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

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make: *** No rule to make --target `build' error

When I setting up development environment in docker, I got a problem like this: cd docker sudo make build make: *** No rule to make target `build'. Stop.
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Install Apache, Php, Mysql latest versions not available via apt

I need to install the latest versions of apache, php and mysql that are available on their websites, but the problem is that apt repositories don't have these updates versions yet. Versions that I ...
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Compile 32bit kernel on 64bit machine

I'm trying to compile a kernel for a 32bit single-core Intel Atom machine. Needless to say, the compile is taking inordinate amounts of time. It's been going for 2 hours and it's still only halfway ...
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Trying to compile binaries with static flag?

hello everyone 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 ...
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Compiling CBLAS undefined reference to `pthread_create' pthread_join'

I am compiling CBLAS using 'make all' command but it's giving me following error. gfortran -o xscblat1 c_sblat1.o c_sblas1.o ../lib/cblas_LINUX.a /usr/lib/libblas.a ...
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Using kernel headers in my program

I have seen an answer about the usage of kernel headers in how to use kernel headers appropriately?. I have a similar set of errors, and the solution of using a -I/path/to/kernel headers is not ...
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I am trying to build libmtp 1.1.14 but I cannot fix this error

I have run this in a terminal. git clone git://libmtp.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/libmtp/libmtp cd libmtp ./autogen.sh (answering yes to all questions) But when I try to run the ./configure ...
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error compiling suphp

Trying to install suphp, from source. But when I run: ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --with-apache-user=www-data --with-setid-mode=paranoid make I get this error: Error: In file ...
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Initialising the Build Environment for Android on 64-bit 12.04

I am looking to initialise the build environment for the AOSP codebase (or for that matter, any Android source), and one of the first steps in the process is to; $ sudo apt-get install git gnupg flex ...
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c++ Programme compiled successfully but unable to run

I compiled the program using gpp it was done successfully but when I tried to run the program I got these errors:- I have included using namespace std; in 3'rd line harish@harish-Lenovo-G580:~$ gpp ...
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How to get running out of space warning earlier?

I'm running 12.04 and my file system and /home are both on a rather small 120Gb SSD. They need to be there, because my principal daily activity is compiling phone Roms, and that takes forever if I do ...
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Are Ubuntu packages Haswell-optimized?

I was looking at the new features in the intel 4xxx haswell cpus, it looks like there are new optimizations like AVX2, and AES instructions for fast encryption. Is this something that you must compile ...
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Cannot build MonoDevelop from source

Whenever I try to install MonoDevelop it fails on the "./configure" command. configure: error: Cannot enable GNOME platform without gnome-sharp-2.0 I have installed Mono 3.2 successfully into the ...
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Compiled packages and apt-get mess

Due to my work I have to use the last version of gdb (7.7) which is not provide in the ubuntu repositories. For that purpose I download the source code, compiled it and installed it successfully. My ...
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compiling with boost fails “No such file or directory”

I'm a newbie, and I can't compile the Moses translation tools. Here's my command: sudo ./bjam --with-boost=~/home/ubuntu/boost_1_55_0 -j8 A lot of files compile but after a while I keep getting ...
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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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compiling a c++ program

I tried to compile a cpp program through the terminal on 13.04 but got this message: npg@NPG-ideaPad-S210:~$ gcc -o comp-LCG.cpp The program 'gcc' can be found in the following packages: * gcc * ...
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How to compile imageclipper in 12.04

I've been trying to compile imageclipper unsuccessfully, I've already installed opencv and boost and build-essential (gcc version is 4.6.3). The problem comes when modifying the Makefile, I need to ...
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Scid Chess Program Compiling issue

First of all I would like to point that I'm new to Ubuntu so sorry if what I am asking is ridiculous. I have downloaded Scid 4.4 chess program and I have tried to compile it as it was explained on ...
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Install octave 3.8.0 in ubuntu 12.04

With the following commands wget ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/octave/octave-3.8.0.tar.bz2 tar -xvf octave-3.8.0.tar.bz2 cd octave-3.8.0 sudo apt-get build-dep octave ./configure make sudo make install I ...
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Windows and Ubuntu Linking

I am a PhD student doing Aeroelastic CFD simulations and I am working with one fluid open source code (Flower) running on Ubuntu and one commercial sturctural csoftware (SIMPACK) running on Windows ...
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Highpoint 620 driver in Unbuntu 13.10

I am running the latest ubuntu version atm (with the 3.11 kernel) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RocketRaid is what I used, however I then get the following error upon making the file... ...
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Unable to update to Evolution version 3.10.1?

I'm unable to update to the lastest stable version of evolution. I got the .tar.xz file but I cannot install it. Appreciate your assistance
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Changes to the KDE library prevent compiz 0.9.7.12 from compiling

I have been been following a tutorial on modifying existing compiz plugins, but run into the following error when compiling compiz-0.9.7.12: In file included from ...
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“ERROR: zlib check failed” while compiling Qemu

I recently formatted my PC and reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 via Wubi in Windows. And after updates I'm getting this error: basel@ubuntu:~/Desktop/qemu-1.6-test$ ./configure ...
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How to download, modify, build and install a Debian source package?

If I want to make minor changes to the source code of a Debian package, how do I go about downloading, incrementing the package version, building the (modified) source, and installing it on my ...
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How to compile wireless driver for 13.10

im trying to compile a wireless driver for the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset. i got the tar file from github. i did a "sudo make" but i got some errors. And i would like to learn how to install it.
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Post installing comodo issues

I have installed comodo antivirus for my Ubuntu 12.04, even if I'm a newbie I managed to enter finalize the installation, you know when you have to type sudo /opt/COMODO/post_setup.sh, went through ...
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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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Error while installing tiff-4.0.3

I get the following errors while installing tiff-4.0.3: pranav@pranav-Inspiron-1545:~$ cd dependency/ pranav@pranav-Inspiron-1545:~/dependency$ tar -xvf libtiff4-3.6.0-5.tar.bz2 usr/bin/cygtiff4.dll ...
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How to deal with the “make install” error?

I have a source code and I have to compile it to have some .exe files. When I compile it by running the make install command, these messages appear in the terminal: if [ ! -d /opt/YHyM/ ]; then mkdir ...
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Compiling wxWIDGETS 3.00 with wxGTK 2.8.12 in ubuntu 13.04

user:~/wid/wxGTK-2.8.12/gtk-build$ ../configure --enable-unicode --with-opengl checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking ...
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Why does Ubuntu make larger compiled kernel file (.deb) than Debian does?

When I compile a kernel in Ubuntu, it is 40% bigger than in Debian (with the same .config). Why? Is it because of little different versions? 40% seems too much to me. Both are up to date, Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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dogecoin wallet client dependencies (boost)

I seem to be missing something boost related. Dogecoin gives the requirements as: qt4-qmake libqt4-dev build-essential libboost-dev libboost-system-dev libboost-filesystem-dev ...
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How to make an automated installation package from compiling?

In this scenario I am looking at Twister and at the moment you can only compile Twister. How would one start making this installation process automaticly? Twister is the fully decentralized P2P ...
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Problem building asmlibrary

I've got some problem when I try to make the asmlibrary on my 64-bit ubuntu. I'm new to linux and I don't know what "make" command really does, but it gave me this: g++ -pg -o fit vjfacedetect.o ...
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How to play MSS2 encoded video files

VLC player and totem video player can't play MSS2 video encoded video files but i could play them under Ubuntu by compiling FFMPEG library. now ffplay can play these files. My question is if there is ...
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Error: ‘strlen’ was not declared in this scope

I am trying to compile several third-party software from source code (i.e. zchaff, argosat) and get errors such as: Error: ‘strlen’ was not declared in this scope Error: ‘strcmp’ was not declared in ...
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new user compiling?

so this is my first time trying to compile a source code... I downloaded subversion (no problems), added the svn repositry (with no directory(facepalm)) using code svn checkout ...
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how to build dogecoin CLI wallet

I'm trying to install dogecoin wallet, which depends on: Library Purpose Description ------- ------- ----------- libssl SSL Support Secure communications libdb4.8 Berkeley DB Blockchain & ...
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How to compile latest VLC on Ubuntu 12.04 from git sources

I want to install the latest VLC source from git and compile it on Ubuntu 12.04 and make it very full-featured. A plugin I wish to use requires that I have VLC sources available, so I might as well ...
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Compiling php 5.2 from source under 12.04, apxs2 (via libtools) ignores the -prefix used with ./configure

In the source directory: ./configure --prefix=/home/ashkan/Development/php/bin/php-5.2 --with-mysql --with-apxs2=/usr/bin/apxs2 make works fine but make install says: Installing PHP SAPI module: ...
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How can I use Stroustrup's graphics libraries (Simple_window.h, Graph.h,…) in Netbeans

I'm reading and learning Bjarne Stroustrup's "Programming principles and practice using C++". I want to use graphics libraries from chapter 12-16 in Netbeans 7.3. I have already added header files ...
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Compiling code that depends on QT4 with QT5 installed

I have QT5 installed on 12.10 I believe because it is a dependency for the Ubuntu SDK and the Ubuntu touch tools which I have been using. I have QT4 installed as well, infact I had it installed ...
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Compile gedit 3 to use on Gnome 2

I'm on Gnome 2.32.1 (Ubuntu 11.04), and I would like to use gedit 3 on my current desktop environment. To achieve this, I think I could compile gedit 3 and its dependent libraries with a custom ...
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how to deal with error in make png command?

This is my source code. I should compile it to create some .exe files: ------------------------- for library ------------------------- asc : cd $(SRC_LIB_DIR)$@; make CC=$(CC) ...
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compiling clamav

I'm trying to compile clamav and I have already run: ./configure make But when I run make install it returns with this error : make[4]: *** [install-libLTLIBRARIES] Error 1 make[4]: Leaving ...
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Can't compile with GCC on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to compile and run the below C program on my Ubuntu & Windows machines with both GCC & VC9. However, I'm facing below issues: On Ubuntu machine: GCC compiles fine, but when run, ...
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How to install Ubuntu touch on LG E617G Optimus L5 [duplicate]

I have been tinkering with my LG Optimus L5 E617G and can't seem to find any good instructions on how to install Ubuntu Touch or even get to the bootloader to do so... If anyone has any suggestions ...
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LTS 12.04 FTBFS without default-jre: “You must specify a valid JAVA_HOME or JAVACMD!”

I'm on 12.04 LTS, trying to rebuild some Java packages (e.g. groovy) to avoid depending on java6. I've apt-get source groovy, and change the package Depends: line to allow openjdk-7-jre-headless (and ...