 0.9.7.12 from compiling

I have been been following a tutorial on modifying existing compiz plugins, but run into the following error when compiling compiz-0.9.7.12: In file included from ...
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How do I recompile Python 2.7 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I am struggling to get the Python module sqlite3 to work. I found this, and am following it, since Python can't seem to find the modules even after installation of the packages. I tried following ...
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My computer doesn't recognize the following library: linux/config.h when compiling

I have code written in C and I have included some libraries such as linux/config.h and linux/kernel.h. Whenever I compile the file, it gives me an error saying No such file or directory ? Is there ...
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Can't run x-executable through gui/shell

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and today I was trying to get g++ to work. I compiled: #include <iostream> int main(void) { std::cout << "Hello World" << ...
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hostapd compile error

while trying to build hostapt I get the following error. make ../src/crypto/tls_openssl.c:17:25: fatal error: openssl/ssl.h: No such file or directory compilation terminated. make: *** ...
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Compile fail. SDL problem

When I try to compile this program using make command, it fails. I think I have all the neccessary libraries for this. Here is the screen shot of the trerminal with the compile fail. And here is a ...
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How to build Ubuntu Touch in 32-bit computer

I was trying to port Ubuntu Touch for my HTC Incredible S. I had setup the source code and drivers. During build, I am getting error that the build can be executed only on 64-bit computer. When I ...
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Rootstock not working

I am getting this error: ./rootstock: 1000: ./rootstock: cannot create /tmp/tmp.C7sAyhcAxf/tmpmount/etc/fstab: Directory nonexistent Ubuntu 13.04 When I want to create simple qemu image with this ...
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Problem with /usr/bin/ld: main.o: undefined reference to symbol 'exp@@GLIBC_2.2.5'

During installation Emerald in ubuntu 13.04 when I write "sudo make" I have problem: libtool: link: gcc -g -O2 -pthread -I/usr/include/libwnck-1.0 -I/usr/include/compiz -I/usr/include/gtk-2.0 ...
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How to compile & install Emerald window manager in Ubuntu 13.04 64bit?

Please give me directions to compile & install Emerald specifically in Raring Ringtail 64bit edition. I've tried to compile it from the source many times, but had no luck.(Compile log : ...
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How to get running out of space warning earlier?

I'm running 12.04 and my file system and /home are both on a rather small 120Gb SSD. They need to be there, because my principal daily activity is compiling phone Roms, and that takes forever if I do ...
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Compiling HHVM - how to add libpthread to linker?

I am trying to compile HipHop VM on Ubuntu 13.04 and I have this error message: Linking CXX executable gen-ext-hhvm /usr/bin/ld: ../../../bin/libfolly.a(ExceptionTracerLib.cpp.o): undefined ...
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How to install athena file-manager

How do I install Athena file-manager, under 13.04(amd64) I tried to compile it, but I ran into several dependencies issue. I know it is possible, cause I saw a screen-shot at www.iloveubuntu.net ...
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/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libz.so.1: could not read symbols: Invalid operation

I installed Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 64-bit in VMware. I am trying to compile PHP 5.4.14 on the machine. Here's the bit where make stops due to an error: /usr/bin/ld: ext/mysqlnd/.libs/mysqlnd_net.o: ...
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install qtSerialPort library

I want to install qtserialport in precise1-Ubuntu. I got the source directory using git. next I download lib-qt4-dev and qmake. I ran qmake. it works fine. but, make fails with the following error: ...
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Installing proxychains. HELP NEEDED! [duplicate]

OK so i am new to linux. I am trying to install proxychains but im sure it has dependencies that i do not have on my system can somebody look at the following script and tell me the list of packages i ...
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How to repair a broken compiler?

Few months ago I was using gcc 4.6. In order to get C++11 functionality I upgraded to gcc 4.7 using a PPA. Today gcc 4.7 was recommended to me through the update manager. I just mindlessly clicked ...
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How to compile Linux kernel 3.8 in Ubuntu 12.10?

How to compile Linux kernel 3.8 in Ubuntu 12.10 without modifying the Vanilla i.e Ubuntu patches? How to install Vanilla kernel 3.8 and dual boot already installed Ubuntu 12.10 and Vanilla kernel?
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Can't Install UVC drivers: “implicit declaration of function 'x' [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration]”

I am working on a project for my final year project which involves the use of a web-cam. I bought an external one and tried to install new drivers for it. Now my integrated web-cam won't work. My ...
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Difference between apt-get compilation and manual compilation from source

I am trying to replace manually a library for freeradius. On a one hand I installed freeradius with an apt-get install. There was a library "libfoo-2.0.4.so" (let's call it the lib(apt)). On the other ...