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

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how to install webp plugin for gimp?

how to install gimp webp plugin? I found out that we can do it using with gimp-plugin-registry, but donno how. I have install gimp-plugin-registry extension for gimp from ubuntu software center, now ...
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How to use -exec option in find command

I wanna solve some problems in compiz with my brain and hands. By the way I entered following command to build compiz from source in Ubuntu 12.04 find /opt/compiz-built/share/gconf/schemas -exec ...
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trouble installing gcc 4.8.1

I installed gcc as described below. it installed pretty well, but when I call gcc -v it just shows the former version gcc4.6.3. I do not know where to find the installation so that I can make a link ...
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Error while compiling OpenCV in Ubuntu 14.04

I followed the instructions for compiling opencv2.4.9 from Install OpenCV 2.4.9 in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10 I am getting the following error during the build process. Can someone point out to me how to ...
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OpenMP activation on geany

I am new to parallel programing and C, and was wondering how to active openMP on geany or another C program on linux? It is a simple hello world i am trying to make: #include <stdio.h> ...
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Howto specify library location when compiling

How do I specify the location of a library when running ./configure ? I have searched around and think the answer lies in setting LDFLAGS and CPPFLAGS, but I,m not sure how to do it. Specifically, I ...
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Trouble installing specific .tar.bz2

I've used Ubuntu for over a year now and I have never gotten the hang of tarballs. I have a .tar.bz2, I've extracted it but I can't figure out where to go from here. I tried running ./configure but I ...
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Is the compiled version of a binary dynamically linked to the system SSL library?

In my case I build nginx from source and I want to confirm whether I need to rebuild it whenever a new OpenSSL update is released. From what I understand either of these two commands can be used to ...
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config.status: error: cannot find input file: `Makefile.in'

I'm trying to install mod_WSGI on Ubuntu 12.04. Here is the set of commands that I'm following: wget http://modwsgi.googlecode.com/files/mod_wsgi-3.4.tar.gz tar xvfz mod_wsgi-3.4.tar.gz cd ...
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CrossCompiling with libboost for ARM architecture

I am using a 32 Bit Ubuntu system and my goal is to compile my C++ program for arm architecture (beagleblack). However, my C++ program needs libboost meaning I get errors like this while compiling: ...
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Lubuntu - compiling vlc v.1 command make and make install not working

Good day everybody! So, this is my first topic on Ubuntu's forum, and as a perfect Linux beginner and a non-English speaking student, I'll try to do my best to be the most explicit as I can. So ...
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Is Ubuntu automatically bootable? [duplicate]

I'm just wondering if if I'm going to have to build a disc or write a disc. If I need to build a disc in order to make it bootable, can you give me some instructions on how to do so? I'd most likely ...
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getting error in opening py file [duplicate]

I'm installing a software in Ubuntu 12.04 and got the following error: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7638369/ server@ubuntu:~/Desktop/revkit-1.3$ ./tools/gui/gui.py Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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If I build a package from source how can I uninstall or remove completely?

I used source code to build one package such as below: ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var --libexecdir=/usr/lib --with-package-name="Myplugin" ...
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configure: error: Could not find libavformat - part of ffmpeg after installing libav from source and trying to compile minidlna

I tried to install minidlna on my machine but it appeared to me that it's not in repositories anymore. Well then I decided to compile it myself. After downloading version 1.1.3 I tried to compile but ...
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Issues with importing existing source C++ code in Eclipse CDT

I have cloned an emulator's source code from git, and would like to work on it on Eclipse CDT on my Ubuntu 12.04. I have tried different ways, such as creating a hello world project, and simply ...
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Compiling old versions of R (2.11 or older) on Ubuntu 13.10 (or newer)?

I am trying to compile an old version of R (2.11.1, specifically). "Why?", you might ask. Well, I have a program I am trying to run (that was not written by me, but I am hoping to use in my ...
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What does make distclean do?

I'm new to compilation. I'm installing FFmpeg and there's a make distclean (or once there was make clean) after every step. What does it do?
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Where I can find /sbin/hotplug in my kernel source

I am reading hotplug events. And I want to enable automatic loading unloading module, when a new device is added. For that I read that kernel does it using /sbin/hotplug script, but I am not able to ...
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Error when compiling bochs [duplicate]

I'm trying to compile bochs. Here is my configure command: ./configure --enable-fpu --enable-3dnow --enable-x86-64 --enable-a20-pin --enable-cdrom --enable-debugger --enable-debugger-gui ...
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No such file but the file is there!

I'm trying to compile a C++ file with some includes. My main file (well I didn't make it hdf5_getters includes a file which includes the file hdf5.h, also not my design but it's a downloaded library. ...
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How to compile FFmpeg with x265 support?

Today I found out that x265 is already present in ffmpeg so I compiled ffmpeg with this guide Sadly libx265 did not work on ubuntu, however on windows I tried the same thing with zeranoe ffmpeg ...
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Building nginx on Ubuntu with cache_purge module - help?

I have been trying to rebuild nginx with cache_purge module from http://labs.frickle.com/. I did the following and somehow the new build doesn't seem to include the module. Here is what I did: ...
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How do I compile a C++ program I made in vim?

Whenever I type in g++ toe.ccp this comes up: /usr/bin/ld:toe.ccp: file format not recognized; treating as linker script /usr/bin/ld:toe.ccp:1: syntax error collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
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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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Cmake fails while configuring OpenCV

I'm trying to buid OpenCV and use it in Qt. I have installed all required packages for OpenCV and Qt, after that I tried too run cmake -D CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=RELEASE -D CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local ...
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compile rtl8192cu error

cc1: some warnings being treated as errors make[2]: *** ...
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linux-3.14.4 kernel install problem in ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the latest kernel 3.14.4 on my Ubuntu 14.04. But it gives me an error when I try to install using make file. I have also done the make oldconfig, it took more than 3 hours to ...
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I have two versions of glib on my system, and I don't know how to remove the old one

While trying to compile a program (pygobject), running ./configure I am told that I don't have glib. So, I download the tarball and compile and install, no problems. now when I try to ./configure ...
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How to compile classicsudoku?

I've just downloaded a game from http://sourceforge.net/projects/classicsudoku/?source=directory I don't know how to compile it, because there is no configure file. and autogen.sh command shows ...
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recompiling ubuntu problem

I want to use fault_injection framework. When I use this script: ./failcmd.sh it show this error: failslab not available So I want to enable fault_injection with menuconfig After change ...
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Eclipse and java 7 but no javac?

I have a java computer program that I can compile in Eclipse just fine. I want to compile it from the command line and get the message javac not found. I figured that I just didn't have my path setup ...
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Problem to compile project (libx11-dev libxext-dev)

I'm trying to compile a project that uses these two packages: sudo apt-get install libx11-dev libxext-dev But I'm having the following error when linking: Building ... ...
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How to compile indicator terminal? Fails with “A required package was not found” message

I'm trying to compile this package from launchpad: https://code.launchpad.net/~tombeckmann/+junk/indicator-terminal I installed valac, as the package has some vala code. And CMake, as there's a ...
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gui/libgui.a(x.o): undefined reference to symbol 'XSetForeground' when compiling Bosh

I need to compile bochs from source, I've already run this command: ./configure --with-x11 --with-wx --enable-ne2000 --enable-gdb-stub --enable-disasm --enable-e1000 --enable-usb --enable-pci now ...
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Why 'make gconfig' does not work while compiling the kernel?

I am trying to compile vanilla Linux kernel 3.12.14 downloaded from kernel.org. When I try make gconfig, it says: * Unable to find the GTK+ installation. Please make sure that * the GTK+ 2.0 ...
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How do I install chemsuite? Getting “configure: error: Can't find X includes” when I attempt to compile

I extracted the tarball, cd'ed to the directory, ran ./build as per the INSTALL file in said directory directed me to do. But it told me I needed a package called "X" and I've searched for such a ...
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compile and install modified kernel

I have made some changes to the vmx.c file of the kernel. Now I am using make menuconfig followed by make -j 5 command to compile the modified kernel(No errors just a warning..) Now I am using ...
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What are differences in Ubuntu C++ programming and Windows C++ programming?

The getch() function has to be replaced by getchar() in G++ (or any other compiler for that matter) for successful compilation. I am new to Ubuntu, so I would like to know what are the other possible ...
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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 fat: $ sudo apt-get install -y ccache Then $ dpkg -l ccache ii ccache 3.1.6-1 ...
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Error “undefined reference to xercesc_2_7”

I've been trying to install SUMO and only recently got the ./configure to make all of the files; but, when I try to 'make' it gives the [all-recursive error 1: ...
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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 to enable c99 and c11 on gcc?

When I compile the following code it gives compilation error that error: ‘for’ loop initial declarations are only allowed in C99 mode for(int i = 0; i < 5; i++) and to compile your code use ...
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how to run java program in ubuntu in following situtations

sachin@sachin-Lenovo-G550:~$ java -version java version “1.7.0_21″ OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.3.9) (7u21-2.3.9-1ubuntu1) OpenJDK Server VM (build 23.7-b01, mixed mode) When I ran the ...
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Where should I put compiled binaries so that the would become searchable?

I'm compiling software from source. This software project doesn't come with an installer, so I just put the binary in /usr/local/bin, then I can start it from the terminal with a command software ...
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revkit installation [duplicate]

so i need to install this software called revkit on ubuntu 12.10. below are the instructions as per the manual: Requirements RevKit needs a couple of packages which can easily be installed with the ...
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Compile .less files into .css after every update

I have installed node, and npm. With npm I downloaded less. And when I do lessc styles.less styles.css -x -w in terminal, it compiles and compresses the code, but doesnt watch the file for ...
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How to do build a 64-bit develop environment in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit? [closed]

I using the Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit. But now, I want to build 64-bit binaries & packages as same source of Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit on it. I think that, If I use CLFS(Cross Linux From ...
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“Can not compile without isnan function or macro” when trying to compile geos on 14.04

Using a procedure for building geos on ubuntu 12.04, I'm trying to build geos on 14.04 and get the error, "Can not compile without isnan function or macro" when make is executed. sudo apt-get -y ...
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Which version of Python do I have installed?

I'm trying to write a simple Python script using Geany. This IDE will automatically compile the code I write but I'm not sure which version of Python it is using. If I enter python --version in the ...