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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 ...
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unable to run make during installation of kernel 3.3.6

desktop:~/Desktop/linux-3.3.6$ make xconfig make[1]: Warning: File `scripts/kconfig/.zconf.tab.o.cmd' has modification time 1.7e+04 s in the future CHECK qt * Unable to find the QT4 tool qmake. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ... ...
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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 ...
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How do I install chemsuite? Getting “configure: error: Can't find X includes” when I attempt to compile

I extracted the tarball, cd'ed to the directory, ran ./build as per the INSTALL file in said directory directed me to do. But it told me I needed a package called "X" and I've searched for such a ...
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compile and install modified kernel

I have made some changes to the vmx.c file of the kernel. Now I am using make menuconfig followed by make -j 5 command to compile the modified kernel(No errors just a warning..) Now I am using ...
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What are differences in Ubuntu C++ programming and Windows C++ programming?

The getch() function has to be replaced by getchar() in G++ (or any other compiler for that matter) for successful compilation. I am new to Ubuntu, so I would like to know what are the other possible ...
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How do I set up ccache?

I want to use ccache to speed up compilation. I came across how do I enable ccache This is what I have done so fat: $ sudo apt-get install -y ccache Then $ dpkg -l ccache ii ccache 3.1.6-1 ...
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Error “undefined reference to xercesc_2_7”

I've been trying to install SUMO and only recently got the ./configure to make all of the files; but, when I try to 'make' it gives the [all-recursive error 1: ...
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Maya Calendar from Elementary OS on Ubuntu

The Maya Calendar from Elementary OS seems really nice: Has anyone been able to run it on Ubuntu ? Is it available on some repository ? After installing the dependencies, I only get a ton of error ...
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How to enable c99 and c11 on gcc?

When I compile the following code it gives compilation error that error: ‘for’ loop initial declarations are only allowed in C99 mode for(int i = 0; i < 5; i++) and to compile your code use ...
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Where should I put compiled binaries so that the would become searchable?

I'm compiling software from source. This software project doesn't come with an installer, so I just put the binary in /usr/local/bin, then I can start it from the terminal with a command software ...
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revkit installation [duplicate]

so i need to install this software called revkit on ubuntu 12.10. below are the instructions as per the manual: Requirements RevKit needs a couple of packages which can easily be installed with the ...
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How to install RevKit

I’m trying to install a software called RevKit on Ubuntu 12.10 and the following instructions1 need to be followed: RevKit can be downloaded from the www.revkit.org website. Opening a Bash ...
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How to do build a 64-bit develop environment in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit? [closed]

I using the Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit. But now, I want to build 64-bit binaries & packages as same source of Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit on it. I think that, If I use CLFS(Cross Linux From ...
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“Can not compile without isnan function or macro” when trying to compile geos on 14.04

Using a procedure for building geos on ubuntu 12.04, I'm trying to build geos on 14.04 and get the error, "Can not compile without isnan function or macro" when make is executed. sudo apt-get -y ...
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'__FDELT' and '__FDMASK' not declared in this scope (posix_types.h not included)

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 64bit version. I'm getting the following error when compiling a C++ program: ../elements/userlevel/socket.cc:477: error: '__FDELT' was not declared in this scope ...
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How to set /usr/bin/i586-mingw32msvc-g++ to gww?

I use cross compiling for C++ using MinGW... I use /usr/bin/i586-mingw32msvc-g++ filename.cpp to compile, but I want to be able to type gww filename.cpp I think I need to set a PATH ...
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trying to install terminal window managers

I'd like to try some terminal window managers such as Viper Window Manager (VWM) and Twin ("Textmode WINdow"), but I'm having difficulties getting them running in Ubuntu. Are packages available for ...
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Is it possible to compile a kernel module under chroot?

Under a chroot environment, is it possible to build a kernel module without having the kernel installed, just the headers? It sounds like something you wouldn't want to do, but in my case I do. I've ...
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use NUT 2.7.1 in Ubuntu server 12.04 [closed]

I have questions in regards to using a different version of NUT than what is available through apt-get for Ubuntu server 12.04. The version of NUT that is available in Ubuntu server 12.04 is 2.6.3. ...
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g++ 4.8.2 on ubuntu 14.04 fails to compile source files

I'm really frustrated at present in that g++ is throwing up so many errors even on a simple .cpp file. I'm typing: g++ test.cpp at the command line. Thanks in advance for any help. I downloaded g++ ...
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RTL8723AE PCIe driver problem

I have looked at this question but I get this error while compiling and am unable to load the module afterwards: make -C /lib/modules/3.13.0-24-generic/build ...
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Compiling the mysql_fdw for postgresql?

I'm attempting to compile the MySQL Foreign Data Wrapper for Postgresql 9.1+, on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and having a fair bit of trouble getting it to work. So far I've managed to use git to download the ...
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Is it possible to produce an ISO image of my current installed Ubuntu OS?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 TLS. Is there a way to produce an ISO installable image of my current system so as I could burn the image on a CD and be able to install it on an other laptop ? I tried ...
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Compile evolution development snapshot 3.13.1

I have downloaded evolution development snapshot from this link: https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evolution and now I have trouble compiling the source code. I am using ubuntu 14.04 and this version of ...
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ubuntu /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc_s

I am compiling a fortran program by using g77 on Ubuntu 14.04, I got the following error: ubuntu /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc_s Didn't you ever have experience with such problem?
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How do I install a specific version of java on Ubuntu

I am trying to build Android from source and it require Java 1.6 to build. So, I installed OpenJDK version 6. However, when I try to build using the make command I get the following message: Your ...
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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 ...
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Compiling error checkinstall

Hi I wanna compile my first package (Wine) under Ubuntu (it's also my first day with this OS). I ran ./configure and make, no errors. But when I did checkinstall then I got this back: ...
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globus toolkit installation

I'm trying to install globus toolkit on Ubuntu 14.04. When I ran make command I got problem that I mentioned below: globus@JMD:~/gt5.0.2-all-source-installer$ sudo make | tee installer [sudo] ...
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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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How to point to Boost built from source

I like to keep my Boost installations full and up to date to the latest release. I just noticed that I sloppily approved libboost-dev-all, and some of my programs that I develop are not able to ...
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/usr/bin/ld: error: cannot find -lpython2.7

While installing pyscard.py I get this error, gcc -pthread -shared -Wl,-rpath,$ORIGIN/../lib -g -L/home/builder/jenkins/workspace/Python_Masters/ARCH/x86_64/label/Linux/core/lib ...
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Compiling Intel-phc says I don't have headers

Trying to follow an online tutorial "Intel-phc with latest kernel on Ubuntu". My ubuntu kernel version is 3.2.0-38-generic (Ubuntu 14.04). Following the instructions I downloaded kernel 3.14.2 from ...
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problem in compiling xv6 mit's project

Currently, I am working on XV6 but there is a problem when I build it withmake qemu then it gives me following error: i386-elf-gcc -fno-pic -static -fno-builtin -fno-strict-aliasing -Wall -MD -ggdb ...
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Could not find Urbi when compiling

I have installed urbi-suite-1.22.1-linux32 and to compile the system I try both of the following commands: ./build.sh and cd __build cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=$(pwd)/install But I get ...
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Workoflow for regularly updating custom compiled kernels

Suppose you want a kernel with additional features such as the grsecurity patches which are not included in the ubuntu standard kernel images. Doing this once is not a big deal but when you update it, ...
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bfd.h should include libiberty/ansidecl.h in Ubuntu 14.04?

binutils package seems to be changed, as include directory of libiberty.h has moved to /usr/include/libiberty, thus there is possible a wrong include in bfd.h regarding ansidecl.h. Getting those ...
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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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Compile error when trying to run make

I have the following error when trying to run make command, /usr/bin/ld: skipping incompatible /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/4.7/../../../libcppunit.a when searching for -lcppunit /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Adding extract tool to nautilus (compiled from source code)

How can add and Extract Zip File tool to nautilus? I installed nautilus from the standard source code in repository. Now: ? I remember there was a extract here selection in this menu before ...
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./configure error xft.pc is missing

i try to install something and did as asked in the readme ./configure but it gives me the following error: checking for xft... Package xft was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you ...
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`build-dep` download location?

I downloaded build dependency of nautilus with sudo apt-get build-dep nautilus now; where can I find its .h and .cpp files?
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ffmpeg: installing from repository or compiling from source?

When googling for "install ffmpeg ubuntu" the first link I've got was https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/UbuntuCompilationGuide, so I followed it, and unfortunutely got some errors during ffmpeg ...
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Using .apk files on ubuntu

I wanted to know if .apk files xan be reverse compiled to get source code and then be recompiled for x86 platform to make it work on an ubuntu or windows system? Related Question: Can I run Android ...
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Error in connecting CMake to FreeBASIC compiler. CMake Error: The source directory does not appear to contain CMakeLists.txt

I was in the middle of installing Allegro to help me compile C++ games and animations. I needed to install a Make program to get the ball rolling. I installed CMake and tried to connect it to my ...
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Missing libriaries for a GUI .bas test and how does one get them? ld: cannot find -lX11, -lXext, -lXpm, -lXrandr, -lXrender

I was testing out FreeBASIC compilier for its ability to make interactive software (in this case, a simple game called Asteroids.) The .bas code for it is right below: ' ÜÛÛÛÛÜ ...