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

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Error while installing Dislocker on Xubuntu

I'm not expert in Linux. However I tried to install dislocker to be able to read my data locked on a windows that doesn't want to start anymore. The drive is protected by BitLocker. Here is what I get ...
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how to use specific library when building application from source?

I am trying to compile jpegoptim from source . When I try to do ./configure I have the following error Cannot find libjpeg or you have too old version (v6 or later required). I wanted to make sure ...
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Where is the source code of Ubuntu and how do I compile it?

I really want to make my own distro of linux but I do not know where to find the source code. Also I don't know how to compile it, is there any special way to compile Ubuntu and install everything.
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Installed Cuda toolkit 7.5, but libcudart.so.5.5 remains

After installing Cuda Toolkit 7.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 (via apt-get of .deb file, followed by update of nvidia driver to 352.63), nvcc --version, NVidia-smi, and cuda samples work as expected. 7.5 is ...
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Ubuntu SDK error running scope example

I'm learning to create a Scope for Ubuntu Touch with the Ubuntu SDK (installed from PPA) in Ubuntu 16.04. I created a C++ Scope from template. When I'm trying to run I'm getting this error: ...
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Ubuntu WIFI problems!!!! please help!

Hello everyone :D This is my first question on this forum, hopefully someone out there has an answer, as none of the solutions others presented seemed to have worked. :/ I currently have 3 USB ...
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Where is src/make?

I'm Confused. I need to run a program (see This previous question for details) and the instructions says "you can typically use the Makefile.mpi or Makefile.serial files in src/MAKE by typing one of ...
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Building multi-arch packages locally

It's the first time I try to build debian/ubuntu packages for different architectures. For this, I decided to use pbuilder using the .pbuilderrc script from https://jodal.no/2015/03/08/building-arm-...
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opencv compiling error ippicv

When I write this to terminal: g++ LATCH_match.cpp -std=c++11 $(pkg-config opencv --cflags --libs) I've got an error like this: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lippicv collect2: error: ld returned 1 ...
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How to solve linking problem to build a project?

I'm trying to run "make all" to build a project, and keep getting error CXX/LD -o .build_release/tools/compute_image_mean.bin /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libunwind.so.8: undefined reference to `...
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Error while compiling F77 program

I tried to compile one of my Fortran program (f77 -o file file.f) and end up with an error. /usr/lib/gcc/i686-linux-gnu/4.8/../../../../lib/libf2c.so: undefined reference to `MAIN__' collect2: error:...
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Compile Unity without launcher

I would like to modify unity to not show the launcher (left side bar) at all. I'm not looking for any solution that would let the launcher be in some cases visible. I really want it to completly ...
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I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS . I am trying to compile simple Kernel Module Program

but when I run Makefile by "make" command this error terminates the compilation Whats the solution to this issue: Cannot use CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR_REGULAR: -fstack-protector not supported by ...
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Is there a pre-compiled version of Ubuntu that installs on computers with 32bit EFI? [duplicate]

My task is getting a Linux distribution (preferably Ubuntu) to work on my HP Envy X2. It has an Intel Atom CPU that supports 64bit architecture, but a 32bit EFI. The current operating system is ...
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Ubuntu Touch compile error

I'm having a few errors building the Touch images. Haven't found an answer to this yet. I've posted below the error during compiling the Ubuntu Touch source. Any help would be greatly appreciated as ...
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compile error: library is installed (apt-cache policy shows it) but pkg-config does not find it

I am sorry, I am not experienced with gcc and installing packages from source, and can't fix my problem: I am trying to install ncmpcpp from source (github) on Ubuntu 14.04 (the reason is that ...
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Errors while Ubuntu touch Port for Yureka “tomato”

i am working since last 9 months for port/compilation to be succeed. Yureka has Official cyanogenmod Rom. Passed many errors, but now i am stuck here device/yu/tomato/charger/charger.c:49:25: fatal ...
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How do I compile usbmuxd and make a .dll file?

I have usbmuxd and need to compile it to .dll file. within the src folder of usbmuxd i have .h and .o files. Is there anyone who knows how to compile this to .dll? thanks.
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OEM Install of Ubuntu Server [14.04.3]

I am trying to do an OEM install of Ubuntu Server (14.04.3) but cannot seem to get it working. I have managed to do a Ubuntu Desktop (14.04.3) easily. Why? I am trying to this to: Install all ...
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How to remove libglew1.10 without killing ubuntu desktop

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. If I do sudo apt-get remove libglew1.10 ubuntu-desktop and unity will be removed, I accidentally do it once and I had to go to recovery mode to reinstall everything back. I ...
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/usr/include/X11/Xlib.h:230:2: error: conflicting types for 'GC'

I am trying to build xorg-server-X11R7.2-1.2.0 on my Ubuntu system. Where I got my files from: http://xorg.mirrors.pair.com/X11R7.2/ After doing a sudo ./configure which finished without issues, ...
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Can't Compile/Install Libusb 1.0.9

I can't compile downloaded version of libusb 1.0.9 which is needed for my other program. I am using root through terminal, and I used ./configure as it says in the instructions, and it seems to ...
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How to fix the 'Unable to find the Okular component' error?

I compiled and installed Okular-15.12.0 from sources, but when I run ocular from Terminal, this error shows up. I chowned my /home/* to myself without any improvement. The problem probably is that ...
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Ubuntu SDK click package error: Could not find compiled binaries for architecture 'armhf'

I've recently had this error when trying to build a click package for the latest SDK (15.04.1). The app I am trying to build a click for is https://launchpad.net/deliverytracker The app hasn't been ...
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Makefile giving error

I recently started learning C language on Ubuntu 15.10 .Today I learned about Makefile from http://c.learncodethehardway.org/book/ex2.html .But the problem is I keep on getting error bharat@...
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Add the installation prefix of “Qt5UiTools” to CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH

I am using cmake version 3.2.2, as it is the requirement of code I am trying to build MikTex source code but am getting different errors that i don't know about on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When i run cmake -...
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Unable to build Spark 1.5.2 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am newbie to Linux, Ubuntu, spark. Trying to install local Spark 1.5.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS memory 19.3GiB Disk 7.5GB 64bit. I get error during the build of Spark: [Error] Could not create ...
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Issues with keyboard/ compiling own kernel

few days ago I got a new multimode-notebook, where I want to use Ubuntu 14.04 on. During installation/ trying out I realized the keyboard wouldn't work even though it got discovered. I nevertheless ...
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sed Error with Cordova for Ubuntu Touch

i've run into an sed error while trying to build an app for ubuntu touch. http://pastebin.com/uj1VnhFu For some weird reason cordova still uses 14.10 framework as default. Since 14.10 isn't ...
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How to create package including source codes, which compile during installation

Is it possible to create a deb package for Ubuntu, which contains source codes and automatically compiles them into executable during its installation? I haven't found any tutorials for this, only ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libjpeg.so.62: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory [duplicate]

I am not sure if I must ask this in blender stakcexchange or in here. However, the problem is that when I run a custom compiled version of Blender(that wasn't compiled by me), I see this: ./blender: ...
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Why .cpp files can run on xterm when .c or .cc files can't?

i wrote a code on codeblocks, compiled it and it created a executable file but didn't run. xterm is showing permission denied. but when i saved the program with .cpp extension it worked well and ...
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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, tokenize;__file__='/tmp/pip-...
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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 --compiler-...
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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 (phablet/out/...
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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... /usr/...
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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 pjproject-2.4.5/pjsip-apps/...
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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. ubuntu/libhybris/compat/media/...
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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 ...