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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
1answer
24 views

cannot find command added to Path - sail_align

I'm trying to build sail_align programm by following these instructions. So far everything went OK and I've completed the last fourth step without errors: 4) sudo ./Build install This command will ...
1
vote
1answer
100 views

Compilation of Realtek RTS5229 driver fails

I'm currently trying to compile the driver for the SD card reader, a Realtek RTS5229, of my new laptop computer. However, when running make, I'm presented with the following errors: $ make # ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

How to get appropriate lib package name for a specific header file [duplicate]

It's common problem that we get some error like "abc.h no such file" when compile source. Only way to find the solution(as i know) is search in internet. What i need to do, compile the source, it will ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

failure linking 32bit app using libexpat on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I'm trying to build the i386 version of the fontconfig packages, and the configure script fails to find the expat library, which is installed for both architectures. The failing test app build ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Junk File after compiling

Every time I compile software I get a lot of useless files and folders after compiling (junk files ) However I do not know what files to delete because I am afraid it might damage the software. For ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Trouble compiling winelib app on x64-64 on trusty

wineg++ -m32 rdwrops.cpp -O2 -ffast-math -fvisibility=hidden -fPIC -mtune=generic -msse -Wall -Ivestige -I/usr/include/alsa -c -o rdwrops.wine.o In file included from rdwrops.cpp:17:0: ...
2
votes
1answer
798 views

How can I compile Shotwell to be able to use the faces feature?

It seems shotwell has the capability, you just have to compile it. I tried to configure with --define=ENABLE_FACES but the feature isn't showing up. I used playya git which included a recent fix for a ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

I'm trying to create a makefile when I get the following errors

I'm am trying to compile USB drivers. Here is the result of my make file attempt: user@ubuntu1310:~/Downloads/Linux_Driver$ sudo make -o cp210x make -C /lib/modules/3.11.0-12-generic/build M= modules ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Compiling C code for ARM processor on Ubuntu 12.04

I am compiling my simple "Hello world" C code using the following command: arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc-4.4 test.cpp -o test It generates an error: arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc-4.4: error trying to exec ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Building BURG images for EFI64

I'm trying to build BURG for EFI64, as no PPA contains BURG for EFI systems. I managed to build it in a local directory inside of my home, but now I don't know what to do. How do I generate all the ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

jobs option in qmake

I was just compiling in qmake when i recalled that make has make -j which allows you to compile on a certain number of cores. I tried qmake -j but that failed. I looked for the term "jobs" in the ...
0
votes
1answer
121 views

How to install an 'ansi c' compiler ? ? ? ( how can I extend GCC G++ with ANSI C )?

To explain the problem (try two): I can't install the lua compiler (lua dot org) with the newest version of Ubuntu, quote out of the manual to install lua: Installing Lua Lua is distributed in ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

dinotrace viewer installation [duplicate]

I have install dinotrace on Ubuntu 12.10. instructions on this link: http://www.veripool.org/projects/dinotrace/wiki/Installing Getting the following error in make cmd: ...
1
vote
0answers
4k views

How to fix ct-ng menuconfig “Failed to create symbolic link ‘config’: Permission denied make: * [config] Error 1” when cross compiling for Raspberry?

I am currently trying to set up a cross compiler for Raspberry Pi using Ubuntu 13.04. I have been following the tutorial How to build a cross compiler for your Raspberry Pi. I am running into an ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Using pkg-config to build OpenVPN

I want to build OpenVPN 2.3.4 on Ubuntu 14.04. Therefore I downloaded and built the required libraries (lzo, openssl). I installed them in /opt. How do I ./configure OpenVPN with pkg-config to use the ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

gem install eventmachine fails, using rvm

Ubuntu 13.10 64bit, ruby 2.1.1 rvm 1.25.24 gem 2.2.2 from log file: compiling pipe.cpp ...
-1
votes
1answer
383 views

cannot install lxml in virtualenv (python)

I cannot install lxml. In system i have python-lxml package, but i need other... Please help, if you can - my task is install lxml for development in virtual enviroment using virtualenv. I found this ...
1
vote
0answers
441 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
81 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
88 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
323 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

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> ...
1
vote
2answers
34 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
82 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
568 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

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: ...
1
vote
1answer
119 views

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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
39 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

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): ...
44
votes
4answers
22k views

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" ...
0
votes
0answers
310 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
136 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
71 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

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. ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
330 views

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: ...
1
vote
2answers
54 views

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
0
votes
1answer
478 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
205 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
98 views

compile rtl8192cu error

cc1: some warnings being treated as errors make[2]: *** ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
273 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
168 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
62 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
75 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

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 ... ...