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

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Errors with Compiling g77

I have downloaded and installed g77 (due to specific reason) in Ubuntu 14.04, and the newer Fortran compilers have several errors when working with this program. However, when I went to test my ...
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How to install work rave in 14.10

I would like you install work rave on 14.10 I tried to install it form source,using ./configure then make I get the following errors compilation terminated. Makefile:498: recipe for target ...
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why does mounting a volume on a building raid cause sync speed to drop?

I have an array with 4 disks in RAID 10 configuration : root@backup:~# mdadm --detail /dev/md127 /dev/md127: Version : 1.2 Creation Time : Mon Feb 23 16:01:29 2015 Raid Level : raid10 ...
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SOLVED - Recoll 1.20.1 prebuilt - configure.ac not recognised - './configure' and 'make' isn't working

I'm trying to install the latest version of Recoll (1.20.1) on Ubuntu 14.04. I've downloaded the tar file from the developer website (under 'Source') and copied it to /usr/local/src where I ...
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how to chnage the debain package naming from package_version_arch.deb to package-verison.arch.deb

By default when we build the ubuntu debain package it generates the .deb with the following format package_verison_arch.deb hot to change that to package-version.arch.deb
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Unable to compile INTEL 82599 driver on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to compile the drivers on my machine and I am getting the following errors: ~/ixgbe-3.21.2/src$ make install make -C /lib/modules/3.13.0-46-generic/build ...
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Notification upon task completion in terminal [duplicate]

Is there a feature which gives a notification if the terminal is idle? It would be very useful while compiling and executing large codes and doing something side by side.
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Failure to Install opencv 2.4.9 on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install opencv 2.4.9 on ubuntu 14.04. I am getting an error while compiling files. When I run: cmake -D CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=RELEASE -D CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local -D WITH_TBB=ON -D ...
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How to compile GitHub's Atom editor [duplicate]

I'm trying to install GitHub's Atom editor. I'm using Ubuntu (trusty 14.04 with LXDE) on my Chromebook (via Crouton). It has an ARM processor (not Intel or AMD) so I can't use the .deb because that's ...
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vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic?

vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) and VMware Tools 9.9.2 (Fusion7.1.1 Build 2496486) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic (Febr. 2015) (Shared Folder ...
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cannot be used as a function [on hold]

#include <iostream> using namespace std; int main() { int bus1,bus2,total; total=(bus1+bus2)(5*14); cout<<"fair is"<<total; return 0; } I used this ...
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Compiling OpenImageIO on Kubuntu 14.10 using CMake

This is my first post here so hope I'm doing things correctly. I'm currently trying to build OpenImageIO so I can get OSL working on Kubuntu 14.10. I have Boost and OpenEXR set up, which OIIO depends ...
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Unable to use debian/rules clean

I am new to ubuntu and i am trying to use the command fakeroot debian/rules clean but It errors out. Here is some of what is shown, it is rather long so if I need to post it all I will. Error: cp ...
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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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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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Launchpad build: Missing build dependencies: libwebkit2gtk-4.0-dev (>= 2.6.1)

I have a program that has libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37 and libwebkit2gtk-4.0-dev as dependencies on Launchpad. Problem is that it builds perfectly on Vivid (which contains these packages in Ubuntu ...
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cannot compile gcc or g++ libc_nonshared.a not recognized

I cannot compile C/C++ files anymore since using a new account (I think it was since then anyway) and I'm getting a strange error every time I try to compile: ~$ g++ hello.cpp ...
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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 Zoneminder source files

I'm trying to make a video surveillance system with my Raspberry Pi (running raspbian) using Zoneminder. Default action of Zoneminder is only to send an e-mail but I want also to run a script which ...
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How to replace files in PPA after unsuccessful build?

I uploaded a package to my PPA, but the build failed. I made some corrections to the dependencies list and tried to upload the corrected file. It was rejected with this message: Rejected: File ...
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Compile C++ 11 with clang 3.4 and GraphicsMagick

I wanna to compile C++ code in this source https://github.com/jdeng/rbm-mnist I have installed clang 3.4, sudo apt-get install libmagickwand-dev, sudo apt-get install build-essential , and sudo ...
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Whats the build version is used in the Bq release of Ubuntu touch?

I just wanted to know the exact build version being used in the Bq release of the Ubuntu touch phone. Is this Ubuntu-rtm 14.09 ? I see some parts are missing in my current ubuntu-touch. May be ...
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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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Compiling the Davicom driver on RK3188 chipset

I want to compile the module dm9601.c for ubuntu 14.04 on the mentioned chipset. I have read up the tutorials of Ian Morisson, e.g. here and here. I am also failiar with this. On an MK802 IV ...
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Using repos vs compile: hot wo replace Nginx from repo with a compiled Nginx?

Sometime ago I used Kura's PPA to install Nginx+Pagespeed on my VPS. I would like to update it to the newest version, but the latest packages from Kura aren't so recent and I'm thinking about ...
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/bin/bash: g++: command not found error 127

I was trying to install a software quicknet from a tar.gz file. After using ./configure when i tried using make it showed the following erroe g++ -I. -I. -c QN_args.cc /bin/bash: g++: command not ...
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Is is possible to install Ubuntu on a computer with no OS

I'm building a gaming pc. I would like to install Ubuntu as my first OS. But I'm wondering is is possible to install it without having a OS installed, and how would I do this.
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Applying patch doesn't work when building package

I have old Ubuntu server which is vulnerable with Ghost bug. Its to old to upgrade from repository, so I want to patch source with CVE-2015-0235.diff. I set up apt-get to old-releases.ubuntu.com and ...
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Error running .exe compiled with i586-mingw32msvc-g++ and SFML

So well, I'm fighting with WINE and MinGW32 right now. So I have a file, sortem.cpp which is compiled with a Makefile and linked and all from that Makefile. sortem.cpp #include <windows.h> ...
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Aleph One compilation error

Whenever I try to compile AlephOne from source (as that's the only way to do it), I come across this error: SDL_ffmpeg.c:1304:54: error: ‘struct AVStream’ has no member named ‘r_frame_rate’ ...
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Skipping incompatible error when compiling mysql library using arm-linux-gnueabihf

All problems posted related to mysql library use standard gcc compiler. However, I need to compile a project running on a beaglebone black device. Hence, I am using arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc instead of ...
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How can I get the default gcc compiler back?

I can't compile ("make") anything at the moment. It all ends with the following: as: unrecognized option '--64' So I searched for the cause and found that gcc -version gave me this: gcc (GCC) ...
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Is it possible to reduce the v4l source tree to just the modules I need?

I have a PVR card that needs a number of custom-built modules from linux-media (aka v4l). These are linked to the current kernel so every kernel upgrade, I have to set put the computer in a trance ...
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How to build curl with the latest openssl?

So I build openssl ./config make sudo make install sudo ln -sf /usr/local/ssl/bin/openssl `which openssl` I build curl ./configure --with-ssl make make install OpenSSL looks installed ...
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Problem linking against pcap.h

I am trying to compile ethping Here is the command that gets issued via make: gcc -Wall -Werror -ggdb -g -O2 -lpcap -o ethping ethping.o ieee8021ag.o dot1ag_eth.o I now get this error message: ...
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Undefined references to `_gfortran_runtime_error_at'

I use a model is written Fortran90 under Ubuntu 14.04. The gfortran 95 compiler (gfortran 4:4.8.2-1ubuntu6) and the gcc 4:4.8.2-1ubuntu6 is installed by Ubuntu Software Center. The installed gcc has ...
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Error while installing Opencv on ubuntu 14.10

when i am installing Opencv from this blog in the make step i am getting this error /usr/bin/ld: /usr/local/lib/libavcodec.a(avpacket.o): relocation R_X86_64_32S against av_destruct_packet' can not ...
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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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Installing PyMOL from source code

I've tried running: prefix=/opt/pymol-svn modules=$prefix/modules python setup.py build install \ --home=$prefix \ --install-lib=$modules \ --install-scripts=$prefix with the following ...
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Behavior of zlib1g-dev

I am trying to compile a project on Ubuntu (14.04.1), but the compilation fails with the following error: dynamic-programming-interface.cpp:1860:20: error: expected primary-expression before '*' ...
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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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glib.h make error. fatal error: glib.h: No such file or directory

for solution i searched on the Internet. i added the output of the command pkg-config --cflags glib-2.0 that is -I/usr/include/glib-2.0 -I/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/glib-2.0/include to the make file like ...
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Rebuild OpenSSL with -DPURIFY

I'm trying to rebuild OpenSSL according to these instructions. I'm having a problem with the very first line: sudo apt-get build-dep libssl-dev This response is given: Reading package lists... ...
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“configure: error: C++ preprocessor ”/lib/cpp“ fails sanity check”

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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sa-compile compilation error

I have a problem with the latest update for sa-compile (package 3.4.0-1ubuntu2 ) on ubuntu 14.04. When I install the package, I get the following error: .sa-compile (3.4.0-1ubuntu2) wird eingerichtet ...
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How to install RevKit

I’m trying to install a software called RevKit on Ubuntu 12.10 and the following instructions1 need to be followed: RevKit can be downloaded from the www.revkit.org website. Opening a Bash ...
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How to install Xaw package with header files?

I'm having this error on Ubuntu 14.04: checking for X... libraries , headers /usr/include/X11/ configure: error: Cannot find required Xaw header file Box.h; PDCurses cannot be configured How can I ...
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Compiling SSR ( SimpleScreenRecorder )

I am really stuck at compiling SSR Downloaded from here. Ran the script simple-build-and-install. mkdir: cannot create directory 'build': Permission denied Any idea how to fix this?
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How to build a program in Launchpad which has dependencies from external repository?

I am trying to build my program in Launchpad. Problem is, it depends on webkit2gtk (>= 2.6.2) and it isn't on my repository (because I don't maintain it), and it isn't on Ubuntu repositories either, ...
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Maya Calendar from Elementary OS on Ubuntu

The Maya Calendar from Elementary OS seems really nice: Has anyone been able to run it on Ubuntu ? Is it available on some repository ? After installing the dependencies, I only get a ton of error ...