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

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Compiling OpenImageIO on Kubuntu 14.10 using CMake

This is my first post here so hope I'm doing things correctly. I'm currently trying to build OpenImageIO so I can get OSL working on Kubuntu 14.10. I have Boost and OpenEXR set up, which OIIO depends ...
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Failure to Install opencv 2.4.9 on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install opencv 2.4.9 on ubuntu 14.04. I am getting an error while compiling files. When I run: cmake -D CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=RELEASE -D CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local -D WITH_TBB=ON -D ...
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Unable to use debian/rules clean

I am new to ubuntu and i am trying to use the command fakeroot debian/rules clean but It errors out. Here is some of what is shown, it is rather long so if I need to post it all I will. Error: cp ...
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Recoll 1.20.1 prebuilt - configure.ac not recognised - './configure' and 'make' isn't working

I'm trying to install the latest version of Recoll (1.20.1) on Ubuntu 14.04. I've downloaded the tar file from the developer website (under 'Source') and copied it to /usr/local/src where I ...
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vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic?

vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) and VMware Tools 9.9.2 (Fusion7.1.1 Build 2496486) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic (Febr. 2015) (Shared Folder ...
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Compile C++ 11 with clang 3.4 and GraphicsMagick

I wanna to compile C++ code in this source https://github.com/jdeng/rbm-mnist I have installed clang 3.4, sudo apt-get install libmagickwand-dev, sudo apt-get install build-essential , and sudo ...
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Compiling the Davicom driver on RK3188 chipset

I want to compile the module dm9601.c for ubuntu 14.04 on the mentioned chipset. I have read up the tutorials of Ian Morisson, e.g. here and here. I am also failiar with this. On an MK802 IV ...
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Using repos vs compile: hot wo replace Nginx from repo with a compiled Nginx? [duplicate]

Sometime ago I used Kura's PPA to install Nginx+Pagespeed on my VPS. I would like to update it to the newest version, but the latest packages from Kura aren't so recent and I'm thinking about ...
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Whats the build version is used in the Bq release of Ubuntu touch?

I just wanted to know the exact build version being used in the Bq release of the Ubuntu touch phone. Is this Ubuntu-rtm 14.09 ? I see some parts are missing in my current ubuntu-touch. May be ...
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Applying patch doesn't work when building package

I have old Ubuntu server which is vulnerable with Ghost bug. Its to old to upgrade from repository, so I want to patch source with CVE-2015-0235.diff. I set up apt-get to old-releases.ubuntu.com and ...
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/bin/bash: g++: command not found error 127

I was trying to install a software quicknet from a tar.gz file. After using ./configure when i tried using make it showed the following erroe g++ -I. -I. -c QN_args.cc /bin/bash: g++: command not ...
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Is is possible to install Ubuntu on a computer with no OS

I'm building a gaming pc. I would like to install Ubuntu as my first OS. But I'm wondering is is possible to install it without having a OS installed, and how would I do this.
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Error running .exe compiled with i586-mingw32msvc-g++ and SFML

So well, I'm fighting with WINE and MinGW32 right now. So I have a file, sortem.cpp which is compiled with a Makefile and linked and all from that Makefile. sortem.cpp #include <windows.h> ...
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Aleph One compilation error

Whenever I try to compile AlephOne from source (as that's the only way to do it), I come across this error: SDL_ffmpeg.c:1304:54: error: ‘struct AVStream’ has no member named ‘r_frame_rate’ ...
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How can I get the default gcc compiler back?

I can't compile ("make") anything at the moment. It all ends with the following: as: unrecognized option '--64' So I searched for the cause and found that gcc -version gave me this: gcc (GCC) ...
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Is it possible to reduce the v4l source tree to just the modules I need?

I have a PVR card that needs a number of custom-built modules from linux-media (aka v4l). These are linked to the current kernel so every kernel upgrade, I have to set put the computer in a trance ...
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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 ...