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

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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 ...
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What is the minimal amount of RAM to built an 3.11.0 x86_64 kernel on 13.10 with 8 cores? [closed]

I have configured a KVM virtual machine (VM) with 8 processor cores and 256 MB of RAM and no swap. A minimal text based Ubuntu Saucy 13.10 amd64 was done. The essential packages to build/recompile the ...
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Header files missing

I'm trying to compile a source code and I'm getting many errors indicating that header files are missing from my system checking sys/ioccom.h usability... no checking sys/ioccom.h presence... no ...
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build libav from GIT using --enable-*

I need to get a newer version of libav-tools (containing avconv) to get the AAC-encoder to resample an input 6-channel audio stream into an output 2-channel one. I successfully built the package, ...
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the Android libraries to Ubuntu system

Hello How can I add the Android libraries to Ubuntu system, in order to run Android applications without the use of the emulator
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Spark client customization

I need a detailed guide for building a customized Spark client installation package for Ubuntu 12.04 32 and 64 bit. Source code : http://www.igniterealtime.org/downloads/source.jsp Objective: ...
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cannot find crt1.o: No such file or directory

when i use this command: ./configure --prefix=$HOME/install The config.log show this. I am working on Ubuntu64. configure:1462: checking for FORTRAN 77 compiler default output configure:1465: f77 ...
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collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status

I want to install nexalign (can be downloaded from here) on ubuntu 13.10. I previously installed it on ubuntu 10 without any problem. The error I got is: gcc -O9 -Wall -Dthread -lpthread main.o ...
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Error for make-kpkg clean

When I tried make-kpkg clean it shows the following error: exec make kpkg_version=12.036+nmu2 -f /usr/share/kernel-package/ruleset/minimal.mk clean ====== making target minimal_clean [new prereqs: ...
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what if i remove .config file from the linux source

I was just curious whether i can remove the .config file. Actually i am learning how to edit the config (from make menuconfig) and recompile the kernel. So if i remove the .config file from the source ...
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arm-none-linux path problem

I downloaded this toolchain: arm-2013.11-33-arm-none-linux-gnueabi-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.bz2 I extracted here: /cross and changed name as arm-none-linux-gnueabi- after that i saw bin file like as : ...
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Which extra packages or modules should i remove at compiling time

I'm a newbie in compiling the kernel from kernel.org sources.when i compile kernel at my machine which extra or old packages or modules should i remove? thanks in advance.
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-lm option doesn't work in GCC 4.8.1

I know I'm not supposed to be posting problems related to programming here. But I couldn't think of any better place and it's quite relevant too. The problem is exactly what the title indicates: when ...
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How to compile the source code of the operating system

How to compile the source code of the operating system, for example, Ubuntu, just want to ask how to compile it into a form such that I can then alert it to boot and install, I want to try it and when ...
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Can't run make - gcc: command not found

I'm trying to follow a tutorial to get CudaMiner working on Linux. I have PAINSTAKINGLY installed NVidia drivers, Cuda 5.0 and incidentally I'm failing on the last step when I run make: make ...
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ImageMagick linking error with libfpx.so: undefined reference to

I was trying to add support for the FlashPIX format in my own build of ImageMagick. In order to achieve this I downloaded the sources libfpx-1.3.1-3.tar.gz from the ImageMagick FTP server for ...
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How to let a user execute a script owned by root? Setuid doesn't seem to work anymore

I have some bash scripts that I use with the user 'root' to manage iptable rules. The problem is that I want these things at the same time: The script must be owned by root Permissions must be 700 ...
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Compile and loading kernel module without compiling the kernel

I am trying to get hostapd working and it does not recognize the current wl driver, searching in internet I found that I need to use the new nl80211 driver. I found that my current system does not ...
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What is the purpose of libstdc++-dbg?

The Synaptics package manager says that: This package contains the shared library of libstdc++ compiled with debugging symbols. But I can successfully print the contents of std members in the ...
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what are the compilation steps for Firefox?

I have changed the code of Mozilla Firefox in /usr/lib64/firefox/omni.ja. Now, I want to compile Firefox so that the changes will get effect.
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Need help with an script executed in terminal

Can anybody tell me what is wrong in this script? `for i in {1..7}; do for j in {1..5}; $a =$ix630; $y =$jx900; do mogrify -crop $ax$y+675+900 +repage ...
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How to compile FFmpeg with x265 support?

Today I found out that x265 is already present in ffmpeg so I compiled ffmpeg with this guide Sadly libx265 did not work on ubuntu, however on windows I tried the same thing with zeranoe ffmpeg ...
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Compile Qt3-program on KDE4

I want to compile a program (KTIGCC), but it is intended to be used on KDE3, using Qt3 libs. Is there any possibility of compiling and using this program in my current KDE4? Trying to run ./configure ...
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libs versions when cross compiling [duplicate]

I'm trying to build an application. It requires the next libs: libev(x86-32) libev(x86-64) libev-devel(x86-32) libev-devel(x86-64) for Ubuntu I run: sudo apt-get install libev-dev and get libev4 ...
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Compilation Help on Ubuntu 13.10

I have recently gotten into programming this is a small C code I started on. I am using Ubuntu 13.10. int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { puts("Hello world."); return 0; } Whenever I try ...
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Driver Compile Problem

I am attempting to compile & install a video driver for my mythbuntu frontend box. Unfortunately it includes an onboard GPU that is not too popular. The drivers are for a S3 Chrome 450 ULP ...
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Installing CUDASW++3.0: nvcc not found

I can't install CUDASW++3.0. The error message I get is: asmaa@ubuntu:~/Documents/cudasw++v3.0.14$ make mkdir -p objs nvcc -O3 -arch sm_30 --ptxas-options=-v -use_fast_math -Xcompiler -funroll-loops ...
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how can kbarcode included back into repository? [closed]

How can kbarcode be included back in to the Ubuntu repositories? Where can I suggest that this be included back? Yesterday I compiled kbarcode for kde4 from source to suit U12.04.4LTS. Which turned ...
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make: *** No rule to make --target `build' error

When I setting up development environment in docker, I got a problem like this: cd docker sudo make build make: *** No rule to make target `build'. Stop.
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Trying to compile binaries with static flag?

hello everyone i am working over Gem 5 simulator on ubuntu OS and i need to compile any program with static flag for this i am using this command ([/work/gem5] alpha-linux-gnueabi-gcc –DUNIX –o queens ...
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Compiling CBLAS undefined reference to `pthread_create' pthread_join'

I am compiling CBLAS using 'make all' command but it's giving me following error. gfortran -o xscblat1 c_sblat1.o c_sblas1.o ../lib/cblas_LINUX.a /usr/lib/libblas.a ...
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Using kernel headers in my program

I have seen an answer about the usage of kernel headers in how to use kernel headers appropriately?. I have a similar set of errors, and the solution of using a -I/path/to/kernel headers is not ...
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error compiling suphp

Trying to install suphp, from source. But when I run: ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --with-apache-user=www-data --with-setid-mode=paranoid make I get this error: Error: In file ...
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c++ Programme compiled successfully but unable to run

I compiled the program using gpp it was done successfully but when I tried to run the program I got these errors:- I have included using namespace std; in 3'rd line harish@harish-Lenovo-G580:~$ gpp ...
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apache module compilation failure

I was following some tutorial in web about the apache module compilation. I have already installed apache2-threaded-dev. When I try to compile the example_code from apache website I get: ...
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Cannot build MonoDevelop from source

Whenever I try to install MonoDevelop it fails on the "./configure" command. configure: error: Cannot enable GNOME platform without gnome-sharp-2.0 I have installed Mono 3.2 successfully into the ...
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Compiled packages and apt-get mess

Due to my work I have to use the last version of gdb (7.7) which is not provide in the ubuntu repositories. For that purpose I download the source code, compiled it and installed it successfully. My ...