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

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Installation of 3rd party soundcard driver

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I got a new PCI soundcard with 3rd party divers: aqprox 32bit pci. In the linux drivers folder I have this files: -rw-r--r-- 1 greenarfun greenarfun 2534 feb 25 2001 ...
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How to recompile the kernel without the sources?

Is it possible to recompile the current running kernel WITHOUT downloading new sources packages? I just want to reconfigure my currently running & patched kernel. I no longer have the original ...
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undefined reference to symbol 'exp@@GLIBC_2.2.5'

Similar question has been asked here but is unanswered. I have an implementation of Levenberg-Marquardt (downloaded from somewhere) and I'm trying to compile it but getting the following error. ...
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Installation of file on ubuntu

I just tried to install this file here on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. When I click on it ubuntu opens a dialogue to install pypar2 which I did and then the file is opened with pypar2 it looks like this: ...
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How to get unity build dependencies after apply the LTS Enablement Stacks?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.2 installation with the LTS Enablement Stacks (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack). I would like to build the Unity package from source to apply some custom ...
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How to compile a cpp file using cmake?

this is my first question here so excuse me if I'm doing something wrong. I try to compile a cpp file (named code_kinect.cpp) using cmake, but when I compile I get an odd error message /usr/bin/ld: ...
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How to get libloginhelper in Trusty?

I'm trying to compile gok (Gnome On screen Keyboard) version 2.30.1 on Xubuntu 14.04. The only pkg-config packages that I'm missing are: checking for gtkdoc-mkpdf... no checking whether to build ...
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What are cflags? [on hold]

I have some experience with Gentoo, so I know the compiler meaning of CFLAGS, but when I try to configure https://github.com/OpenSC/pam_pkcs11 : # ./bootstrap&&./configure&&make ...
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Makefile:448: *** missing separator. Stop. error

The tutorial I am following is the automake hello world. I am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ autoreconf --install configure.ac:2: installing `./install-sh' ...
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Do not know how to install grsecurity [closed]

So I verified the grsecurity and kernel I did the first part from this http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Grsecurity/Configuring_and_Installing_grsecurity But now i have a folder linux-3.14.42 and i dont ...
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Error trying to compile fox-1.6.36 on ubuntu 14.04.0

I'm trying to compile fox1.6.36 from source to install mkahawa. ./configure went fine. make ended with this error. /usr/bin/ld: ControlPanel.o: undefined reference to symbol 'XGetDefault' ...
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How to download, modify, build and install a Debian source package? [duplicate]

If I want to make minor changes to the source code of a Debian package, how do I go about downloading, incrementing the package version, building the (modified) source, and installing it on my ...
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How to build all my installed package from sources?

I've read about how source-based linux distros like Gentoo can have considerable performance increases when compared to pre-built distros like Ubuntu because they install from source with ...
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“make” and “make install” never work

I have been trying it from a long time now and this time it got my nerves... The commands make and make install used to install a program from an extracted tar ball never work for some reason... The ...
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Altough I installed GSL library, g++ cannot compile my code

In order to use gnu gsl library I've installed it with the following command : sudo apt-get install libgsl0ldbl When I write a simple c++ code just to check whether I installed it correctly or ...
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VMWare player and Ubuntu 15.04: net driver does not compile anymore, how to fix?

I use VMWare Player on Ubuntu and run a different number of virtual machines on it. It worked fine until 14.10, when the kernel was upgraded I would be asked to recompile the modules etc; but it ...
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Build Ubuntu Touch: adding android system image to installation … error: device not found

I'm trying to build Ubuntu touch from source. I'm building it for nexus 4 (mako) I've alredy install ubuntu on it, but a want to play with the source code so I need to build it. Everything seems to ...
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How to specify to install libraries to /usr/local/

I'm trying to configure and install an application and library package. The package is this. I followed the instructions and it installed fine, and I'm able to run the binary from the src directory, ...
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VMHGFS not compiling with VMware Workstation 10.0.6 under Ubuntu 14.04

I've got the current Ubuntu desktop installation from the website and installed it within my VMware Workstation 10.0.6 build-2700073 with the VMware Tools version 9.6.5-2700074. Every time I try to ...
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mps430-gcc .run file not doing any thing

I am using ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on virtualbox on Windows 8.1 64 bit host. I have to build some project and the project uses cmake system. I need to cross compile my project for Texas Instruments ...
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Compile kernel gets no error but version doesn't change

So I'm trying to compile a linux kernel in Ubuntu 14.04 to change the linux version from 3.16 to 3.14.4 and also to change one thing in config. I followed this tutorial step by step. Exept Step 6 ...
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Esterel Compiling in Ubuntu 64 bit

The latest version of esterel is available only in 32 bit. Installed it in 64 bit ubuntu. When compiling esterl to C. I haven't get any errors. esterel -simul foo.strl cc -c foo.c While running: ...
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Error when using command 'make'

I get error whenever I'm trying to 'make' file, I did this before I typed 'make': tar xjf xarchiver-0.5.4.tar.bz2 cd ./xarchiver-0.5.4 ./configure Configure command: ...
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Recipe for target 'vmlinux' failed?

I'm attempting to build a kernel for QEMU to emulate a raspberry pi: http://xecdesign.com/compiling-a-kernel/ https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/linux/kernel/building.md However, running the ...
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How to copy artifacts generated by a build (php web app) to a directory on the same server?

We're using TeamCity 9 on Ubunutu system. I want to copy the the artifacts published in the build to a directory (defined in Apache config as virtual directory) so that our application would get ...
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Cross compling Gstreamer for ARM

Hi i was trying to compile Gstreamer for ARM platform. I am facing some issues as followed i have set INSTALL_PATH installed glib at INSTALL_PATH ./configure --prefix=$INSTALL_PATH ...
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In 15.04, Ubuntu SDK “make” is failing to build and run Ubuntu Core apps for the desktop.

I am getting this error in compile 01:09:30: Starting: "/usr/bin/make" Scanning dependencies of target ubuntu-clock-app.desktop [ 1%] Merging translations into ubuntu-clock-app.desktop... Died at ...
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The imported target “Qt5::Gui” references the file “/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libEGL.so” but this file does not exist. [closed]

So, 15.04 x64, just installed. I installed the nvidia binary in the old way (console, switching off lightdm) because I got an error about DRI2 authentication. Then I wanted to build the nv opengl ...
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How to build a package for my QML app?

I want to build a package for my app, written with C++ and QML. For this I'm using Ubuntu SDK. I'm working on Ubuntu 15.04. Here is the project tree : Player : player.qmlproject components (a ...
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Errors installing wireless driver

I have a wireless dongle and I'm attempting to install their Linux drivers from here. When I run install.sh (I only have the CLI), I get these errors. How can I get this working? This is a 64bit ...
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Are Ubuntu builds deterministic? Why not?

Are Ubuntu builds deterministic? I assumed they are, that is, if I recreate the process of building Ubuntu installation media, I will get the same image, (bit-for-bit, with the same checksums) as the ...
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Mozilla NSS building

In this instruction :"In order to start the build process, use "cd nss" and execute "make nss_build_all". By default this will produce a build in debug mode and for a 32-bit architecture. You may set ...
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Restore ZFS automount

I've upgraded to 15.04 and I found the package ubuntu-zfs to be broken on systemd. I found the bug description on GitHub but I don't know how the procedure to be done as described: The correct ...
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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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Error while building Unity 8: “Could not determine USS private plugin installation dir.”

I am going through the steps to build Unity 8 and when I get to $ ./build it fails with this error Could not determine USS private plugin installation dir. How do I proceed?
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How to compile bcmwl-ubuntu?

Running on kernel < 4.0 I used the precompiled bcmwl-kernel-source from the repository without any problems. Now I updated my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS to kernel 4.0.0-040000-generic where the package ...
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How do I install the latest version of node.js?

How do I install node.js in Ubuntu? I've been looking around, and I can't find anything. Is there a Ubuntu package for node.js, or do I have to compile it myself?
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What are the steps to Install WRF and NetCDF?

I've to install the Weather Research & Forecasting (WRF) model software from http://www2.mmm.ucar.edu/wrf/users/download/get_sources.html It must be installed with a lot of other libraries, ...
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How to install Gnome Software Center in Ubuntu Gnome 15.04?

How can I install the Gnome Software Center? I have found the .tat.xz file on Softpedia http://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Software-Distribution/GNOME-Software-102470.shtml but am unable to ...
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“fatal error: gtk/gtk.h: No such file or directory” using make

I am trying to use make command to build. I am following this. I am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ make make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory ...
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How to build .deb files of vim which support both python2 and python3 on Ubuntu14.04?

I tried this tutorial but when I ran the command dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc, it failed.... I don't know what's wrong. This is the log: Test results: test87 FAILED TEST FAILURE Makefile:49: recipe ...
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Navit compile and run failure

I'm trying to compile and run Navit navigation software on Linux. Procedure is quite simple and with suxes I compile and run Navit on another Ubuntu machine. ~/co svn://svn.code.sf.net/p/navit/code/ ...
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How do you fix a gcc compile 127 error? sudo apt-get install g++ doesn't work

*emphasized text*when I try to run a program I get the following error. ubuntu@ubuntu-VirtualBox:~/Desktop$ make g++ -Wall -Wno-switch -I. -g -c -o pass.o pass.cpp make: g++: Command not found ...
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Error while compiling softwares using make: cannot find -lXm, -lXt, -lX11

make compilation showing errors like /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXm /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXt /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11 collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status make[1]: *** [candle] Error ...
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Error while installing tiff-4.0.3

I get the following errors while installing tiff-4.0.3: pranav@pranav-Inspiron-1545:~$ cd dependency/ pranav@pranav-Inspiron-1545:~/dependency$ tar -xvf libtiff4-3.6.0-5.tar.bz2 usr/bin/cygtiff4.dll ...
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configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables Ubuntu 14.04

I am getting configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables error while installing harminv program for meep simulations on Ubuntu 14.4 . Kindly guide me how can i remove the error. config log ...
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Post installing comodo issues

I have installed comodo antivirus for my Ubuntu 12.04, even if I'm a newbie I managed to enter finalize the installation, you know when you have to type sudo /opt/COMODO/post_setup.sh, went through ...
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How to compile programs that use term.h?

I try to compile the code below: #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <unistd.h> #include <term.h> //#include "/usr/include/term.h" void clear_screen(void) { ...
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Ubuntu touch compiling: missing msm_ion.h

I've started porting Ubuntu Touch to the LG Volt (LS740) from Boost Mobile. I have my device tree vendor blobs and kernel sources all in place, but I'm getting a compile error: In file included from ...
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Error in statically linking libSDL

I am trying to statically link libsdl on a test I wrote. What I did is: g++ test.cpp -Wl,-Bstatic $(sdl-config --static-libs) -Wl,-Bdynamic which gave me the error: ...