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

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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 ...
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What packages do I need to install to compile Kubuntu themes? [closed]

What -dev packages do I need to compile Kubuntu themes with, like the default Oxygen theme uses? Don't want to compile Oxygen obviously, but I might want to compile others from kde-look.org down the ...
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How to build application without sudo privileges?

What do I need to setup on a Ubuntu 9.10 server so that a user can build applications of there choice (i.e. ./configure , make && make install) with out the need for sudo/admin privileges. I ...
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The best way to compile a kernel for an i7 processor?

I have compiled my own kernels for a while now. I started when I got my i7 processor and wanted its turbo boost to work properly. I've since bought an SSD so continue to benefit from a more recent ...
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How to upload package with dependencies to my PPA?

I made a package for my PPA and uploaded it. It built without any problems. Then I made another package that depended on the first and uploaded it. It failed because it couldn't find the files in the ...
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How to compile source code from a tarball? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install a .tar.gz file? please explain in an easy way.
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How to get .so file to show up in package?

As many of you know by now, I'm building a package :) I am so close to getting it finished so I can upload it to my PPA, but there is still one slight problem: the shared library (.so file) doesn't ...