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

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iscsitarget suddenly broken after upgrade of the 12.04 Hardware Stack

After an upgrade to the latest Hardware Stack using Ubuntu 12.04, my iscsi service is not longer operational. The error from the service is such: FATAL: Module iscsi_trgt not found. I have learned ...
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cannot find -lboost_thread-mt

I'm getting 2 errors: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_thread-mt /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_program_options-mt what is the simplest way for me to install -lboost_thread-mt so that i can ...
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what is exactly object file and how to open it

g++ myCppFile -o myOut I do not know about compiling procedure. But all I want to know is what is the type of myOut? It is not text. It is not like configuration file. So what is it ? And how to ...
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How to replace files in PPA after unsuccessful build?

I uploaded a package to my PPA, but the build failed. I made some corrections to the dependencies list and tried to upload the corrected file. It was rejected with this message: Rejected: File ...
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How to build Banshee 2.9.1 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to build banshee but i can't get it to compile. I used the banshee Source Tarball, and the banshee github code. Here is a script on what I already did: #!/bin/bash # dependencies sudo ...
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How to install build-essential:i386 to compile a 32-bit executable on a 64-bit system?

apt-get install build-essential:i386 doesn't work at all: The following packages have unmet dependencies: build-essential:i386 : Depends: gcc:i386 (>= 4:4.4.3) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Build ubuntu from source code cd

This is a very theoretical question and I am not in the need to actually do this, but I find the question still highly interesting Ubuntu offers source code cd downloads: ...
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failure in installing gamit globk software

I am a beginner in ubuntu. I was trying to install gamit globk software in my system. From previous installation experiences from others I found that I had to install X11 libraries and headers and I ...
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Make 3.82+ on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to compile some software on Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit). It fails with this error. checking for make... /usr/bin/make configure: tested: whether version of /usr/bin/make is 3.82+ configure: ...
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Error compiling Kernel-aodv for ARM

I'm about to implement AODV on ARM board SabreLite and I'm facing some problems. So, I use the latest version of AODV located here (http://sourceforge.net/projects/aodvuu/). I've follow the ...
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How can I get distcc to work?

I have installed distcc from the Ubuntu repositories on several computers all connected to the same wireless network. On each one, I followed a number of the steps outlined in both the "60-second ...
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Compile error: checking for libXaw… configure: error: No X toolkit could be found

Can anyone solve this error? After I configure emacs and run make, i get the following: [jroberts@pc emacs-24.3]$ make make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. Here is the ...
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Bluez Installation - configuration error for DBUS 1.6

I am trying to install bluez 5.2 libraries on Ubuntu 12.04. while running ./configure, I received error for GLib2.0, I was able to resolve by using sudo apt get-install for GLib2. Now I am receiving ...
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Built kernel won't boot, missing AHCI driver?

I need to apply a kernel patch and so I set about building a kernel. First I fetched the source and build dependencies with # apt-get source linux-image-`uname -r` # apt-get build-dep ...
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Errors installing wireless driver

I have a wireless dongle and I'm attempting to install their Linux drivers from here. When I run install.sh (I only have the CLI), I get these errors. How can I get this working? This is a 64bit ...
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How to install Rigs of Rods from PPA

I really want to install rigs of rods on my Ubuntu 14.04(.1) machine. I know that to install it there are two ways; compiling from source or from PPA. I don't have good luck compiling so I rather ...
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freeglut undefined references

can someone help me with the following problem: I wanted to learn to develop graphical applications with freeglut. following a guide on how to get it working on ubuntu, I did the following: sudo ...
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KGraphViewer replacement

Is there a replacement package for the deleted KGraphViewer? The qt dev pacakage is installed. Compilation of the latest Umbrello works. Also I tried to compile it from the git remake ...
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Why can I compile against libclang-3.5.so and not against libclang.so?

I am trying to compile a C source file, that needs to be linked against a dynamic library I installed through apt-get (libclang.so). apt-get installed the clang shared libraries in ...
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Maven only invokable from terminal while root

I'm following the directions laid out here: http://java.dzone.com/articles/installing-maven-304-ubuntu Everything is in the right place and the sym link is working correctly. However whenever I try ...
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How to compile a SH file so it can be uploaded to PPA Launchpad

I want to make a few installation scripts via .SH files, and then upload them to http://launchpad.net? How would I do that?
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I am not able to compile a simple program using gcc

Wrongly I have install ia32-libs but my host system is 64 bit. Now whenever i try to compile c file i get a message as: unrecognized option '--64' I have uninstall th ia32-libs but I am getting ...
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make command not working ERROR 2

I was trying to install Realtek_RTS5229_Linux_Driver_v1.07 which I downloaded from [here][1] When I run the make command I get the following error:- make[1]: Leaving directory ...
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How to build openjfx on ubuntu 14.04?

I have been trying to build openjfx on Ubuntu 14.04 but i'm receiving error gradle tasks :buildSrc:clean :buildSrc:generateGrammarSource :buildSrc:compileJava ...
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Compiled bind9-dlz and error: corrupted double-linked list

I have fresh installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04 and I've compiled bind9 with dlz drivers. Compilation went OK, packages were created. After installation and configuration based on this post: ...
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How to install PHP MySQL extensions

I just installed a new server which comes with php 5.5. however one of my older projects requires php 5.3. So I installed php 5.3 with wget http://www.php.net/get/php-5.3.28.tar.bz2/from/a/mirror ...
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linphone-3.3.2 installation error

I'm trying to install linphone-3.3.2 (must be this version) for 32 bits in ubuntu-12.04. I've exported the following flags: CFLAGS=-m32. LDFLAGS=-m32. CXXFLAGS=-m32 I ran: ./configure --disable video ...
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Kernel compilation

I'm trying to compile a source Linux kernel (version linux-3.10.48). Using the make menuconfig command, all the configurations are done and the .config file is saved, but when I'm compiling the main ...
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does “make” recompile all of the files or just changed ones

suppose that you have a program which you installed that from source by make command . That program include files a.cc, b.cc, c.cc, d.cc and ... . Now I changed a.cc a bit. In order to enable the ...
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CMake can't find pthread

pthreads works on the system: $ gcc -o what what.c /tmp/ccI6m52b.o: In function `main': what.c:(.text+0x37): undefined reference to `pthread_create' what.c:(.text+0x48): undefined reference to ...
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Compiling SSR ( SimpleScreenRecorder )

I am really stuck at compiling SSR Downloaded from here. Ran the script simple-build-and-install. mkdir: cannot create directory 'build': Permission denied Any idea how to fix this?
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How can I fix library conflicts during compilation stemmed from manually installed packages from source code?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 upgraded from 12.04 making dist-upgrades. I did many manual installations such as ffmpeg, libglib and so on, in the past. I have a nice custom distro now, it works well but I have ...
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Geany compiler , c programming, Ubuntu 14.04, can't show program output

I wrote a simple program to print "hello world". The compiler shows a message "Compilation finished successfully". But the out put of the program, I can't see anywhere. As using codeblocks a new ...
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“make” error when installing OpenCV

[ 38%] Building CXX object modules/core/CMakeFiles/opencv_core.dir/src/convert.o In file included from /home/bomi/OpenCV/modules/core/src/precomp.hpp:55:0, from ...
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“Could NOT find KDE4Workspace (missing: KDE4Workspace_CONFIG) (Required is at least version ”4.9.80“)”

I have been trying to install oxygen-transparent on my kubuntu 14.04 installation for a while now, and every time it fails with the following error: ...
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cannot compile gcc or g++ libc_nonshared.a not recognized

I cannot compile C/C++ files anymore since using a new account (I think it was since then anyway) and I'm getting a strange error every time I try to compile: ~$ g++ hello.cpp ...
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How to build eglibc in debug mode [duplicate]

I am trying to create a debug version of the eglibc to allow step by step debugging in a program that crashes in the eglibc. I want the created ".so" file to be as close as possible to the eglibc ...
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How to install libinput 0.4.0?

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and I tried installing libinput package from source. export WLD=$HOME/install git clone git://anongit.freedesktop.org/wayland/libinput cd libinput ./autogen.sh ...
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3.15.5 stable kernel not building, “gzip: stdout: no space left on device”, /boot is NOT full

Running into an issue building the 3.15.5 stable kernel on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Relevant portion of sudo make modules_install install INSTALL /lib/firmware/edgeport/down2.fw INSTALL ...
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MMA9 Pythonika compiling error on Ubuntu 14.04

I am intalling Pythonika on Ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded the files of Pythonika from the following url. https://github.com/szhorvat/Pythonika I was able to compile Pythonika on Ubuntu 12.04 using ...
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Need some help building wifi drivers

I have never compiled a driver before so I'm trying to figure out how to do this. I'm on kernel 3.14.1 by the way. I'm trying to build Ralink RT3573 drivers from github. I'm getting errors when I do ...
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Why I obtain this compile error when I try to install a software?

I am not yet a Linux guy and I am going crazy trying to install a software compiling it on Ubuntu 14.04. This are the only provided instruction to install it: Debian First, make sure that ...
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How to list all programs installed that were compiled from source?

Programs installed from source code do not show up in package managers. Is there another location that records all programs which were installed via compiling?
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error compiling the darkcoin miner based on pooler's cpu miner

i was trying to compile the darkcoin miner 32 bit from source which is based on pooler's cpu miner.link here. I am on a Xubuntu 10.04 32 bit. when i run make after running the following commands(as ...
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Is the out-of-the-box Ubuntu 14.04 Wacom Tablet Application Complete?

Specs: I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo yoga 2 pro and have just purchased a wacom intuos pro (medium) so that I can work my art digitally rather than on canvas. Before even ...
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Question about compiling from ruby source and upgrade

I have three questions about compiling ruby (and other softwares) from source. Ruby is avaliable to install using apt-get, but I want to learn more about Linux and I want to compile from source. I am ...
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How to run Haskell Platform after build

I built the haskell platform as stated on the haskell package site. After make install I was told the files were installed to /usr/local/bin How do I run the haskell platform after this step?
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How do I get a list of needed packages

I want to know how to get a list of needed packages for a program. I want to get one program/application from one computer to another, by taking every package that is needed and compile it on the ...
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No speex packages for freeswitch building on Ubuntu

I am trying to build freeswitch on Ubuntu and getting numerous libraries absent. One of them is speex. configure says it is absent while dpkg says it is here: checking for speex >= 1.2rc1 speexdsp ...
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Installing rtl8812AU_linux_v4.2.0_6952.20130315.tar.gz

Hi while trying to get the drivers for my "EDIMAX AC600 Dual-Band High Gain Wi-Fi USB Adapter" I run into the following problem: After sudo apt-get install build-essential and cd /home/"USERNAME" I ...