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

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How to install flexlay editor

I have got problem with installing program named flexlay editor. when I type ./configure there not making makefile. message from configure shell script: checking for a BSD-compatible install... ...
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Huge amount of undefined references when compiling pjsip / pjsua samples

On an ubuntu 15.10 VM I've installed pjsip so that I can work to create a very small soft phone for testing a virtual voip network. The package includes some sample code in ...
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Cant install bison 2.3

I am trying to install a software called Gidoc on my Ubuntu http://gidoc.sourceforge.net http://gidoc.sourceforge.net/gidoc/Manual/index.html one of it's prerequisites is bison 2.3 I can't install ...
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errors while running make

I am trying to install pwlib and then h323.The problem is, while running make after configuring pwlib I encounter some errors and cannot find a solution for over web.I am using ubuntu 15.10 and trying ...
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Bochs Compiling Error AGAIN

I'm trying to compile bochs with this command: ./configure --with-x11 --with-wx --enable-ne2000 --enable-iodebug --enable-disasm --enable-debugger --enable-e1000 --enable-usb --enable-pci it works, ...
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Autoconf kernel, need .config for local build [closed]

I have a working kernel that was installed as a deb, but it does not have a .config instead it has three files that are autoconf, ect, ect. How can I turn this into the current .config to use in a ...
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What's a text editor for Linux that can compile and run without the use of Terminal? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a text editor that can compile and run .java files directly, without having to use javac filename.java and java filename. Something similar would be Textpad for Windows, which uses ...
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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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Building pam-u2f from source [closed]

I'm having some trouble building pam-u2f from source. In some of the dependancies, I have removed a seemingly insignificant package(help2adoc), which I think is the problem. I can't find this package ...
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Error: unknown type name '__int8_t' [closed]

I am trying to execute the buildall.sh script of python-for-android project.After the command bash buildall.sh I get the following Error: arm-linux-androideabi-gcc -c -DNDEBUG -g -fwrapv -O3 ...
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Live sass compiler ubuntu

When I was on windows I used to use Prepros, a tool to compile LESS, Sass with built in server for cross browser testing along with XAMPP. Now since I am switching my developing enviroment to Ubuntu, ...
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C complier is not working

Well I am trying to build the dependencies between some scripts for the android-python27 project in order to integrate charm library in a apk.While I am running a script named pbc.sh I get the ...
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Using update-alternatives just for the current shell

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10, so the default g++ version is 5.2.1. Since I need to change it to the 4.7 often, I'm using update-alternatives; I've noticed, however, that the default compiler is not restored ...
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How compile Unity for disable gesture on Ubuntu 14.04 (touchegg)

I installed Touchegg from source, now i'm trying to compile unity to remove default administration for gesture with 3 or 4 finger. I did this command for install all the necessary to compile unity: ...
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executing C program on Ubuntu 3.2.0-80-virtual

I am running Ubuntu 3.2.0-80-virtual OS in a VM. I want to run a sample C program on this. So i have compiled the program on my local Ubuntu PC and transferred the binary to VM. When run the ...
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Unable to find OpevCV during linking (compile from source)

I am trying to compile "qgifer-0.2.1-source" from its source in Ubuntu. I have all the dependencies installed. I am compiling as per below instruction from readme of the source. cd qgifer_source_dir ...
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Maya Calendar from Elementary OS on Ubuntu

The Maya Calendar from Elementary OS seems really nice: Has anyone been able to run it on Ubuntu ? Is it available on some repository ? After installing the dependencies, I only get a ton of error ...
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How do I compile a c program made in sublime text? [closed]

I am new to programming and I used sublime text but the gcc command dos not work and I need help to compile the code
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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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How to fix “undefined reference to to `SSLv3_client_method`” during cURL custom installation

I work on a project which use cURL a lot. Recently we add a new feature to allow perform SFTP calls within our API. SFTP is disabled by default in cURL so I tried to search how to enable it. I found ...
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How to build curl with the latest openssl?

So I build openssl ./config make sudo make install sudo ln -sf /usr/local/ssl/bin/openssl `which openssl` I build curl ./configure --with-ssl make make install OpenSSL looks installed ...
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Alfa-AWUS036H wireless driver

Im installing the Alfa-AWUS036H wireless driver and having an issue.The folder is moved to my desktop. I have also checked the header files and it appears to be correct. Thanks ahead of time for the ...
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Compile error: checking for libXaw… configure: error: No X toolkit could be found

Can anyone solve this error? After I configure emacs and run make, i get the following: [jroberts@pc emacs-24.3]$ make make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. Here is the ...
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I tried to re-compile the unity desktop for ubuntu 15.04 but I'm having trouble understanding how to execute my results

I hope you will forgive me if this is not the right place for this question: I compiled and installed ubuntu desktop following the instructions given at ...
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Compile program from source

So, I downloaded the tar.gz file and unzipped it. I've got 3 files inside. One with .so extension, one with .pak and one without an extension... So I was looking into tuts on how to compile from ...
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Make 3.82+ on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to compile some software on Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit). It fails with this error. checking for make... /usr/bin/make configure: tested: whether version of /usr/bin/make is 3.82+ configure: ...
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How to use 'apt' to get source code and then do separate compile

I want to get the source code for a project and then build it the same way that apt would. E.g. I want the working source code and be able to run 'make' or similar command on the source. How can I ...
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Unable to launch glade 3.18 which I compiled from source

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I have installed Glade 3.18 for GTK3 by compiling it from source. So once I had unpacked the tarball in my home directory it told me that I needed ...
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How to make a standalone Clang download use its own /include?

Trusty has a significantly outdated package base. For most part, it doesn't bother me, but with some packages, I'd like to have a choice to use newer ones. C/C++ compiler is one of those. In order to ...
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how to get c, c++, and java compilers in linux ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu on windows 7 using wubi software, now i want to practice c,c++ and java programming. As I am new to Ubuntu, I don't know how to get those compilers. I saw so many comments on google ...
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I can not login to gnome-cairodock session after manually installed udev (systemd-218)

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.3 32 bit platform. Last night I wanted compile and install an application called qtcam according to this guide https://github.com/econsysqtcam/qtcam/blob/master/INSTALL I thought ...
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I have installed QT4.8.7 but CMAKE codul not match the path

I got the error message CMake Error at /usr/local/share/cmake-3.4/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:148 (message): Could NOT find Qt4 (missing: QT_QTOPENGL_INCLUDE_DIR ...
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RTL8188C USB WiFi Dongle [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the drivers for a wifi dongle but so far have failed. Could somone please tell me how to do this? The manufacture supplied a CD with the following driver ...
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configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables: wxPython 3.0.2.0

Trying to install wxPython 3.0.2.0 When trying to build wxPython, I get a compilation error of: configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables I'm following the steps from this page: ...
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Avogadro - Conformer Search

I wrote the following to the Avogadro list, " The molecular mechanics section as seen here, http://avogadro.cc/wiki/Extensions_Menu#Molecular_Mechanics and hence conformer search isn't ...
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“gl31.h not found, please install gl31.h” but libgles2-mesa-dev includes it

I recently changed my OS to Ubuntu to use some open source based on GCC compiler. However, after installing NVIDIA Cuda 7 and compiling Cuda 7 sample, I got this warning message: WARNING - ...
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Ubuntu-keyboard, : error: cannot find -lubuntu_application_api

I branched the ubuntu-keyboard from launchpad, made some changes to the layout of the icelandic key-board but when I try to build it I get the following error: g++ -m64 -Wl,-O1 -Wl,--as-needed ...
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XCB libraries stop linking in Ubuntu 14

My GNUMakefile, which links a lot of XCB using -lxcb and so forth, refuses to work in Ubuntu 14. It works fine in Ubuntu 10. I notice that U14 has libxcb.a in /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu where U10 has it ...
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How do I get the pcap lib on Ubuntu?

I have a programming assignment where I need to use the pcap lib. #define _BSD_SOURCE #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <string.h> #include <pcap.h> // <-- ...
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cant compile audio software

I tried to install an audio software (SO-KL5 synth). My distro is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I try to compile the software, it says it cant find jack and ALSA header files. Where are these files? Edit ...
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Error linking shared library

I am trying to install root software which is giving the following error when I type make -j4 in terminal : Linking CXX shared library ../../lib/libPyROOT.so /usr/bin/ld: ...
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How to compile a python file?

I have started learning python and I'm also a new user to Ubuntu. I need to know the ways of compiling the .py files. I have tried with the command python "hello.py" What are the other ways of ...
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Error while loading shared library libz.so.1 while cross compiling for arm-linux

I'm trying to cross compile an opencv app on Ubuntu 14.04 to run on an ARM core. I can compile the open cv app fine on Ubuntu with g++ test.c -o test -I /usr/include/opencv -I /usr/include/opencv2 -L ...
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Trouble installing VMware workstation 11.1 on ubuntu 14.04

Trouble installing VMware workstation 11.1 on ubuntu 14.04 Kernel Module Updater prompts Compiling Error : Virtual Network Device Unable to start services See log file .... I have gone through several ...
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Where does the command make search for libraries

I wonder if you can tell me the path make command uses to search for libraries and header files, I'm getting these errors posted in my question and I wanna check the path manually. I have Ubuntu ...
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When/why do I need to make/install linux headers?

The use case is installing Ubuntu Core to run as an appliance. The machine: will run a single task, is preferably slimmed down to have low disk space consumption, has the (custom) kernel installed ...
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modprobe error FATAL: Error inserting : Invalid argument

I have ubuntu 12.04 running on my ARM board. I recompiled the kernel recently. Even after recompiling the kernel, I was able to load modules using modprobe device_name. For example, modprobe rtlwifi. ...
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Kernel: what is the correct process to update changelog

I am trying to figure out the correct process to update the debian pkg changelog, whenever we apply a patch in our local copy of kernel. Have tried the below steps, but not sure if it is the correct ...
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How to install the latest Emacs in 12.04?

In 12.04 , emacs version is 23.3.1. How to install the latest version ? I remember there is a PPA about the newer Emacs. Emacs 24.5 can be compiled and installed manually in 12.04? Is here anyone ...
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Install kernel 2.6.x headers on a 3.11 machine and build driver using 2.6

I have a proprietary SDK for an embedded device which was built with Linux kernel 2.6.32 and is dependent upon its headers. With newer kernel (3.11.x), it fails to build complaining about missing ...