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

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Compiling OpenTTD 1.5.0beta2 error

I was trying to compile OpenTTD 1.5.0beta2 because I was addicted to it. I downloaded a patch and followed the instructions for compiling. The error is not about the game, it is about the patch. Could ...
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digiKam 3.3.0 install

So let me start by saying I'm new to Ubuntu and am yet to successfully install anything from a tarball... I'm trying to install the digiKam 3.3.0 software package and after finally getting open CV ...
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Fatal error during compilation of wpa_supplicant. Don't know what to do

I'm a relative noob. Trying to add WiFi Direct to my 12.04 installation on an old netbook. I was following this advice: How to get wifi direct( wifi p2p) on my HP DM1 laptop? First, I downloaded ...
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cross-compiling with clang using mingw

I was trying to compile under linux for windows. I have installed binutils multilib for linux and w64-mingw. If I compile with x86_64-w64-mingw-gcc everything work, but if I use clang with -target ...
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How to change the default operation of the make command?

I am using the default make command, without a makefile, but I want to add the -g flag to the compilation command by default. How can I do that, without a makefile?
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Unable to compile INTEL 82599 driver on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to compile the drivers on my machine and I am getting the following errors: ~/ixgbe-3.21.2/src$ make install make -C /lib/modules/3.13.0-46-generic/build ...
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GLIBC version not found when compiling inside a chroot

I am trying to port the build from CentOS to a Ubuntu machine running trusty in 64 bits. Compiling under 64 bits trusty yield an issue with assembly code compilation, so I compiled using chroot of 32 ...
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How to enable RELRO support?

We have been trying to build a LFS system on 12.04 64-bit. In the configuration stage of glibc, I receive the error configure: error: linker with -z relro support required How can I enable the ...
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vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic?

vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) and VMware Tools 9.9.2 (Fusion7.1.1 Build 2496486) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic (Febr. 2015) (Shared Folder ...
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Compiling an individual kernel module (Debian/Ubuntu)

I need to modify the ELF loader's kernel implementation of an Ubuntu 14.04 distribution. Having downloaded the sources using: sudo apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) I ran the configuration ...
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Every new compiled file has not the permission to be executed [duplicate]

As in the title stated, every time a compile a c++ file with g++ program.cpp -o program, I have to change the permissions for it to be executed. Two questions: How do I change the permissions? ...
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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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Need help for kernel compile

I am trying to learn device driver programming. for that i need to install kernel source tree. here i am I find the error when i try compile the kerenl. -- Copy our flavored configuration file back. ...
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dpkg-checkbuilddeps fail to recognize installed packages

I'm trying to build a package which depends (build depends) on several other packages. For some reason dpkg-checkbuilddeps shows some dependencies as if they were not installed, while in practice, ...
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How to disable -Werror=date-time/macro “__DATE__” might prevent reproducible builds

I am trying to compile a driver for a Netis WF2190 adapter. Yes, I just downloaded the latest from them. How can I disable the -Werror=date-time in the build? I can't find it anywhere in the build ...
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Can't compile Ubuntu Touch

I am trying to port Ubuntu Touch to my Galaxy s5, but I can't even get to the real building part. All I get when I "lunch" is this: build/core/product_config.mk:222: *** Can not locate config ...
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How do I handle a “No such file or directory” error for a header file from make?

When compiling a source package, I got an error from make that looked like: In file included from foo.c:28:0: bar.h:23:18: fatal error: bar.h: No such file or directory #include <bar.h> ...
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Installing Python Module with Boost

I am trying to install a computer vision program via python setup.py install but it returns /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_python-mt-py26 Now I run the following command dpkg -l ...
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Building a Python Module Problem

I am having the following issue and am not sure how to fix. I do not know what linking is but I hear it's related to the problem. I'm trying to set up a python module: First I call in the directory ...
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How do I install qBittorrent from the tarball?

Source Tarball. I started with the instructions found in the "INSTALL" file found in the extracted tarball and after I typed ./configure after which I received the error: Configuring qbittorrent ... ...
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Problem installing SCTK 2.4.0 on Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to install SCTK 2.4.0 on Ubuntu 13.10 with gcc 4.8.1 installed on my system but I get this error after I run "make all" command: In file included from main.cpp:20:0: recording.h:122:29: ...
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“make” command is not doing any thing

I am new to Ubuntu and I am trying to compile a small program. I have a Makefile and raw1394.c file in a folder raw1394. when I run a make command it should produce raw1394.ko file but I am getting ...
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GnuPG 2.0.27 Make Failure

Does anyone know what this means at the end of a GnuPG 'make" command: mv -f .deps/libcommon_a-signal.Tpo .deps/libcommon_a-signal.Po gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I.. -I../gl -I../intl ...
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Bluez Installation - configuration error for DBUS 1.6

I am trying to install bluez 5.2 libraries on Ubuntu 12.04. while running ./configure, I received error for GLib2.0, I was able to resolve by using sudo apt get-install for GLib2. Now I am receiving ...
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Just installed mysql c++ connector, 'undefine reference to 'get_driver_instance'

This is frustrating I've followed everything from the official mysql connector c++ website. I downloaded the binaries for 64 bit, opened it with archiver. It extracted into a folder 'usr' and had an ...
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PCRE2-10.00 and xymon

When I configure and make install PCRE2-10.00 and go to xymon-4.3.18 to configure I get the following: Checking for PCRE ... test-pcre.c:1:18: fatal error: pcre.h: No such file or directory ...
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Recoll 1.20.1 prebuilt - configure.ac not recognised - './configure' and 'make' isn't working

I'm trying to install the latest version of Recoll (1.20.1) on Ubuntu 14.04. I've downloaded the tar file from the developer website (under 'Source') and copied it to /usr/local/src where I ...
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How can I install the latest version of libmtp?

In the latest version of the libmtp library there are fixes for my Android device so I would like to install the latest version I'm just not sure how! I would assume that this would pushed into the ...
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Why does the PPA not sync between Source and Binary?

I want to install libxml2-dev to compiled to PHP but I get this error when I try: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libxml2-dev : Depends: libxml2 (= 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu3) but ...
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“configure: error: invalid variable name: `–prefix'” while runing configure [closed]

I got the following error: jay@ubuntu:~/Downloads/systemc-2.3.1/objdir $ sudo ../configure –prefix=/usr/local/systemc-2.2 configure: error: invalid variable name: `–prefix'
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Why are my ubuntu partitions mounted somewhere else?

If you refer to my other posts, I am trying to use g++ and in order to compile a .cpp file I'll have to refer to it with the drive name: g++ /media/drivename/filename.cpp The problem is with the ...
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Trouble with renaming/labelling drives in Ubuntu

I just don't understand what's wrong here, what's wrong with the drive names. [link]http://i57.tinypic.com/264g7qb.png As you can see I've labelled them with e2label command. I am only concerned with ...
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I'm having some trouble compiling code in Sublime Text 3

Previously, i had been using the "g++ a.cpp" and "./a.out" commands in terminal to get my programs compiled and runnable, but if i save a .cpp in sublime, it won't update the a.out save, so compiling ...
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error compile libplist?

./configure checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is sane... yes checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p checking for gawk... ...
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OpenMP unable to use multiple threads, no error associated with compilation

I am using openMP for my lab assignments and everything worked fine few weeks ago, but now it runs only on one thread, I've read and I guess that this is due to conflict between packages. This is the ...
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Errors with Compiling g77

I have downloaded and installed g77 (due to specific reason) in Ubuntu 14.04, and the newer Fortran compilers have several errors when working with this program. However, when I went to test my ...
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How to install work rave in 14.10

I would like you install work rave on 14.10 I tried to install it form source,using ./configure then make I get the following errors compilation terminated. Makefile:498: recipe for target ...
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why does mounting a volume on a building raid cause sync speed to drop?

I have an array with 4 disks in RAID 10 configuration : root@backup:~# mdadm --detail /dev/md127 /dev/md127: Version : 1.2 Creation Time : Mon Feb 23 16:01:29 2015 Raid Level : raid10 ...
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how to chnage the debain package naming from package_version_arch.deb to package-verison.arch.deb

By default when we build the ubuntu debain package it generates the .deb with the following format package_verison_arch.deb hot to change that to package-version.arch.deb
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Notification upon task completion in terminal [duplicate]

Is there a feature which gives a notification if the terminal is idle? It would be very useful while compiling and executing large codes and doing something side by side.
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Failure to Install opencv 2.4.9 on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install opencv 2.4.9 on ubuntu 14.04. I am getting an error while compiling files. When I run: cmake -D CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=RELEASE -D CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local -D WITH_TBB=ON -D ...
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How to compile GitHub's Atom editor [duplicate]

I'm trying to install GitHub's Atom editor. I'm using Ubuntu (trusty 14.04 with LXDE) on my Chromebook (via Crouton). It has an ARM processor (not Intel or AMD) so I can't use the .deb because that's ...
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cannot be used as a function [closed]

#include <iostream> using namespace std; int main() { int bus1,bus2,total; total=(bus1+bus2)(5*14); cout<<"fair is"<<total; return 0; } I used this ...
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Compiling OpenImageIO on Kubuntu 14.10 using CMake

This is my first post here so hope I'm doing things correctly. I'm currently trying to build OpenImageIO so I can get OSL working on Kubuntu 14.10. I have Boost and OpenEXR set up, which OIIO depends ...
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Unable to use debian/rules clean

I am new to ubuntu and i am trying to use the command fakeroot debian/rules clean but It errors out. Here is some of what is shown, it is rather long so if I need to post it all I will. Error: cp ...
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cannot compile gcc or g++ libc_nonshared.a not recognized

I cannot compile C/C++ files anymore since using a new account (I think it was since then anyway) and I'm getting a strange error every time I try to compile: ~$ g++ hello.cpp ...
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How to replace files in PPA after unsuccessful build?

I uploaded a package to my PPA, but the build failed. I made some corrections to the dependencies list and tried to upload the corrected file. It was rejected with this message: Rejected: File ...
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Compile C++ 11 with clang 3.4 and GraphicsMagick

I wanna to compile C++ code in this source https://github.com/jdeng/rbm-mnist I have installed clang 3.4, sudo apt-get install libmagickwand-dev, sudo apt-get install build-essential , and sudo ...
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Whats the build version is used in the Bq release of Ubuntu touch?

I just wanted to know the exact build version being used in the Bq release of the Ubuntu touch phone. Is this Ubuntu-rtm 14.09 ? I see some parts are missing in my current ubuntu-touch. May be ...
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Use gcc-4.6-arm-linux-gnueabihf to compile .c file, What is the command?

I am doing cross compiling. I install the gcc-4.6-arm-linux-gnueabihf and want to use it to compile the .c file(example of hello world) and then run it on ARM. I don't know what is the exact command. ...