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

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Is it possbile to load module compiled under kernel 2.6.x to a system with kernel 3.8.x

I have Marvell USB wireless driver src which only supports up to kernel 2.6.8. Now my system is Ubuntu 13.04 with kernel 3.8 and I can not compile the src under the new kernel anymore. I found the ...
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Examples of multiple binary packages

I'm trying to include a preview of the new experimental Gtk+ 3 build of Inkscape in our PPA... I want to compile the upstream source using different compile-time options to generate two different ...
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How to find options in kernel if drivers are known?

I executed find_all_modules.sh script from the book Linux Kernel in a Nutshell, author Greg Kroah-Hartman. These are drivers modules which must be enabled in custom kernel to make my configuration ...
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Compile or install Octave 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.04 with ATLAS

I want to install or compile from source octave 3.6.4 in Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) that uses the ATLAS library (to make it fast when executing vectorized code). Did anybody ever do that? Can somebody put ...
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How to put arch independent files into separated .deb package?

When you build a deb how do you make it so arch independent data such as plugin files to be packaged into a separated .deb?
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How can i build Ubiquity 2.14.8 from source?

when i try dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot , i always get this : IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/home/inferno/.cache/g-ir-scanner/0c8dcaa7ab6bbaf96e9cb2e0f57c58bef57fb3ac' make[4]: *** ...
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Recompile Qt Creator with Qt4

Qt Creator on Ubuntu 13.04 has the cursor theme wrong. I've read this is because Qt5 applications do not integrate in Ubuntu well. So I want to recompile Qt Creator using Qt4. I've downloaded the ...
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“Compiler crashed with code: 1.” Trouble compiling MonoDevelop 4

I'm trying to compile the latest version of MonoDevelop (4.0.9) on my Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm facing errors I can not overcome. Here are my machine's configurations: OS: Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit Mono: ...
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Compiling software generated with an old version of Qt Designer

I'm trying to compile and install K3dsurf following the instructions in the "Readme", which says: tar -xvzf k3dsurf-0.6.2.tar.gz; cd k3dsurf; qmake; make; ./bin/k3dsurf & ; The problem is that ...
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How to compile 'stygmorgan-0.29'?

I am trying to compile stygmorgan-0.29.tar.bz2 and got these messages: stygmorganui.cxx:7:28: fatal error: stygmicon128.xpm: No such file or directory compilation terminated. make[2]: *** ...
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How do I prevent apt-get from upgrading packages built from source? [duplicate]

I have a package installed (xcp-xapi) which is prone to a bug. The fix is very simple (only a couple of lines in the code) so what I do is the following: apt-get source xcp-xapi Then I find the ...
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Eclipse: Can't import SWT

The error says: "The import org.eclipse cannot be resolved." I've been at this for the past 8 hours, tried just about everything: Swap Workspace Project->Properties->Java Build Path ...
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How to install gcc and g++ compilers

I have tried these commands in terminal , sudu apt-get upgrade sudu apt-get update sudu apt-get install build essential but failed. Please help me, I am getting the following error. No command ...
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Rebuild davfs2 with libneon27 instead of libneon27-gnutls

I can't connect to my office's sharepoint webdav with davfs2. According to http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=668968, it's a bug with the libneon27-gnutls instead of libneon27. How can ...
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gcc segmentation fault on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to compile a C program on Ubuntu precise 12.04. Here's the program: #include <stdio.h> int main(int argc, char** argv) { printf("Hello World!"); return 0; } My gcc version is ...
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Running a compiled Java program

I have a question on a compiled Java program that I have written. I have a Java file that has three classes defined within it. When I compiled the program I got a total of four classes. How do I make ...
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Cmake problems?

Ok, I'm attempting to install the newest version of LMMS. The newest version can only be installed using the tar.bz2 file. Anyway, I extract it to my desktop and I read the install file, which says- ...
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ant not working on Ubuntu 12.10

I have installed ant on my ubuntu 12.10. When i try to compile a java project with build.xml, i get the following error: /usr/bin/ant: 1: eval: Syntax error: Unterminated quoted string ls -lrt ...
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how to install webp plugin for gimp?

how to install gimp webp plugin? I found out that we can do it using with gimp-plugin-registry, but donno how. I have install gimp-plugin-registry extension for gimp from ubuntu software center, now ...
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Unity next build failes

I am trying to install uniy-next. downloaded the branch builded the dependencies. using ./build -s but when i tried to build unity next using ./build it fails giving the error ...
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How do I find missing dependencies for cinepaint 1.0-4 Ubuntu 13.04

I am a photojournalist/digital photo artist and I am getting into video editing projects I have used GIMP for my photo editing for years... I've been doing some research on other alternatives which ...
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How can I set up a build target in Qt Creator to compile for 32 bit on 64 bit Ubuntu?

I am running 64 bit (x86) Ubuntu and would like to be able to build Qt projects for a target architecture of 32 bit (x86). Qt Creator allows the configuration of multiple 'build kits' for compilation ...
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How to have Ubuntu Chrome Canary?

Ubuntu how can i have Google Chrome Canary? https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/canary.html
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Compiling kernel modules with IDE

Guys is there a way to compile and generate the make file and the .ko file using IDE like eclipse or codeblocks ??
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Compiling apib undefined reference to symbol 'pthread_create@@GLIBC_2.2.5'

I want to compile apib on my ubuntu 13.04 box but I am having issues with pthread lib. This is the error that I get : $ colormake -j 5 cd src && make all make[1]: Entering directory ...
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Install Apache, Php, Mysql latest versions not available via apt

I need to install the latest versions of apache, php and mysql that are available on their websites, but the problem is that apt repositories don't have these updates versions yet. Versions that I ...
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How to compile software in Ubuntu without ever using the command line

Every time you want to build a software from source, you need to enter a lot of commands in the terminal. Is there a way to compile software using a graphical user interface?
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firstclass client on ubuntu 13.04?

The University where I work uses a mail client called first-class. I installed first-class,but when I try to run it, nothing happens. Then I ran it from the command line, and got this error. What ...
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Compile MKVToolNix On Ubuntu Server 10.04

i have tried and tried, but ultimately failed miserably. could anyone provide me with step-by-step instructions on how to compile/install the newest MKVToolNix version on ubuntu 10.04? it's the server ...
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How to recompile Vim?

I want to recompile Vim the exact same way Ubuntu has compiled it, but with one difference (ruby support). I have already compiled with Ruby support, but by using my own configure options, Vim ...
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QT4/5 Creator cannot find -lGL

I installed the ubuntu mobile SDK a while ago on my ubuntu 13.04 machine via http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/ After a few days there appeared a compiler/linker error - even when compiling the ...
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/usr/bin/ld - cannot find lib

I am compiling from source and I have the error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lct How to fix it? Thanks. I tryed: sudo apt-get install libxt-dev But it doesnt help.
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Flashcam doesn't compile — videodev.h not found

I'd like to compile Flashcam 1.4.5 from source on Lubuntu 13.04, but it complains: cc -g -shared -fPIC -o flashcamhook.so flashcamhook.c flashcamhook.c:31:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such ...
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Can't run program in Netbeans 7.3

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and installed Netbeans 7.3 on it (not the Ubuntu version, directly from the website). I'm trying to run a basic C++ program that uses Allegro 5 but, even though it ...
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msp430/bin/ld: cannot find -lc

I installed successfully msp430-gcc 4.7.0 compiler. The compiler at the final stage of the linking process it shows me the following error for Ubuntu 12.04. msp430-gcc -mmcu=msp430f1611 ...
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Troubles compilling with gdl using the terminal

Hello i'm new using Ubuntu I just installed it 3 days ago. I downloaded gdl and run it with the terminal. When I first did this it worked perfectly but now every time I try to compile it says: Error ...
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Undefined reference to symbol 'FcPatternAddDouble' - issue with building program

I'm Ubuntu 13.04 user. I haven't been able to build/install Japanese third-party software for artists called AzDrawing. Based on readme file, I executed make command in proper directory. At first it ...
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diff between x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc and plain old gcc?

I'm trying to compile something called a "Voice Cloning Toolkit" for Festival and HTS. (see: http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/jyamagis/software/page37/page37.html) I've found that lots of things break ...
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Realtek RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Rev03 New driver installation

I've just performed a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 without updates. The network connection isn't working so I'm trying to fix it by following the guide listed in this link ...
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Why doesn't LD_LIBRARY_PATH has any effect?

./a.out: error while loading shared libraries: libc++.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory even though: $ echo $LD_LIBRARY_PATH ...
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How to install patched old HTS voices in Festival 2.1?

I've tried everything on the internet in order to make HTS voices work, and eventually I found some hope, it's a patch that make old HTS voices work on Festival 2.1. ...
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Can't find -ltcl83

I am running Ubuntu on Virtual Box and I'm very new to it, i'm trying to compile a bit of C code into a .py file but it cannont find -ltcl83 Using locate libtcl it returns /usr/lib/libtcl8.5.so.0 I ...
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libgdk-3.so.0 and libstdc++.so.6.0. errors

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (updated recently). I am having some very unusual errors. Initially I had errors for libstdc++.so.6.0 and I tried to resolve it by adding the /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu in the ...
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Instructions to add context menu option to keepassx indicator applet needs dumbed down for me please!

I'm trying to follow the instructions in this post. Here's the output: git clone git://github.com/relgames/keepassx.git Cloning into 'keepassx'... remote: Counting objects: 375, done. remote: ...
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Is there already any way to build/compile an Ubuntu SDK App?

Is there already any way to build/compile an Ubuntu SDK App? Maybe to an installable .deb-Package?
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How do I build juju-core from source?

I'm interested in compiling and running juju-core from source. How can I do this? What are the risks involved?
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Compiled Program?

I have no experience about compiling a program and I always used PPA, Powertop-2.3 is not listed in any PPA, So i have compiled and installed Powertop-2.3 How do I make Powertop changes permanent?. ...
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flann and acg localizer installation

I have been stuck at this for 2 days, issue after issue, so please help me to solve this one. There is a certain code package called ACG_localizer which uses flann version 1.6.11 as per their readme. ...
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Undefined reference when using gfortran to compile fortran 77 code

I have an old fortran 77 code, which compiles well on Sun workstation. However, there are errors when I try to compile it using gfortran on Ubuntu (64 bits): $ gfortran -Wall -g -Jobj/Debug/ ...
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Is default Octave linked to libhdf5-serial-dev

I'm trying to read a .h5 file with octave using load("-hdf5","finalProg.h5") But I'm getting the error below. Looking at the octave documentation for load with -hdf5, it says "This format is only ...