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

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Security risks with fakeroot?

Is there a security risk having fakeroot installed on my system? I can't find much more than was is provided in the manpage.
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Ubuntu SDK First attempt - first fail

I have installed the sdk and follow the steps from Ubuntu and found that I cannot run even the first application. Any of you can help with this issue? In the compile window I have this mesage: ...
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If I compile Firefox instead of binary install it will work faster?

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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Error compiling a package: “configure: error: no gstreamer-1.0 >= 1.0.0”

I am trying to compile a package, which requires gstreamer-1.0 >= 1.0.3. I think I have an older vesion installed on my system. So I downloaded and compiled gstreamer-1.0.4 and it got installed in ...
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How can I redirect my system to /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/sys

I'm compiling some software - RTEMS to be more specific -with "make all" command and the compilation fails saying ../../../../cpukit/../../../erc32/lib/include/rpc/svc.h:46:37: fatal error: ...
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Problem running graphics.h in Ubuntu 14.04 in CodeBlocks [on hold]

I've been trying to compile the following C code in CodeBlocks with the -lgraph extension (which I have set in the Linker Settings), the graphics.h library of Turbo C++ and libgraph-1.0.2 being ...
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Build ubuntu-kernel-test mainline-crack v4.4 kernel fails to clean

fakeroot debian/rules clean step fails due to a missing ubuntu/ directory when building the Ubuntu kernel team's upstream branch of Linus' v4.4-rc8 . Is there another patch besides the three at ...
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dkms.conf location for new build RocketRaid documentation

Noob at work here. I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.03 LTS installed and running. I added a Highpoint RocketRaid 640L internal SATA adapter. I installed 4 drives and have them configured in RAID 5 via the ...
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lrw_lua_s

So.. I am trying to compile a library, but running make has become troublesome, as I run into this error.. I think the library it is trying to use is located in that same directory I run make from as ...
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Appropriate Fortran flags to compile on Ubuntu?

I am trying to compile a program written in Fortran with the instruction to: "set Fortran compiler flags for your system" in the Makefile. If it might help, here is a snippit of the Makefile: ...
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/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libz.so.1: could not read symbols: Invalid operation

I installed Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 64-bit in VMware. I am trying to compile PHP 5.4.14 on the machine. Here's the bit where make stops due to an error: /usr/bin/ld: ext/mysqlnd/.libs/mysqlnd_net.o: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 kernel version changed after recompiling

I have been given an assignment where I have to recompile a 64-bit kernel without any modifications and make the new kernel as the default kernel in grub. I am doing this on an Ubuntu 14.04.2 64-bit ...
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Missing opensslconf.h when compiling GIT

I decided to clone the git source into /usr/src and checked out to the latest stable version (since I currently have 1.9.1). During the compiling I received a few errors regarding missing ...
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Linking IDE with right compiler for ARM cross compiling

I have installed Eclipse as IDE and gcc-4.7-arm-linux-gnueabihf: sudo apt-get install gcc-4.7-arm-linux-gnueabihf to be able to develop code for ARM and cross compile it on my Ubuntu. But I don't ...
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Virtual Box won't load

I am unable to get Virtual Box to load since upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10. It tells me to rebuild the kernel modules by running /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup. When I do in terminal the system cannot find ...
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Installing missing package that provides Xm/Xm.h

I'm compiling a software package that requires a header file. The header file is missing from my Ubuntu 11.10 (64-bit) installation. During the compilation using make, gcc and gfortran, I receive ...
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Not able to install opencv 2.4.9 on raspberry pi 2 model B (jessie) [closed]

I am trying to install openCV 2.4.9 on raspberry pi 2 but facing some error regarding libtiff4-dev image format. Trying to install libtiff4-dev I have tried with 'libtiff5-dev' also but it is not ...
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Why does compiling the Linux kernel cause Ubuntu to freeze?

I need help figuring out how compiling the Linux kernel causes Ubuntu to freeze. I'm trying to cross-compile the Linux kernel for the ZedBoard. It is a Zynq-7000 ARM architecture. When I compile, it ...
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Command on ubuntu

I'm using gnuradio , i'd tried to build a new block with c++ , after i finished my cpp file i wrote commands to build and install this block to work properly, mkdir build cd build cmake .. till ...
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make command ( gnuradio)

I'm using gnuradio , i'd tried to build a new block with c++ , after i finished my cpp file i wrote commands to build and install this block to work properly, mkdir build cd build cmake .. till ...
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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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Unable to build Spark 1.5.2 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am newbie to Linux, Ubuntu, spark. Trying to install local Spark 1.5.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS memory 19.3GiB Disk 7.5GB 64bit. I get error during the build of Spark: [Error] Could not create ...
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how can I use SquashFs to speed up boot time in cubieboard? [closed]

I would like to compile linux-sunxi for cubieboard. How can I use SquashFs to speed up boot time ?
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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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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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Compile Unity without launcher

I would like to modify unity to not show the launcher (left side bar) at all. I'm not looking for any solution that would let the launcher be in some cases visible. I really want it to completly ...
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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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I can't compile a C++ program with the g++ command

If I try compiling my C++ source file by the following command: g++ a.cpp it outputs: The program 'g++' can be found in the following packages: * g++ * pentium builder try: sudo apt-get intsall ...
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I need help with an error I keep getting while trying to install MIT's scheme with Ubuntu 14.04

So I run the top command and all goes well until I get the error message at the end, and then I try to compile the microcode and I just can't get it to work. Any help would be greatly appreciated. ...
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controlling library_names and dlname config vars in .la file during build process

In a given build process (which I wasn't involved with till now) that includes a few libraries, the make command generates an .la file, where the .so numbering is always 0 and 0.0.0 (i.e. ...
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Lollypop compilation error

On Ubuntu - 14.04 - Trusty Tahr, I am trying to compile Lollypop, but I get the following error: checking whether gcc understands -c and -o together... (cached) yes checking dependency style of ...
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Building multi-arch packages locally

It's the first time I try to build debian/ubuntu packages for different architectures. For this, I decided to use pbuilder using the .pbuilderrc script from ...
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make command not working ERROR 2

I was trying to install Realtek_RTS5229_Linux_Driver_v1.07 which I downloaded from [here][1] When I run the make command I get the following error:- make[1]: Leaving directory ...
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Using Anjuta IDE for C++. Why won't it recognize the header file. Error main.cc Header.h: No such file

Error on simple class example. Why does it not find the header file? Also, if anyone has a breakdown of what the folders mean, I'd appreciate it. Anjuta No header file error
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cannot build Java programs in Geany Editor?

Something error with Geany cannot build java programs. when i click on build i get output like :- make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. PS: Nothing problem with JDK. Run ...
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How to solve the NetGen dependancy when compiling FreeCAD?

I am trying to compile FreeCAD form scratch, even though NetGen is installed using the command line: sudo apt-get install NetGen the compiler does not recognize it and does not compile FreeCAD with ...
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c++ boost library problem: cannot find -lboost_system ld returned 1 exit status

I have a problem with boost. After I installed boost with following command sudo apt-get install python-dev sudo apt-get install libboost-python1.54 sudo apt-get install libboost-system1.54 ...
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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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Undefined reference to 'CRYPT_NUM_LOCK'

I am new to ubuntu and currently i am using 12.04 version of ubuntu. i am trying to compile a program using openssl libraries using gcc compiler. But it is giving errors: Undefined reference to ...
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Receiving error while trying to debug in QtProject

I installed the latest version of the QtProject so now I can debug C++ code. While trying to debug for the first time I got this error: ptrace: Operation not permitted. Could not attach to the ...
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ubuntu15.10 can not create directory while installing other sofeware, not a sudo problem

I have got a brand new laptop dell precision 5510. I have no idea it supports ubuntu so poorly. Anyway, I managed to install ubuntu15.10 on this trouble-maker but when I install something else ...
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How to compile a c++11 program using future in Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm trying to compile a c++ program in Ubuntu 12.04. I'm using g++ 4.7 (installed from a ppa). I'm using std::future, but I have an error. The code: $ cat main.cpp #include <iostream> ...
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PPA Build failing - Failed to build on lcy01-29

I am trying to learn how to upload source and other files to PPA and I am trying it with "HotShots-2.2.0" source. I have created the .dsc and .changes file using "debuild -S -" command and then ran ...
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OEM Install of Ubuntu Server [14.04.3]

I am trying to do an OEM install of Ubuntu Server (14.04.3) but cannot seem to get it working. I have managed to do a Ubuntu Desktop (14.04.3) easily. Why? I am trying to this to: Install all ...
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how to use specific library when building application from source?

I am trying to compile jpegoptim from source . When I try to do ./configure I have the following error Cannot find libjpeg or you have too old version (v6 or later required). I wanted to make sure ...
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Ubuntu WIFI problems!!!! please help!

Hello everyone :D This is my first question on this forum, hopefully someone out there has an answer, as none of the solutions others presented seemed to have worked. :/ I currently have 3 USB ...
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How do I install Rigs of Rods?

How do I install Rigs of Rods (open source vehicle simulator based on soft-body physics)? I have compiled applications before like Gedit, Handbrake, XBMC but I can't seem to install/compile Rigs of ...
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Error while installing Dislocker on Xubuntu

I'm not expert in Linux. However I tried to install dislocker to be able to read my data locked on a windows that doesn't want to start anymore. The drive is protected by BitLocker. Here is what I get ...
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Where is the source code of Ubuntu and how do I compile it?

I really want to make my own distro of linux but I do not know where to find the source code. Also I don't know how to compile it, is there any special way to compile Ubuntu and install everything.
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Installed Cuda toolkit 7.5, but libcudart.so.5.5 remains

After installing Cuda Toolkit 7.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 (via apt-get of .deb file, followed by update of nvidia driver to 352.63), nvcc --version, NVidia-smi, and cuda samples work as expected. 7.5 is ...