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

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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 ...
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How do I build openssh from source?

I try install OPENssh ./configure checking for openssl/opensslv.h... no configure: error: * OpenSSL headers missing any idea?
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How to resolve dependencies when compiling a software from source

What are the best tools for resolving unmet dependencies when compiling from source? I read about 'apt-file' and 'checkinstall' from ubuntu documentation however i just can't seem to install these ...
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Problems installing packages from downloaded files using terminal

I am facing Problems installing packages from downloaded files using terminal. for ex - I downloaded goobox-2.2.0.tar.gz , i extracted using archive manager. Then i opened terminal in folder and typed ...
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Compiling library from source code, how to overwrite current package?

So here's the short story. I wanted to compile the latest Transmission client from source but in order to do that I needed the libevent-2 library which is not available from Ubuntu 10.04's ...
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Error compiling kernel in iw_ndis.c [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Kernel compile error with iw_ndis.c I just wanted to compile a kernel (as described here), but I got this error: ubuntu/ndiswrapper/iw_ndis.c:1966: error: unknown field ...
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Building own kernel on ubuntu

I'm trying to build my own kernel, as I want to write a kernel program which I need to compile into the kernel. So what did I do? Download from kernel.org, extract, do the make menuconfig and ...
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How do I recover from upgrading while using bad version of gcc/binutils?

I upgraded from 9.04 to 10.10 a couple of days ago, and things are really messed up - X is crashing constantly. Since then, I had an application segfault for no reason, when I was debugging, I found ...
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How to build all my installed package from sources?

I've read about how source-based linux distros like Gentoo can have considerable performance increases when compared to pre-built distros like Ubuntu because they install from source with ...
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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, ...