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

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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 ...
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Installing a driver from a Github project - Robotic Arm

I am new to Linux so i'm sorry if this is obvious. I have built a robotic arm (http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/usb-controlled-robotic-arm-kit-a37jn) and would like to get it working under the linux ...
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Installing gfortran and netcdf

I installed netcdf and gfortran for my code. but don't know how to link it with the code. I am new to working with linux. any help?
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Cross Compiling GMP to ARM

I am a newbie to Cross compilations. I was able to cross compile GCC to ARM but am facing problems while cross compiling GMP. Any tutorial links for compiling GMP to ARM? I have been getting errors as ...
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Linux Kernel Compilation Error — cp: cannot stat 'scripts': No such file or directory

I need help to fix the error message below. As can be seen, I am trying to build Linux kernel, but for some reason, I keep getting the error below when I execute sudo fakeroot debian/rules ...
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How to cross compile to an old i486/i586 architecture (Vortex86DX)

I need to cross compile to Vortex86DX. It seens to have a i486/i586 architecure. What packages is needed to install on Ubuntu ? As stated here, just asking the compiler to -match=i586 doesn´t work ...
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Docker and linux-kernel-extra packages

I am using kernel version 4.2.1-040201-generic downloaded and installed from here. But since then my Docker is not working again and when I tried to upgrade it, it complained about being not able to ...
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How is `initrd` for debian installer being built?

I would like to know how I could generate a custom initrd (like the one here) for the installer. I've googled for how to do it and all I could find was basically how to insert a random kernel module ...
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Not sure how to get around build error (libimobiledevice 1.2)

I'm running a VM of Ubuntu 14.04 32bit if this makes any difference... I followed along with the answer from this question: How to compile libimobiledevice 1.2 on Ubuntu 15.04? But I run into an ...
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Errors while compiling systemc-2.1.v1

I am installing systemc-2.1.v1 in order to run nirgam2.1; after running make I am getting these errors: ../../../../src/sysc/kernel/sc_process_int.cpp: In member function ‘virtual void ...
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msp430-gcc compiling error

In a last post problems with path of msp430 gcc I've could solve the problem with the msp430-gcc version... My problem now is that wen I go to contikis folder to compile a simple hello-world ...
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Why a single cross compiling doesnt work? Error: bash: ./test1: No such file or directory

I'm using my Ubuntu 14.10 x64 PC to cross compile to run my programs in my Beaglebone Black but I'm getting a strange error when I try to run the compiled program in my BBB. The command lines bellow ...
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How to copy libraries a dynamically linked program is built against?

Recently, I've been into compiling software and distributing it. Last time I did it, I did so by building my program and running ldd on it to get all of the libraries it was linked against. I got the ...
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./configure output in terminal but also in file with 2>&1?

For compiling source code, I would like to know how I can "copy" the terminal output so that stdout and stderr go where they are supposed to go, but also to gedit. When I use ./configure 2>&1 ...
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How do I recompile my kernel without qt3?

So I'm trying to recompile my kernel (it doesn't have uinput support but nm that). I followed the instructions on How to install needed Qt packages to build kernel on 14.04? but when I run ...
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Problem with installing older gcc version

I am problems with installing older version of gcc. I am trying to do it for few last days so finally i decided to tell this to you guys. I want to install gcc older than 3.3 i guess. Now i have ...
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libarb.so & libflint.so.13: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I installed arb and try to run this code: #include "arb.h" int main() { arb_t x; arb_init(x); arb_const_pi(x, 50 * 3.33); arb_printn(x, 50, 0); printf("\n"); printf("Computed ...
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how do I fix theses M4 macro errors?

I am trying to compile mate-desktop by running ./autogen.sh but the script terminates with these errors Checking for required M4 macros... libtool.m4 not found glib-gettext.m4 not found ...
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Installing compiler packages [closed]

I am totally new to Linux. All my studies are now dependent on it. So I've installed Ubuntu in my laptop. I need to install few software packages for my compiler course to run llvm (I am following the ...
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meta/prefs.h: No such file or directory [closed]

I tried to a code derived from this code, but I got an error in QtCreator: error: meta/prefs.h: No such file or directory How can I solve the problem?
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Type of code conversion used in Linux executable files

I want to ask that what type of encoding is used to make linux executable files e.g. hexadecemal, binary or anything else. how is it converted ? Is there any way to get back the original code from ...
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Cannot find some header file (chicken.h)

I've exhaused all of my linux-fu (ubuntu 14.04) with this one. Essentially I want to have a play with the chicken implementation of scheme which compiles lisp to c getting that far is fine but then ...
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Unable to install vmware workstation on ubuntu 15.04

When i install VMware workstation on my Ubuntu 15.04 with kernel updated from 3.19 to 4.2 . It shows below path /tmp/vmware-root/vmware-modconfig-8097.log Hence, i go to check the path and find ...
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Compiling octave-4.0.0 from source and receiving flex/lex error, yet I have flex

After unpacking to the tar.xz archive to a local directory, I run change to the directory and run ./configure the output is: checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking ...
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kernel building errors investigation

Tried to built kernel using this simple guide: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel I've got only one "...all.deb" file instead of 3 files. How can I track errors? Are there any logs of ...