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

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Error when compiling ubuntu touch on 14.04 for the Samsung Galaxy Star Pro

I've been trying to compile Ubuntu Touch for my Samsung Galaxy Star Pro S7262, and I keep getting the same error after I do the lunch command. I get " [[device/samsung/logan2g/cm.mk]] 'vendor/cm/...
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Box2D_v2.3.0 Fails on Make Bus Succeeds on Cmake

I have been trying to install Box2D_v2.3.0 and run cmake . I get a successful result. When i move onto both make and sudo make I get the following error message: [ 41%] Built target Box2D [ 43%] ...
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How to upgrade java compiler - different problem

After the most recent automatic software update, java 7 on 14.04 no longer works. The initial problem is the same as that described at "How to upgrade Java compiler". Here's the message we got: ...
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Automation of installing programs from source

I occasionally face a problem when using programs for which developers don't publish deb packages and only provide source. Sometimes I find a PPA providing the package but sometimes I don't or ...
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Error in Opencv instalation (error in file: opencv/modules/videoio/src/cap_libv4l.cpp)

I tried to install OpenCV several times but always returns the same error. I'm running Linux - Debian in Beaglebone Black. The configuration is: root@beaglebone:~# uname -a Linux beaglebone 3.8.13-...
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Buildozer asking for AIDL install

I am having Ubuntu 15.10 with Python 3.5 libraries installed. Pycharm-Community as my IDE and kivy installed. I am trying to build a simple project for my android application, everything goes fine, ...
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What compiler flags are used to build the binaries in the official ubuntu .deb packages?

The author of the question What flags are used to compile debian stable packages? points out that Ubuntu has a default (fixed?) set of compiler flags that are used to built the binary files contained ...
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Where to enter commands to compile and run C program that resides in gedit?

I am running Ubuntu. Please advise where I should enter the command to compile the C++ program that I have entered in gedit. Please also advise if I need to relocate the C program before trying to ...
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How to tell to linux build system not to produce cleaning every time I build package?

I need to build kernel from kernel.org git on my notebook several times. I use this guide. But every time I enter to console make -j `getconf _NPROCESSORS_ONLN` deb-pkg LOCALVERSION=-custom make ...
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Create Ogre3D 2.1 project

I have downloaded the Ogre3D 2.1 source, compiled and installed it without any issues. To my knowledge I have a working installation. The problem now is that none of the official project templates ...
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How to recompile Ubuntu Toolchain?

Where I can find environment description and build options that you use on build servers for Ubuntu Toolchain 4.1/4.7/4.9/etc? Regards.
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Installation issue fatal error: QtOpenGL/qgl.h: No such file or directory

What madness is this? Tried installing icub simulator from sources and when compilation reaches 54% then this madness happens. /icub-main/src/tools/iCubGui/src/animationview.cpp:35:0: /home/zzz/...
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manual package install can't find fontconfig

I'm trying to become able to load software manually. I'm in my downloads folder on Ubuntu Studio. I'm doing the ./config with LibreOffice. So I've had to install libcups-2xxx.dev and deps. Now it says ...
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i am getting this error while compiling gimp from source code ..i knw it has to do something with linker but not sure what..plz help

/usr/bin/ld: core/libappcore.a(gimpbrushgenerated.o): undefined reference to symbol 'fmod@@GLIBC_2.2.5' //lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libm.so.6: error adding symbols: DSO missing from command line collect2: ...
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Wireless drivers failing to build when make command is run

I'll have to start by saying I'm new to ubuntu, and linux in general. I have set up a dual boot on my pc with windows and linux. Due to positioning in my house, I'm unable to get ethernet access, so ...
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Installing NVIDIA Driver: Error Run 'make oldconfig && make prepare' on kernel src to fix it."

I started installing the NVIDIA Cuda driver on the latest version of the free Ubuntu. I began by following the instructions in the answer here. After completing the steps, I ran into a new error ...
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Compiling a .TGZ - tutorial clarification using Compiling Things On Ubuntu The Easy Way

I am using a document entitled "Compiling things on Ubuntu the Easy Way". In step 2 "Getting the software you want", I have copied the downloaded .TGZ file, and extracted it (it created a separate ...
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How to uninstall self compiled binaries? [duplicate]

I have been playing around with compiling some binaries. It all started because I wanted ffmpeg instead of avconv, now I just can't stop compiling stuff. I must find another hobby !! Anyway, I ...
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Can not build libdwarf

I download the most updated libdwarf version in archive file. Extract the files and run the following command cd dwarf-2013-02-07/libdwarf ./configure --enable-shared make I got the following ...
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What is need to compile a Ubuntu driver from source code?

In my quest to create a file server, I have reached a point where I would like to use a LTO drive which itself is connected to a Adaptec 29160 SCSI Interface card. Adaptec's web site says that I can ...
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specifying PPA version for apt-get build-dep?

On Ubuntu 14.04 I want to rebuild the package ardour from source, and I've found a suitable version in a PPA, and I've activated its sources (deb-src line in the right file somewhere in /etc/apt/...
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Building qBitorrent with qt5 fails (qt4 works)

I want to build qBittorrent v3.4.0alpha with qt5, but I'm getting errors. In this qBittorrent version qt5 is the default, but running ./configure --with-qt4 && make builds it using qt4, which ...
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Swift 2.2 built using Ninja but where is the compiled usr/bin

Following the instructions here swift on github I have built swift with ninja. utils/build-script -r -t it has successfully completed. In the instructions you need to export the sift path so its ...
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Running make on a Makefile returns a file not found error for files that exist in the same directory as the Makefile

So I'm installing the XRT Swift data analysis software. Currently, I am installing CALDB, and I am struggling with running the script to initialize the program. While the guide says there will be a ....
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Questions regarding AppIndicator

I am trying to build a JNI wrapper for using Ubuntu's AppIndicator in a Java application. I have some experience in C/C++, though no experience in GTK and Ubuntu development. I have already done some ...
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Skipping incompatible libs when compiling Taucs under Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit

After many failures trying to compile Taucs under my Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, I searched for the reason and reached this question. Unfortunately, non of those answers worked for me. As in the question, ...
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GLib-WARNING **: /build/glib2.0-MuyBSS/glib2.0-2.46.2/./glib/gmem.c:482: custom memory allocation vtable not supported

I am using Ubuntu version 15.10 and I have installed qemu version 2.3.0 on it. When I try to run the following command: qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm It always gives the Glib error and doesn't ...
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Error compiling code for Puredata Gem in KXStudio

So I'm trying to compile GEM for KXStudio and I ran into this issue when I was compiling Following these instructions...: run $ ./configure $ make $ make install (also did this which was ...
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Version `GFORTRAN_1.4` not found OPENBLAS

I'm trying to install OPENBLAS from git. I've cloned the directory and when I run make NO_AFFINITY=1 USE_OPENMP=1 I get this error make[1]: Entering directory `/home/sandesh/OpenBLAS/test' gfortran -...
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Error installing Aircrack-ng

So ive been messing around trying to get Aircrack on my system, so i got the source, i extracted the tar.gz file, i started to make it until i hit a snag: (precise)amphi@localhost:~/Downloads/...
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Getting error while using make command

I am trying to install Sumo-0.12.3 on ubuntu 14.04. I ran the ./configure command and it ran successfully. The output of ./configure is this hadoop@ubuntu:~/Desktop/sumo-0.12.3$ ./configure checking ...
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Im trying to compile glog-0.3.3 and dont succeed (running on ubuntu 14.04)

I'm trying to install caffe, but I can't compile glog. I'm doing the following steps: sudo apt-get install virtualbox sudo apt-get install vagrant vagrant box add ubuntu-14.04 https://cloud-images....
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problem building X86 for gem5

development Environment ubuntu 14.04 kernel version 4.4.3 Dear gem5 and ubuntu users, After downloading gem5, I executed the following commands and everything went well: ("in /usr/src/gem5/" ...
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Is libffi.pc broken on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to cross-compile wayland (from freedesktop.org) for a Trusty Tahr armhf environment. To set up the cross-compile I have an arm pkg-config script that properly sets PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR and ...
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Getting precompiled software

How to get a precompiled package of any software, so I can install it directly? Because I am a beginner linux user and I am facing problems in compiling any software.
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Ubuntu 14.04 depmod throws segmentation fault

I am trying to compile Open embedded build on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I am trying to compile a old kernel(3.10) with Open Embedded for one of my projects and cannot move to latest kernels. Though all ...
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error with compiling a fortran code

Sorry for disturbance, but I am facing errors in compiling a Fortran code. the following lines describes the traces resulting from the command gfortran crop1.f the version I have is GNU Fortran (...
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installing opencv 3.1: make install “erased” libopencv_core.so.3.1.0

I have been struggling to have qt creator (with QT5) to work with opencv, I have eventually traced a problem back to opencv installation after make install (This question isn't about qt). My cmake ...
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Cannot find liboost-mt

I'm using the kinect to get 3D models of soil erosion and to scan vegetation and I'm trying to compile this application for the kinect: http://www.ccs.neu.edu/research/gpc/imucam/index.html ,however ...
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Is CPU instruction set version accounted for when I install pre-compiled distro?

I can have Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 or Xeon E5-2620 v2 on my system. The difference is instruction sets these two CPUs implement. Will Ubuntu server installer detect this difference and choose correct ...
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how do I fix library mismatch error with wxWidgets

Ok so I'm trying to run this program I've installed the dependancies wxWidgets and GLUT. however everytime I try to run it I recieve this error Fatal Error: Mismatch between the program and ...
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Problem when compiling program with gtkgl

I'm trying to compile a hello world cpp file with GTK with the following g++ `pkg-config --cflags --libs gtk+-3.0 gtkgl-2.0` main.cpp -o main but I'm getting main.cpp:8:24: error: ‘GtkGLArea’ ...
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Building pMARS (requires glib 1.2) on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to build pMARS on 15.10 and I can't find a way to satisfy its dependency for glib 1.2. I've tried building glib from source, but it complains that checking host system type... Invalid ...
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Still cannot compile Octave 4.0.0 with native graphics

I am on a Xubuntu 14.04 and am trying to build Octave4.0.0 from source. I've read the answers to this question, but none was successful in removing the following warnings when running ./configure for ...
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error when compiling ibus 1.5.11 on ubuntu 14.04

when I tried to compile the ibus it throwing this kind of error when using make command: make[1]: Entering directory `/home/whaX/git/thirdparty/ibus/engine' VALAC ibus_engine_simple_vala.stamp ...
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cannot find -lgsl when i trying to use arm-linux-gcc

Hallo I'm new in Ubuntu. I'm now using Lubuntu 15.04. arm-linux-gcc and gsl has been installed and I can use gcc to compile exe file with gsl. But when I trying to use arm-linux-gcc to compile exe ...
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Qt5.3.2 could not read symbols

My environment. OS :win7 32bit. VM :5.0.14. Ubuntu:12.04 LTS 64bit. cross-compiler:arm-linux-gcc 4.3.2. Qtcreator:5.3.2. I just cross compiled opencv-2.4.9 and make install . I have added ...
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openssl/ec_lcl.h not found

I'm trying to build a program that uses OpenSSL. But I get an error: fatal error: openssl/ec_lcl.h: No such file or directory And it is right. There is no such file in /usr/include or anywhere ...
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Building a GCC Cross Compiler

I'm trying to follow the Bare Bones tutorial on the OS Dev wiki but I'm confused on how to build the GCC cross compiler. It says to install the source code for stuff like bintuils, GCC, GNU GMP etc, ...
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MySQL compile error make-install

So I am attempting to compile MySQL from source for a project, Iv'e been following the steps and have already done cmake and make, created the mysql user and group, however when I attempt to make ...