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

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Automated package build service

I´m using Bacula for backuping my servers and clients, but the versions of bacula in the official repository are very old. So I compiled and installed all the components by myself. But that was very ...
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how to install screem in ubuntu 12.10

I downloaded screem(web development environment) and tried to compile it, but after running the ./configure command i get this error. checking for SCREEM... configure: error: Package requirements ( ...
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How to solve dpkg-source source problem when building a package?

Has anyone here had some experience creating a Debian / Ubuntu package? I am trying to backport the lammps package (http://packages.ubuntu.com/quantal/lammps) from Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal) to Ubuntu ...
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I can't compile a C++ program with the g++ command

If I try compiling my C++ source file by the following command: g++ a.cpp it outputs: The program 'g++' can be found in the following packages: * g++ * pentium builder try: sudo apt-get intsall ...
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free basic compiler error 23: File not found, libsupc++.a

I am trying to compile a simple a hello word QBASIC program in ubutu 12.04. downloaded and installed as instructed here. http://www.freebasic.net/get print "hello word" I compiled it. fbc ...
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How to patch fglrx for installation on kernel 3.7rc7?

For a bug I need to check if a bug still occurs on upstream kernel 3.7rc7, and since the bug is related to fglrx I need to install a newer version as well that work with kernel 3.7. How do I do this ...
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Make mex compiler of matlab working on mint?

Mex compiler of matlab does not work with following error Warning: You are using gcc version "4.7.2-2ubuntu1)". The version currently supported with MEX is "4.4.6". For a list of ...
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Can we use svn2cl on launchpad buildbots?

I've done a build bot for doxbox and currently i'm merging a packaging bzr repo - but that repo has the changelog outdated - and i don't want to have to maintain it. I've read dosbox autogenerates ...
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SQLite encryption what package

I have an application witch uses an encrypted sqllite db with AES 128.I receive the error : File is encrypted or not a database. It is an ok database because on windows I can read it using the same ...
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How do I install the X.org Radeon/ATI driver?

I recently downloaded version 7 of the Radeon/ATI X.org Driver from this link: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/driver/xf86-video-ati My question is how do I compile and install it? I don't like ...
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Running the Ubuntu Kernel and OS on custom processor

This is hardly a theoretical question as many have done this, albeit there's very little information on the underlying processes. I'm developing a custom MIPS-based processor on which I would like ...
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Building LMMS: “Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!”

I tried to build Linux MultiMedia studio from the source of the SourceForge git:// repository under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32b: git clone git://lmms.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/lmms/lmms cd lmms git ...
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How to compile deskew plugin for Gimp?

I'm interesting in using this Deskew plugin which appears somewhat old, with broken links in the gimp registry. https://github.com/prokoudine/gimp-deskew-plugin How do I go about installing it on ...
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Virtualbox on Ubuntu 12.04 and 3.5 kernel compilation problem

I have installed the 3.5 kernel under Ubuntu 12.04. When I install virtualbox I recieve the following error. Setting up virtualbox (4.1.12-dfsg-2ubuntu0.2) ... * Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules ...
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Abaqus: “bad value” in the object file

I was trying to run a model in Abaqus using a user defined subroutine. When I complied the code, it gave me the following errors: ld: shell.o(shell_vuel.o): relocation R_X86_64_32 against `a local ...
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Code::Blocks: g++ not found

Recently I have installed Code::Blocks IDE on my Ubuntu 12.10. The following error appears when I try to run or compile any code written in there: Compiling: /home/sabbir/first.cpp /bin/sh: 1: g++: ...
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Compiling vim from source :libSM.so: undefined reference to `uuid_unparse_lower@UUID_1.0'

I wanted to use all the vim customizations from Steve Francis (https://github.com/spf13/spf13-vim) . I am using Ubuntu 10.04 , 64 bit The customizations required vim 7.3 and so I am trying to ...
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getting build dependencies and source by default

Is there an application by which the build dependency as well as the source code of the software gets downloaded automatically as soon as we install the software from a .deb package or the software ...
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Trouble on installing, getopt file missing

total noob here, but my work requires me working on ubuntu. I'm trying to install a program, but this is what's popping up. $sudo perl Makefile.PL Warning: prerequisite Getopt::ArgvFile 1.11 not ...
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ld cannot find -limf -lsvml -lipgo -ldecimal -lirc

I have installed the ICC recently, the XE composer 2013 version and I don't get success for running it because I have some errors to find libs that I don't know, however, I think that the artifact ...
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Glib.h error while trying to compile an application

I've been trying to compile this app from source https://code.launchpad.net/gala and i keep getting this message when i run MAKE: Scanning dependencies of target gala [ 11%] Building C object ...
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How can I run a program installed from a tar.gz file? [duplicate]

I've recently installed ubuntu 12.10 and noticed that whenever I install any type of tar.gz software in the terminal, it says installation finished but I don't find the software. example: Checking ...
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How to fix 'error: GLib >= 2.28 is required' when compiling linux-nfc on Ubuntu 10.04?

I try to compiled linux-nfc code, and running its configure file, but I get an error: configure: error: GLib >= 2.28 is required I try to update the glib with apt-get install libglib2.0-0 ...
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Compilation fails due to “linux/smp_lock.h No such file or directory” error

After the update or install a program This message appears Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software package failed. installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... ...
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Where can I find the 'build' command needed to build the environment for EDK 2?

I followed the step-by-step article here: UEFI/EFK2 . Everything works nice until I need to actually build it. At the paragraph 'Building MdeModulePkg module package' the description says: Just type ...
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What packages do I need to install in order to bulld postgres from source?

I need to be able to build postgres-8.4.2 from source. What dependencies should I install?
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Differences in compiling between gcc 4.4 and gcc 4.6?

I just moved from RH (CentOS 6) with gcc 4.4.6 to Ubuntu 12 with gcc 4.6.3. I have a program that references a third party library. I have successfully build and installed the library on the Ubuntu ...
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How to write debian/changelog to allow build package other people

I've created simple debian package which I am building using bzr bd. the problem is my colleague is unable to build this package using this method, without changing changelog's email to her own, so ...
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How do I build Eidete from source?

I have recently become interested in Eidete Screencaster, and I am trying to compile it from source on Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. After running bzr branch lp:eidete, I navigated into the ~/eidete directory ...
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To write a batch processing script which runs on bash

How to convert your java program so that it runs as a batch program i.e it can be run like a command in the ubuntu or any linux machine. What is the procedure and what are the steps to follow? ...
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How to install NetworkManager-0.9.0.tar.bz2 package on 10.10? [closed]

bapi@ubuntu:~$ cd Downloads bapi@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ cd NetworkManager-0.9.0 bapi@ubuntu:~/Downloads/NetworkManager-0.9.0$ make make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. ...
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Strange problem with libc: undefined reference to `crypt'

I moved from Archlinux to Kubuntu 12.04 yesterday. I compiled buildroot 2012.08 on Archlinux without any problem. Though on Kubuntu libcrypt seems to be broken. sysvinit can't find it anywhere. ...
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Installing packages into local directory?

I'd like to install software packages, similar to apt-get install <foo> but: Without sudo, and Into a local directory The purpose of this exercise is to isolate independent builds in my ...
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compiling problems

I have got below error message when I tried running a program. undefined reference to `fftw_malloc' f11.c:(.text+0x24d): undefined reference to `fftw_malloc' f11.c:(.text+0x260): undefined reference ...
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how do I compile just wireless drivers in kernel?

I have patched a file for my wifi driver in net/wireless/drivers/zd1211rw/, and I couldn't get it to compile just that driver. so I backed up into the main directory of my linux kernel source, and ...
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How to use 'screen' to compile a project and give a notification when compilation is done?

I am using "Screen" on Ubuntu. How can I use 'screen' to compile my project and give me a notification when compile is done whether the build is successful or not?
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How do I compile format junkie?

The ppa:hakermania/format-junkie is down, at least for me, is it possible to compile format junkie in 11.10? If so, how? This is the list of files I have: about.cpp error_logs.h ...
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LLVM-3.1 libLLVMSupport.a undefined reference to `dladdr'

I'm trying to compile using the llvm-3.1 package. I'm running 12.04 x64 (3.2.0-26 kernel) && 12.10 (3.5.0-4) x64 backported llvm-3.1 from quantal, then debian experimental. Next I tried 12.10 ...
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Can we replace the kernel config file and get the desired changes in the kernel?

The question heading is bit confusing I will try to explain myself. I have downloaded kernel source code (3.2.29) I have a kernel config file from another system (with the same hardware), what I ...
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How to fix a “/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.15' not found” error?

I've been getting this annoying problem. I want to compile a .so under Ubuntu using the Anjuta IDE. It compiles fine and all, but when I load it, that's when the error comes up: ...
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configure flags

What is the Ubuntu way of downloading the source for a package and then building it while passing specific flags to the configure portion of the process? I hope I'm explaining what I mean properly. ...
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How to add a custom driver to my kernel?

I want to add a custom driver to my kernel source. But I have no idea how to do this. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.
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How do I install Rigs of Rods?

How do I install Rigs of Rods (open source vehicle simulator based on soft-body physics)? I have compiled applications before like Gedit, Handbrake, XBMC but I can't seem to install/compile Rigs of ...
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Will someone compile and setup a ppa for Diaspora Shattered Armistice? [closed]

Not a but, just a suggestion. There's been a lot of talking about gaming in Linux the last weeks. A couple days ago this game was released for windows, mac and Linux. The Linux version have to be ...
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How do I install/compile CORSIKA & FLUKA for 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04?

I want to use some programs (CORSIKA and FLUKA) which are essentially designed for 32 bit systems. I've installed the 32-bit version of 12.04 on my system (Intel® Core™ i7-2700K CPU @ 3.50GHz × 8). ...
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Subversion 1.7 on 12.04 precise: libsasl error, compiling from source?

Background: I am a longtime Gentoo user, and this is my first time using Ubuntu (installed on a VM to avoid compiling everything from scratch). I am familiar with a Linux environment but somewhat ...
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How long does it take to compile a kernel (linux 3.2.5)? [closed]

How long does it take to install kernel (linux 3.2.5) on 12.04 using make install -j 4 command? My terminal is displaying this for around 40 minutes now. root@user-desktop:/usr/src/linux-3.2.5# make ...
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“make” and “make install” never work

I have been trying it from a long time now and this time it got my nerves... The commands make and make install used to install a program from an extracted tar ball never work for some reason... The ...
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Build 32-bit on 64-bit Ubuntu: installing ia32-libs does not include libstdc++

Googled for a while but drawn a blank. Need to build 32-bit app on 64-bit Ubuntu. Realise that I need to install ia32-libs. I have done this and apt-get tells me it's already at the latest version. ...
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Now that I built Unity How do I Install it?

Hello there I built my own custom unity 6.2 and I built it so that it is in my home directory. I like how it looks now and want to replace the unity that I have installed on my system with the one ...