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

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Need some help building wifi drivers

I have never compiled a driver before so I'm trying to figure out how to do this. I'm on kernel 3.14.1 by the way. I'm trying to build Ralink RT3573 drivers from github. I'm getting errors when I do ...
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Why I obtain this compile error when I try to install a software?

I am not yet a Linux guy and I am going crazy trying to install a software compiling it on Ubuntu 14.04. This are the only provided instruction to install it: Debian First, make sure that ...
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How to list all programs installed that were compiled from source?

Programs installed from source code do not show up in package managers. Is there another location that records all programs which were installed via compiling?
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error compiling the darkcoin miner based on pooler's cpu miner

i was trying to compile the darkcoin miner 32 bit from source which is based on pooler's cpu miner.link here. I am on a Xubuntu 10.04 32 bit. when i run make after running the following commands(as ...
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Is the out-of-the-box Ubuntu 14.04 Wacom Tablet Application Complete?

Specs: I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo yoga 2 pro and have just purchased a wacom intuos pro (medium) so that I can work my art digitally rather than on canvas. Before even ...
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Question about compiling from ruby source and upgrade

I have three questions about compiling ruby (and other softwares) from source. Ruby is avaliable to install using apt-get, but I want to learn more about Linux and I want to compile from source. I am ...
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How to run Haskell Platform after build

I built the haskell platform as stated on the haskell package site. After make install I was told the files were installed to /usr/local/bin How do I run the haskell platform after this step?
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How do I get a list of needed packages

I want to know how to get a list of needed packages for a program. I want to get one program/application from one computer to another, by taking every package that is needed and compile it on the ...
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No speex packages for freeswitch building on Ubuntu

I am trying to build freeswitch on Ubuntu and getting numerous libraries absent. One of them is speex. configure says it is absent while dpkg says it is here: checking for speex >= 1.2rc1 speexdsp ...
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Installing rtl8812AU_linux_v4.2.0_6952.20130315.tar.gz

Hi while trying to get the drivers for my "EDIMAX AC600 Dual-Band High Gain Wi-Fi USB Adapter" I run into the following problem: After sudo apt-get install build-essential and cd /home/"USERNAME" I ...
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Errors when compiling Insight3D

I was trying to compile Insight3D and I ran into this error: g++ -O3 -c `pkg-config --cflags opencv libxml-2.0 sdl gtk+-2.0` -I./ann_1.1.1/include/ actions.cpp In file included from ...
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How to compile and install ia32-libs in Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

How can I compile and install the package ia32-libs in Ubuntu 14.04?
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unable to compile program using -m32 and gcc

I have installed multi2sim on my 64-bit Ubuntu machine. Both gcc 4.8 and 4.8.1 is installed in my system. Even after setting and exporting the LD_LIBRARY_PATH AND LD_INCLUDE_PATH, and installing the ...
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cannot find command added to Path - sail_align

I'm trying to build sail_align programm by following these instructions. So far everything went OK and I've completed the last fourth step without errors: 4) sudo ./Build install This command will ...
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Compilation of Realtek RTS5229 driver fails

I'm currently trying to compile the driver for the SD card reader, a Realtek RTS5229, of my new laptop computer. However, when running make, I'm presented with the following errors: $ make # ...
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failure linking 32bit app using libexpat on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I'm trying to build the i386 version of the fontconfig packages, and the configure script fails to find the expat library, which is installed for both architectures. The failing test app build ...
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How to get appropriate lib package name for a specific header file [duplicate]

It's common problem that we get some error like "abc.h no such file" when compile source. Only way to find the solution(as i know) is search in internet. What i need to do, compile the source, it will ...
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Junk File after compiling

Every time I compile software I get a lot of useless files and folders after compiling (junk files ) However I do not know what files to delete because I am afraid it might damage the software. For ...
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Trouble compiling winelib app on x64-64 on trusty

wineg++ -m32 rdwrops.cpp -O2 -ffast-math -fvisibility=hidden -fPIC -mtune=generic -msse -Wall -Ivestige -I/usr/include/alsa -c -o rdwrops.wine.o In file included from rdwrops.cpp:17:0: ...
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I'm trying to create a makefile when I get the following errors

I'm am trying to compile USB drivers. Here is the result of my make file attempt: user@ubuntu1310:~/Downloads/Linux_Driver$ sudo make -o cp210x make -C /lib/modules/3.11.0-12-generic/build M= modules ...
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Compiling C code for ARM processor on Ubuntu 12.04

I am compiling my simple "Hello world" C code using the following command: arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc-4.4 test.cpp -o test It generates an error: arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc-4.4: error trying to exec ...
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Building BURG images for EFI64

I'm trying to build BURG for EFI64, as no PPA contains BURG for EFI systems. I managed to build it in a local directory inside of my home, but now I don't know what to do. How do I generate all the ...
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jobs option in qmake

I was just compiling in qmake when i recalled that make has make -j which allows you to compile on a certain number of cores. I tried qmake -j but that failed. I looked for the term "jobs" in the ...
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dinotrace viewer installation [duplicate]

I have install dinotrace on Ubuntu 12.10. instructions on this link: http://www.veripool.org/projects/dinotrace/wiki/Installing Getting the following error in make cmd: ...
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How to install an 'ansi c' compiler ? ? ? ( how can I extend GCC G++ with ANSI C )?

To explain the problem (try two): I can't install the lua compiler (lua dot org) with the newest version of Ubuntu, quote out of the manual to install lua: Installing Lua Lua is distributed in ...
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Using pkg-config to build OpenVPN

I want to build OpenVPN 2.3.4 on Ubuntu 14.04. Therefore I downloaded and built the required libraries (lzo, openssl). I installed them in /opt. How do I ./configure OpenVPN with pkg-config to use the ...
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cannot install lxml in virtualenv (python)

I cannot install lxml. In system i have python-lxml package, but i need other... Please help, if you can - my task is install lxml for development in virtual enviroment using virtualenv. I found this ...
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How to use -exec option in find command

I wanna solve some problems in compiz with my brain and hands. By the way I entered following command to build compiz from source in Ubuntu 12.04 find /opt/compiz-built/share/gconf/schemas -exec ...
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OpenMP activation on geany

I am new to parallel programing and C, and was wondering how to active openMP on geany or another C program on linux? It is a simple hello world i am trying to make: #include <stdio.h> ...
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Error while compiling OpenCV in Ubuntu 14.04

I followed the instructions for compiling opencv2.4.9 from Install OpenCV 2.4.9 in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10 I am getting the following error during the build process. Can someone point out to me how to ...
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CrossCompiling with libboost for ARM architecture

I am using a 32 Bit Ubuntu system and my goal is to compile my C++ program for arm architecture (beagleblack). However, my C++ program needs libboost meaning I get errors like this while compiling: ...
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Is the compiled version of a binary dynamically linked to the system SSL library?

In my case I build nginx from source and I want to confirm whether I need to rebuild it whenever a new OpenSSL update is released. From what I understand either of these two commands can be used to ...
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Howto specify library location when compiling

How do I specify the location of a library when running ./configure ? I have searched around and think the answer lies in setting LDFLAGS and CPPFLAGS, but I,m not sure how to do it. Specifically, I ...
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config.status: error: cannot find input file: `Makefile.in'

I'm trying to install mod_WSGI on Ubuntu 12.04. Here is the set of commands that I'm following: wget http://modwsgi.googlecode.com/files/mod_wsgi-3.4.tar.gz tar xvfz mod_wsgi-3.4.tar.gz cd ...
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Lubuntu - compiling vlc v.1 command make and make install not working

Good day everybody! So, this is my first topic on Ubuntu's forum, and as a perfect Linux beginner and a non-English speaking student, I'll try to do my best to be the most explicit as I can. So ...
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Is Ubuntu automatically bootable? [duplicate]

I'm just wondering if if I'm going to have to build a disc or write a disc. If I need to build a disc in order to make it bootable, can you give me some instructions on how to do so? I'd most likely ...
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getting error in opening py file [duplicate]

I'm installing a software in Ubuntu 12.04 and got the following error: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7638369/ server@ubuntu:~/Desktop/revkit-1.3$ ./tools/gui/gui.py Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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configure: error: Could not find libavformat - part of ffmpeg after installing libav from source and trying to compile minidlna

I tried to install minidlna on my machine but it appeared to me that it's not in repositories anymore. Well then I decided to compile it myself. After downloading version 1.1.3 I tried to compile but ...
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Compiling old versions of R (2.11 or older) on Ubuntu 13.10 (or newer)?

I am trying to compile an old version of R (2.11.1, specifically). "Why?", you might ask. Well, I have a program I am trying to run (that was not written by me, but I am hoping to use in my ...
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What does make distclean do?

I'm new to compilation. I'm installing FFmpeg and there's a make distclean (or once there was make clean) after every step. What does it do?
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Error when compiling bochs [duplicate]

I'm trying to compile bochs. Here is my configure command: ./configure --enable-fpu --enable-3dnow --enable-x86-64 --enable-a20-pin --enable-cdrom --enable-debugger --enable-debugger-gui ...
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No such file but the file is there!

I'm trying to compile a C++ file with some includes. My main file (well I didn't make it hdf5_getters includes a file which includes the file hdf5.h, also not my design but it's a downloaded library. ...
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Issues with importing existing source C++ code in Eclipse CDT

I have cloned an emulator's source code from git, and would like to work on it on Eclipse CDT on my Ubuntu 12.04. I have tried different ways, such as creating a hello world project, and simply ...
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How do I compile a C++ program I made in vim?

Whenever I type in g++ toe.ccp this comes up: /usr/bin/ld:toe.ccp: file format not recognized; treating as linker script /usr/bin/ld:toe.ccp:1: syntax error collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
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How to build curl with the latest openssl?

So I build openssl ./config make sudo make install sudo ln -sf /usr/local/ssl/bin/openssl `which openssl` I build curl ./configure --with-ssl make make install OpenSSL looks installed ...
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Cmake fails while configuring OpenCV

I'm trying to buid OpenCV and use it in Qt. I have installed all required packages for OpenCV and Qt, after that I tried too run cmake -D CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=RELEASE -D CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local ...
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compile rtl8192cu error

cc1: some warnings being treated as errors make[2]: *** ...
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linux-3.14.4 kernel install problem in ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the latest kernel 3.14.4 on my Ubuntu 14.04. But it gives me an error when I try to install using make file. I have also done the make oldconfig, it took more than 3 hours to ...
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unable to run make during installation of kernel 3.3.6

desktop:~/Desktop/linux-3.3.6$ make xconfig make[1]: Warning: File `scripts/kconfig/.zconf.tab.o.cmd' has modification time 1.7e+04 s in the future CHECK qt * Unable to find the QT4 tool qmake. ...
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How to compile classicsudoku?

I've just downloaded a game from http://sourceforge.net/projects/classicsudoku/?source=directory I don't know how to compile it, because there is no configure file. and autogen.sh command shows ...