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

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How do i install Broadcom wireless driver after compile a custom kernel?

i have compiled a custom kernel(ck-patchs,ubuntu-patchs) for my netbook, everything workis good, but not wireless, i can't install "Wireless Broadcom STA driver" i got this message : Desculpe, a ...
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Segment fault error when try to scan host by ettercap

I wanna scan host via ettercap in ubuntu 11.04 but it return following error Ooops ! This shouldn't happen... Segmentation Fault... Please recompile in debug mode, reproduce the bug and send a ...
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Eclipse not creating a binary file when building a simple program

I have a problem with linking and\or running a simple program in my eclipse. I'll try to first give a full description of the setup I'm using, to help identify the problem. Please notice that this is ...
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Install program from tar.bz2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install a .tar.gz file? Could someone explain to me in the simplest way possible how to install a program from a .tar.bz2 file? I've looked this up and went ...
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How do I compile and install the latest PiTiVi 0.15.2?

As there's a critical bug in PiTiVi 0.15.1 (version released in Software Center) and I need to finish a project, I tried to install the latest version, 0.15.2. I tried to add the PPA and to compile it ...
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determining what files a package updates / copying software between machines

How do I determine which files comprise an application (built from source, not from a repo), so I can copy it? I built an application from source, but because the libraries it needed to build were ...
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Is gcc portable between all 64 bit linux machines

I'm doing work remotely by connecting to a Linux terminal with ssh. The machine I'm connecting to is a 64 bit x86 Linux machine. My computer is also 64 bit Ubuntu machine with an x86 processor. I ...
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File durability in global directories

It seems to me that some files I write to global directories such as /usr are not persistent. Concretely I experience that the installation of some self-compiled software (webkit-qt) to global ...
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“kde-config not found” error while installing kstars from source

I am trying to install kstars from source ,but I got the following error while configuring ./configure checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu ...
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How do I compile & install the newest version of Transmission?

I'm trying to install Transmission 2.51 on Ubuntu 10.04. Compiling the source goes fine, but I can't seem to get it to compile the GUI as well. This is the configure output: Configuration: ...
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How to resolve pycuda installation error “/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcuda”?

I am installing pycuda2011.2.2 on ubuntu 11.10, but can't complete it. Cuda is 4.0. When I do: $ make -j 4 I get this error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcuda /usr/bin/ld: skipping incompatible ...
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Getting an error when using 'make' command (installing aircrack-ng on Ubuntu 12.04)

I followed these instructions. I edited the common.mak file successfully and when I ran make I get this error: mohd-arafat-hossain@TUD:~/aircrack-ng-1.1$ make make -C src all make[1]: Entering ...
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What are 'nightly' builds?

When referring to the Ubuntu releases, I've come across something called 'nightly' builds. What do 'nightly' builds mean?
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How to compile C++ source code (“iostream.h not found” error)?

I do not want to discuss about C++ or any programming language!I just want to know what am i doing wrong with linux ubuntu about compiling helloworld.cpp! I am learning C++ so my steps are: open ...
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How can I compile a program and update an program already installed

So I have vsftpd 2.3.5 installed (using apt-get) and I want to install vsftpd-ext. But I have to compile it my self and install. How can I install it so that it updates the version installed by ...
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How can we install all the necessary dependencies for a package so that we can build it?

well, after i installed freecad on my ubuntu 12.04 with the help of this blog i started asking about compiling and building from source. So, when we are trying to install a package some times the ...
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How do I install gcc 4.7.0 from source? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to update gcc to the latest version(in this case 4.7) in Ubuntu 10.04? How do I install tar bz2 and gz files? I'm new user in ubuntu & I wonder if anyone can ...
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How can I compile imgcnv?

I'd like to compile imgcnv so that I can chop up images for panojs. imgcnv's INSTALL directions are extremely curt: $ pwd /home/$USER/src/imgcnv $ ls build-imgcnv-cygwin.sh INSTALL matlab ...
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Why can't I run a package installed in “/usr/local/bin”?

After compilation of a package, make install installed the package's files in /usr/local/bin but when I double click on the file inside /bin it doesn't work. I followed all the steps to compile the ...
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How do I compile a Wikipedia lens and install?

I read a tutorial about how to compile and install a Wikipedia lens, but it didn't work. The tutorial sounds easy - i just copied and pasted to the file that was suppose to edit. I have tried some ...
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What does libgs10-dev relate to?

As part of an installation process I am instructed to install libgs10-dev, however I cannot find any reference to this package outside of this installation guide ("Hacking the Kinect", Apress, 2012). ...
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Kernel module compilation fails when installing vmware tools

When I install WMWare tools, I get this error for vmhgfs: /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmhgfs-only/filesystem.c:47:28: fatal error: linux/smp_lock.h: No such file or directory compilation terminated. ...
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Failed to compile Network Manager 0.9.4

After upgrading to 12.04 I needed to re-compile Network Manager to the version 0.9.4.0 again. However with the version 9.4.0 I faced with the error during compilation with libdns-manager: $ make ... ...
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How do I install the drivers for my HCF Conexant modem?

How do I install drivers for my HCF Conexant modem in Ubuntu 11.10? Unfortunately Conexant driver is old with no update for new kernel version (upper 2.6) so I cant install and use my HCF modem. I ...
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How can I install the latest version of libmtp?

In the latest version of the libmtp library there are fixes for my Android device so I would like to install the latest version I'm just not sure how! I would assume that this would pushed into the ...
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Getting yuvmotionfps working on 64-bit Ubuntu

I'm trying to get yuvmotionfps (http://jcornet.free.fr/linux/yuvmotionfps.html) working on ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. When I configure it normally I get errors saying "videodev.h not found" Someone here ...
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How to install ktechlab?

How to install ktechlab in Ubuntu 11.10?
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Compile Linux Source in /home

I went through many Linux kernel compilation tutorials ... All of them suggest to put the kernel code in /usr/src . Is it for any special reason ? What happen if i compile code in /home ? Because my ...
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Compiling Programs :: What to do with previous?

I am trying to venture into the world of Open Source development and had a question: Everytime I want to compile the latest version, I usually download the tar ball and compile it. However, then I ...
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How to compile FontForge?

Who knows right way to compile FontForge on the Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit system? Any experience and suggests will be greatly useful. Full guide for build and install from source here: FontForge : ...
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fontconfig library not found while configure for building octave 3.6

I'm trying to build Octave 3.6.1 on my 64bit ubuntu 11.10. I was able to fix all other warning messages from configure except this one: 'fontconfig library not found'. I tried to install ...
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not able to execute a compiled file - “permission denied”

I've compiled my file using the following command gcc -o rget rget.c filerpc_clnt.c filerpc_xdr.c -Insl I find that the file property "Allow files to be executed as program" is not enabled. and so ...
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compiling from Ubuntu 12.04 using older glibc version

I am an old newbie I am learning now a Operating Systems course where we need to compile a program in 9.10 Ubuntu. this program is not running as expected on further releases of Ubuntu (such as 12.04) ...
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How to install non compiled programs?

I was using Ubuntu from 9.8 until now 11.10 ,and there are some programs that have this sequence to install : In the terminal cd to the program's folder and write ./configure write configure make ...
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'make: *** [TLS.o] Error 1' while installing nzbget

I'm trying to install nzbget on ubuntu 11.10. Here's the output of ./configure checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is sane... yes checking ...
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How can I use Cygwin under Ubuntu?

I have written a tiny application for Ubuntu, and it works great. I am interested in cross-compiling it for Windows. I have installed mingw32 from repository, and it compiles simple files very well. ...
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How do you get “reaver” to run? [closed]

I found directions on this site, on how to do this, but it won't work for me. The Echo i get is a Syntax Error I used the commands, that came with these directions as followed: You need to install ...
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Compile Mono without .NET 2 support

I have an application that is targeted to .NET Framework 4.0, and I am building an installer script for Linux that needs to build a custom version of Mono which is installed to the user's home ...
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Compiling on Ubuntu (10 or 11) 32 bits for Debian 6 64 bits

Does a program compiled on Ubuntu 32 bits work on Debian 6 64 bits? I went googling and found: "Normally a program compiled on a 32bit system works on a 64 also, but not the other way." So the 32 ...
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Compiling Pyqt4 program

I am trying to package a program I wrote (using Pyqt4) into a single executable for linux. I tried using Pyinstaller however it has problems with importing Gio (for settings) from gi.repository ...
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Trying To Compile But Missing Headers?

So I'm trying to update my sound card driver but I need to compile first. After entering the sudo make command, I run into errors, missing files, etc. See link. Terminal_Lines I've installed the ...
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How to speed up compilation of Ubuntu apps (make, cmake, gcc)

I am compiling some programs here and I have 4 cores. Is there a way to tell make, cmake or gcc to compile using all cores or something to that affect.
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Compiling an RT3062 PCI Wireless Driver

I have an Ralink wifi card installed. The driver shipped with ubuntu 11.10 does not appear to run my card. On the ralink website there is a source download for compiling the driver but being new to ...
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Updating PHP to the latest version in Ubuntu 10.04 server edition

Please explain to me why Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server version don't release the latest version of PHP. The PHP version is still in version 5.3.6-13 while the updated version is already at 5.3.10. Will this ...
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Error when installing gtk+-3..2.3

This is the error I get when running the ./configure command in the source folder for gtk+-3.2.3. Any help on how to resolve this?
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Recompiling Ubuntu stock kernel

I want to recompile the stock Ubuntu kernel (on Oneiric) with just one change: include usbcore as a kernel module so it can be reloaded at runtime (I have some issue with usb support crashing at ...
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How do i install with makefile? I get erorr while typing `./configure` [closed]

I'm trying to install Intel driver from here: http://intellinuxgraphics.org/2011Q4.html However when running ./configure and then make I get the following output: $ ./configure checking for a ...
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Is it better to compile from source or to install from a .deb package?

Sometimes, when downloading software from the Internet, I find that there is a .deb package ready for either my Debian/Ubuntu and also a tarball to be compiled. In the beginning I would simply use the ...
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./configure not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install tar bz2 and gz files? I am trying to install Java 7 via tar.gz, but when it comes to the command "./configure", it says it don't exist. I am using ...
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“configure: error: Intel WiMAX SDK is required ” error when recompiling Network Manager

I tried to to recompile network manager in this way but did not succeeded. Can you explain me how can I install wimax tools? Or tell me what is wrong with my installation? I installed wimax tools ...