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

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G++ Compiling error when making from source?

I am trying to install bitcoin server using this guide https://www.sky-ip.org/configure-bitcoin-node-debian-ubuntu.html However when I make, I see the error g++: internal compiler error: Killed ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - Install official TL-WN823N driver

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 and i want to install the official driver for my TL-WN823N, since i am experiencing extremely slow speeds and connection drops. I downloaded the driver but i can't ...
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How to I get GCC compiler to work? [closed]

So I am new to programming C. I am using Vim as my editor and GCC as my compiler, but its not working quite right. Lets say I am making a basic program to determine if a number is odd or even. Here is ...
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building installed software

Probably a small question but if you already installed some software, like using apt and then download the source and build it then installed it using sudo make install will it make confilcts with te ...
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cannot install proxychains on kubuntu15.10 through source

I downloaded the his is newest source from github and ./configure and make. This is what I got: fay@kubuntu:~/downloads/proxychains-master$ ./configure Linux done, now run make && make ...
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Installed libncurses5-dev, but can't make menuconfig! [duplicate]

I installed Kernel and required libraries. I don't know why I'm getting this error batman@tx:~/kernel/linux$ sudo make menuconfig scripts/kconfig/mconf Kconfig init/Kconfig:409: unexpected ...
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Help Installing Dante Server From Source

Installing Dante from Source on Ubuntu I was having problems with dante authentication therefore I am trying to install from source based on what this user has said: ...
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Error: libavutil/x86/asm.h header is required for shared FFmpeg when compiling MPlayer

When I tried to compile it , it gives me the above error. I tried building the dependencies but it still does not work. The error message is as shown: Checking for QuickTime codecs ... yes Checking ...
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Why does flex depends upon bison?

I would like to know why does flex depends upon bison as given in download page of flex?
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Is there a enviornmental variable for the path to header files?

I am installing some software, and I get an error that says Nux.h not found. I have the Nux.h header, in my downloads file folder, but I don't know where it should go. where do ".h" files go? Also, ...
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Recompiling unity from source

For some reason I have to modify some files on the source of unity. To get the source and its dependencies I had issued apt-get build-dep unity and apt-get source unity. To test whether the source ...
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How to build Snappy Ubuntu Core from source to binary?

I followed the link below and run the Snappy on my Intel platform. Try_x86 The system can boot and works works okay. I know this is a generic image for x86 platform and must contain some ...
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How to compile kernel with custom version string?

I'm trying to compile a stock kernel for ubuntu 15.10 (4.2.0), but would like the kernel version to be different, with minor text addition in the end so it doesn't conflict with the original one. To ...
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Help with Compiling a Driver with Kubuntu 15.10

I am trying to compile up a webcam driver for my old HP Pavilion. I have done this before with previous version of ubuntu, but now its having problems finding videodev.h. I have done the following: ...
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f77 undefined reference to getgid_

I'm trying to compile a program that came with a Makefile. The makefile uses f77 and it seems that the programs call several f95 intrinsics. When I try to compile I get: plotkit.a(userid.o): In ...
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How to set TOOL_CHAIN_TAG while compiling EDK2

I am trying to compile EDK2 following these instructions. I am using GCC 4.8.4. I know I didn't set TOOL_CHAIN_TAG correctly in WHERE_EVER_EDK2_IS/Conf/target.txt because when I typed build, it gave ...
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Antlr can't be found when building Processing

This is my error when building http://www.processing.org/: BUILD FAILED /opt/processing/build/build.xml:309: The following error occurred while executing this line: ...
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Compile a program in a “compatibility mode”

I need to use a program called SPMRoot. It works great on Ubuntu 12.04, but somehow it can't compile without errors in ubuntu 14/04 due some libraries dependencies or anything like that. Is there a ...
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Android rom and kernel build error

I am trying android building but I have error I cant solve it. help please I am using ubuntu 15.04 compile error
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iulib - header not found when compiling test cc files

I installed iulib (https://github.com/tmbdev/iulib) by following the instructions in the install file and downloaded the ubuntu-packages, then when I tried to compile and run a cpp file namely: ...
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Compile ATK for arm comes with errors,S.O.S

When I am try to cross compile atk for arm on ubuntu,error happened.I have tested on atk 1.2.4 , atk 1.3.1 and atk 1.26,The error was same,so I think there would be some "problems" on my ...
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How to properly update / install / compile ibus on 14.04, dconf problems?

I updated recently to phpstorm 9.5 and it says I should update ibus to 1.5.11 or newer (which at this point the current one). Ok. I downloaded 1.5.11 from source and try to install it. I got some ...
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Encountered “error: command 'c++' failed with exit status 1” while trying to install pymedia in ubuntu

I'm trying to install pymedia in ubuntu to run scripts using python 2.7. So, I tracked down the dependencies and got them installed : sudo apt-get install python-dev libogg-dev libvorbis-dev ...
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How to compile code without having the needed library 'installed' in your system?

In one of my projects in working with the SDL 2.0 libraries. My computer went kaput last night and at my uni my profile doesn't have sudo powers. Is there a way to compile and run my code without ...
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Problems building libmodbus 3.0.6 ubuntu 14.04

I am finding that libmodbus http://libmodbus.org/ is compiling incorrectly on both my laptop and desktop running Ububtu 14.04 both were upgraded from 11.10 some time ago. I have tried using the live ...
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TT watch installation

I'm probably completely out of my depth as this is all new to me, but on the basis that if you don't try you never learn I have tried to install TTwatch so I can connect and upload my TomTom sports ...
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Running PolSARPro 5.0 - How to compile?

Hej, I'am new with Linux and I want to install PolSARPro. But I don't know how. I should compile a .bat-file, but I can't find how to do that. From Install instructions: "Before running PolSARpro, ...
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How i install Budgie on Ubuntu 15.04

I want test Budgie Desktop on my Ubuntu 15.04 64 bits PC but i can't install due some problems; So, i tried install from several ways: Official PPA: In several guides to install Budgie say that in ...
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Trying to install KISS IDE on Ubuntu, Qt5 and cmake problem

The KISS IDE is an IDE used for programming, compiling, and exporting code/executables to a device called the KIPR link. http://www.kipr.org/products/kiss-ide https://github.com/kipr/kiss It is ...
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ubuntu14.04: opengl for qt development

since a half day i try to get qt-creator to compile ... but i get errors. This is the output i get, when i start to compile a standard graphical project of the qt-creator (just created this empty ...
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OpenCV compilation error

I am installing OpenCV 2.4.11 on my Ubuntu platform. It has been build. But on compiling it shows an error: Linking CXX shared library ../../lib/libopencv_core.so /usr/bin/ld: skipping ...
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Configure installation of R in ubuntu

How can I install R in ubuntu with non default flags? For example, for debugging, I would like to build R with the -fsanitize=address option. How to do that?
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Question regarding installing after building from source (pros and cons)

This question has nothing to do with the pros and cons of compiling from source, it simply has to do with the single step of installing, example: make install or waf install. The normal routine ...
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Removing source dependencies after building from source

Now while installing the dependencies I've realized that they actually take up quite a lot of space (depending on what the dependencies are). So my question is: How do I remove all of the dependency ...
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Question regarding removing source files after building

I've been building a lot of software from source as I've been wanting to learn it for quite a while now. The following happens: Download source files (normally a tarball file) Install dependencies ...
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Error on running Grayscale using Opencl c++

I am new to OpenCL so I have been working on some simple OpenCL C++ programming. I have written a code on Gray scaling using OpenCL and OpenCV. It has been compiled properly, but on run it gives me ...
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Compiled vs Install(speed comparation) [closed]

I have a quick question because I'm not sure what to think... When Ubuntu run more fasted? When I've compiled the source code or when I've install it normal? Because I've see and read a lot of ...
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Configure: error: cannot run C compiled programs. If you meant to cross compile, use '--host'

Following the steps of @Nephente I pass you the error and then the guide I'm using to install de package dependencies and the content of config.log: 1) Error: root@ettus-e300:~/ortp-0.22.0# ...
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Missing “asm/types.h” or “asm-generic/types.h” : fatal error : No such file or directory

I am trying to compile my sdk(switching development kit) code on ubuntu 14.04. When I am doing make, I am getting the following error : ...
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Compiling custom kernel with debug symbols

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with Linux-3.14.3-rt51 kernel. I need to use Systemtap so I compiled my kernel with the following options chosen during make menuconfig: General setup [*] Kprobes [*] ...
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g++4.9 -fvtable-verify link error: cannot find vtv_start.o

I am running g++ 4.9.2.0ubuntu1~14.04 (installed from the toolchain ppa: ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test), and I want to use the Virtual Table Verification (VTV) feature (-fvtable-verify in C++ dialect ...
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How to install multiple versions of git simultaneously?

I had git v1.9.1 installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. The executable is /usr/bin/git and I decided to try the latest and greatest v2.6.1. I cloned the repo, compiled and installed it into ...
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Writing a shell program in Unix to compile and run a COBOL file using the Open-Cobol a.k.a GnuCOBOL compiler

The two lines below are what I have for my UNIX shell. cobc -free -x -o$(basename "$1" .exe) "$1" ./$(basename "$1" .exe) When I type: ./myshell file.cob ...the program runs fine. But the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop libVMi installation error

In Ubuntu 14.04 I install KVM and successfully created Win 7 guest, Info: Kvm version: QEMU emulator version 2.0.0 (Debian 2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.19), Copyright (c) 2003- Now I am following this link ...
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Trying to compile gnupg from source

I downloaded the latest stable tarball from https://www.gnupg.org/download/ and extracted it to a folder on my ubuntu machine. I had to chmod 775 configure in order to be able to run it, then I ran ...
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Package was not found in the pkg-config search path

I am trying to install WaoN. When I run sudo make -f Makefile.waon it gives me the following errors: gcc -Wall -march=pentium -O3 -ffast-math `pkg-config --cflags fftw3` `pkg-config --cflags sndfile` ...
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GNU Packages: compiling

Can someone help me about free software from GNU project. I downloaded some packages, in this case coreutils (http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/coreutils.html). I then started browsing through ...
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Failed to create a symbolic link

akhil@akhil-Aspire-E1-571:~$ sudo apt-get install gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi [sudo] password for akhil: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Error While compiling U-Boot

/bin/bash: arm-linux-gcc: command not found /bin/bash: arm-linux-gcc: command not found dirname: missing operand Try 'dirname --help' for more information. Generating include/autoconf.mk /bin/bash: ...
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Why does my kernel fail to build?

So I am a Linux noob, but I am still working on getting my Intel tablet working with all the devices, this is very much a learning experience for me. Plan in the end is to just have a bootable image ...