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

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Windows and Ubuntu Linking

I am a PhD student doing Aeroelastic CFD simulations and I am working with one fluid open source code (Flower) running on Ubuntu and one commercial sturctural csoftware (SIMPACK) running on Windows ...
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Highpoint 620 driver in Unbuntu 13.10

I am running the latest ubuntu version atm (with the 3.11 kernel) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RocketRaid is what I used, however I then get the following error upon making the file... ...
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How to compile wireless driver for 13.10

im trying to compile a wireless driver for the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset. i got the tar file from github. i did a "sudo make" but i got some errors. And i would like to learn how to install it.
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Problem installing SCTK 2.4.0 on Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to install SCTK 2.4.0 on Ubuntu 13.10 with gcc 4.8.1 installed on my system but I get this error after I run "make all" command: In file included from main.cpp:20:0: recording.h:122:29: ...
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Post installing comodo issues

I have installed comodo antivirus for my Ubuntu 12.04, even if I'm a newbie I managed to enter finalize the installation, you know when you have to type sudo /opt/COMODO/post_setup.sh, went through ...
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Why does Ubuntu make larger compiled kernel file (.deb) than Debian does?

When I compile a kernel in Ubuntu, it is 40% bigger than in Debian (with the same .config). Why? Is it because of little different versions? 40% seems too much to me. Both are up to date, Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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compiling a c++ program

I tried to compile a cpp program through the terminal on 13.04 but got this message: npg@NPG-ideaPad-S210:~$ gcc -o comp-LCG.cpp The program 'gcc' can be found in the following packages: * gcc * ...
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How to make an automated installation package from compiling?

In this scenario I am looking at Twister and at the moment you can only compile Twister. How would one start making this installation process automaticly? Twister is the fully decentralized P2P ...
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Problem building asmlibrary

I've got some problem when I try to make the asmlibrary on my 64-bit ubuntu. I'm new to linux and I don't know what "make" command really does, but it gave me this: g++ -pg -o fit vjfacedetect.o ...
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How to play MSS2 encoded video files

VLC player and totem video player can't play MSS2 video encoded video files but i could play them under Ubuntu by compiling FFMPEG library. now ffplay can play these files. My question is if there is ...
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Error: ‘strlen’ was not declared in this scope

I am trying to compile several third-party software from source code (i.e. zchaff, argosat) and get errors such as: Error: ‘strlen’ was not declared in this scope Error: ‘strcmp’ was not declared in ...
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new user compiling?

so this is my first time trying to compile a source code... I downloaded subversion (no problems), added the svn repositry (with no directory(facepalm)) using code svn checkout ...
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How to compile latest VLC on Ubuntu 12.04 from git sources

I want to install the latest VLC source from git and compile it on Ubuntu 12.04 and make it very full-featured. A plugin I wish to use requires that I have VLC sources available, so I might as well ...
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how to deal with error in make png command?

This is my source code. I should compile it to create some .exe files: ------------------------- for library ------------------------- asc : cd $(SRC_LIB_DIR)$@; make CC=$(CC) ...
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Compiling wxWIDGETS 3.00 with wxGTK 2.8.12 in ubuntu 13.04

user:~/wid/wxGTK-2.8.12/gtk-build$ ../configure --enable-unicode --with-opengl checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking ...
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Install octave 3.8.0 in ubuntu 12.04

With the following commands wget ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/octave/octave-3.8.0.tar.bz2 tar -xvf octave-3.8.0.tar.bz2 cd octave-3.8.0 sudo apt-get build-dep octave ./configure make sudo make install I ...
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compiling clamav

I'm trying to compile clamav and I have already run: ./configure make But when I run make install it returns with this error : make[4]: *** [install-libLTLIBRARIES] Error 1 make[4]: Leaving ...
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How to deal with the “make install” error?

I have a source code and I have to compile it to have some .exe files. When I compile it by running the make install command, these messages appear in the terminal: if [ ! -d /opt/YHyM/ ]; then mkdir ...
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How to install Ubuntu touch on LG E617G Optimus L5 [duplicate]

I have been tinkering with my LG Optimus L5 E617G and can't seem to find any good instructions on how to install Ubuntu Touch or even get to the bootloader to do so... If anyone has any suggestions ...
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LTS 12.04 FTBFS without default-jre: “You must specify a valid JAVA_HOME or JAVACMD!”

I'm on 12.04 LTS, trying to rebuild some Java packages (e.g. groovy) to avoid depending on java6. I've apt-get source groovy, and change the package Depends: line to allow openjdk-7-jre-headless (and ...
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How can I uninstall Samba after building from source? [duplicate]

I installed Samba 4 from source, but I might have missed some steps or not correctly followed the instructions because it didn't work; I got too many error messages. The way I installed it was: $ ...
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C compiler cannot create excecutables

When I am trying to install a openvpn from a tarball , following error occurs checking whether the C compiler works... no configure: error: in `/home/shubhamd/Downloads/openvpn-2.3.2': ...
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how to compile and upload a bash script

I found this script interesting: How can instantaneously extract text from a screen area using OCR tools? How do I compile a script, upload it to ubuntu repository and make it available with apt-get? ...
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how to find VB and FORTRAN95 compilers after downloading from ubuntu?

So,simple download from repository and i have no idea what has happened to the vb and fortran 95 compilers and documentation. my program experience is >30 yrs ago on Z80 sharp sbasic on MZ700. being a ...
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Configuring Geany to Execute files/packages in a seperate folder

I recently downloaded Geany onto my new Ubuntu machine and I am very satisfied with it overall, but after days of fiddling with the Build Commands, I am still unable to Execute .class files outputted ...
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How to make .bin file from multiple c source code

Hi please let me know how to compile Sony TV source code using Ubuntu 13.10 for making .bin file(system software).
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Compiling in Ubuntu 12.10 ARM 7

I am fairly lost in compiling drivers (Modules) for Ubuntu from here these drivers work on the older 3.0.36 kernel so i would like to compile it for 3.0.8 by using the driver source provided. I have ...
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Errors while compiling cudasw++v3.0.14 program [duplicate]

I wanted to compile cudasw++v3.0.14 program. What I did was: untar this program using: tar -xvzf cudasw++v3.0.14.tar.gz then I typed make output is down here ...
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Errors while compiling cudasw program

I wanted to compile Barracuda program. What I did was: untar this program using: tar -xvzf barracuda_source_r280.tar.gz then I typed make output is down here ...
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Compile multiarch packages for some mingw architecture

I want to install some generally used cross compilation libraries (iconv, boost, …) on my Ubuntu system using multiarch. I remember that I saw a tutorial for that but I cannot find it at the moment ...
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Cannot compile mysql code

I have the following code #include <my_global.h> #include <mysql.h> int main(int argc, char **argv) { printf("MySQL client version: %s\n", mysql_get_client_info()); exit(0); } ...
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Errors while compiling Barracuda

I wanted to compile Barracuda program. What I did was: untar this program using: tar -xvzf barracuda_source_r280.tar.gz then I typed make output is down here ...
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“fatal error: gtk/gtk.h: No such file or directory” using make

I am trying to use make command to build. I am following this. I am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ make make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory ...
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How official Daily builds are compiled?

If we ignore the fact that incomplete pre-release test softwares usually have significantly more bugs which can also make them run significantly slower: Are these official Daily builds (14.04 test ...
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Makefile:448: *** missing separator. Stop. error

i am trying to use make command to build but error occurs the tutorial i am following is click to open i am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ autoreconf --install ...
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cross compiling error for helloworld program

I have already created the amhello-1.0.tar.gz using this tutorial click to open now am trying to make cross compiling but error occurs. i am following this tutorial click to open after entering ...
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“undefined reference to `std::ios_base::Init::Init()” while compiling a hello world in netbeans

I am new to ubuntu and I want to code in C++. I intalled g++ through software manager and after I installed netbeans to have a nice IDE to code in C++. Then I write this simple code: #include ...
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How to backport a patch to my current kernel?

I used to download compat-wireless-3.6.8-1 on Ubuntu 12.04 And successfully compile it into target files for compat.ko, cfg80211.ko, mac80211.ko, ath.ko, ath9k_hw.ko, ath9k_common.ko ath9k.ko . Now I ...
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undefined reference to 'dlopen' in installing phonetisaurus

I was trying to install phonetisaurus. In the classical steps of configure, make, make install. I was stuck on make, where it produced this error. I have googled a lot, and many suggested appending ...
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How to build a newer version of a package than is available for my stable release?

I want to use a newer package version with my stable Ubuntu release. Asking for backport takes too long without visible result, so I thought that maybe I can build newer version myself. Can anybody ...
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GitLab dpkg-buildpackage error

This is a question related to my other question I am following these instructions to build a Debian package out of gitlab management software. I got the following error dpkg-buildpackage ...
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how to build and add a new kernel in ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

How to build and add a new kernel in Ubuntu 12.04.. Folling step are done: linux.3.12.2 a tar file downloaded form kernel.org, unpaking , make clean, make menuconfig, make bzImage and copied bzImage ...
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g++ (4.6.1) does not recognize -std=c++11 [closed]

I'm trying to compiling a program (via Make) using g++ 4.6.1 with flag -std=c++11. It's giving me: cc1plus: error: unrecognized command line option ‘-std=c++11’ This is running on Ubuntu 11.04 ...
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Building nginx on Ubuntu with cache_purge module - help?

I have been trying to rebuild nginx with cache_purge module from http://labs.frickle.com/. I did the following and somehow the new build doesn't seem to include the module. Here is what I did: ...
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error in VLC compilation with opencv support

I am trying to compile VLC 2.0 on Ubuntu 13.10 with opencv support (v. 2.4.6.1). The compilation yields the following errors: COMPILE : libopencv_example_plugin_la-opencv_example.lo ...
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Connect K8055n Experiment Board to Ubuntu

I purchased a K8055n Velleman Experimental Board and for some reason every program I run or if I try to access the board I get the following error: Could not open the k8055 (port:0) Please ensure ...
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IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied. FEniCS JIT compiler

I keep getting the permission denial error: IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied, when I try running making a function space. I think it it something to do with the JIT compiler. Somehow, all the ...
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dogecoin wallet client dependencies (boost)

I seem to be missing something boost related. Dogecoin gives the requirements as: qt4-qmake libqt4-dev build-essential libboost-dev libboost-system-dev libboost-filesystem-dev ...
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how to build dogecoin CLI wallet

I'm trying to install dogecoin wallet, which depends on: Library Purpose Description ------- ------- ----------- libssl SSL Support Secure communications libdb4.8 Berkeley DB Blockchain & ...
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“/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11” building Firefox OS?

Tried to Build Firefox OS with Ubuntu 13.10 and got this error: host SharedLib: libOpenglRender (out/host/linux-x86/obj/lib/libOpenglRender.so) /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11 /usr/bin/ld: cannot find ...