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

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Problem linking against pcap.h

I am trying to compile ethping Here is the command that gets issued via make: gcc -Wall -Werror -ggdb -g -O2 -lpcap -o ethping ethping.o ieee8021ag.o dot1ag_eth.o I now get this error message: ...
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Undefined references to `_gfortran_runtime_error_at'

I use a model is written Fortran90 under Ubuntu 14.04. The gfortran 95 compiler (gfortran 4:4.8.2-1ubuntu6) and the gcc 4:4.8.2-1ubuntu6 is installed by Ubuntu Software Center. The installed gcc has ...
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Installing PyMOL from source code

I've tried running: prefix=/opt/pymol-svn modules=$prefix/modules python setup.py build install \ --home=$prefix \ --install-lib=$modules \ --install-scripts=$prefix with the following ...
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Behavior of zlib1g-dev

I am trying to compile a project on Ubuntu (14.04.1), but the compilation fails with the following error: dynamic-programming-interface.cpp:1860:20: error: expected primary-expression before '*' ...
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Rebuild OpenSSL with -DPURIFY

I'm trying to rebuild OpenSSL according to these instructions. I'm having a problem with the very first line: sudo apt-get build-dep libssl-dev This response is given: Reading package lists... ...
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glib.h make error. fatal error: glib.h: No such file or directory

for solution i searched on the Internet. i added the output of the command pkg-config --cflags glib-2.0 that is -I/usr/include/glib-2.0 -I/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/glib-2.0/include to the make file like ...
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Backup of Flashdrive

I am compiling some packages onto an external USB flash drive. Unfortunately, the compiling has not been going 100% and I often have to try redoing packages with different settings. To make sure that ...
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Error While Compiling Retroarch

i've been trying to compile retroarch and i installed all of the plugins that it says to install and everything starts going right at first but then i keep getting this... CC ...
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/lib/modules/3.8.13/build folder missing

I am installing a Wi-Fi driver on to my BeagleBone Black with Angstrom running. As I was compiling the driver I got this error root@beaglebone:~/Desktop/WLAN-AIO-OSR/build# make BOARD_TYPE=arm ...
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Switching from GCC to Clang to compile with OpenCV

I have been compiling code that uses OpenCV by using a CMake project with the following flags in GCC: -Wall -Werror -std=c++14 And it compiled every time. No problems anywhere. When I switch to ...
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Compiling CARMEN Nav toolkit on Ubuntu 10.04

I'm a beginner to Ubuntu and I've been trying to install some robotics toolkits to be used on a Powerbot that I'm working on. I'm currently trying to install CARMEN Navigation toolkit and I have been ...
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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute python

I am struggling with compiling python 2.7.9 from source and have been advised to ask this question here. While installing python 2.7.9 following the steps described here the following errors ...
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How to build a program in Launchpad which has dependencies from external repository?

I am trying to build my program in Launchpad. Problem is, it depends on webkit2gtk (>= 2.6.2) and it isn't on my repository (because I don't maintain it), and it isn't on Ubuntu repositories either, ...
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undefined reference to symbol '__cxa_pure_virtual@@CXXABI_1.3'

I'm faced with the following error when I run make for the files from https://github.com/liuliu/ccv /usr/bin/ld: ../lib/liblinear.a(linear-static.o): undefined reference to symbol ...
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Ffmpeg 2.5.2 executable not replacing existing version

I'm trying to upgrade my ffmpeg from 0.10 to the latest (2.5.2). I performed the upgrade yesterday on a different Ubuntu 13.10 machine and it worked perfectly, so I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I ...
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can't build OpenGL software on 14.10 with fglrx-updates: “/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lGL”

I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 on a new laptop with an "AMD A6-6310 APU with AMD Radeon R4 Graphics" type CPU/GPU. Due to freezing issues with Gallium3D, I installed fglrx-updates. Now because I like ...
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Why did this .tar.gz fail to install?

When I did the configure, I got this output checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is sane... yes checking for gawk... gawk checking whether ...
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How to compile GitHub's Atom editor [duplicate]

I'm trying to install GitHub's Atom editor. I'm using Ubuntu (trusty 14.04 with LXDE) on my Chromebook (via Crouton). It has an ARM processor (not Intel or AMD) so I can't use the .deb because that's ...
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sqlite make test fails because of “tcl.h not found” or “undefined reference to Tcl_Free”

I have obtained the sqlite source code with: sudo apt-get install fossil mkdir sqlite cd sqlite fossil clone http://www.sqlite.org/cgi/src/doc/trunk a fossil open a rm a and compiled it with the ...
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GRUB Compile error

I want to change the title of GRUB so I changed grub-core/normal/main.c but when i wanted to compile the package i found this tutorial but i have an error in include grub/types.h In file included ...
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Where is my Java compiler 1.8, in Eclipse?

I installed openjdk8 In Eclipse (v3.8.1) -> window -> preferences -> Java -> installed JREs, I added the related standard VM. In Eclipse -> Project -> Properties -> Java build path, I changed the JRE ...
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libimobiledevice work on ubuntu but not in raspberry

I recently installed libimobiledevice in ubuntu via sudo apt-get install libimobiledevice and it worked like a charm with ios 8.1.2 ... But when I compile and install the latest libimobiledevice in ...
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How to install node-sass/gulp-sass on Ubuntu 14.04+ or Linux Mint 17+?

I'm trying to switch from gulp-ruby-sass to node-sass which is based on libsass a C implementation faster than the classic Ruby version. So far I've install the node packages: Node package cd ...
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"GMP-DIR NOTFOUND when trying to compile the shared library jpbc-pbc

I tried according to the steps mentioned in the following url "http://gas.dia.unisa.it/projects/jpbc/docs/pbcwrapper.html#.VJ7t0AKDA" First I installed GMP libary. To compile the shared library I ...
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GnuCOBOL not generating dynamic link library ELF references

Now GnuCOBOL, the Ubuntu package is open-cobol. As of Ubuntu 14.04? the compiler fails to link in dynamic library references for dlopen to use at run-time. No trace of the library in ldd from gcc -l ...
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Building and using a lib without installing it? (e.g. libcurl)

I'd like to use libcurl (a lib that handles HTTP connections) by linking it statically to a program I am writing. I am new to building programs from their source, so I have no clue on how to do it ...
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compiling g++ programs

I have the gcc installed. I can compile C programs. But I cannot compile C++ programs. If I write g++ on comd line, it says program not installed. I tried sudo apt-get install g++ It gives me a very ...
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Ubuntu freezes in recursion g++

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 and gcc version 4.8.2. Sometimes when I run some C++ code which has some bugs, for example Runtime Error, it goes to a deep recursion (I suppose...) and all my computer freezes. ...
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I need help compiling evince from source package on Ubuntu 14.10

After obtaining build-dependencies and source code for Evince document viewer through sudo apt-get build-dep evince apt-get source evince on ubuntu 14.10, I run configure script and got the ...
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get objdump to display full hex of a 64 bit mov instruction

objdump won't show me the hex of a long 64 bit instruction. objdump -d myobj.o here is one of the lines: 3: 48 bb 2f 2f 62 69 6e movabs $0x68732f6e69622f2f,%rbx the instruction hex cuts off ...
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Compiler is not available to compile modules, aborting…ubuntu 14.10

First i tried intel-linux-graphic-installer., which gives me "Distribution not supported" then I downloaded a Tar file from Intel website and untar . when i run ./install.sh the following error occur ...
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error bcap library not found

During compiling of reaver-wps in Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine on windows 7 32-bit host I received the error error : bcap library not found. I already installed sqlite3 , libsqlite3-dev , libcap-dev, ...
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sa-compile compilation error

I have a problem with the latest update for sa-compile (package 3.4.0-1ubuntu2 ) on ubuntu 14.04. When I install the package, I get the following error: .sa-compile (3.4.0-1ubuntu2) wird eingerichtet ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Error when compile PHP 5.6.3

I did everything right with the installation of all dependencies for Apache2 and PHP i think. First I installed a clean Ubuntu 14.04 with all actual updates. Then I installed with "apt-get build-dep ...
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What is the best practice to manual build software on Ubuntu?

apt is great, this is also why many people choose Debian-based systems; however, there're some times that we need to build some software manually. (For example, for a newer version). I create a ...
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Build Emacs: cannot find -lpng15

I'm trying to build Emacs 24.4 and this error occured: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lpng15 collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status make[1]: *** [temacs] Error 1 make[1]: Leaving directory ...
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How to overcome this error while compiling RT2870 driver?

I bought a rather cheap wifi antenna and now have to install RT2870 driver on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I downloaded driver file 2010_0709_RT2870_Linux_STA_v2.4.0.1 from its official web page and tried ...
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Caffe: /usr/bin/ld: Syntax error: “(” unexpected collect2: error: ld returned 2 exit status

I downloaded Caffe Lib for Deep Learning. I followed the instruction mentioned in its website. I used GPU-ONLY := 1 flag to use GPU computing. I've installed the NVIDIA tool kit with required ...
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How to fix errors while installing gemrb?

I am just coming in Ubuntu and trying to use gemrb. However, something comes up to me as installing it. It looks like i didn't install SDL properly, but i don't know how to fix it. The below is the ...
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How to pause a process until memory requirements drop

I'm compiling source code in the terminal but 75% of the time the build will freeze my system and I have to hard reboot or wait for a LONG time until oom kills it. I'm positive it's a memory issue ...
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DSO missing form command line [duplicate]

I'm trying to compile a file and I get this error /usr/local/lib/libgmp.so: error adding symbols: DSO missing from command line I have properly installed the libgmp, infact as I run the make ...
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Compiling error

Hi I need to run some tests with a CP ABE toolkit I've found, I'm a total newbie of Linux, I've started using for a few days, so please bear with me. I've found this video tutorial that was quite ...
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compile workrave from source

How do I install workrave from source? I cloned the source from github: git clone https://github.com/rcaelers/workrave.git cd workrave there is an INSTALL file which sais, I should use ...
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Problem with installing and compiling PHP 5.4.0

I have a VPS server on OVH Cloud, Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with plesk 12 installed. The server has been set up with the newest version of PHP , but Plesk can manage two different version of PHP in the ...
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How to resolve the “/lib/modules/3.13.0-27-generic/build: No such file or directory” error message?

I'm following the instructions on this page so I can submit enough information about my machine to this bug report module. I'm stuck in running some of the following commands git clone ...
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Can't compile C++ in Code::Blocks

I have some trouble with compiling c++ code from **Code::Blocks* IDE on Ubuntu. When I save the code as a .cpp data and click on Run under Build it says: "Target uses an invalid compiler; run ...
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grep to get compile error

I have created a simple c program and have left off a ';' on purpose to get an error. I want using the grep command to know whether the compilation was successful or not. I use: gcc test.c | grep ...
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Building and hosting Ubuntu packages using C++11

The full question would be: Is Ubuntu ready to host C++ applications packages, compiled with C++11, and which use a large set of dependencies? Let's say that we have an official Ubuntu package (C++ ...
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Cannot compile MEEP 1.2.1 and libctl-3.2.2 from source on Ubuntu 14.04.1 Lts 64-bit

In order to install MEEP 1.2.1 I first installed Guile 2.0 packages via the command line with the following commands: sudo apt-get install guile-2.0 guile-2.0-dev guile-2.0-doc guile-2.0-libs Then ...
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No Wireless drive detection in new built kernel for reverse bisecting

I need to do a reverse bisect for a bug and I narrowed the versions down to two. Now, I need to build a 8 new kernels. However, when I built them, the kernel cannot detect my wifi drive so that I can ...