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

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PPA hosting packages not built on launchpad build farm

Is it possible to build the deb packages in house and then upload the binaries to launchpad PPA, instead of uploading the source package and let it build by the build farm ?
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I can't compile a C++ program with the g++ command

If I try compiling my C++ source file by the following command: g++ a.cpp it outputs: The program 'g++' can be found in the following packages: * g++ * pentium builder try: sudo apt-get intsall ...
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How do I compile sndpeek on the latest ubuntu?

What do I sudo apt-get as prerequisite to be able to make install sndpeek. Also, there are three options, make linux-alsa, make linux-oss, and make linux-jack. Which is appropriate to current ...
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How to build ubuntuone-client so that it doesn't depend on nautilus and gnome

Basically I want to build ubuntuone-client so that it doesn't have nautilus and gnome related dependencies. Can this be done? if so how?
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How I can create a 32-bit version of Atom?

The new Atom 1.0 text editor is now available. But only to 64-bit processors. How I can create a 32-bit version?
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Error 255 when trying to install openssl-1.0.1g from source

installing man1/cms.1 cms.pod around line 457: Expected text after =item, not a number cms.pod around line 461: Expected text after =item, not a number cms.pod around line 465: Expected text after ...
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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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Can't Compile in NTFS Partition

I want to compile a source code in a NTFS partiotion but can not as shown in the following picture: Although i can write files into that partition but Compile NOT! How can i solve it?
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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 ...
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How do I compile a kernel module?

A good man on NetworkManager mailinglist provided a patch that hopefully would solve an issue I'm experiencing related to slow mobile broadband detection on Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit. I'd really like to ...
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I think “/lib/modules/$(uname -r)/build” points to incorrect folder

I compile/create my own deb packages of kernel with: make-kpkg --rootcmd fakeroot --initrd --append-to-version=$version --revision=1 kernel_image kernel_headers But when I install both packages, in ...
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How to get Source code for Ubuntu? [closed]

I've heard that Ubuntu is an Open source project. So, Suppose I've got Windows 8 installed at this time and I want to build the Ubuntu Operating System myself - by compiling each package, and build ...
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Geany compiler , c programming, Ubuntu 14.04, can't show program output

I wrote a simple program to print "hello world". The compiler shows a message "Compilation finished successfully". But the out put of the program, I can't see anywhere. As using codeblocks a new ...
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How to compile and install ia32-libs in Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

How can I compile and install the package ia32-libs in Ubuntu 14.04?
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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 # ...
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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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How do you fix a gcc compile 127 error? sudo apt-get install g++ doesn't work

*emphasized text*when I try to run a program I get the following error. ubuntu@ubuntu-VirtualBox:~/Desktop$ make g++ -Wall -Wno-switch -I. -g -c -o pass.o pass.cpp make: g++: Command not found ...
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C compiler cannot create excecutables

When I am trying to install a openvpn from a tarball , following error occurs checking whether the C compiler works... no configure: error: in `/home/shubhamd/Downloads/openvpn-2.3.2': ...
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Makefile:448: *** missing separator. Stop. error

The tutorial I am following is the automake hello world. I am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ autoreconf --install configure.ac:2: installing `./install-sh' ...
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How to install build dependencies for source not available in Ubuntu repositories?

I keep myself busy compiling (makeing) several packages and some of them are not in the repositories (so apt-get build-dep doesn't help), the complete documentation about build dependencies is missing ...
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What is changelog.Debian.gz file during packaging?

while packaging I encountered following error dh_builddeb dpkg-deb: building package `remotedevicecontroller' in `../remotedevicecontroller_1.0-1_i386.deb'. dpkg-source -b remotedevicecontroller-1.0 ...
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lpulse

Can you help me to fix this issue. I try to compile Qt application but I always get this error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lpulse I know I have to install some libs I just don't know which one.
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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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When will the sdl 1.3 libraries be available (implementing force feedback), or how do I compile them?

I want to use sdl force feedback for my joystick and use it on dolphin-emu. I need the 1.3 sdl libraries and only 1.2 are available. I tried to build them, but with no luck. Can anyone help?
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How do I install the drivers for my HCF Conexant modem?

How do I install drivers for my HCF Conexant modem in Ubuntu 11.10? Unfortunately Conexant driver is old with no update for new kernel version (upper 2.6) so I cant install and use my HCF modem. I ...
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Compile 32 bit on 64 bitsystem

I'm trying to compile a 32 bit version of python on a 64 bit ubuntu system with the following configure command: CC="gcc -m32" LDFLAGS="-L/lib32 -L/usr/lib32 \ -Lpwd/lib32 -Wl,-rpath,/lib32 \ ...
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Driver installation: compiling source code for newer kernel

I am trying to install a driver for this DAQ card, but when I execute (as in given documentation): insmod /usr/.../advdrv_core.ko i get this error: invalid module format As I found out, this is ...
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How do you “compile” something in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to use Gfx Tablet. However, I am struggling to interpret the installation instructions given by the developer. http://rfc2822.github.io/GfxTablet/#part-1-uinput-driver His instructions ...
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/bin/bash: g++: command not found error 127

I was trying to install a software quicknet from a tar.gz file. After using ./configure when i tried using make it showed the following erroe g++ -I. -I. -c QN_args.cc /bin/bash: g++: command not ...
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Replace prebuilt package with self-compiled version

I need to update my Point Cloud Library (PCL) that I installed via official instructions with my own version that I just compiled according to this manual. The reason is I need to fix a bug in PCL ...
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No package 'ncurses' found [duplicate]

I'm trying to install XWiimote and they tell me to run ./autogen.sh in the installation notes . This is the output: zorin@Samsung-NP300E4Z-S03TH:~/Downloads/xwiimote-master$ ./autogen.shlibtoolize: ...
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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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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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Which is exact method to install from source?

I have run (gradually) following command to install gdebi from source: apt-get build-dep gdebi apt-get source gdebi cd gdebi-0.9.5.3 dpkg-buildpackage -uc -us -b Which gives me error (posted last ...
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Upgrade vim/gvim on Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 has vim 7.3.429, which has an issue with match() function, because of it I need to upgrade vim and gvim. I need for vim >= 7.3.829 && <= 7.3.1268, or >= 7.4.018 (because of ...
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Header files missing

I'm trying to compile a source code and I'm getting many errors indicating that header files are missing from my system checking sys/ioccom.h usability... no checking sys/ioccom.h presence... no ...
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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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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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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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Compiling rtl8188ee driver fails

I am trying to compile and install the proprietary driver for my RTL8188ee Wireless card. Using make in the download directory ...
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msp430/bin/ld: cannot find -lc

I installed successfully msp430-gcc 4.7.0 compiler. The compiler at the final stage of the linking process it shows me the following error for Ubuntu 12.04. msp430-gcc -mmcu=msp430f1611 ...
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How do I compile kernel modules? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install development tools for 12.10? I need to compile kernel modules under Ubuntu version 12.10 What is the build command please? (I am new to Linux and ...
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getting build dependencies and source by default

Is there an application by which the build dependency as well as the source code of the software gets downloaded automatically as soon as we install the software from a .deb package or the software ...
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How to add a custom driver to my kernel?

I want to add a custom driver to my kernel source. But I have no idea how to do this. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.
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where or how to compile or download libzdb-devel

I'm trying to compile the development library for libzdb, because dbmail requires this dev package to compile. While I've downloaded and compiled the package from libzdb, this is just the regular ...
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How to compile Asus-syntec-webcam-driver stk11xx

i have asus v1s and some time ago i was able to easily compile and install it. but now compiling fails... i hope u guys know what i can do, if there is anything that can be done... after svn ...
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Error compiling kernel in iw_ndis.c [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Kernel compile error with iw_ndis.c I just wanted to compile a kernel (as described here), but I got this error: ubuntu/ndiswrapper/iw_ndis.c:1966: error: unknown field ...
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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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To write a batch processing script which runs on bash

How to convert your java program so that it runs as a batch program i.e it can be run like a command in the ubuntu or any linux machine. What is the procedure and what are the steps to follow? ...
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Where should I put newly build software? [closed]

I have been curious for a long time about software installation in Linux (Ubuntu). Because I am so used to Windows OS, every software is installed by some sort of 'wizard', usually I don't need to ...