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

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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 ...
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Error when compiling a .bas file using FreeBASIC: Expected End-of-Line, found '['

I tried making a simple code to get into .bas based coding. I was using FreeBASIC code compiler to create my codes. I tried making a simple code that will bring out any text into the terminal. ...
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I already have the newest version of g++ but I still get a 127 error what do I do?

I have done the following. I just don't know what to try next. I supposedly have the newest version of gcc by following these directions sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test sudo ...
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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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Recompiling the kernel after modifying the “irq.c” Module

I modified the irq.c file in the kernel by including several printk() statements to trace some values that I wanted to recovered. Logically, after modifying the irq.c file I attempted to recompile the ...
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Trying to compile 'mips64' program with gcc 3.3 but it has an error when building binutils and gcc

I tried building binutils and gcc3.3 for mips64 and everything goes well until: make CC=$GCC make install [For make an error saying, that: gmp.h and confdefs.h are not found] [For make install: ...
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Is there a plugin for the terminal which allow to detect and open files?

I'm looking for a terminal plugin/extension that would allow me to detect files path in terminal output and open them in a text editor by clicking on them. The perfect solution would open the file at ...
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Can i recompile kernel in dualboot environment?

I need to fix a value hid-ids.h and compile kernel so that my device will work. But i'm on dualboot with windows 8. If this goes wrong can it damage grub or will this just affect my ubuntu ...
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Buliding and running NS-3 based program and doing all that trough Geany

everyone! Now, I wanted to set up my Geany so I can build, compile and execute any NS-3 based program instead of always using console way and compiling there the program and executing again in the ...
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Trying to Compile Latest OpenSSL from Source Fails With Errors [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu x86_64, and want to upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.1.f. wget <openssl latest> tar -xzvf openssl.tar.gz cd <openssl dir> ./configure --prefix=/usr make In the console output, ...
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collect2 error while compiling fortran code

I have installed necdf-4 successfully. I am getting collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status error when I compile a fortran code that writes netcdf files. I use gfortran compiler. I am sure the ...
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Vim cannot find syntax.vim

Recently, I needed to build Vim from source to use a plugin that required Lua interpreting. This worked fine on my laptop, but my tower computer is having some issues. Any time I run Vim, I recieve ...
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Wubi-installed ubuntu won't allow me to execute executable files

I'm trying to run executable files on Ubuntu, but it's not working, although the exact same executable file works fine on others' machines, which are also running Ubuntu 12.04 like me. Based on this, ...
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How to install Enlightenment 19 on Lubuntu 14.04 [closed]

all guides are for old version of ubuntu and enlightenment. Im compiling from source but the EFL package says configure: error: Software Xlib dependencies not found Ive been able to install many ...
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Realtek RTL8188CUs

I am trying to use an airlink wifi dongle with RTL8188CUs chip. It has not been going very well. I found a link to a driver installer Download rtl8192cu-tjp-dkms_1.6_all.deb 1.0 MB When I run ...
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Why isn't launchpad building my package?

I attempted to upload files to launchpad for building, using dput ppa:sparhawkthesecond/ahm xserver-xorg-input-evdev_2.8.2-1ubuntu2ahm0ly1_source.changes It completed fine, and I was told that it ...
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Problem loading LaTeX KOMA-script and fontspec after freshly installing vanilla texlive

I have just installed vanilla TeXlive according to the TUG instructions on my Ubuntu 13.10. A standard minimal example properly compiles the way it is supposed to do: ...
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Use gcc-4.6-arm-linux-gnueabihf to compile .c file, What is the command?

I am doing cross compiling. I install the gcc-4.6-arm-linux-gnueabihf and want to use it to compile the .c file(example of hello world) and then run it on ARM. I don't know what is the exact command. ...
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I want to change some of the linux files, how to recompile the linux and reinstall it [duplicate]

I want to make changes to the kernel files /linux/net/ipv4/ip_output.c in my case. I want to add a script to be run that changes the payload of the data whenever a packet passes through the ...
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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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KCModuleInfo and KCMultiDialog undefined references

I'm trying to finish an abandoned KDE3-to-KDE4 port of a program and I'm running into these errors: undefined reference to `KCModuleInfo::KCModuleInfo(QString const&)' undefined reference to ...
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“No executable specified.” Ubuntu SDK Unity8

Was working last night, but today when I started up again, I could not run unity8 out of QtCreator/UbuntuSDK. After building and running, it just states: "No executable specified." FYI; This is a ...
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'make' compiling error in ubuntu

I installed ubuntu 14.04 by debootstrap with those packages required for configuring or building a specific package. Everything went well but one thing, it could not build or compile (or configure) ...
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Installing Python 3.4 from source

I am running Xubuntu 13.10 i386 with the python (2.7) and python3 (3.3) packages installed. I have downloaded and compiled the source code for Python 3.4 but the binary file is named python. How can I ...
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Linking CXX executable RemoteZynAddSubFx

I'm trying to build the latest version of LMMS v1.0.0 and I'm running into this error Linking CXX executable RemoteZynAddSubFx /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXft /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lfontconfig ...
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make fails due to undefined reference to symbol 'uncompress'

I tried to compile the latest "lordsawar" and quite at the end I received this error message: libtool: link: g++ -Wall -DPO_PATH=\"/usr/local/share/locale/\" -g -O2 -o lordsawar-pbm pbm.o main.o ...
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Unable to Cross Compile Hello World Device Driver for ARM

I've been trying to build a basic hello world device driver on my Virtual Box installation of Ubuntu 13.10 for a development board running an ARMv5 processor. I know I need to cross compile the ...
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Errors when build android source code on Ubuntu

I am trying to build Android source tree(CIS), however I met some errors. I am using ubuntu 12.04, 64 bits. I've get through several errors, but I can't find the solution to this one. incompatible ...
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CudaMiner - Fail to compile due to nvcc and second error. :D

sarcastic@twitpc:~/CudaM$ make make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory `/home/sarcastic/CudaM' Making all in compat make[2]: Entering directory `/home/sarcastic/CudaM/compat' Making all in ...
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How to configure debian/rules file for packaging with CDBS and Cmake, Qt5 on Ubuntu 12.04

this is the first time I ask here. Recently I played packaging --a new thing for me-- in Launchpad. I tried compiling Sigil 0.7.4 for Ubuntu Precise. The source code had to be compiled with Qt5, while ...
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Installing Gimp 2.8.8 from source

I am trying to install GIMP 2.8.8 and this program has a lot of dependencies. I am trying to install all of them but now I am a bit overwhelmed. I am trying to install gegl-0.2.0 it gives me this ...
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Install error---make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop

apcoer@apcoer-Aspire-Series:~$ cd Desktop apcoer@apcoer-Aspire-Series:~/Desktop$ cd libgraph-1.0.2 apcoer@apcoer-Aspire-Series:~/Desktop/libgraph-1.0.2$ ./configure checking build system type... ...
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Gem5: Can't load object file tests/test-progs/hello/bin/X86/linux/hello @ cycle 644368

Using Gem5 Simulator for my project Used- scons build/X86/gem5.opt Then trying execute precompiled Hello World program using- build/X86/gem5.prof configs/example/se.py -c ...
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Where I can find /sbin/hotplug in my kernel source

I am reading hotplug events. And I want to enable automatic loading unloading module, when a new device is added. For that I read that kernel does it using /sbin/hotplug script, but I am not able to ...
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Unknown type name gcc

I'm trying to compile this source code http://nrg.cs.ucl.ac.uk/mptcp/mptcp_userland_0.1.tar.gz and I'm getting unknown type name 'u8' among other types (u_int, u_char, u_long....etc) I have Ubuntu ...
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Cannot fine syscall_32.h , header missing

When I run 'make', i get an error saying: make[1]: *** No rule to make target `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.8.0-29-generic/arch/x86/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl', needed by ...
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Update QJSON on Ubuntu 12.04?

I currently have libqjson-dev 0.7.1-6 installed on 12.04 via package manager. I need 0.8.0 in order to run an app I like. I have little experience compiling from source, less with cmake. I assume ...
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Why 'make gconfig' does not work while compiling the kernel?

I am trying to compile vanilla Linux kernel 3.12.14 downloaded from kernel.org. When I try make gconfig, it says: * Unable to find the GTK+ installation. Please make sure that * the GTK+ 2.0 ...
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Where can I download pfvar.h?

I'm trying to compile a source code and it needs this header file 'pfvar.h' From where can I get it I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Thanks in advance
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make: *** [rastertostar] Error 1 [duplicate]

When im compiling a printer driver, i use make and i get this error: make: * [rastertostar] Error 1 what do i do? this goes back to this post: How to install a star printer driver?
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Kernel compiling question about “.config” file

I am in the middle of compiling a new linux kernel targeted at my Acer Aspire One Laptop with an Intel Atom processor. I'm just playing as a self teach exercise. So far, I have made my new config, ...
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Compiling a C file through Gedit extrernal tools

Is there any way to compile and run .c files by using a shortcut key using gedit? I know its possible for java and C++, and I read somewhere that it is possible to do so using scripts in external ...
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I want to compile a .c file

export CROSS_COMPILE=~/gcc-linaro/bin/arm-linux-gnueabihf- ${CROSS_COMPILE}gcc -o mblast mblast.c When I tried the above commands after the following command: gksudo ...
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Where does the command make search for libraries

I wonder if you can tell me the path make command uses to search for libraries and header files, I'm getting these errors "Header files missing" and I wanna check the path manually I have Ubuntu ...