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

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Error compiling GLib in Ubuntu 14.04 (trying to install GimpShop)

I'm kinda new in Linux, so please take it easy on the most complicated stuff. I'm trying to install GimpShop. Installation guide asks me to install GLib first, and when I try to compile it using the ...
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No package 'ncurses' found [duplicate]

I'm trying to install XWiimote and they tell me to run ./autogen.sh in the installation notes . This is the output: zorin@Samsung-NP300E4Z-S03TH:~/Downloads/xwiimote-master$ ./autogen.shlibtoolize: ...
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Changing directory of binaries after compiling

I have downloaded a package which includes a makefile. Can I compile the program in the downloaded directory and then move the binaries elsewhere to use?
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Trying to compile from source newest apache with newest openssl

I need to install apache 2.4.10 using openssl 1.0.1i. I compiled openssl from source with: $ ./config \ --prefix=/opt/openssl-1.0.1i \ --openssldir=/opt/openssl-1.0.1i $ make $ sudo make ...
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Installing VMware 3.1.6 (32bit) on Ubuntu 14.04

I´ve been using vmware 3.1.6 on xubuntu 12.04 by way of a patch and it worked pretty good. I have to use 3.1.6 because I have to use these 32-bit laptops and 3.1.6 is the last version which lets me ...
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Developing 32 bit application and using it in 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to develop 32 bit c++ applications on an Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit machine and use it on both 32 bit and 64 bit machines. One of the main difficulties I face is that I use some library which ...
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How to compile a Linux kernel? [duplicate]

How do I compile a Linux kernel and how do I use the output file generated?
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Targetting Boost 32-bit While on 64-bit ubuntu?

Well i have libboost-all-dev installed, but i am trying to compile for 32-bit. I can't install libboost-all-dev:i386 either. g++ -lboost_filesystem main.cpp g++ -m32 -lboost_filesystem main.cpp The ...
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Building xvidcap on Ubuntu 14.04 - undefined reference to symbol 'XGetWindowAttributes'

I'm trying to build xvidcap from sources on Ubuntu 14.04 since no package is available. I've stumbled upon following error during make: gcc -Wall -g ...
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Nginx Configure: Error: no [MY ADD MODDS]/config was found

nweb here on ask-Ubuntu I have been trying to compile Nginx from source on Ubuntu 14.04 x64 and I get the following error: ./configure: error: no /src/mods/[MY ADD MODDS]/config was found If I ...
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GnuPG installed from source causing issue with Seahorse and GPA

I have installed GnuPG version 1.4.18 by building from source, so it got installed to /usr/local/bin. That causes issues with Seahorse as well as GPA because they keep looking for the application in ...
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iscsitarget suddenly broken after upgrade of the 12.04 Hardware Stack

After an upgrade to the latest Hardware Stack using Ubuntu 12.04, my iscsi service is not longer operational. The error from the service is such: FATAL: Module iscsi_trgt not found. I have learned ...
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cannot find -lboost_thread-mt

I'm getting 2 errors: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_thread-mt /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_program_options-mt what is the simplest way for me to install -lboost_thread-mt so that i can ...
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what is exactly object file and how to open it

g++ myCppFile -o myOut I do not know about compiling procedure. But all I want to know is what is the type of myOut? It is not text. It is not like configuration file. So what is it ? And how to ...
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How to replace files in PPA after unsuccessful build?

I uploaded a package to my PPA, but the build failed. I made some corrections to the dependencies list and tried to upload the corrected file. It was rejected with this message: Rejected: File ...
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How to build Banshee 2.9.1 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to build banshee but i can't get it to compile. I used the banshee Source Tarball, and the banshee github code. Here is a script on what I already did: #!/bin/bash # dependencies sudo ...
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How to install build-essential:i386 to compile a 32-bit executable on a 64-bit system?

apt-get install build-essential:i386 doesn't work at all: The following packages have unmet dependencies: build-essential:i386 : Depends: gcc:i386 (>= 4:4.4.3) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Build ubuntu from source code cd

This is a very theoretical question and I am not in the need to actually do this, but I find the question still highly interesting Ubuntu offers source code cd downloads: ...
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failure in installing gamit globk software

I am a beginner in ubuntu. I was trying to install gamit globk software in my system. From previous installation experiences from others I found that I had to install X11 libraries and headers and I ...
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Make 3.82+ on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to compile some software on Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit). It fails with this error. checking for make... /usr/bin/make configure: tested: whether version of /usr/bin/make is 3.82+ configure: ...
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Error compiling Kernel-aodv for ARM

I'm about to implement AODV on ARM board SabreLite and I'm facing some problems. So, I use the latest version of AODV located here (http://sourceforge.net/projects/aodvuu/). I've follow the ...
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How can I get distcc to work?

I have installed distcc from the Ubuntu repositories on several computers all connected to the same wireless network. On each one, I followed a number of the steps outlined in both the "60-second ...
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Compile error: checking for libXaw… configure: error: No X toolkit could be found

Can anyone solve this error? After I configure emacs and run make, i get the following: [jroberts@pc emacs-24.3]$ make make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. Here is the ...
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Bluez Installation - configuration error for DBUS 1.6

I am trying to install bluez 5.2 libraries on Ubuntu 12.04. while running ./configure, I received error for GLib2.0, I was able to resolve by using sudo apt get-install for GLib2. Now I am receiving ...
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Built kernel won't boot, missing AHCI driver?

I need to apply a kernel patch and so I set about building a kernel. First I fetched the source and build dependencies with # apt-get source linux-image-`uname -r` # apt-get build-dep ...
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Errors installing wireless driver

I have a wireless dongle and I'm attempting to install their Linux drivers. From here: http://www.edimax.com/edimax/merchandise/merchandise_detail/data/edimax/global/wireless_adapters_n150/ew-7811un ...
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How to install Rigs of Rods from PPA

I really want to install rigs of rods on my Ubuntu 14.04(.1) machine. I know that to install it there are two ways; compiling from source or from PPA. I don't have good luck compiling so I rather ...
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freeglut undefined references

can someone help me with the following problem: I wanted to learn to develop graphical applications with freeglut. following a guide on how to get it working on ubuntu, I did the following: sudo ...
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KGraphViewer replacement

Is there a replacement package for the deleted KGraphViewer? The qt dev pacakage is installed. Compilation of the latest Umbrello works. Also I tried to compile it from the git remake ...
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Why can I compile against libclang-3.5.so and not against libclang.so?

I am trying to compile a C source file, that needs to be linked against a dynamic library I installed through apt-get (libclang.so). apt-get installed the clang shared libraries in ...
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Maven only invokable from terminal while root

I'm following the directions laid out here: http://java.dzone.com/articles/installing-maven-304-ubuntu Everything is in the right place and the sym link is working correctly. However whenever I try ...
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How to compile a SH file so it can be uploaded to PPA Launchpad

I want to make a few installation scripts via .SH files, and then upload them to http://launchpad.net? How would I do that?
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I am not able to compile a simple program using gcc

Wrongly I have install ia32-libs but my host system is 64 bit. Now whenever i try to compile c file i get a message as: unrecognized option '--64' I have uninstall th ia32-libs but I am getting ...
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make command not working ERROR 2

I was trying to install Realtek_RTS5229_Linux_Driver_v1.07 which I downloaded from [here][1] When I run the make command I get the following error:- make[1]: Leaving directory ...
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How to build openjfx on ubuntu 14.04?

I have been trying to build openjfx on Ubuntu 14.04 but i'm receiving error gradle tasks :buildSrc:clean :buildSrc:generateGrammarSource :buildSrc:compileJava ...
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Compiled bind9-dlz and error: corrupted double-linked list

I have fresh installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04 and I've compiled bind9 with dlz drivers. Compilation went OK, packages were created. After installation and configuration based on this post: ...
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How to install PHP MySQL extensions

I just installed a new server which comes with php 5.5. however one of my older projects requires php 5.3. So I installed php 5.3 with wget http://www.php.net/get/php-5.3.28.tar.bz2/from/a/mirror ...
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linphone-3.3.2 installation error

I'm trying to install linphone-3.3.2 (must be this version) for 32 bits in ubuntu-12.04. I've exported the following flags: CFLAGS=-m32. LDFLAGS=-m32. CXXFLAGS=-m32 I ran: ./configure --disable video ...
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Kernel compilation

I'm trying to compile a source Linux kernel (version linux-3.10.48). Using the make menuconfig command, all the configurations are done and the .config file is saved, but when I'm compiling the main ...
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does “make” recompile all of the files or just changed ones

suppose that you have a program which you installed that from source by make command . That program include files a.cc, b.cc, c.cc, d.cc and ... . Now I changed a.cc a bit. In order to enable the ...
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CMake can't find pthread

pthreads works on the system: $ gcc -o what what.c /tmp/ccI6m52b.o: In function `main': what.c:(.text+0x37): undefined reference to `pthread_create' what.c:(.text+0x48): undefined reference to ...
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Compiling SSR ( SimpleScreenRecorder )

I am really stuck at compiling SSR Downloaded from here. Ran the script simple-build-and-install. mkdir: cannot create directory 'build': Permission denied Any idea how to fix this?
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How can I fix library conflicts during compilation stemmed from manually installed packages from source code?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 upgraded from 12.04 making dist-upgrades. I did many manual installations such as ffmpeg, libglib and so on, in the past. I have a nice custom distro now, it works well but I have ...
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Geany compiler , c programming, Ubuntu 14.04, can't show program output

I wrote a simple program to print "hello world". The compiler shows a message "Compilation finished successfully". But the out put of the program, I can't see anywhere. As using codeblocks a new ...
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“make” error when installing OpenCV

[ 38%] Building CXX object modules/core/CMakeFiles/opencv_core.dir/src/convert.o In file included from /home/bomi/OpenCV/modules/core/src/precomp.hpp:55:0, from ...
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“Could NOT find KDE4Workspace (missing: KDE4Workspace_CONFIG) (Required is at least version ”4.9.80“)”

I have been trying to install oxygen-transparent on my kubuntu 14.04 installation for a while now, and every time it fails with the following error: ...
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cannot compile gcc or g++ libc_nonshared.a not recognized

I cannot compile C/C++ files anymore since using a new account (I think it was since then anyway) and I'm getting a strange error every time I try to compile: ~$ g++ hello.cpp ...
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How to build eglibc in debug mode [duplicate]

I am trying to create a debug version of the eglibc to allow step by step debugging in a program that crashes in the eglibc. I want the created ".so" file to be as close as possible to the eglibc ...
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How to install libinput 0.4.0?

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and I tried installing libinput package from source. export WLD=$HOME/install git clone git://anongit.freedesktop.org/wayland/libinput cd libinput ./autogen.sh ...
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3.15.5 stable kernel not building, “gzip: stdout: no space left on device”, /boot is NOT full

Running into an issue building the 3.15.5 stable kernel on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Relevant portion of sudo make modules_install install INSTALL /lib/firmware/edgeport/down2.fw INSTALL ...