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

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Error compiling kernel

I am trying to compile the kernel for the pcDuino3 using this tutorial. The only problem I am experiencing is when running make. Make just exits with the an error like: make[1]: *** [sub-make] Error ...
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What are the implications of compiling packages from source?

What are the implications of compiling packages from source? For example, what if doing sudo apt-get upgrade upgrades a dependency of the manually-installed package? How would using a package from the ...
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Problem with compiling C code in terminal

I've been having a problem with compiling. I used the following test C code below and saved it as test.c in Home folder. #include <stdio.h> int main() { printf("Bruh!"); return 0; } ...
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Can I move my compiled executable C code to another laptop without installation of the package?

I have install a package call libcurl, and I have compile a C code from that package into a executable. So when I run the code, I just do .thiscode The problem is, I want to run .thiscode in another ...
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Multiple files in program tar.gz installation package. What should I compile?

I downloaded a tar.gz file, extracted it and there are 3 files: Makefile, program.c and protocol.h I've opened them in gedit and Makefile contains only one line program : program.c protocol.h In ...
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Bumblebee: compiling program using OpenGL 4.0, supported by dedicated but not integrated GPU

I'm trying to compile an OpenGL 4.0 program on my computer. My dedicated GPU supports OpenGL 4.4, but my integrated GPU only has support for 3.0. Normally I can run post-3.0 OpenGL programs using ...
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Trying to compile clamAv folder

im new to ubuntu and im trying to compile: https://github.com/vrtadmin/clamav-devel. I'm currently in my final year of universtiy and as my dissertation/project im creating an Anti-virus application ...
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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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LibCurl: how do I compile the example code?

I have install libcurl by running: sudo apt-get install libcurl4-gnutls-dev Now, the folder locates at my /usr/share/doc/libcurl4-gnutls-dev/examples$. Say I want to compile ftpget.c. How do I do ...
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compilation problem

I am using gfortran-4.4 and gcc-4.4 compilers on ubuntu server 14.04.2 amd64 to compile gamit/globk sotfware. I have this error message : /tmp/ccPXxZtO.o: dans la fonction « MAIN__ »: ...
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Compiling OpenTTD 1.5.0beta2 error

I was trying to compile OpenTTD 1.5.0beta2 because I was addicted to it. I downloaded a patch and followed the instructions for compiling. The error is not about the game, it is about the patch. Could ...
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cross-compiling with clang using mingw

I was trying to compile under linux for windows. I have installed binutils multilib for linux and w64-mingw. If I compile with x86_64-w64-mingw-gcc everything work, but if I use clang with -target ...
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How to change the default operation of the make command?

I am using the default make command, without a makefile, but I want to add the -g flag to the compilation command by default. How can I do that, without a makefile?
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GLIBC version not found when compiling inside a chroot

I am trying to port the build from CentOS to a Ubuntu machine running trusty in 64 bits. Compiling under 64 bits trusty yield an issue with assembly code compilation, so I compiled using chroot of 32 ...
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Compiling an individual kernel module (Debian/Ubuntu)

I need to modify the ELF loader's kernel implementation of an Ubuntu 14.04 distribution. Having downloaded the sources using: sudo apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) I ran the configuration ...
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Every new compiled file has not the permission to be executed [duplicate]

As in the title stated, every time a compile a c++ file with g++ program.cpp -o program, I have to change the permissions for it to be executed. Two questions: How do I change the permissions? ...
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Fatal error during compilation of wpa_supplicant. Don't know what to do

I'm a relative noob. Trying to add WiFi Direct to my 12.04 installation on an old netbook. I was following this advice: How to get wifi direct( wifi p2p) on my HP DM1 laptop? First, I downloaded ...
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Need help for kernel compile

I am trying to learn device driver programming. for that i need to install kernel source tree. here i am I find the error when i try compile the kerenl. -- Copy our flavored configuration file back. ...
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Can't compile Ubuntu Touch

I am trying to port Ubuntu Touch to my Galaxy s5, but I can't even get to the real building part. All I get when I "lunch" is this: build/core/product_config.mk:222: *** Can not locate config ...
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How to disable -Werror=date-time/macro “__DATE__” might prevent reproducible builds

I am trying to compile a driver for a Netis WF2190 adapter. Yes, I just downloaded the latest from them. How can I disable the -Werror=date-time in the build? I can't find it anywhere in the build ...
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Installing Python Module with Boost

I am trying to install a computer vision program via python setup.py install but it returns /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_python-mt-py26 Now I run the following command dpkg -l ...
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Building a Python Module Problem

I am having the following issue and am not sure how to fix. I do not know what linking is but I hear it's related to the problem. I'm trying to set up a python module: First I call in the directory ...
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dpkg-checkbuilddeps fail to recognize installed packages

I'm trying to build a package which depends (build depends) on several other packages. For some reason dpkg-checkbuilddeps shows some dependencies as if they were not installed, while in practice, ...
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How do I handle a “No such file or directory” error for a header file from make?

When compiling a source package, I got an error from make that looked like: In file included from foo.c:28:0: bar.h:23:18: fatal error: bar.h: No such file or directory #include <bar.h> ...
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GnuPG 2.0.27 Make Failure

Does anyone know what this means at the end of a GnuPG 'make" command: mv -f .deps/libcommon_a-signal.Tpo .deps/libcommon_a-signal.Po gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I.. -I../gl -I../intl ...
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Just installed mysql c++ connector, 'undefine reference to 'get_driver_instance'

This is frustrating I've followed everything from the official mysql connector c++ website. I downloaded the binaries for 64 bit, opened it with archiver. It extracted into a folder 'usr' and had an ...
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PCRE2-10.00 and xymon

When I configure and make install PCRE2-10.00 and go to xymon-4.3.18 to configure I get the following: Checking for PCRE ... test-pcre.c:1:18: fatal error: pcre.h: No such file or directory ...
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Why does the PPA not sync between Source and Binary?

I want to install libxml2-dev to compiled to PHP but I get this error when I try: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libxml2-dev : Depends: libxml2 (= 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu3) but ...
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Why are my ubuntu partitions mounted somewhere else?

If you refer to my other posts, I am trying to use g++ and in order to compile a .cpp file I'll have to refer to it with the drive name: g++ /media/drivename/filename.cpp The problem is with the ...
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Trouble with renaming/labelling drives in Ubuntu

I just don't understand what's wrong here, what's wrong with the drive names. [link]http://i57.tinypic.com/264g7qb.png As you can see I've labelled them with e2label command. I am only concerned with ...
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I'm having some trouble compiling code in Sublime Text 3

Previously, i had been using the "g++ a.cpp" and "./a.out" commands in terminal to get my programs compiled and runnable, but if i save a .cpp in sublime, it won't update the a.out save, so compiling ...
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error compile libplist?

./configure checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is sane... yes checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p checking for gawk... ...
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OpenMP unable to use multiple threads, no error associated with compilation

I am using openMP for my lab assignments and everything worked fine few weeks ago, but now it runs only on one thread, I've read and I guess that this is due to conflict between packages. This is the ...
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“configure: error: invalid variable name: `–prefix'” while runing configure [closed]

I got the following error: jay@ubuntu:~/Downloads/systemc-2.3.1/objdir $ sudo ../configure –prefix=/usr/local/systemc-2.2 configure: error: invalid variable name: `–prefix'
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Errors with Compiling g77

I have downloaded and installed g77 (due to specific reason) in Ubuntu 14.04, and the newer Fortran compilers have several errors when working with this program. However, when I went to test my ...
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How to install work rave in 14.10

I would like you install work rave on 14.10 I tried to install it form source,using ./configure then make I get the following errors compilation terminated. Makefile:498: recipe for target ...
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how to chnage the debain package naming from package_version_arch.deb to package-verison.arch.deb

By default when we build the ubuntu debain package it generates the .deb with the following format package_verison_arch.deb hot to change that to package-version.arch.deb
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Notification upon task completion in terminal [duplicate]

Is there a feature which gives a notification if the terminal is idle? It would be very useful while compiling and executing large codes and doing something side by side.
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why does mounting a volume on a building raid cause sync speed to drop?

I have an array with 4 disks in RAID 10 configuration : root@backup:~# mdadm --detail /dev/md127 /dev/md127: Version : 1.2 Creation Time : Mon Feb 23 16:01:29 2015 Raid Level : raid10 ...
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Unable to compile INTEL 82599 driver on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to compile the drivers on my machine and I am getting the following errors: ~/ixgbe-3.21.2/src$ make install make -C /lib/modules/3.13.0-46-generic/build ...
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cannot be used as a function [closed]

#include <iostream> using namespace std; int main() { int bus1,bus2,total; total=(bus1+bus2)(5*14); cout<<"fair is"<<total; return 0; } I used this ...
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Compiling OpenImageIO on Kubuntu 14.10 using CMake

This is my first post here so hope I'm doing things correctly. I'm currently trying to build OpenImageIO so I can get OSL working on Kubuntu 14.10. I have Boost and OpenEXR set up, which OIIO depends ...
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Failure to Install opencv 2.4.9 on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install opencv 2.4.9 on ubuntu 14.04. I am getting an error while compiling files. When I run: cmake -D CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=RELEASE -D CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local -D WITH_TBB=ON -D ...
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Unable to use debian/rules clean

I am new to ubuntu and i am trying to use the command fakeroot debian/rules clean but It errors out. Here is some of what is shown, it is rather long so if I need to post it all I will. Error: cp ...
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Recoll 1.20.1 prebuilt - configure.ac not recognised - './configure' and 'make' isn't working

I'm trying to install the latest version of Recoll (1.20.1) on Ubuntu 14.04. I've downloaded the tar file from the developer website (under 'Source') and copied it to /usr/local/src where I ...
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vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic?

vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) and VMware Tools 9.9.2 (Fusion7.1.1 Build 2496486) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic (Febr. 2015) (Shared Folder ...
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Compile C++ 11 with clang 3.4 and GraphicsMagick

I wanna to compile C++ code in this source https://github.com/jdeng/rbm-mnist I have installed clang 3.4, sudo apt-get install libmagickwand-dev, sudo apt-get install build-essential , and sudo ...
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Compiling the Davicom driver on RK3188 chipset

I want to compile the module dm9601.c for ubuntu 14.04 on the mentioned chipset. I have read up the tutorials of Ian Morisson, e.g. here and here. I am also failiar with this. On an MK802 IV ...
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Using repos vs compile: hot wo replace Nginx from repo with a compiled Nginx?

Sometime ago I used Kura's PPA to install Nginx+Pagespeed on my VPS. I would like to update it to the newest version, but the latest packages from Kura aren't so recent and I'm thinking about ...
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Whats the build version is used in the Bq release of Ubuntu touch?

I just wanted to know the exact build version being used in the Bq release of the Ubuntu touch phone. Is this Ubuntu-rtm 14.09 ? I see some parts are missing in my current ubuntu-touch. May be ...