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

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LaTeX build server with git

I have a LaTeX project in git, there is a makefile. So basically a server would have to do this: git checkout master make > logfile 2>&1 Given that I push into a repo on the server. I ...
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Missing linux/autoconf.h [closed]

I 'm trying to compile a package in Ubuntu but getting error "linux/autoconf.h: No such file or directory" Now I see that the missing file is under ...
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Writing a “Hello World” Device Driver for kernel 2.6 using Eclipse

Goal I am trying to write a simple device driver on Ubuntu. I want to do this using Eclipse (or a better IDE that is suitable for driver programming). Here is the code: #include ...
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Easy Native Package Rebuild [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recompile all packages and trigger on updates What's easiest way of to rebuild a package in Debian/Ubuntu using a specific set of CFLAGS/CXXFLAGS. In all the tutorials I ...
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Building a static version of Python?

I tried asking this question at StackOverflow, but the dead silence that followed made me wonder if some more Ubuntu-specific expertise might be required. I am trying to build a static version of ...
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Where should I put newly build software? [closed]

I have been curious for a long time about software installation in Linux (Ubuntu). Because I am so used to Windows OS, every software is installed by some sort of 'wizard', usually I don't need to ...
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Add new files into .deb package you're building

How do you add new files, eg custom init script into .deb package that you're building?
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Compiling vim-gnome with ruby support

I followed this blog post to compile gvim with ruby support. However, when I make, I get this error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lruby-static collect2: ld returned 1 exit status link.sh: Linking failed ...
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need help compiling SDL as a windows executable on ubuntu [closed]

I'm trying to compile JumpnBump to run on Windows, from Ubuntu and it's giving me a very hard time. Somebody made a port, that I have to compile myself because I needed to change the controls. There ...
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How to cross-compile open-zwave library for asus rt-n16? [closed]

Open-zwave lib link: http://code.google.com/p/open-zwave/source/browse/ Toolchain used: http://code.google.com/p/wl500g/downloads/list?can=3&q=hndtools-mipsel-uclibc-4.4.6-K26 Asus RT-N16 ...
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Compile 32 bit on 64 bitsystem

I'm trying to compile a 32 bit version of python on a 64 bit ubuntu system with the following configure command: CC="gcc -m32" LDFLAGS="-L/lib32 -L/usr/lib32 \ -Lpwd/lib32 -Wl,-rpath,/lib32 \ ...
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How to compile openzwave-control-panel?

Trying to compile openzwave-control-panel. But getting the following error: user@ubuntu1004desktop:~/openzwave-control-panel$ make g++ -o ozwcp -g ozwcp.o webserver.o zwavelib.o ...
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Recommendation for a Colecovision emulator?

I'm searching an emulator for colecovision - a home games console from the early '80s. I've found two: ColEM, which starts but doesn't seems to load the cartidges AdamEM, compiled but not working ...
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How do I install glib?

I want to build the Empathy in Ubuntu 11.04. When I follow the build process, ./autogen.sh The shell said to me that libtoolize: copying file `m4/lt~obsolete.m4' checking for autoconf >= ...
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Help with compiling error

I already compiled I already compiled libfreenect for natty and now I am trying to install kinect mouse: https://github.com/Ooblik/Kinect-Mouse/ But when I type make I receive an error... This is ...
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Building Awesome WM, missing dependencies

Trying to compile Awesome Window Manager on 11.04, I've done apt-get build-dep awesome but still get errors about missing dependencies: $ make Running cmake… -- cat -> /bin/cat -- ln -> /bin/ln -- ...
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GPG can't check signature

I was trying to recompile and rebuild libevent2 source from oneiric on my natty server and I had a small error with gpg not being able to check signature # dpkg-source -x libevent_2.0.12-stable-1.dsc ...
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How to compile the latest version of the command-line video download tool - cclive

cclive is a tool for downloading media from YouTube and similar websites. I am trying to compile the latest version of cclive but cannot compile the first step libquvi I am getting the following ...
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How to cross-compile an existing deb package from 64bit to 32bit architecture

I have rebuilt a deb package with a custom patch for my computer which is a 64bit machine. I did it using: sudo apt-get -b source [package name] Now my question is, how to do that in a similar ...
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What do I need to know if I compile something in order to make it run on other people's machines?

If I compile something and want to send the binary to a friend or post it on the internet, do I need to use some special GCC arguments? Does GCC optimize the binary for my specific CPU and will it ...
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Compiling AVLD on 11.04

I'm trying to install AVLD 1.4 on Natty. I've unpacked the files, but when I compile them with make, it fails: make -C /lib/modules/2.6.38-8-generic-pae/build M=/home/jmendeth/Downloads/avld_0.1.4 ...
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System fails to start after compiling grsec kernel

Recently I've tried to compile kernel with grsec patch to increase security of my machine. Compilation went even smoothly, but after running new kernel system runs until xserver starts. Here's ...
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How to have more than one wine version on same machine without corrupt anything?

I often use Wine both to run application that won't work otherwise and for simply testing as I like the project. Indeed when I "discover" something that work I add it to the Appdb. So I would to use ...
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How do I compile a kernel module?

A good man on NetworkManager mailinglist provided a patch that hopefully would solve an issue I'm experiencing related to slow mobile broadband detection on Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit. I'd really like to ...
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How to build ubuntuone-client so that it doesn't depend on nautilus and gnome

Basically I want to build ubuntuone-client so that it doesn't have nautilus and gnome related dependencies. Can this be done? if so how?
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How do libraries/includes work?

I'm trying to understand how libraries work. Here are some questions I have about it: I downloaded a tarball and extracted it. When I do "./configure", it searches in pre-defined directories from ...
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How to install a pae version of linux 3.0?

Was wondering how I would go about installing Linux Kernel 3.0 with pae enabled in Natty? Is there a PPA available with this included or do I have to compile from scratch?
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Error while compiling ffmpeg during make

I want to install ffmpeg on ubuntu. and following this article http://pasindudps.blogspot.com/2010/12/compiling-ffmpeg-in-ubuntu-1010.html but when m doing make after config Then go to the ffmpeg ...
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Debuild ignoring deletion of file

I want to build package for ppa. I use debuild -S -sa. But it ignore deletion of files from old source.Like: dpkg-source: warning: ignoring deletion of file sonata/rhapsodycovers.py All you can see ...
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How do I install the latest version of node.js?

How do I install node.js in Ubuntu? I've been looking around, and I can't find anything. Is there a Ubuntu package for node.js, or do I have to compile it myself?
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vtg-plugin dependencies not met

I am trying to compile the vtg-plugin from source however I am getting the error "vtg-dependencies not met" which complains about libpeas and gedit. The version of gedit it is asking for is 2.91.0, ...
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Where can I find the configure options used to build a package?

I need to install asterisk 1.6.2.18 on Ubuntu 10.10 I would like to know what the configure options were that were used to generate the ubuntu package of asterisk 1.6.2.7. My favorite server distro ...
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How to install an older version of Transmission?

I want to install Transmission v2.22 in /opt in Ubuntu Natty but I do not want to remove the new version. Is there a way to do it?
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What are the different uses for apt-build optimization levels?

Was installing apt-build. Saw three levels of optimization for code, "Light", "Medium" and "Strong". It warned that strong would lead to system instability, so I opted for Medium. Is there an ...
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Recompile all packages and trigger on updates

I am using Ubuntu on a bespoke router and after seeing the latency drops capable with custom compiling on Gentoo, I would like to recompile all packages with CFLAGS="-march=atom". The guide for this ...
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Adding apt-get packages to a usb boot drive (and storing them on the drive)?

I want to compile some 3rd party software and install it on a bootable usb drive...there are several packages that I need to install with apt-get before I compile it. How could I store the apt-get ...
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Removing sources after building from them

Suppose, we've built some package from sources (configure make install). May we remove sources directory after successful building? Or it depends? On what, then?
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How can I upgrade sqlite3 to at least 3.4.2 (or newer)?

When I try to run sudo apt-cache showpkg sqlite3, I only get the version 3.4.2. I need later than that to compile the sqlite3-ruby gem, and I can't make from source files (even with a ./configure ...
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Download Source to Build Application Myself

Many Open Source projects provide their source code in different version, for the various systems such as Windows, Debian, Fedora etc. Since Ubuntu is Debian based, should downloading the project for ...
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No colord package error while compiling GNOME3

I am getting the following error while compiling gnome 3 from source. Any idea how to get past the error? configure: error: Package requirements (colord >= 0.1.8) were not met: No package ...
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How do I compile SMPlayer?

What do I need to install qt development libraries, so that I can then compile smplayer? I can reasonably handle the C/C++ side of things, but I somehow always get lost whenever I try to set up a ...
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Compile gedit 3 to use on Gnome 2

I'm on Gnome 2.32.1 (Ubuntu 11.04), and I would like to use gedit 3 on my current desktop environment. To achieve this, I think I could compile gedit 3 and its dependent libraries with a custom ...
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Compiling g++ 4.7.0 in 11.04 [closed]

I encountered the following problem while compiling g++ 4.7.0. The file asm/errno.h is not found because it is being search for in /usr/include/linux/ instead of /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu, which ...
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How create linux-libc-dev package when I compile ubuntu kernel? [closed]

I've compiled the last stable ubuntu kernel (2.6.38-...) following this guide: How to compile a Ubuntu 10.10 kernel but in this guide doesn't explain how create linux-libc-dev package for that kernel? ...
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How do I build Qt4 for Windows so I can compile a Windows application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to setup Qt Creator to compile Windows executables? I would like to know how to build QT4 for Windows so I can build the latest Warzone 2100 master on my computer. ...
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Missing Build Dependencies when upload to Launchpad

bit of a different question. I'm trying to upload a package to a repository that I just started on Launchpad. Launchpad accepts the upload happily, and everything seems good up until the build. It ...
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How to compile Asus-syntec-webcam-driver stk11xx

i have asus v1s and some time ago i was able to easily compile and install it. but now compiling fails... i hope u guys know what i can do, if there is anything that can be done... after svn ...
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Building User-Mode-Linux UML kernel from source [closed]

I have tried building a user-mode-linux kernel using both the source from the Ubuntu repository using apt-get and by using the git of the generic kernel. The source code from Ubuntu's repository ...
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What is cygwin compiler?

What is cygwin compiler and how can I install it? I have no Internet connection and am unable to install any .tar.gz file. An online forum suggested me that I should compile these files. What is this ...
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Installation error with checkinstall

after solving all the dependencies (./configure, make , sudo checkinstall )terminal reports. Please help me compile my first source package in Ubuntu. I'm building the package in /usr/local/src on ...