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

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Missing Shared Library - Common Problem

I am trying to execute an example Hello World program from http://www.vlfeat.org/gcc.html. I am able to successfully compile the program but when I am running the program I am getting the following ...
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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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error when compiling lgogdownloader

My system is Ubuntu 12.04 ,I compiled and installed gcc 4.8.2 myself . The homepage of lgogdownloader is :https://sites.google.com/site/gogdownloader/ When I tried to follow the official instructions ...
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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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Passing arguments while running a build

I have a folder with source code files in it. (.hh and .cc files). I modified one of the .hh file as below, if(a>='number1' and a<='number2') { ..... } So every time I change the number1 and ...
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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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i can't Compiling 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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Ubuntu iso build debootstrap error chroot/test-dev-null: Permission denied

I am trying to build an ubuntu trusty tahr iso image from the sources. But a get all the time this error message and I don't now how I can solve it. I execute the build script as root. I: Validating ...
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error: BITS_PER_LONG undeclared (first use in this function)

We are trying to compile our source code (.c files) on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit OS. This worked properly on Redhat Linux 32-bit version. On this Ubuntu server also compilation was successful after making ...
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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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Failed to compile qBittorrent on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to install qBittorrent following this tutorial https://github.com/qbittorrent/qBittorrent/wiki/Compiling-qBittorrent-on-Debian-and-Ubuntu However whenever I run the commands cd ...
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Installing input-wacom drivers gives error at ./compile on my Gateway M275E penabled laptop

sam@sam-M275:~/input-wacom-0.23.0$ ./configure && make && make install checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is ...
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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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Problem compiling

I am trying to compile the latest ngspice (26) as a shared folder. I am using ubuntu 14.10, and have only a little understanding in the compiling process While following direction from the "compile ...
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Solved: “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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Decompilation of an executable/object-code

Upto what extent it is possible to decompile a code written in C or Java(executable or object-code respectively)? It may not be legal because of copyrights but is it not hard to locate anything like ...
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How to build php from source with a custom name

I have PHP 5.5 running on my Ubuntu 14.04x64 server using PHP5-FPM that's bound on port 7501 and would like to run PHP 5.6 concurrently on the same server with it's own location and it's own package ...
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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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Where do the extensions of self compiled PHP on ubuntu 14.04 go?

I downloaded PHP 5.3.29 and configured it with the following options: ./configure' '--with-apxs2=/usr/bin/apxs2' '--enable-ftp' '--enable-mbstring' '--with-mcrypt' '--with-mysql' '--with-mysqli' ...
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c++ compiler errors using make across multiple projects

I'm trying to install an LC3 assembler for school. I run the config script and type make and a several weird compiler errors pop up. I tried this building simpl and just now lc3db Here's output (the ...
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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: ...
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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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Compile old Linux sources in new Ubuntu environment

Have old Linux sources that among other things include linux/tqueue.h. I understand this is obsolete Linux tasking. The target system is ARM with an obsolete Linux which is not changing. Only the ...
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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 ...
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How to install IRSTLM (automake warning during the build)?

I am trying to install MT. So this purpose, i am trying to install "irstlm-5.80.03" version on "Ubuntu 14.04," but, when I give the command ./regenerate-makefiles.sh then found following error: ...
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kernel make zImage error - No rule to make target vmlinux

I've been searching for a couple of days and I can't find anything on google about an interesting error I get when compiling a linux kernel. I initially thought this problem had something to do with ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 LTS from 12.04 LTS. Now C++ program does not compile [closed]

As the title states, I am having problems compiling my program, and the error is C++11 specific. Is there some way I can go back to the compiler I had on 12.04? Do I need to install another version of ...
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Why can't I use conio.h or ncurses.h?

I am new user to Ubuntu. I wrote a simple program in C. When I try to compile it to use conio.h, the compiler gives me fatal error. So I tried by ncurses.h, but still I am getting same error.
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Installing reaver on ubuntu 14.04 lts [duplicate]

I have such a message what does it mean shpejta@shpejta-DOA150:~/Downloads/reaver-1.4/src$ make install rm -f /usr/local/bin/reaver /usr/local/bin/wash /usr/local/bin/walsh rm: cannot remove ...
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undefined reference to symbol 'exp@@GLIBC_2.2.5'

Similar question has been asked here but is unanswered. I have an implementation of Levenberg-Marquardt (downloaded from somewhere) and I'm trying to compile it but getting the following error. ...
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How to build kernel with different flags?

Following the instructions here (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/GitKernelBuild) I built a development version of the kernel. I copied the old config, called make oldconfig and then modified ...
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Error while installing kernel from source

I get the following error when I try to compile kernel version 3.17.0-rc5: Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.17.0-rc5+ (x86_64) Why do I get this error and what does it mean? ...
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fatal error :“python.h” no file or directory?

while looking for the solution of hungarian problem,I found this github link I went through the readme.md file and I performed everything described there, After copying hungarian.so in my directory ...
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Trying to Build and Install apinger

I am running 14.04 server (minimal install) and I am trying to build apinger (https://github.com/Jajcus/apinger). Here is a log of what I get when I run ./autogen.sh: The first couple of lines point ...
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When building kernel dbg package with ubuntu kernel repo, got this error “Can't read private key”

When building kernel dbg package with ubuntu kernel repo, got this error: make[1]: Leaving directory `/git/nsx-thirdparty/linux-3.14.17' # Add .gnu_debuglink sections to each stripped .ko # pointing ...