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

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How to compile GitHub's Atom editor [duplicate]

I'm trying to install GitHub's Atom editor. I'm using Ubuntu (trusty 14.04 with LXDE) on my Chromebook (via Crouton). It has an ARM processor (not Intel or AMD) so I can't use the .deb because that's ...
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sqlite make test fails because of “tcl.h not found” or “undefined reference to Tcl_Free”

I have obtained the sqlite source code with: sudo apt-get install fossil mkdir sqlite cd sqlite fossil clone http://www.sqlite.org/cgi/src/doc/trunk a fossil open a rm a and compiled it with the ...
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Where is my Java compiler 1.8, in Eclipse?

I installed openjdk8 In Eclipse (v3.8.1) -> window -> preferences -> Java -> installed JREs, I added the related standard VM. In Eclipse -> Project -> Properties -> Java build path, I changed the JRE ...
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libimobiledevice work on ubuntu but not in raspberry

I recently installed libimobiledevice in ubuntu via sudo apt-get install libimobiledevice and it worked like a charm with ios 8.1.2 ... But when I compile and install the latest libimobiledevice in ...
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How to install node-sass/gulp-sass on Ubuntu 14.04+ or Linux Mint 17+?

I'm trying to switch from gulp-ruby-sass to node-sass which is based on libsass a C implementation faster than the classic Ruby version. So far I've install the node packages: Node package cd /path/...
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GnuCOBOL not generating dynamic link library ELF references

Now GnuCOBOL, the Ubuntu package is open-cobol. As of Ubuntu 14.04? the compiler fails to link in dynamic library references for dlopen to use at run-time. No trace of the library in ldd from gcc -l ...
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Building and using a lib without installing it? (e.g. libcurl)

I'd like to use libcurl (a lib that handles HTTP connections) by linking it statically to a program I am writing. I am new to building programs from their source, so I have no clue on how to do it (i'...
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compiling g++ programs

I have the gcc installed. I can compile C programs. But I cannot compile C++ programs. If I write g++ on comd line, it says program not installed. I tried sudo apt-get install g++ It gives me a very ...
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Ubuntu freezes in recursion g++

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 and gcc version 4.8.2. Sometimes when I run some C++ code which has some bugs, for example Runtime Error, it goes to a deep recursion (I suppose...) and all my computer freezes. ...
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I need help compiling evince from source package on Ubuntu 14.10

After obtaining build-dependencies and source code for Evince document viewer through sudo apt-get build-dep evince apt-get source evince on ubuntu 14.10, I run configure script and got the ...
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get objdump to display full hex of a 64 bit mov instruction

objdump won't show me the hex of a long 64 bit instruction. objdump -d myobj.o here is one of the lines: 3: 48 bb 2f 2f 62 69 6e movabs $0x68732f6e69622f2f,%rbx the instruction hex cuts off ...
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error bcap library not found

During compiling of reaver-wps in Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine on windows 7 32-bit host I received the error error : bcap library not found. I already installed sqlite3 , libsqlite3-dev , libcap-dev, ...
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sa-compile compilation error

I have a problem with the latest update for sa-compile (package 3.4.0-1ubuntu2 ) on ubuntu 14.04. When I install the package, I get the following error: .sa-compile (3.4.0-1ubuntu2) wird eingerichtet ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Error when compile PHP 5.6.3

I did everything right with the installation of all dependencies for Apache2 and PHP i think. First I installed a clean Ubuntu 14.04 with all actual updates. Then I installed with "apt-get build-dep ...
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What is the best practice to manual build software on Ubuntu?

apt is great, this is also why many people choose Debian-based systems; however, there're some times that we need to build some software manually. (For example, for a newer version). I create a ...
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Build Emacs: cannot find -lpng15

I'm trying to build Emacs 24.4 and this error occured: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lpng15 collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status make[1]: *** [temacs] Error 1 make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/nick/...
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How to overcome this error while compiling RT2870 driver?

I bought a rather cheap wifi antenna and now have to install RT2870 driver on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I downloaded driver file 2010_0709_RT2870_Linux_STA_v2.4.0.1 from its official web page and tried ...
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How to pause a process until memory requirements drop

I'm compiling source code in the terminal but 75% of the time the build will freeze my system and I have to hard reboot or wait for a LONG time until oom kills it. I'm positive it's a memory issue ...
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Compiling error

Hi I need to run some tests with a CP ABE toolkit I've found, I'm a total newbie of Linux, I've started using for a few days, so please bear with me. I've found this video tutorial that was quite ...
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compile workrave from source

How do I install workrave from source? I cloned the source from github: git clone https://github.com/rcaelers/workrave.git cd workrave there is an INSTALL file which sais, I should use ./configure;...
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Problem with installing and compiling PHP 5.4.0

I have a VPS server on OVH Cloud, Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with plesk 12 installed. The server has been set up with the newest version of PHP , but Plesk can manage two different version of PHP in the ...
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How to resolve the “/lib/modules/3.13.0-27-generic/build: No such file or directory” error message?

I'm following the instructions on this page so I can submit enough information about my machine to this bug report module. I'm stuck in running some of the following commands git clone git://github....
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grep to get compile error

I have created a simple c program and have left off a ';' on purpose to get an error. I want using the grep command to know whether the compilation was successful or not. I use: gcc test.c | grep '...
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“No such file or directory” when trying to build ecolab

Im trying to build ecolab.5.D19 but I get error message "No such file or directory" even if the directories and files exists, and im in the same folder as MAKEFILE. I use the following command, which ...
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Errors when trying to compile Android

Here's my error, any help would be greatly appreciated: libcore/luni/src/main/native/Register.cpp:36: error: undefined reference to 'register_android_system_OsConstants(_JNIEnv*)' clang: error: ...
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Custom compile sqlite as php so

In Compile sqlite with soundex feature I learned how to do a custom compile of sqlite. While this was a step towards my goal of using sqlite's soundex in a functional test, I find I'm not there yet. ...
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cant compile audio software

I tried to install an audio software (SO-KL5 synth). My distro is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I try to compile the software, it says it cant find jack and ALSA header files. Where are these files? Edit 1:...
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How I should build the official Linux driver for Wireless PCI card D-Link DWA-525 v.A2 in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a new PCI wifi card, D-Link DW-525. By now i'm having no problem, since it has running a free driver. Using the command sudo lspci -v it returns this: 01:05.0 Network controller: Ralink ...
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How to compile Blender on ubuntu 14.04?

I am just using ubuntu 14.04, and i want to compile blender with Cmake, Here is the Website:http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:Doc/Building_Blender/Linux/Ubuntu/CMake When i already in the Cmake ...
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gfortran compiling GILDAS fails with undefined references to libgio

I'm trying to compile the software package GILDAS (http://www.iram.fr/IRAMFR/GILDAS/) from source on 14.04, and am getting stuck on the make checks, with an error which seems to be an issue either ...
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Updating linux kernel

Is it possible to update the Linux kernel without installing a new version of the Linux distro? If I want to download the kernel from the Linux website and manually install by compiling it, how can it ...
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Can't configure gr-ais

http://www.reddit.com/r/RTLSDR/comments/1mcikt/for_the_nautical_set_rtlsdr_with_grais_and_opencpn/ following the above, I get this error scott@scott-P5QC:~/gr-ais/build$ cmake ../ -- Build type not ...
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Want to build my own Ubuntu from source code [duplicate]

I have two requirements I want whole Ubuntu 12.04 Source code. I want to compile it. Can you please tell me about from where I can get the source code and what tool I will need to compile it? ...
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Replace prebuilt package with self-compiled version

I need to update my Point Cloud Library (PCL) that I installed via official instructions with my own version that I just compiled according to this manual. The reason is I need to fix a bug in PCL ...
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Compile lightest kernel for ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I want to compile my own kernel for Ubuntu 14.04 64bits and do it the lightest as possible following this criteria: Lightest Kernel only with Visual Interface, no need lan, wlan, sound, etc... With ...
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Problem compiling JOS - undefined reference to `__udivdi3' and `__umoddi3'

I'm taking a class on operating systems this semester and have ran into a problem while setting everything up. I cloned the git repository for the JOS operating system and would like to try to ...
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Permission denied when running C programs outside the Home directory [duplicate]

I have been creating some C programs and I have saved them to my Home directory while editing. I have compiled them with gcc and then run the executable file with ./ and they work fine. However, when ...
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“cannot find -lmpi*” when compiling openmpi code

I had try to install openmpi 1.8.1 from the source code at Unbuntu 14.04 server. I would like to use mpi for large scale calculation on single machine with multi cores. The simple "Hello world" test ...
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How to install Xaw package with header files?

I'm having this error on Ubuntu 14.04: checking for X... libraries , headers /usr/include/X11/ configure: error: Cannot find required Xaw header file Box.h; PDCurses cannot be configured How can I ...
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A MASM Compiler?

I have been looking for a MASM Compiler for ubuntu. I have move all my development tools to ubuntu and now I'm taking a MASM class and I need a MASM compiler really bad. I have seen some videos on ...
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Is there any open-source way to make a static from a dynamic executable with no source code availability?

Let me explain the problem with an example. I use some old program in my day to day work, like for example xfig and pdfedit. Now, these programs are quite old and not updated too often; my fear is ...
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How to compile C/C++ program with GStreamer

I'm trying to compile this code: #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <gst/gst.h> int main (int argc, char *argv[]) { const gchar *nano_str; guint major, ...
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Building and Installing ICU from Source

The setup process for ICU on Linux systems seems to be pretty standard. For whatever reason, though, it's giving me a hard time. I'm following the "official" readme instructions that come with the ...
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How to parallelize dpkg for large dkms packages?

A lot of dkms modules which are installed as apt packages (e.g. zfs-dkms and openafs-modules-dkms) need a lot of time to build (> 5 minutes) and don't use any parallelization (at least not ...
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Installing godag on ubuntu

On Ubuntu/Linux, I did this: hg clone https://godag.googlecode.com/hg/ godag and after this: go run mk.go install and it gives me this error: up 2 date: utilz/stringbuffer up 2 date: utilz/...
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OsmocomBB - compile error

I tried to install OsmocomBB on my Ubuntu, I've got gnu-arm-toolchain, but when I'm compiling there is an error: configure: error: in `/home/robert/OsmocomBB/osmocom-bb/src/shared/libosmocore/build- ...
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I'm trying to compile the latest kernel from source but I am getting an error

So I am following this guide: http://kernelnewbies.org/OPWfirstpatchSetup I followed the steps and installed the kernel from source. When I boot into the new kernel, Ubuntu loads up but then I only ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 libc.a file not recognized

When i try to compile a simple .c file with gcc i always get this error: /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/4.8/../../../x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.a: file not recognized: File format not recognized i tried ...
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Makefile: how to change a specific rule

this is my first question here, I hope to do everything in the right way. I'm a quite new Ubuntu user and if possible I need some help with a specific Makefile. I downloaded QEMU 2.1.0 and I'm ...
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asm/errno.h: No such file or directory

I'm trying to install gcc 4.8.1 at the moment. Currently 4.8.2 and 4.9.1 are installed. I downloaded an 4.8.1 from here http://gcc.cybermirror.org/releases/gcc-4.8.1/ . After extracting the files I ...