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

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Is there a plugin for the terminal which allow to detect and open files?

I'm looking for a terminal plugin/extension that would allow me to detect files path in terminal output and open them in a text editor by clicking on them. The perfect solution would open the file at ...
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Can i recompile kernel in dualboot environment?

I need to fix a value hid-ids.h and compile kernel so that my device will work. But i'm on dualboot with windows 8. If this goes wrong can it damage grub or will this just affect my ubuntu ...
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Buliding and running NS-3 based program and doing all that trough Geany

everyone! Now, I wanted to set up my Geany so I can build, compile and execute any NS-3 based program instead of always using console way and compiling there the program and executing again in the ...
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Trying to Compile Latest OpenSSL from Source Fails With Errors [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu x86_64, and want to upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.1.f. wget <openssl latest> tar -xzvf openssl.tar.gz cd <openssl dir> ./configure --prefix=/usr make In the console output, ...
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collect2 error while compiling fortran code

I have installed necdf-4 successfully. I am getting collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status error when I compile a fortran code that writes netcdf files. I use gfortran compiler. I am sure the ...
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Vim cannot find syntax.vim

Recently, I needed to build Vim from source to use a plugin that required Lua interpreting. This worked fine on my laptop, but my tower computer is having some issues. Any time I run Vim, I recieve ...
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Wubi-installed ubuntu won't allow me to execute executable files

I'm trying to run executable files on Ubuntu, but it's not working, although the exact same executable file works fine on others' machines, which are also running Ubuntu 12.04 like me. Based on this, ...
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How to install Enlightenment 19 on Lubuntu 14.04 [closed]

all guides are for old version of ubuntu and enlightenment. Im compiling from source but the EFL package says configure: error: Software Xlib dependencies not found Ive been able to install many ...
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Realtek RTL8188CUs

I am trying to use an airlink wifi dongle with RTL8188CUs chip. It has not been going very well. I found a link to a driver installer Download rtl8192cu-tjp-dkms_1.6_all.deb 1.0 MB When I run ...
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Why isn't launchpad building my package?

I attempted to upload files to launchpad for building, using dput ppa:sparhawkthesecond/ahm xserver-xorg-input-evdev_2.8.2-1ubuntu2ahm0ly1_source.changes It completed fine, and I was told that it ...
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Problem loading LaTeX KOMA-script and fontspec after freshly installing vanilla texlive

I have just installed vanilla TeXlive according to the TUG instructions on my Ubuntu 13.10. A standard minimal example properly compiles the way it is supposed to do: ...
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Use gcc-4.6-arm-linux-gnueabihf to compile .c file, What is the command?

I am doing cross compiling. I install the gcc-4.6-arm-linux-gnueabihf and want to use it to compile the .c file(example of hello world) and then run it on ARM. I don't know what is the exact command. ...
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I want to change some of the linux files, how to recompile the linux and reinstall it [duplicate]

I want to make changes to the kernel files /linux/net/ipv4/ip_output.c in my case. I want to add a script to be run that changes the payload of the data whenever a packet passes through the ...
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Upgrade vim/gvim on Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 has vim 7.3.429, which has an issue with match() function, because of it I need to upgrade vim and gvim. I need for vim >= 7.3.829 && <= 7.3.1268, or >= 7.4.018 (because of ...
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KCModuleInfo and KCMultiDialog undefined references

I'm trying to finish an abandoned KDE3-to-KDE4 port of a program and I'm running into these errors: undefined reference to `KCModuleInfo::KCModuleInfo(QString const&)' undefined reference to ...
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“No executable specified.” Ubuntu SDK Unity8

Was working last night, but today when I started up again, I could not run unity8 out of QtCreator/UbuntuSDK. After building and running, it just states: "No executable specified." FYI; This is a ...
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'make' compiling error in ubuntu

I installed ubuntu 14.04 by debootstrap with those packages required for configuring or building a specific package. Everything went well but one thing, it could not build or compile (or configure) ...
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Installing Python 3.4 from source

I am running Xubuntu 13.10 i386 with the python (2.7) and python3 (3.3) packages installed. I have downloaded and compiled the source code for Python 3.4 but the binary file is named python. How can I ...
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Linking CXX executable RemoteZynAddSubFx

I'm trying to build the latest version of LMMS v1.0.0 and I'm running into this error Linking CXX executable RemoteZynAddSubFx /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXft /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lfontconfig ...
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make fails due to undefined reference to symbol 'uncompress'

I tried to compile the latest "lordsawar" and quite at the end I received this error message: libtool: link: g++ -Wall -DPO_PATH=\"/usr/local/share/locale/\" -g -O2 -o lordsawar-pbm pbm.o main.o ...
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Unable to Cross Compile Hello World Device Driver for ARM

I've been trying to build a basic hello world device driver on my Virtual Box installation of Ubuntu 13.10 for a development board running an ARMv5 processor. I know I need to cross compile the ...
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Errors when build android source code on Ubuntu

I am trying to build Android source tree(CIS), however I met some errors. I am using ubuntu 12.04, 64 bits. I've get through several errors, but I can't find the solution to this one. incompatible ...
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CudaMiner - Fail to compile due to nvcc and second error. :D

sarcastic@twitpc:~/CudaM$ make make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory `/home/sarcastic/CudaM' Making all in compat make[2]: Entering directory `/home/sarcastic/CudaM/compat' Making all in ...
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How to configure debian/rules file for packaging with CDBS and Cmake, Qt5 on Ubuntu 12.04

this is the first time I ask here. Recently I played packaging --a new thing for me-- in Launchpad. I tried compiling Sigil 0.7.4 for Ubuntu Precise. The source code had to be compiled with Qt5, while ...
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Installing Gimp 2.8.8 from source

I am trying to install GIMP 2.8.8 and this program has a lot of dependencies. I am trying to install all of them but now I am a bit overwhelmed. I am trying to install gegl-0.2.0 it gives me this ...
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Install error---make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop

apcoer@apcoer-Aspire-Series:~$ cd Desktop apcoer@apcoer-Aspire-Series:~/Desktop$ cd libgraph-1.0.2 apcoer@apcoer-Aspire-Series:~/Desktop/libgraph-1.0.2$ ./configure checking build system type... ...
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Gem5: Can't load object file tests/test-progs/hello/bin/X86/linux/hello @ cycle 644368

Using Gem5 Simulator for my project Used- scons build/X86/gem5.opt Then trying execute precompiled Hello World program using- build/X86/gem5.prof configs/example/se.py -c ...
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Where I can find /sbin/hotplug in my kernel source

I am reading hotplug events. And I want to enable automatic loading unloading module, when a new device is added. For that I read that kernel does it using /sbin/hotplug script, but I am not able to ...
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Unknown type name gcc

I'm trying to compile this source code http://nrg.cs.ucl.ac.uk/mptcp/mptcp_userland_0.1.tar.gz and I'm getting unknown type name 'u8' among other types (u_int, u_char, u_long....etc) I have Ubuntu ...
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Cannot fine syscall_32.h , header missing

When I run 'make', i get an error saying: make[1]: *** No rule to make target `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.8.0-29-generic/arch/x86/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl', needed by ...
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Update QJSON on Ubuntu 12.04?

I currently have libqjson-dev 0.7.1-6 installed on 12.04 via package manager. I need 0.8.0 in order to run an app I like. I have little experience compiling from source, less with cmake. I assume ...
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Why 'make gconfig' does not work while compiling the kernel?

I am trying to compile vanilla Linux kernel 3.12.14 downloaded from kernel.org. When I try make gconfig, it says: * Unable to find the GTK+ installation. Please make sure that * the GTK+ 2.0 ...
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Where can I download pfvar.h?

I'm trying to compile a source code and it needs this header file 'pfvar.h' From where can I get it I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Thanks in advance
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make: *** [rastertostar] Error 1 [duplicate]

When im compiling a printer driver, i use make and i get this error: make: * [rastertostar] Error 1 what do i do? this goes back to this post: How to install a star printer driver?
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Kernel compiling question about “.config” file

I am in the middle of compiling a new linux kernel targeted at my Acer Aspire One Laptop with an Intel Atom processor. I'm just playing as a self teach exercise. So far, I have made my new config, ...
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Compiling a C file through Gedit extrernal tools

Is there any way to compile and run .c files by using a shortcut key using gedit? I know its possible for java and C++, and I read somewhere that it is possible to do so using scripts in external ...
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I want to compile a .c file

export CROSS_COMPILE=~/gcc-linaro/bin/arm-linux-gnueabihf- ${CROSS_COMPILE}gcc -o mblast mblast.c When I tried the above commands after the following command: gksudo ...
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Where does the command make search for libraries

I wonder if you can tell me the path make command uses to search for libraries and header files, I'm getting these errors "Header files missing" and I wanna check the path manually I have Ubuntu ...
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What is the minimal amount of RAM to built an 3.11.0 x86_64 kernel on 13.10 with 8 cores? [closed]

I have configured a KVM virtual machine (VM) with 8 processor cores and 256 MB of RAM and no swap. A minimal text based Ubuntu Saucy 13.10 amd64 was done. The essential packages to build/recompile the ...
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Header files missing

I'm trying to compile a source code and I'm getting many errors indicating that header files are missing from my system checking sys/ioccom.h usability... no checking sys/ioccom.h presence... no ...
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build libav from GIT using --enable-*

I need to get a newer version of libav-tools (containing avconv) to get the AAC-encoder to resample an input 6-channel audio stream into an output 2-channel one. I successfully built the package, ...
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the Android libraries to Ubuntu system

Hello How can I add the Android libraries to Ubuntu system, in order to run Android applications without the use of the emulator
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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 ...