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

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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 ...
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Help with Compiling a Driver with Kubuntu 15.10

I am trying to compile up a webcam driver for my old HP Pavilion. I have done this before with previous version of ubuntu, but now its having problems finding videodev.h. I have done the following: ...
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f77 undefined reference to getgid_

I'm trying to compile a program that came with a Makefile. The makefile uses f77 and it seems that the programs call several f95 intrinsics. When I try to compile I get: plotkit.a(userid.o): In ...
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How to set TOOL_CHAIN_TAG while compiling EDK2

I am trying to compile EDK2 following these instructions. I am using GCC 4.8.4. I know I didn't set TOOL_CHAIN_TAG correctly in WHERE_EVER_EDK2_IS/Conf/target.txt because when I typed build, it gave ...
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Antlr can't be found when building Processing

This is my error when building http://www.processing.org/: BUILD FAILED /opt/processing/build/build.xml:309: The following error occurred while executing this line: /opt/processing/build/build.xml:...
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Compile a program in a “compatibility mode”

I need to use a program called SPMRoot. It works great on Ubuntu 12.04, but somehow it can't compile without errors in ubuntu 14/04 due some libraries dependencies or anything like that. Is there a ...
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Android rom and kernel build error

I am trying android building but I have error I cant solve it. help please I am using ubuntu 15.04 compile error
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iulib - header not found when compiling test cc files

I installed iulib (https://github.com/tmbdev/iulib) by following the instructions in the install file and downloaded the ubuntu-packages, then when I tried to compile and run a cpp file namely: test-...
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Compile ATK for arm comes with errors,S.O.S

When I am try to cross compile atk for arm on ubuntu,error happened.I have tested on atk 1.2.4 , atk 1.3.1 and atk 1.26,The error was same,so I think there would be some "problems" on my computer,...
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How to properly update / install / compile ibus on 14.04, dconf problems?

I updated recently to phpstorm 9.5 and it says I should update ibus to 1.5.11 or newer (which at this point the current one). Ok. I downloaded 1.5.11 from source and try to install it. I got some ...
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Encountered “error: command 'c++' failed with exit status 1” while trying to install pymedia in ubuntu

I'm trying to install pymedia in ubuntu to run scripts using python 2.7. So, I tracked down the dependencies and got them installed : sudo apt-get install python-dev libogg-dev libvorbis-dev liblame-...
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How to compile code without having the needed library 'installed' in your system?

In one of my projects in working with the SDL 2.0 libraries. My computer went kaput last night and at my uni my profile doesn't have sudo powers. Is there a way to compile and run my code without ...
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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 ...