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

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executing C program on Ubuntu 3.2.0-80-virtual

I am running Ubuntu 3.2.0-80-virtual OS in a VM. I want to run a sample C program on this. So i have compiled the program on my local Ubuntu PC and transferred the binary to VM. When run the ...
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Using update-alternatives just for the current shell

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10, so the default g++ version is 5.2.1. Since I need to change it to the 4.7 often, I'm using update-alternatives; I've noticed, however, that the default compiler is not restored ...
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Unable to find OpevCV during linking (compile from source)

I am trying to compile "qgifer-0.2.1-source" from its source in Ubuntu. I have all the dependencies installed. I am compiling as per below instruction from readme of the source. cd qgifer_source_dir ...
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How to fix “undefined reference to to `SSLv3_client_method`” during cURL custom installation

I work on a project which use cURL a lot. Recently we add a new feature to allow perform SFTP calls within our API. SFTP is disabled by default in cURL so I tried to search how to enable it. I found ...
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Alfa-AWUS036H wireless driver

Im installing the Alfa-AWUS036H wireless driver and having an issue.The folder is moved to my desktop. I have also checked the header files and it appears to be correct. Thanks ahead of time for the ...
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I tried to re-compile the unity desktop for ubuntu 15.04 but I'm having trouble understanding how to execute my results

I hope you will forgive me if this is not the right place for this question: I compiled and installed ubuntu desktop following the instructions given at http://unity.ubuntu.com/getinvolved/...
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Compile program from source

So, I downloaded the tar.gz file and unzipped it. I've got 3 files inside. One with .so extension, one with .pak and one without an extension... So I was looking into tuts on how to compile from ...
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Unable to launch glade 3.18 which I compiled from source

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I have installed Glade 3.18 for GTK3 by compiling it from source. So once I had unpacked the tarball in my home directory it told me that I needed ...
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How to make a standalone Clang download use its own /include?

Trusty has a significantly outdated package base. For most part, it doesn't bother me, but with some packages, I'd like to have a choice to use newer ones. C/C++ compiler is one of those. In order to ...
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RTL8188C USB WiFi Dongle [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the drivers for a wifi dongle but so far have failed. Could somone please tell me how to do this? The manufacture supplied a CD with the following driver ...
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I have installed QT4.8.7 but CMAKE codul not match the path

I got the error message CMake Error at /usr/local/share/cmake-3.4/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:148 (message): Could NOT find Qt4 (missing: QT_QTOPENGL_INCLUDE_DIR ...
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configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables: wxPython 3.0.2.0

Trying to install wxPython 3.0.2.0 When trying to build wxPython, I get a compilation error of: configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables I'm following the steps from this page: http:/...
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Avogadro - Conformer Search

I wrote the following to the Avogadro list, " The molecular mechanics section as seen here, http://avogadro.cc/wiki/Extensions_Menu#Molecular_Mechanics and hence conformer search isn't ...
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Ubuntu-keyboard, : error: cannot find -lubuntu_application_api

I branched the ubuntu-keyboard from launchpad, made some changes to the layout of the icelandic key-board but when I try to build it I get the following error: g++ -m64 -Wl,-O1 -Wl,--as-needed -...
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Error linking shared library

I am trying to install root software which is giving the following error when I type make -j4 in terminal : Linking CXX shared library ../../lib/libPyROOT.so /usr/bin/ld: /usr/local/lib/libpython2.7....
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Trouble installing VMware workstation 11.1 on ubuntu 14.04

Trouble installing VMware workstation 11.1 on ubuntu 14.04 Kernel Module Updater prompts Compiling Error : Virtual Network Device Unable to start services See log file .... I have gone through several ...
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XCB libraries stop linking in Ubuntu 14

My GNUMakefile, which links a lot of XCB using -lxcb and so forth, refuses to work in Ubuntu 14. It works fine in Ubuntu 10. I notice that U14 has libxcb.a in /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu where U10 has it ...
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modprobe error FATAL: Error inserting : Invalid argument

I have ubuntu 12.04 running on my ARM board. I recompiled the kernel recently. Even after recompiling the kernel, I was able to load modules using modprobe device_name. For example, modprobe rtlwifi. ...
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Kernel: what is the correct process to update changelog

I am trying to figure out the correct process to update the debian pkg changelog, whenever we apply a patch in our local copy of kernel. Have tried the below steps, but not sure if it is the correct ...
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How do I compile a c program made in sublime text? [closed]

I am new to programming and I used sublime text but the gcc command dos not work and I need help to compile the code
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How to install the latest Emacs in 12.04?

In 12.04 , emacs version is 23.3.1. How to install the latest version ? I remember there is a PPA about the newer Emacs. Emacs 24.5 can be compiled and installed manually in 12.04? Is here anyone ...
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building ZCS Evolution Connector on Ubuntu 14.04

When I ran ./configure for evolution-zimbra-0.1.1, it ended up with Evolution development libraries not installed Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 evolution 3.10.4 $ sudo dpkg --get-selections | grep ...
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Getting error with “sudo make” command while installing aircrack-ng (Ubuntu 14.04) [duplicate]

XXXXX@XXXXX:~/aircrack-ng-1.2-rc2/src$ sudo make gcc -g -W -Wall -O3 -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -D_REVISION=0 -DCONFIG_LIBNL30 -DCONFIG_LIBNL -I/usr/include/libnl3 -fstack-protector -Wno-unused-but-set-...
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How to install NetSurf web browser in ubuntu 14.04

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 OS. I want to install NetSurf web browser in Ubuntu 14.04 This browser supports Linux(mentioned in official site of NetSurf ) The only providing .deb binary for ...
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Compilation error of a macro

I am new to Ubuntu and I am having real trouble with compiling g15macro-1.0.3 for my Logitech G110 keyboard. I can run ./configure OK, but when I run make I get: make[1]: Entering directory `/...
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Unable to compile Wireless Driver for Linux Driver Asus PCE-N53 (Ralink RT5592 chipset)

I have previosuly compiled this driver on what I beleive was an older kernel. However I am now on 15.10 and just can't figure it out. dylan@xaelah:~$ uname -r 4.2.0-18-generic Here is the output ...
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version `GLIBCXX_3.4.20' not found

When I am trying to execute my hdl file with iverilog, I am getting the following error : "/usr/local/lib/ivl/ivl: /opt/Xilinx/Vivado/2015.3/lib/lnx64.o/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.20' not ...
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I can not login to gnome-cairodock session after manually installed udev (systemd-218)

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.3 32 bit platform. Last night I wanted compile and install an application called qtcam according to this guide https://github.com/econsysqtcam/qtcam/blob/master/INSTALL I thought ...
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How to compile Evolution from source

I've been having problems with Evolution the mail client. I've tried purging reinstalling and when I run from the terminal there a "core dump" error. So I want to try compiling the package. I know ...
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What substitute libsystemd-dev package in ubuntu 14.04

http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=libsystemd-dev&searchon=names By searching, I find that no package named libsystemd-dev in Ubuntu 14.04, but i can find some packages like libsystemd-...
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Exec format error of gcc-compiled Hello World c++

I know there are many similar questions with this error message here. But I cannot find any solution yet. On AWS ubuntu server, I wrote c++ Hello, World program #include <iostream> using ...
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Procedure to install and #include downloaded development library to C file

Lets continue from this previous question. I see that the general procedure is: Download .tar.gz file Extract the file with any method (eg. tar -xvzf SDL2-2.0.0.tar.gz) Go to the extracted folder ...
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Multiple versions of gcc / g++ affects

I have a fairly simple question, and yet couldn't find an answer anywhere I looked. In my workplace there is a CI server with ubuntu 12.04 installed, that server uses the default c/c++ binaries ( 4.6....
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If I compile Firefox instead of binary install it will work faster? [closed]

Many times I hear that software compiled at my hardware will work faster at my hardware. Can I win 10% of performance of Firefox or Chromium if compile from source?
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Building recent LLVM and replacing the old version

I have on my system llvm-3.6 but I want to use the most recent version (3.7 or newer). Because I am trying to develop a pass using CMake. How can I replace the old one. I had installed it using "sudo ...
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vmplayer doesn't build on Ubuntu 15.10

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 then as root I'm using vmware 64 bit. I have already tried reinstall via the vmware installer. When I launch vmplayer Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the ...
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trouble installing qpdf 5.1.3; unable to infer tagged configuration

I'm trying to install qpdf 5.1.3. The default Ubuntu version is 5.1.1. (I have Ubuntu 14.04.3) After a few tries (I did what was written here: trouble installing qpdf 5.1.3), the end of the output ...
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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: http://serverfault.com/questions/...
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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 ...