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

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Vim cannot find syntax.vim

Recently, I needed to build Vim from source to use a plugin that required Lua interpreting. This worked fine on my laptop, but my tower computer is having some issues. Any time I run Vim, I recieve ...
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glib.h make error. fatal error: glib.h: No such file or directory

for solution i searched on the Internet. i added the output of the command pkg-config --cflags glib-2.0 that is -I/usr/include/glib-2.0 -I/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/glib-2.0/include to the make file like ...
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Rebuild OpenSSL with -DPURIFY

I'm trying to rebuild OpenSSL according to these instructions. I'm having a problem with the very first line: sudo apt-get build-dep libssl-dev This response is given: Reading package lists... ...
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“configure: error: C++ preprocessor ”/lib/cpp“ fails sanity check”

apcoer@apcoer-Aspire-Series:~$ cd Desktop apcoer@apcoer-Aspire-Series:~/Desktop$ cd libgraph-1.0.2 apcoer@apcoer-Aspire-Series:~/Desktop/libgraph-1.0.2$ ./configure checking build system type... ...
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sa-compile compilation error

I have a problem with the latest update for sa-compile (package 3.4.0-1ubuntu2 ) on ubuntu 14.04. When I install the package, I get the following error: .sa-compile (3.4.0-1ubuntu2) wird eingerichtet ...
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How to install Xaw package with header files?

I'm having this error on Ubuntu 14.04: checking for X... libraries , headers /usr/include/X11/ configure: error: Cannot find required Xaw header file Box.h; PDCurses cannot be configured How can I ...
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Compiling SSR ( SimpleScreenRecorder )

I am really stuck at compiling SSR Downloaded from here. Ran the script simple-build-and-install. mkdir: cannot create directory 'build': Permission denied Any idea how to fix this?
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How to build a program in Launchpad which has dependencies from external repository?

I am trying to build my program in Launchpad. Problem is, it depends on webkit2gtk (>= 2.6.2) and it isn't on my repository (because I don't maintain it), and it isn't on Ubuntu repositories either, ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Error when compile PHP 5.6.3

I did everything right with the installation of all dependencies for Apache2 and PHP i think. First I installed a clean Ubuntu 14.04 with all actual updates. Then I installed with "apt-get build-dep ...
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Backup of Flashdrive

I am compiling some packages onto an external USB flash drive. Unfortunately, the compiling has not been going 100% and I often have to try redoing packages with different settings. To make sure that ...
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How do I set up ccache?

I want to use ccache to speed up compilation. I came across how do I enable ccache This is what I have done so far: $ sudo apt-get install -y ccache Then $ dpkg -l ccache ii ccache 3.1.6-1 ...
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Error While Compiling Retroarch

i've been trying to compile retroarch and i installed all of the plugins that it says to install and everything starts going right at first but then i keep getting this... CC ...
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/lib/modules/3.8.13/build folder missing

I am installing a Wi-Fi driver on to my BeagleBone Black with Angstrom running. As I was compiling the driver I got this error root@beaglebone:~/Desktop/WLAN-AIO-OSR/build# make BOARD_TYPE=arm ...
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How to install needed Qt packages to build kernel on 14.04?

I'm going to compile kernel on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, so I start with installing packages that I need: sudo apt-get install build-essential bin86 kernel-package libqt3-headers libqt3-mt-dev wget ...
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Switching from GCC to Clang to compile with OpenCV

I have been compiling code that uses OpenCV by using a CMake project with the following flags in GCC: -Wall -Werror -std=c++14 And it compiled every time. No problems anywhere. When I switch to ...
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GnuCOBOL not generating dynamic link library ELF references

Now GnuCOBOL, the Ubuntu package is open-cobol. As of Ubuntu 14.04? the compiler fails to link in dynamic library references for dlopen to use at run-time. No trace of the library in ldd from gcc -l ...
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Linking error when trying to compile on a shared drive

I am trying to compile OpenCV library on a shared drive on my system. I was able to configure and generate makefiles successfully by using these settings, but when i try to compile I get the following ...
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Compiling CARMEN Nav toolkit on Ubuntu 10.04

I'm a beginner to Ubuntu and I've been trying to install some robotics toolkits to be used on a Powerbot that I'm working on. I'm currently trying to install CARMEN Navigation toolkit and I have been ...
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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute python

I am struggling with compiling python 2.7.9 from source and have been advised to ask this question here. While installing python 2.7.9 following the steps described here the following errors ...
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can't build OpenGL software on 14.10 with fglrx-updates: “/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lGL”

I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 on a new laptop with an "AMD A6-6310 APU with AMD Radeon R4 Graphics" type CPU/GPU. Due to freezing issues with Gallium3D, I installed fglrx-updates. Now because I like ...
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undefined reference to symbol '__cxa_pure_virtual@@CXXABI_1.3'

I'm faced with the following error when I run make for the files from https://github.com/liuliu/ccv /usr/bin/ld: ../lib/liblinear.a(linear-static.o): undefined reference to symbol ...
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Ffmpeg 2.5.2 executable not replacing existing version

I'm trying to upgrade my ffmpeg from 0.10 to the latest (2.5.2). I performed the upgrade yesterday on a different Ubuntu 13.10 machine and it worked perfectly, so I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I ...
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If I'm building from source, why does it require more space than installing via apt-get?

I was trying to install the program by compiling and then installing it. I choose PINTA. It requires these dependencies: mono mono-xbuild automake autoconf libmono-cairo2.0-cil gtk-sharp2 and these ...
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I am not able to compile a simple program using gcc

Wrongly I have install ia32-libs but my host system is 64 bit. Now whenever i try to compile c file i get a message as: unrecognized option '--64' I have uninstall th ia32-libs but I am getting ...
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Why did this .tar.gz fail to install?

When I did the configure, I got this output checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is sane... yes checking for gawk... gawk checking whether ...
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compile rtl8192cu error

cc1: some warnings being treated as errors make[2]: *** ...
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How to install node-sass/gulp-sass on Ubuntu 14.04+ or Linux Mint 17+?

I'm trying to switch from gulp-ruby-sass to node-sass which is based on libsass a C implementation faster than the classic Ruby version. So far I've install the node packages: Node package cd ...
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Trying to compile binaries with static flag?

i am working over Gem 5 simulator on ubuntu OS and i need to compile any program with static flag for this i am using this command: [/work/gem5] alpha-linux-gnueabi-gcc –DUNIX –o queens queens.c ...
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ERROR: GNU libc not found!

While using make.sh command for toolchain, I encountered the following error: Checking for toolchain prerequisites Checking for GNU bash [ DONE ] Checking for GNU binutils ...
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cross compiling error for helloworld program

I have already created the amhello-1.0.tar.gz using this tutorial click to open now am trying to make cross compiling but error occurs. i am following this tutorial click to open after entering ...
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Makefile:448: *** missing separator. Stop. error

i am trying to use make command to build but error occurs the tutorial i am following is click to open i am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ autoreconf --install ...
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sqlite make test fails because of “tcl.h not found” or “undefined reference to Tcl_Free”

I have obtained the sqlite source code with: sudo apt-get install fossil mkdir sqlite cd sqlite fossil clone http://www.sqlite.org/cgi/src/doc/trunk a fossil open a rm a and compiled it with the ...
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GRUB Compile error

I want to change the title of GRUB so I changed grub-core/normal/main.c but when i wanted to compile the package i found this tutorial but i have an error in include grub/types.h In file included ...
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error bcap library not found

During compiling of reaver-wps in Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine on windows 7 32-bit host I received the error error : bcap library not found. I already installed sqlite3 , libsqlite3-dev , libcap-dev, ...
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Where is my Java compiler 1.8, in Eclipse?

1- I installed openjdk8 2- In Eclipse (v3.8.1) -> window -> preferences -> Java -> installed JREs, I added the related standard VM. 3- In Eclipse -> Project -> Properties -> Java build path, I ...
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libimobiledevice work on ubuntu but not in raspberry

I recently installed libimobiledevice in ubuntu via sudo apt-get install libimobiledevice and it worked like a charm with ios 8.1.2 ... But when I compile and install the latest libimobiledevice in ...
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No acceptable C compiler found in $PATH

I want to install one package named speech_tools-2.1-release.tar.gz. After I run command ./configure in this package, it show me a message: Configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH ...
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"GMP-DIR NOTFOUND when trying to compile the shared library jpbc-pbc

I tried according to the steps mentioned in the following url "http://gas.dia.unisa.it/projects/jpbc/docs/pbcwrapper.html#.VJ7t0AKDA" First I installed GMP libary. To compile the shared library I ...
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“fatal error: gtk/gtk.h: No such file or directory” using make

I am trying to use make command to build. I am following this. I am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ make make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory ...
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Building and using a lib without installing it? (e.g. libcurl)

I'd like to use libcurl (a lib that handles HTTP connections) by linking it statically to a program I am writing. I am new to building programs from their source, so I have no clue on how to do it ...
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I cant install Sleepyhead under Ubuntu

I am trying to install Sleepyhead following the tutorial http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11756055#post11756055 but I cant compile the src code` horacio@horacio-ThinkPad-X201:~/sleepyhead$ ...
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Is it possible to produce an ISO image of my current installed Ubuntu OS? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 TLS. Is there a way to produce an ISO installable image of my current system so as I could burn the image on a CD and be able to install it on an other laptop ? I tried ...
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compiling g++ programs

I have the gcc installed. I can compile C programs. But I cannot compile C++ programs. If I write g++ on comd line, it says program not installed. I tried sudo apt-get install g++ It gives me a very ...
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How to compile FontForge?

Who knows right way to compile FontForge on the Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit system? Any experience and suggests will be greatly useful. Full guide for build and install from source here: FontForge : ...
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Trying to Build and Install apinger

I am running 14.04 server (minimal install) and I am trying to build apinger (https://github.com/Jajcus/apinger). Here is a log of what I get when I run ./autogen.sh: The first couple of lines point ...
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Ubuntu freezes in recursion g++

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 and gcc version 4.8.2. Sometimes when I run some C++ code which has some bugs, for example Runtime Error, it goes to a deep recursion (I suppose...) and all my computer freezes. ...
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Help locating linux/version.h

I'm trying to fix an old program, Previous issues I had could be found at Missing modversions.h When I make the program it gives me the following error, kaodv-mod.c:22:27: fatal error: ...
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How to install build-essential:i386 to compile a 32-bit executable on a 64-bit system?

apt-get install build-essential:i386 doesn't work at all: The following packages have unmet dependencies: build-essential:i386 : Depends: gcc:i386 (>= 4:4.4.3) but it is not going to be installed ...
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I need help compiling evince from source package on Ubuntu 14.10

After obtaining build-dependencies and source code for Evince document viewer through sudo apt-get build-dep evince apt-get source evince on ubuntu 14.10, I run configure script and got the ...