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

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Spark client customization

I need a detailed guide for building a customized Spark client installation package for Ubuntu 12.04 32 and 64 bit. Source code : http://www.igniterealtime.org/downloads/source.jsp Objective: ...
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cannot find crt1.o: No such file or directory

when i use this command: ./configure --prefix=$HOME/install The config.log show this. I am working on Ubuntu64. configure:1462: checking for FORTRAN 77 compiler default output configure:1465: f77 ...
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collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status

I want to install nexalign (can be downloaded from here) on ubuntu 13.10. I previously installed it on ubuntu 10 without any problem. The error I got is: gcc -O9 -Wall -Dthread -lpthread main.o ...
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Error for make-kpkg clean

When I tried make-kpkg clean it shows the following error: exec make kpkg_version=12.036+nmu2 -f /usr/share/kernel-package/ruleset/minimal.mk clean ====== making target minimal_clean [new prereqs: ...
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what if i remove .config file from the linux source

I was just curious whether i can remove the .config file. Actually i am learning how to edit the config (from make menuconfig) and recompile the kernel. So if i remove the .config file from the source ...
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arm-none-linux path problem

I downloaded this toolchain: arm-2013.11-33-arm-none-linux-gnueabi-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.bz2 I extracted here: /cross and changed name as arm-none-linux-gnueabi- after that i saw bin file like as : ...
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Which extra packages or modules should i remove at compiling time

I'm a newbie in compiling the kernel from kernel.org sources.when i compile kernel at my machine which extra or old packages or modules should i remove? thanks in advance.
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-lm option doesn't work in GCC 4.8.1

I know I'm not supposed to be posting problems related to programming here. But I couldn't think of any better place and it's quite relevant too. The problem is exactly what the title indicates: when ...
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How to compile the source code of the operating system

How to compile the source code of the operating system, for example, Ubuntu, just want to ask how to compile it into a form such that I can then alert it to boot and install, I want to try it and when ...
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Can't run make - gcc: command not found

I'm trying to follow a tutorial to get CudaMiner working on Linux. I have PAINSTAKINGLY installed NVidia drivers, Cuda 5.0 and incidentally I'm failing on the last step when I run make: make ...
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ImageMagick linking error with libfpx.so: undefined reference to

I was trying to add support for the FlashPIX format in my own build of ImageMagick. In order to achieve this I downloaded the sources libfpx-1.3.1-3.tar.gz from the ImageMagick FTP server for ...
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How to let a user execute a script owned by root? Setuid doesn't seem to work anymore

I have some bash scripts that I use with the user 'root' to manage iptable rules. The problem is that I want these things at the same time: The script must be owned by root Permissions must be 700 ...
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Compile and loading kernel module without compiling the kernel

I am trying to get hostapd working and it does not recognize the current wl driver, searching in internet I found that I need to use the new nl80211 driver. I found that my current system does not ...
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What is the purpose of libstdc++-dbg?

The Synaptics package manager says that: This package contains the shared library of libstdc++ compiled with debugging symbols. But I can successfully print the contents of std members in the ...
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what are the compilation steps for Firefox?

I have changed the code of Mozilla Firefox in /usr/lib64/firefox/omni.ja. Now, I want to compile Firefox so that the changes will get effect.
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Need help with an script executed in terminal

Can anybody tell me what is wrong in this script? `for i in {1..7}; do for j in {1..5}; $a =$ix630; $y =$jx900; do mogrify -crop $ax$y+675+900 +repage ...
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How to compile FFmpeg with x265 support?

Today I found out that x265 is already present in ffmpeg so I compiled ffmpeg with this guide Sadly libx265 did not work on ubuntu, however on windows I tried the same thing with zeranoe ffmpeg ...
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Compile Qt3-program on KDE4

I want to compile a program (KTIGCC), but it is intended to be used on KDE3, using Qt3 libs. Is there any possibility of compiling and using this program in my current KDE4? Trying to run ./configure ...
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libs versions when cross compiling [duplicate]

I'm trying to build an application. It requires the next libs: libev(x86-32) libev(x86-64) libev-devel(x86-32) libev-devel(x86-64) for Ubuntu I run: sudo apt-get install libev-dev and get libev4 ...
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Compilation Help on Ubuntu 13.10

I have recently gotten into programming this is a small C code I started on. I am using Ubuntu 13.10. int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { puts("Hello world."); return 0; } Whenever I try ...
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Driver Compile Problem

I am attempting to compile & install a video driver for my mythbuntu frontend box. Unfortunately it includes an onboard GPU that is not too popular. The drivers are for a S3 Chrome 450 ULP ...
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Installing CUDASW++3.0: nvcc not found

I can't install CUDASW++3.0. The error message I get is: asmaa@ubuntu:~/Documents/cudasw++v3.0.14$ make mkdir -p objs nvcc -O3 -arch sm_30 --ptxas-options=-v -use_fast_math -Xcompiler -funroll-loops ...
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how can kbarcode included back into repository? [closed]

How can kbarcode be included back in to the Ubuntu repositories? Where can I suggest that this be included back? Yesterday I compiled kbarcode for kde4 from source to suit U12.04.4LTS. Which turned ...
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make: *** No rule to make --target `build' error

When I setting up development environment in docker, I got a problem like this: cd docker sudo make build make: *** No rule to make target `build'. Stop.
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Trying to compile binaries with static flag?

hello everyone i am working over Gem 5 simulator on ubuntu OS and i need to compile any program with static flag for this i am using this command ([/work/gem5] alpha-linux-gnueabi-gcc –DUNIX –o queens ...
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Compiling CBLAS undefined reference to `pthread_create' pthread_join'

I am compiling CBLAS using 'make all' command but it's giving me following error. gfortran -o xscblat1 c_sblat1.o c_sblas1.o ../lib/cblas_LINUX.a /usr/lib/libblas.a ...
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Using kernel headers in my program

I have seen an answer about the usage of kernel headers in how to use kernel headers appropriately?. I have a similar set of errors, and the solution of using a -I/path/to/kernel headers is not ...
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error compiling suphp

Trying to install suphp, from source. But when I run: ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --with-apache-user=www-data --with-setid-mode=paranoid make I get this error: Error: In file ...
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c++ Programme compiled successfully but unable to run

I compiled the program using gpp it was done successfully but when I tried to run the program I got these errors:- I have included using namespace std; in 3'rd line harish@harish-Lenovo-G580:~$ gpp ...
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apache module compilation failure

I was following some tutorial in web about the apache module compilation. I have already installed apache2-threaded-dev. When I try to compile the example_code from apache website I get: ...
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Cannot build MonoDevelop from source

Whenever I try to install MonoDevelop it fails on the "./configure" command. configure: error: Cannot enable GNOME platform without gnome-sharp-2.0 I have installed Mono 3.2 successfully into the ...
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Compiled packages and apt-get mess

Due to my work I have to use the last version of gdb (7.7) which is not provide in the ubuntu repositories. For that purpose I download the source code, compiled it and installed it successfully. My ...
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compiling with boost fails “No such file or directory”

I'm a newbie, and I can't compile the Moses translation tools. Here's my command: sudo ./bjam --with-boost=~/home/ubuntu/boost_1_55_0 -j8 A lot of files compile but after a while I keep getting ...
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how to get c, c++, and java compilers in linux ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu on windows 7 using wubi software, now i want to practice c,c++ and java programming. As I am new to Ubuntu, I don't know how to get those compilers. I saw so many comments on google ...
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ubuntu source code, for what?

I found this link which contains Ubuntu 12.04 source code. It's about 3 DVDs and sizing 10GB. I have downloaded all DVDs but I didn't find any installers in it. I wonder if there is a way I can make ...
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Windows and Ubuntu Linking

I am a PhD student doing Aeroelastic CFD simulations and I am working with one fluid open source code (Flower) running on Ubuntu and one commercial sturctural csoftware (SIMPACK) running on Windows ...
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Highpoint 620 driver in Unbuntu 13.10

I am running the latest ubuntu version atm (with the 3.11 kernel) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RocketRaid is what I used, however I then get the following error upon making the file... ...
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How to compile wireless driver for 13.10

im trying to compile a wireless driver for the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset. i got the tar file from github. i did a "sudo make" but i got some errors. And i would like to learn how to install it.
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Problem installing SCTK 2.4.0 on Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to install SCTK 2.4.0 on Ubuntu 13.10 with gcc 4.8.1 installed on my system but I get this error after I run "make all" command: In file included from main.cpp:20:0: recording.h:122:29: ...
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Post installing comodo issues

I have installed comodo antivirus for my Ubuntu 12.04, even if I'm a newbie I managed to enter finalize the installation, you know when you have to type sudo /opt/COMODO/post_setup.sh, went through ...
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Why does Ubuntu make larger compiled kernel file (.deb) than Debian does?

When I compile a kernel in Ubuntu, it is 40% bigger than in Debian (with the same .config). Why? Is it because of little different versions? 40% seems too much to me. Both are up to date, Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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compiling a c++ program

I tried to compile a cpp program through the terminal on 13.04 but got this message: npg@NPG-ideaPad-S210:~$ gcc -o comp-LCG.cpp The program 'gcc' can be found in the following packages: * gcc * ...
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How to make an automated installation package from compiling?

In this scenario I am looking at Twister and at the moment you can only compile Twister. How would one start making this installation process automaticly? Twister is the fully decentralized P2P ...
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Problem building asmlibrary

I've got some problem when I try to make the asmlibrary on my 64-bit ubuntu. I'm new to linux and I don't know what "make" command really does, but it gave me this: g++ -pg -o fit vjfacedetect.o ...
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How to play MSS2 encoded video files

VLC player and totem video player can't play MSS2 video encoded video files but i could play them under Ubuntu by compiling FFMPEG library. now ffplay can play these files. My question is if there is ...
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Error: ‘strlen’ was not declared in this scope

I am trying to compile several third-party software from source code (i.e. zchaff, argosat) and get errors such as: Error: ‘strlen’ was not declared in this scope Error: ‘strcmp’ was not declared in ...
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new user compiling?

so this is my first time trying to compile a source code... I downloaded subversion (no problems), added the svn repositry (with no directory(facepalm)) using code svn checkout ...
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How to compile latest VLC on Ubuntu 12.04 from git sources

I want to install the latest VLC source from git and compile it on Ubuntu 12.04 and make it very full-featured. A plugin I wish to use requires that I have VLC sources available, so I might as well ...
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how to deal with error in make png command?

This is my source code. I should compile it to create some .exe files: ------------------------- for library ------------------------- asc : cd $(SRC_LIB_DIR)$@; make CC=$(CC) ...
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Compiling wxWIDGETS 3.00 with wxGTK 2.8.12 in ubuntu 13.04

user:~/wid/wxGTK-2.8.12/gtk-build$ ../configure --enable-unicode --with-opengl checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking ...