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

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Error when trying to compile abgx360: C++ compiler cannot create executables

I am trying to compile the abgx360 GUI. First I run home/eric/Desktop/abgx360-1.0.5/configure but I receive this error: checking for C++ compiler default output file name... configure: ...
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Problem installing qtbase [closed]

I am getting the following error when installing "qtbase" package for R: [ 68%] Building CXX object smoke/qt/CMakeFiles/smokeqt.dir/x_1.cpp.o /home/mroot/qtbase/kdebindings-build/smoke/qt/x_1.cpp: In ...
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how can i solve this error: no rule to make target 'Button icon.qml' needed by 'all-am'.stop

this is the error when i am trying to make navit in ubuntu10.10 error: no rule to make target 'Button icon.qml' needed by 'all-am'.stop. i dont know how to solve it.somebody help me
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Compiling midnight commander

I need help with compiling midnight commander so that I can make some changes (for educational purposes). Or even creating the make files. After downloading latest version from git. I try to perform ...
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How to get 32 bit version of libraries on Ubuntu 64 bit?

I'm trying to compile a program which uses Google's V8 library (which is 32 bit). Therefore any library I use within my program also has to be 32 bit. Where can I download the 32 bit version of ...
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Compile 32bit kernel on 64bit machine

I'm trying to compile a kernel for a 32bit single-core Intel Atom machine. Needless to say, the compile is taking inordinate amounts of time. It's been going for 2 hours and it's still only halfway ...
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Ruby compilation error in Ubuntu 10

I've got a vps which runs solusVM. I'm now trying to install ruby 1.9.2 in it. I'm following this guide: After I run this command: apt-get update apt-get -y install build-essential zlib1g ...
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typeset: not found error when executing shell script. Am I missing a package or something?

below is the error and corresponding script lines: spec@Lucifer:~/Documents/seagull.svn.LINUX$ ./build.ksh ./build.ksh: 36: typeset: not found ./build.ksh: 39: typeset: not found ./build.ksh: 44: ...
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I think “/lib/modules/$(uname -r)/build” points to incorrect folder

I compile/create my own deb packages of kernel with: make-kpkg --rootcmd fakeroot --initrd --append-to-version=$version --revision=1 kernel_image kernel_headers But when I install both packages, in ...
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How do I install the build dependencies for Android?

I'm trying build the Android source using these packages. ButI am getting this error: $ sudo apt-get install git-core gnupg flex bison gperf build-essential zip curl zlib1g-dev gcc-multilib ...
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Is it possible to find out what options packages were compiled with?

I am interested in knowing which options are used to compile vim in the package "vim" as I am trying to compile vim from source on another system, not running Debian/Ubuntu, and would like it to work ...
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Does “CONCURRENCY_LEVEL=x” affect to all compilations made with make?

Does "CONCURRENCY_LEVEL=x" variable affects to compilations made with make?
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Error when I try to compile the kernel 2.6.37

I have downloaded the kernel 2.6.37 from kernel.org. I have tried to compile it but I get an error: $ make menuconfig scripts/kconfig/conf --silentoldconfig Kconfig *** *** Configuration file ...
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What are the packages/libraries I should install before compiling Python from source?

Once in a while I need to install a new Ubuntu (I used it both for desktop and servers) and I always forget a couple of libraries I should have installed before compiling, meaning I have to recompile, ...
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How can I get gcc to write a file larger than 2.0 GB?

I wanted to recompile 'xxd' (written in C), so I installed CodeBlocks as the IDE. All seemed to go well unil I discovered that I couldn't write past the 2.0 GB barrier... I've read that 'gcc' ...
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How do I clean build and installs, ie un-build?

I have installed and downloaded and built mongodb, and just one works. $ mongo mongo: error while loading shared libraries: libmozjs.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory $ ...
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Building Awesome WM

I am following these steps in order to build Awesome window manager on 10.04 I am building 3.4 while the tutorial is for 3.1 I installed all of the specified dependencies including cairo. After ...
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How to redistribute binary programs built on modern Ubuntu so that they can be executed on any older Linux system?

I found that if I build any binary on Ubuntu 10.10, then it doesn't execute on some older Linuxes. It is because Ubuntu uses a very new C library, called EGLIBC. Most of the desktop Linux systems use ...
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Kernel compile error with iw_ndis.c

I have a hp pavilion dm3t with intel HD graphics running ubuntu 10.10 64 bit. I'm trying to compile and install a patched kernel according to this, ...
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How to compile the source code for gnu typist?

I am new ubuntu user and try to install gnu typist. I need to compile the source code to run the app. According to documentation i need c compiler to compile the source code. I don't have idea how to ...
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What is the minimum requirement to compile Kernel modules

I want to compile a Kernel module. What is the minimal set of packages that I need to download to succeed? Cheers, Stefan
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Where does Ubuntu store its library files?

I want to add my own library to use in c compiling, but don't really know where ubuntu stores it.
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Why is Natty's daily live build not updated daily anymore?

I thought the daily build on http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/ would be updated daily, but the current build is 6 days old. I would love to try out Natty and Compiz Unity on a live ...
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main.c error while “making” GRASS

I use GRASS GIS 6.4.1 SVN version for my work. I keep the code in a directory inside my home directory. Today I updated it with svn up command and configured using the following command. ./configure ...
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converting .c module to .o module

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 and the installed kernel for driver programming. In rubini's book it is mentioned to create a .o file from a .c file, but I'm not getting it. it uses obj-m := eg_drv1.o, but ...
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Issue with compiling OpenSludge

I've tried compiling an adventure game sdk called OpenSludge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/opensludge/). I can compile everything okay include libalure through git (openal library). But whenever I ...
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Driver installation: compiling source code for newer kernel

I am trying to install a driver for this DAQ card, but when I execute (as in given documentation): insmod /usr/.../advdrv_core.ko i get this error: invalid module format As I found out, this is ...
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PPA hosting packages not built on launchpad build farm

Is it possible to build the deb packages in house and then upload the binaries to launchpad PPA, instead of uploading the source package and let it build by the build farm ?
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What is the right way to reinstall from source after package was installed via apt?

I have a python package previously installed via apt(by default). Now I want to install new version and compile it manually from the sources with all the required modules. How can I do that? I ...
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Installing e text editor

I am trying to get e-text editor to run. I read http://www.e-texteditor.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=14953#14953 and Compile e-text editor on Linux as well. But on my 10.04 Lucid it fails at the ...
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Is there a PPA with a Wayland build I can use?

It seems like Wayland is coming to Ubuntu in the distant future. Being the curious type, I thought I would give it a try. I was going to build it myself, but wanted to save myself the trouble if there ...
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Kernel panic: unable to mount root fs after building mainline kernel

Similar problem as reported by another user. While booting, the system can't find /dev/sda1 and so a "kernel panic: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block (0,0)" appears on screen. I'm compiled ...
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How to build mainline kernel and make it show up on GRUB?

After successfully compiling and building my mainline Kernel (2.6.32.25) under my Ubuntu 10.04 with these headers I was wondering: how to make this kernel on startup, so I can choose which one to ...
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Compile Mercurial

I'm trying to install latest version of Mercurial (1.6.4) into my Ubuntu 10.10 but I'm getting this error when I do "make install": Couldn't import standard zlib (incomplete Python install) Worth ...
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PPA build failed because of unmet dependencies of another package in the same PPA

I have 2 packages swami-2.0.0 and libinstpatch-1.0.0 in my PPA where the first one depends on the latter. The swami-2.0.0 control file contains libinstpatch-dev (>= 1.0.0) but it seems this is not ...
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Installing CoverGloobus

Is there any easier way to install Covergloobus 1.6 in Ubuntu 10.10 ? PPA doesnt work , tried to compile it but failed , are there any other ways??
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How can I quickly recompile the kernel after changing the configuration?

I'm trying to fix a suspend problem on my Dell Inspiron 600m. I think the problem is that the video driver modules aren't being reloaded properly. So, I'm going to try to compile the video drivers ...
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Help compiling (need old libs)

I need to get a scientific software running but it requires older libs and I don't want to screw my current system. I thought about using an old ubuntu version in a VM. But which would I need? The ...
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VMware no longer compiles after upgrade

I used VMware on ubuntu 10.04 for quite a while. When 10.10 was released I did a clean install. I tried to reinstall VMware, but after installing, I wasn't able to compile the modules. Does anybody ...
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configure: error: *** Unable to locate Tk includes

I am trying to install the latest stable release of GRASS GIS from SVN. In the stage of running configure command I get the following error at the last stage. checking for location of Tcl/Tk ...
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What can I do about missing libgdk_pixbuf-2.0.la?

I'm trying to compile an application (peekabot) from source on a clean install of 10.10 (this is under VirtualBox on OS X, but I don't think that this is a problem). When it performs a linking step it ...
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How to compile Vim with GUI?

I want to learn how to compile vim from the sources, because there are some additions that I want to add, and learn how to deal with this situations, but until now I didn't have success doing it, I ...
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Compiling latest GNOME-Shell

This question pretends to be a central place where people share info about compiling the latest and greatest GNOME-Shell environment in Ubuntu 10.10. As GNOME-Shell now depends on gtk3 and in a lot ...
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How to install tmux from source?

I've download tmux and am trying to install it on Ubuntu 10.04. $ ./configure Configured for Linux $ make cc -DBUILD="\"1.3\"" -std=c99 -D_GNU_SOURCE -D_POSIX_SOURCE -iquote. -c -o attributes.o ...
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apt-build & Chromium PPA

I'd like to build an (optimized) Version of Chromium for my machine with apt-build on Ubuntu 10.04. I've added a Chromium-PPA to my /etc/sources.list.d/ like this: deb ...
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Why is 'libgnomevfs' files under /usr/include/gnome-vfs-2.0?

Most applications, including the gnomevfs headers themselves, expect the files to be under /usr/include/libgnomevfs, but Ubuntu has them under /usr/include/gnome-vfs-2.0/libgnomevfs. Why? The package ...
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iFolder on ubuntu 10.04 32bits

I'm trying to install iFolder on Ubuntu 10.04 32bits by following the steps presented at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/iFolderInstall. When issuing the command bzr-buildpackage it seems to ...
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How can I make a program (using SDL) built on Ubuntu work on other systems?

I'm writing a program that uses OpenAL. When I link against it (I'm using CMake), it also links against libpulse - PulseAudio. This results in the binary not working on other systems. Can I somehow ...
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How should I set up a Linux file server for data sharing with Windows PCs and a PS3?

I have the following pieces of hardware I would like to network mostly for file sharing (media primarily): 1 gaming laptop, 1 i7 (2.3Tb storage) desktop, 1 P4 desktop (500g storage), and 1 250gig PS3. ...
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Can I rebuild a package without recompiling the source?

I am building a new .deb and want to fix lintian errors in the packaging. However, every time I rebuild, the rules file does a 'make clean' and thus starts compiling again. Is there a way to ...