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

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Libboost 1.55 instead of libboost 1.58

I am trying to compile a program that requires libboost1.55-all-dev and I received an error after /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/5/../../../x86_64-linux-gnu/libphysfs.a: error adding symbols: Archive ...
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Using Anjuta IDE for C++. Why won't it recognize the header file. Error main.cc Header.h: No such file

Error on simple class example. Why does it not find the header file? Also, if anyone has a breakdown of what the folders mean, I'd appreciate it. Anjuta No header file error
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problem while installing imagehash package ubuntu 15.04

When I tried to install python package imagehash using command pip install imagehash, it showed an error in the terminal: Command "/usr/bin/python -c "import setuptools, ...
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How to use gcc 4.9 when it's installed in same directory as newer gcc

I've got installed both gcc 5 and gcc 4.9 in same directory (/usr/bin). Using nvcc with --compiler-bindir is impossible since both gccs are in same directory. I need to run command nvcc ...
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Error to building ubuntu touch for moka phone

I'm trying to build ubuntu touch for moka phone but I have the following errors: host C: libext2_e2p_host <= external/e2fsprogs/lib/e2p/feature.c host SharedLib: libext2_e2p_host ...
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What is exactly Linux From Scratch? [closed]

I want to developing a Linux From Scratch but is that custom Linux like based on some kind of linux ? I installed an ubuntu, when I make LFS it would be base on Ubuntu?
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Two OpenCV's are installed (with different versions) and I can't delete all traces of the past one, please help!

I am new to Linux systems but I really need this for my project, so I really need your help. Here is what happened: I have had OpenCV 2.4 on a linux system and I also installed another library called ...
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how to configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables [duplicate]

I'm installing Gawk-3.1.3 and used ./configure --prefix=/usr --libexecdir=/usr/lib and the output was this or this checking for a BSD-compatible install... ./install-sh -c checking whether build ...
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How to install flexlay editor

I have got problem with installing program named flexlay editor. when I type ./configure there not making makefile. message from configure shell script: checking for a BSD-compatible install... ...
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Huge amount of undefined references when compiling pjsip / pjsua samples

On an ubuntu 15.10 VM I've installed pjsip so that I can work to create a very small soft phone for testing a virtual voip network. The package includes some sample code in ...
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Cant install bison 2.3

I am trying to install a software called Gidoc on my Ubuntu http://gidoc.sourceforge.net http://gidoc.sourceforge.net/gidoc/Manual/index.html one of it's prerequisites is bison 2.3 I can't install ...
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errors while running make

I am trying to install pwlib and then h323.The problem is, while running make after configuring pwlib I encounter some errors and cannot find a solution for over web.I am using ubuntu 15.10 and trying ...
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What's a text editor for Linux that can compile and run without the use of Terminal? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a text editor that can compile and run .java files directly, without having to use javac filename.java and java filename. Something similar would be Textpad for Windows, which uses ...
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Live sass compiler ubuntu

When I was on windows I used to use Prepros, a tool to compile LESS, Sass with built in server for cross browser testing along with XAMPP. Now since I am switching my developing enviroment to Ubuntu, ...
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C complier is not working

Well I am trying to build the dependencies between some scripts for the android-python27 project in order to integrate charm library in a apk.While I am running a script named pbc.sh I get the ...
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Error 'struct android::MediaRecorderBase' has no member named 'pause'

I'm trying to build Ubuntu phone on Nexus 4, and am stuck with the following error. Could you please help me find out what I missed or did wrong? Thanks in advance. ...
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How compile Unity for disable gesture on Ubuntu 14.04 (touchegg)

I installed Touchegg from source, now i'm trying to compile unity to remove default administration for gesture with 3 or 4 finger. I did this command for install all the necessary to compile unity: ...
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Autoconf kernel, need .config for local build [closed]

I have a working kernel that was installed as a deb, but it does not have a .config instead it has three files that are autoconf, ect, ect. How can I turn this into the current .config to use in a ...
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executing C program on Ubuntu 3.2.0-80-virtual

I am running Ubuntu 3.2.0-80-virtual OS in a VM. I want to run a sample C program on this. So i have compiled the program on my local Ubuntu PC and transferred the binary to VM. When run the ...
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Using update-alternatives just for the current shell

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10, so the default g++ version is 5.2.1. Since I need to change it to the 4.7 often, I'm using update-alternatives; I've noticed, however, that the default compiler is not restored ...
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Unable to find OpevCV during linking (compile from source)

I am trying to compile "qgifer-0.2.1-source" from its source in Ubuntu. I have all the dependencies installed. I am compiling as per below instruction from readme of the source. cd qgifer_source_dir ...
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How to fix “undefined reference to to `SSLv3_client_method`” during cURL custom installation

I work on a project which use cURL a lot. Recently we add a new feature to allow perform SFTP calls within our API. SFTP is disabled by default in cURL so I tried to search how to enable it. I found ...
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Alfa-AWUS036H wireless driver

Im installing the Alfa-AWUS036H wireless driver and having an issue.The folder is moved to my desktop. I have also checked the header files and it appears to be correct. Thanks ahead of time for the ...
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I tried to re-compile the unity desktop for ubuntu 15.04 but I'm having trouble understanding how to execute my results

I hope you will forgive me if this is not the right place for this question: I compiled and installed ubuntu desktop following the instructions given at ...
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Compile program from source

So, I downloaded the tar.gz file and unzipped it. I've got 3 files inside. One with .so extension, one with .pak and one without an extension... So I was looking into tuts on how to compile from ...
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Unable to launch glade 3.18 which I compiled from source

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I have installed Glade 3.18 for GTK3 by compiling it from source. So once I had unpacked the tarball in my home directory it told me that I needed ...
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How to make a standalone Clang download use its own /include?

Trusty has a significantly outdated package base. For most part, it doesn't bother me, but with some packages, I'd like to have a choice to use newer ones. C/C++ compiler is one of those. In order to ...
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RTL8188C USB WiFi Dongle [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the drivers for a wifi dongle but so far have failed. Could somone please tell me how to do this? The manufacture supplied a CD with the following driver ...
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I have installed QT4.8.7 but CMAKE codul not match the path

I got the error message CMake Error at /usr/local/share/cmake-3.4/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:148 (message): Could NOT find Qt4 (missing: QT_QTOPENGL_INCLUDE_DIR ...
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configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables: wxPython 3.0.2.0

Trying to install wxPython 3.0.2.0 When trying to build wxPython, I get a compilation error of: configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables I'm following the steps from this page: ...
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Avogadro - Conformer Search

I wrote the following to the Avogadro list, " The molecular mechanics section as seen here, http://avogadro.cc/wiki/Extensions_Menu#Molecular_Mechanics and hence conformer search isn't ...
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Ubuntu-keyboard, : error: cannot find -lubuntu_application_api

I branched the ubuntu-keyboard from launchpad, made some changes to the layout of the icelandic key-board but when I try to build it I get the following error: g++ -m64 -Wl,-O1 -Wl,--as-needed ...
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Error linking shared library

I am trying to install root software which is giving the following error when I type make -j4 in terminal : Linking CXX shared library ../../lib/libPyROOT.so /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Trouble installing VMware workstation 11.1 on ubuntu 14.04

Trouble installing VMware workstation 11.1 on ubuntu 14.04 Kernel Module Updater prompts Compiling Error : Virtual Network Device Unable to start services See log file .... I have gone through several ...
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XCB libraries stop linking in Ubuntu 14

My GNUMakefile, which links a lot of XCB using -lxcb and so forth, refuses to work in Ubuntu 14. It works fine in Ubuntu 10. I notice that U14 has libxcb.a in /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu where U10 has it ...
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modprobe error FATAL: Error inserting : Invalid argument

I have ubuntu 12.04 running on my ARM board. I recompiled the kernel recently. Even after recompiling the kernel, I was able to load modules using modprobe device_name. For example, modprobe rtlwifi. ...
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Kernel: what is the correct process to update changelog

I am trying to figure out the correct process to update the debian pkg changelog, whenever we apply a patch in our local copy of kernel. Have tried the below steps, but not sure if it is the correct ...
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How do I compile a c program made in sublime text? [closed]

I am new to programming and I used sublime text but the gcc command dos not work and I need help to compile the code
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How to install the latest Emacs in 12.04?

In 12.04 , emacs version is 23.3.1. How to install the latest version ? I remember there is a PPA about the newer Emacs. Emacs 24.5 can be compiled and installed manually in 12.04? Is here anyone ...
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building ZCS Evolution Connector on Ubuntu 14.04

When I ran ./configure for evolution-zimbra-0.1.1, it ended up with Evolution development libraries not installed Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 evolution 3.10.4 $ sudo dpkg --get-selections | grep ...
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Getting error with “sudo make” command while installing aircrack-ng (Ubuntu 14.04) [duplicate]

XXXXX@XXXXX:~/aircrack-ng-1.2-rc2/src$ sudo make gcc -g -W -Wall -O3 -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -D_REVISION=0 -DCONFIG_LIBNL30 -DCONFIG_LIBNL -I/usr/include/libnl3 -fstack-protector ...
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How to install NetSurf web browser in ubuntu 14.04

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 OS. I want to install NetSurf web browser in Ubuntu 14.04 This browser supports Linux(mentioned in official site of NetSurf ) The only providing .deb binary for ...
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Compilation error of a macro

I am new to Ubuntu and I am having real trouble with compiling g15macro-1.0.3 for my Logitech G110 keyboard. I can run ./configure OK, but when I run make I get: make[1]: Entering directory ...
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Unable to compile Wireless Driver for Linux Driver Asus PCE-N53 (Ralink RT5592 chipset)

I have previosuly compiled this driver on what I beleive was an older kernel. However I am now on 15.10 and just can't figure it out. dylan@xaelah:~$ uname -r 4.2.0-18-generic Here is the output ...
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version `GLIBCXX_3.4.20' not found

When I am trying to execute my hdl file with iverilog, I am getting the following error : "/usr/local/lib/ivl/ivl: /opt/Xilinx/Vivado/2015.3/lib/lnx64.o/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.20' not ...
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I can not login to gnome-cairodock session after manually installed udev (systemd-218)

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.3 32 bit platform. Last night I wanted compile and install an application called qtcam according to this guide https://github.com/econsysqtcam/qtcam/blob/master/INSTALL I thought ...
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How to compile Evolution from source

I've been having problems with Evolution the mail client. I've tried purging reinstalling and when I run from the terminal there a "core dump" error. So I want to try compiling the package. I know ...
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What substitute libsystemd-dev package in ubuntu 14.04

http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=libsystemd-dev&searchon=names By searching, I find that no package named libsystemd-dev in Ubuntu 14.04, but i can find some packages like ...
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Exec format error of gcc-compiled Hello World c++

I know there are many similar questions with this error message here. But I cannot find any solution yet. On AWS ubuntu server, I wrote c++ Hello, World program #include <iostream> using ...
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Procedure to install and #include downloaded development library to C file

Lets continue from this previous question. I see that the general procedure is: Download .tar.gz file Extract the file with any method (eg. tar -xvzf SDL2-2.0.0.tar.gz) Go to the extracted folder ...