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

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Compiling Xoopic from PTSG errors

As you can see below, I am having errors with hdf5.h fftw.h and dfttw.h. None of those are being found and I have specified there locations except dfttw.h since I cannot find this anywhere. I am also ...
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how to fix configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables

used ./configure DFLAGS="-03" and this is the config.log checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu checking target system type... ...
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Errors while building deb package for libimobiledevice 1.2

First off the version of libimobiledevice in the Ubuntu repositories is way out of date, but I already have it installed and for some reason I can't uninstall it without breaking half my system. So I ...
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How to build Qt from source with not default version of gcc compiler?

P.S. The problem is solved. It has nothing to do with Ubuntu particularly, of course. One needs to manipulate with paths to gcc versions using "update-alternatives" command ...
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make error while installng aircrack ng [duplicate]

when i type make make[1]: Entering directory '/home/m7moudl3i/aircrack-ng-1.2-rc2/src' gcc -g -W -Wall -O3 -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -D_REVISION=0 -DCONFIG_LIBNL30 -DCONFIG_LIBNL -I/usr/include/libnl3 ...
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Kernel compilation questions

I am compiling the kernel, purely as a learning exercise. Its good fun and I get a kick out of this type of thing. I have a few questions regarding kernel compilation. Can I always compile the ...
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Installtion of gr-ieee802-11 using Pybombs with errors

I want to install gr-ieee802-11 to GNURadio. Version: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (it is a Virtual machine) Info when I run GNURadio in terminal: linux; GNU C++ version 4.8.2; Boost_105400; ...
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make: *** [all] Error 2 Install gr ieee802-11

freedomchen@ubuntu:~/gr-ieee802-11/build$ make Scanning dependencies of target ieee802_11_generated_includes [ 3%] Generating moving_average_ff.h, moving_average_cc.h [ 3%] Built target ...
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Build Cling using CMake fails

I am trying build Cling (LLVM-based C++ interpreter) on my machine using CMake. I have LLVM and Clang installed. However, I still need to set CLING_PATH_TO_LLVM_BUILD. I set it to /usr/lib/llvm-3.6, ...
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How to compile source which needs -lopencv_contrib on Ubuntu?

I want to compile this code I installed glut via sudo apt-get install freeglut3 freeglut3-dev To install OpenCV, i run a script from this page, went to build subfolder of OpenCV and run make install ...
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can't install swm on Ubuntu 15.04

I apologize if this has already been asked I couldn't find any solutions online, I am trying to install swm from here, but i keep getting this error when running make in terminal c99 swm.o -o swm ...
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vim binary with all libraries statically linked

I want to build vim with all libraries, which vim depends on, statically linked. Vim version is sufficient to run YouCompleteMe. I use the following flags with configure script: $./configure ...
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gcc is gone probably after an update

gcc was installed in my system at the start, I still remember using it but after some time it was gone and replaced by some other versions of gcc. When I type in gcc from the terminal several ...
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How do you install an application that doesnt have makefile in folder?

Sometimes I download applications and they don't include a makefile; just a bunch of source code and an executable application. For instance, I downloaded tor but it comes with the application and a ...
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Can't compile and install ardour and jack2

On the left is JACK and on the right is ARDOUR. To compile JACK,./configure --prefix=/usr/local/jack,but configure: error: *** a required header file is missing,I don't know what header file is ...
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Problems with compiling

I am pretty new to this here but i hope to learn quick. Anyways, i am trying to install a open source software but i get an error when trying to build it. it says :~$ ~/trunk/src/autogen.sh ...
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PPA Failed Build

I am trying to upload a package to a PPA to be built. The package ucc in this repository won't build. It fails by saying: make: *** No rule to make target '../src/parser.y', needed by ...
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iron-spring PL/I compiler (plic) not accepting absolute path

I am trying to run PL/I programs on ubuntu using PL/I compiler from iron-spring. I created a file a.pl1 in /tmp folder and set current folder to /tmp The command I use to compile is /usr/bin/plic ...
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How do I compile and install a change made to a kernel source file?

I was to apply a patch to config.c file in the drivers/usb/core directory. Specifically, I'm trying to fix the issue detailed in this post. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with the 3.19 kernel, a stock ...
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Can't install GNU GSL library from source

I'm trying to install the GNU GSL Scientific library 1.16 from source under Ubuntu Server 14. I've already done that several times under OS X with no problems, but I keep getting the same error on the ...
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Linking f95 to ifort instead of Gfortran

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed intel fortran compiler. I am trying to compile a code through makefile that uses ifort. However, it points out to f95 from gfortran. lrwxrwxrwx 2 root root 17 ...
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Build unity 7 from source for ubuntu 15.04

I followed the instructions at build unity from source on Ubuntu desktop 15.04 but it didn't work when I do make install it exits with error cannot create /pam.d it requires a privileged user. If I ...
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Compilation time slow on a single computer

We are experiencing some really slow compilation times on a single desktop computer that we use as the primary workstation for a research project. Compiling our codebase on this computer takes 42 ...
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VMware workstation is not working with GCC 5.1.1

Ubuntu 15.04 GCC 5.1.1 after installing ubuntu 15.04 vmware is no longer working with gcc 5.1.1 while trying to launch vmware workstation ... pic : ...
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Prefix and Path for Cross GCC in Eclipse

I'm pretty new in ubuntu and have a problem with it. I wanna to write a c++ program in eclipse and compile it with cross gcc. At the first i Added "CDT" from "help-->install new software" Now when ...
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How I can create a 32-bit version of Atom?

The new Atom 1.0 text editor is now available. But only to 64-bit processors. How I can create a 32-bit version?
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Why is the python built from source is still showing the wrong version?

So I've downloaded the most recent tar from https://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.7.10/Python-2.7.10.tar.xz, untar'd, configured, built and installed to a user directory. I've also used those ...
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Installing latest FFmpeg with latest external libraries and keeping them up-to-date

I want to use latest version of ffmpeg with latest versions of external libraries. How do i do that? BTW, I just began using linux yesterday, so please be easy :) ...
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GNU Octave 4.0.0 - compiling from souce - error messages - your opinion?

I have been trying to install Octave 4.0.0 on Ubuntu 14.04. During the compiling there were some messages that something is missing on my computer in order to run Octave with all it's normal features. ...
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binary to install on ubuntu [closed]

would need to install this https://github.com/mdrasmus/argweaver on the system. Downloaded it - then compile with make - that works bu t then i type sudo make-nstall and that works as well. But then ...
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Compiling Avidemux not working

Im trying to install avidemux 2.6.10 following the wiki instruction from the oficial site but i dont know how to continue. For the installation i've downloaded this avidemux_2.6.10.tar.gz file ...
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Execution of a file

How to execute a makefile? This file is contained in the sts-2.1.2 file downloadable from here: According to the NIST documentation (section 5.3), I need to edit the makefile. Modify the ...
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Double-compilation when building package with pbuilder

I am creating a package using cmake. Everything works fine, although somehow, with pbuilder (and only with pbuilder), by program gets re-configured during make install. This can happen if a file or ...
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Is it possible to configure compile option for libs installed from apt-get?

After installing wxwidgets by running sudo apt-get install libwxgtk3.0-* I wanted to compile opennx against it. However, I received a message Your wxWidgets does not provide the required ...
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Deleting duplicate files in installed from source?

I'm rather new to the Linux environment and have learned how to install software via using following commands $ mkdir build $ cd build $ cmake $ sudo make install. I noticed that there is a build ...
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Use g++-4.8 with Qt

I am trying to compile a Qt project that uses the "override" keyword, and thus needs GCC 4.8. I have installed GCC 4.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine already, and it lives in /usr/bin as gcc-4.8 and ...
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gcc fails to compile

I'm a newbee but adventuresome. I'm tri-booting Windows, Fedora, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (all 64). Learning but not using dpkg, apt, and apt-get. Starting to study C++ using Ubuntu (the only one with gcc ...
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vlc can't compile

OS: (Ubuntu 14.04 32bit) linux ubuntu 3.13.0-32 generic 2014 i686 NDK: android-ndk-r10e JDK: adt-bundle-linux-x86-20140702 32bit java-version : java version "1.7.0-79" OpenJDK runtime Environment ...
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Why am I getting this undefined reference error while trying to build a c++ project? [closed]

To fix another debug error, I added -std=c++11 to the build command. Now I'm getting a ton of "undefined reference errors like this one: In function encrypt(std::string&, int)': ...
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bug in ncurses.h? [closed]

I have been trying to compile a program I have written in C. I notice that there is an error in compiling saying: clock.c: In function ‘main’: clock.c:22:2: warning: passing argument 2 of ‘wgetnstr’ ...
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How do you “compile” something in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to use Gfx Tablet. However, I am struggling to interpret the installation instructions given by the developer. http://rfc2822.github.io/GfxTablet/#part-1-uinput-driver His instructions ...
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How to compile my first C++ program (geany)?

I'm an experienced Windows developer (Delphi, C/C++, C#, etc). I've just downloaded uBuntu 14.04 64-bit and then looked for some IDEs and saw geany got good reviews. After downloading it, I'm stumped ...
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Runing a program appears to not work [closed]

I do not know what the problem is or what happened but when I want to run a program compiled with g++ not working. I starts like this: gabi@gabi-work:~/Desktop/comp$ ./a.out and receive this: ...
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Ubuntu Scope with Framework 14.10 - Intltool

Recently, I want to create a scope project, but then I found the following error when running CMake: CMake Warning at CMakeLists.txt:26 (find_package): By not providing "FindIntltool.cmake" in ...
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Compile error, g++ and c++11 [closed]

Im trying to compile this code via g++, #include <iostream> #include <set> using namespace std; std::set<int> s; int main(){ for(int i=0;i<10;i++) s.insert(i); for(auto ...
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Can't compile a simple C++ program using g++

When I try to compile any c++ program using g++ I get the following error, the stack trace is really long, this is just a sample: ........... /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/bits/byteswap.h:47:2: ...
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How to add device sources to the repositories?

I just tried to build Android from source code, using this guide: http://xda-university.com/as-a-developer/getting-started-building-android-from-source The problem is there: Once you have obtained ...
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Compiler errors during install of rstan in R

I tried installing rstan, a package for R for MCMC sampling, which requires compilation to work. Sadly make and the compiler fail during the install with a very long error message of which I post only ...
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error while compile driver

when i want compile broadcom wireless driver it give this error : root@hello-notebook:/home/hello/bcm/broadcom# make KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd` make[1]: ...
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building caffe: failed to see hdf5.h

Hello caffe is a lib for deeplearning. When trying to build that lib under 15.04, the compilation fails with the message: :~/App/caffe$ make all PROTOC src/caffe/proto/caffe.proto CXX ...