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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I uninstall Samba after building from source? [duplicate]

I installed Samba 4 from source, but I might have missed some steps or not correctly followed the instructions because it didn't work; I got too many error messages. The way I installed it was: $ ...
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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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how to compile and upload a bash script

I found this script interesting: How can instantaneously extract text from a screen area using OCR tools? How do I compile a script, upload it to ubuntu repository and make it available with apt-get? ...
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how to find VB and FORTRAN95 compilers after downloading from ubuntu?

So,simple download from repository and i have no idea what has happened to the vb and fortran 95 compilers and documentation. my program experience is >30 yrs ago on Z80 sharp sbasic on MZ700. being a ...
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Configuring Geany to Execute files/packages in a seperate folder

I recently downloaded Geany onto my new Ubuntu machine and I am very satisfied with it overall, but after days of fiddling with the Build Commands, I am still unable to Execute .class files outputted ...
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How to make .bin file from multiple c source code

Hi please let me know how to compile Sony TV source code using Ubuntu 13.10 for making .bin file(system software).
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Compiling in Ubuntu 12.10 ARM 7

I am fairly lost in compiling drivers (Modules) for Ubuntu from here these drivers work on the older 3.0.36 kernel so i would like to compile it for 3.0.8 by using the driver source provided. I have ...
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Errors while compiling cudasw++v3.0.14 program [duplicate]

I wanted to compile cudasw++v3.0.14 program. What I did was: untar this program using: tar -xvzf cudasw++v3.0.14.tar.gz then I typed make output is down here ...
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Errors while compiling cudasw program

I wanted to compile Barracuda program. What I did was: untar this program using: tar -xvzf barracuda_source_r280.tar.gz then I typed make output is down here ...
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Compile multiarch packages for some mingw architecture

I want to install some generally used cross compilation libraries (iconv, boost, …) on my Ubuntu system using multiarch. I remember that I saw a tutorial for that but I cannot find it at the moment ...
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Cannot compile mysql code

I have the following code #include <my_global.h> #include <mysql.h> int main(int argc, char **argv) { printf("MySQL client version: %s\n", mysql_get_client_info()); exit(0); } ...
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Errors while compiling Barracuda

I wanted to compile Barracuda program. What I did was: untar this program using: tar -xvzf barracuda_source_r280.tar.gz then I typed make output is down here ...
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“fatal error: gtk/gtk.h: No such file or directory” using make

I am trying to use make command to build. I am following this. I am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ make make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory ...
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How official Daily builds are compiled?

If we ignore the fact that incomplete pre-release test softwares usually have significantly more bugs which can also make them run significantly slower: Are these official Daily builds (14.04 test ...
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Makefile:448: *** missing separator. Stop. error

i am trying to use make command to build but error occurs the tutorial i am following is click to open i am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ autoreconf --install ...
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cross compiling error for helloworld program

I have already created the amhello-1.0.tar.gz using this tutorial click to open now am trying to make cross compiling but error occurs. i am following this tutorial click to open after entering ...
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“undefined reference to `std::ios_base::Init::Init()” while compiling a hello world in netbeans

I am new to ubuntu and I want to code in C++. I intalled g++ through software manager and after I installed netbeans to have a nice IDE to code in C++. Then I write this simple code: #include ...
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How to backport a patch to my current kernel?

I used to download compat-wireless-3.6.8-1 on Ubuntu 12.04 And successfully compile it into target files for compat.ko, cfg80211.ko, mac80211.ko, ath.ko, ath9k_hw.ko, ath9k_common.ko ath9k.ko . Now I ...
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undefined reference to 'dlopen' in installing phonetisaurus

I was trying to install phonetisaurus. In the classical steps of configure, make, make install. I was stuck on make, where it produced this error. I have googled a lot, and many suggested appending ...
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How to build a newer version of a package than is available for my stable release?

I want to use a newer package version with my stable Ubuntu release. Asking for backport takes too long without visible result, so I thought that maybe I can build newer version myself. Can anybody ...
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GitLab dpkg-buildpackage error

This is a question related to my other question I am following these instructions to build a Debian package out of gitlab management software. I got the following error dpkg-buildpackage ...
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how to build and add a new kernel in ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

How to build and add a new kernel in Ubuntu 12.04.. Folling step are done: linux.3.12.2 a tar file downloaded form kernel.org, unpaking , make clean, make menuconfig, make bzImage and copied bzImage ...
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g++ (4.6.1) does not recognize -std=c++11 [closed]

I'm trying to compiling a program (via Make) using g++ 4.6.1 with flag -std=c++11. It's giving me: cc1plus: error: unrecognized command line option ‘-std=c++11’ This is running on Ubuntu 11.04 ...
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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: ...
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error in VLC compilation with opencv support

I am trying to compile VLC 2.0 on Ubuntu 13.10 with opencv support (v. 2.4.6.1). The compilation yields the following errors: COMPILE : libopencv_example_plugin_la-opencv_example.lo ...
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Connect K8055n Experiment Board to Ubuntu

I purchased a K8055n Velleman Experimental Board and for some reason every program I run or if I try to access the board I get the following error: Could not open the k8055 (port:0) Please ensure ...
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IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied. FEniCS JIT compiler

I keep getting the permission denial error: IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied, when I try running making a function space. I think it it something to do with the JIT compiler. Somehow, all the ...
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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 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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“/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11” building Firefox OS?

Tried to Build Firefox OS with Ubuntu 13.10 and got this error: host SharedLib: libOpenglRender (out/host/linux-x86/obj/lib/libOpenglRender.so) /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11 /usr/bin/ld: cannot find ...
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Aircrack-ng SVN error 1 [closed]

i've already downloaded aircrack-ng from the SVN repo and i'm trying to build it from source and this is what i get: make -C src all make[1]: Entering directory `/home/chris/aircrack-ng/src' gcc -g ...
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Help locating linux/version.h

I'm trying to fix an old program, Previous issues I had could be found at Missing modversions.h When I make the program it gives me the following error, kaodv-mod.c:22:27: fatal error: ...
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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 kernel with yaffs2, error ubutnu/aufs/magic.mk no such file or directory

I am following steps to compile the kernel, I have made changes using make menuconfig But I get this error about ubutnu/aufs/magic.mk no such file or directory I tried running make-kpkg clean (which ...
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if i manually compile php, should i uninstall it in dpkg first?

Around 2 years ago I attempted my first PHP compile and succedded. I occasionaly upgrade my compile script as I add modules and new versions come out. However, I'm finding that apt-get unattended ...
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How to build and run Concorde and Traveling Salesman Problem? [closed]

I need to use a library that is called Concorde to solve a well known problem called Traveling Salesman Problem. This library is available here I've downloaded and compiled it resulting in two main ...
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leJOS build help!

I'm currently trying to install leJOS in my Ubuntu laptop (12.04) and I've followed the instructions from here but I'm unable to build it. ...
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Missing modversions.h

I`m trying to compile a program, which was actually designed for Linux OS based on kernel 2.4. When I run the make command, I get the following error ...
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Opencl Samples (AMD APP SKD) DSO missing from command line (pthread)

I've been trying to compile opencl samples from both the AMD APP SDK and from this book I have (link to book samples). Both times I've ended up with similar errors both of which I have been unable to ...
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Build Gitg on 12.10, missing webkit2gtk-3.0

I got a dependency missing while building Gitg : webkit2gtk-3.0 >= 1.9.92 gee-0.8 json-glib-1.0 ) were not met: No package 'webkit2gtk-3.0' found Problem is I cannot figure out what ...
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How to build latest Gnome apps (music, photos etc) from source?

i've been reading for a while your answers but now the time came to ask mine. I tried several linux distros and i ended up with a customized saucy to run on Gnome 3.10. Though ricotz has compiled ...
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How to add libraries path to the ./configure command?

I would like ./configure to link to a library and some include files. My library is stored in /home/foo/sw/lib/ and my files are stored in /home/foo/sw/include. ./configure --help throws out the ...
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error in Ubuntu 12.04 with root.cern.ch: “undefined reference to:”

I get following errors while I do compiling of data analysis softwares made in my institute. It works on other linux like OpenSuis and not on my Ubuntu 12.04. A bit of google search shown that the new ...
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How to verify a manual build of gcc-4.8.2 on Ubuntu 12.04?

After getting the latest gcc-4.8.2 from one of the gcc mirrors, I issued the following commands as a mere mortal: ./gcc-4.8.2/configure --enable-languages=ada,c,c++,fortran make ulimit -s 32768 make ...
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How to cross compile for MIPS on ubuntu

I'm trying to find a way to install transmission on my home router. The device has a MIPS architecture and I downloaded the sources of transmission from its website. Now I think I'd need to ...