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

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compile and install calligra-2.8.6 from source

How do I compile and install calligra-2.8.6 from source? I couldn't find any text file or readme in the source folder that would show how to install it. This is not a duplicate of How do I install ...
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Targetting Boost 32-bit While on 64-bit ubuntu?

Well i have libboost-all-dev installed, but i am trying to compile for 32-bit. I can't install libboost-all-dev:i386 either. g++ -lboost_filesystem main.cpp g++ -m32 -lboost_filesystem main.cpp The ...
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Is it possible to compile a kernel module under chroot?

Under a chroot environment, is it possible to build a kernel module without having the kernel installed, just the headers? It sounds like something you wouldn't want to do, but in my case I do. I've ...
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Compiling error checkinstall

Hi I wanna compile my first package (Wine) under Ubuntu (it's also my first day with this OS). I ran ./configure and make, no errors. But when I did checkinstall then I got this back: ...
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bfd.h should include libiberty/ansidecl.h in Ubuntu 14.04?

binutils package seems to be changed, as include directory of libiberty.h has moved to /usr/include/libiberty, thus there is possible a wrong include in bfd.h regarding ansidecl.h. Getting those ...
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After compiling QT 5 how do I to update my system? With update-alternatives?

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04. I followed the instructions in this guide in order to compile QT5. Everything compiled fine. My problem now is that my QT related programs are still pointing to an older ...
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Undefined reference to `memcpy@GLIBC_2.14' : Building Android SDK with SmartCard API support:

I am trying to build Android emulator with SmartCard API support. I was following this manuals: one two All steps passed ok, but when I run: PCSC_INCPATH=<path_to_pcsc-lite_32bit>/src/PCSC/ ...
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Building lirc package from source with patches

I'd like to build latest lirc package for 12.04 with two patches from here to make USB Infrared toy v2 work: Running sudo apt-build source lirc gave me ➜ build ll total 960 drwxr-xr-x 10 root root ...
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Problem when compiling GCC in Ubuntu

I have run into the well known problem when installing GCC: configure:3605: error: in /usr/local/gcc-4.8.1/i686-pc-linux-gnu/libgcc': configure:3608: error: cannot compute suffix of object files: ...
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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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Where can I download mingw32 version 4.72 for ubuntu?

I am cross compiling some software for linux that needs the 4.72 version of the mingw32 compiler to work. However, the version in the repos is only 4.4, where can I find 4.72?
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I have two versions of glib on my system, and I don't know how to remove the old one

While trying to compile a program (pygobject), running ./configure I am told that I don't have glib. So, I download the tarball and compile and install, no problems. now when I try to ./configure ...
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How to fix 'error: GLib >= 2.28 is required' when compiling linux-nfc on Ubuntu 10.04?

I try to compiled linux-nfc code, and running its configure file, but I get an error: configure: error: GLib >= 2.28 is required I try to update the glib with apt-get install libglib2.0-0 ...
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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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Errors when trying to compile Android

Here's my error, any help would be greatly appreciated: libcore/luni/src/main/native/Register.cpp:36: error: undefined reference to 'register_android_system_OsConstants(_JNIEnv*)' clang: error: ...
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OsmocomBB - compile error

I tried to install OsmocomBB on my Ubuntu, I've got gnu-arm-toolchain, but when I'm compiling there is an error: configure: error: in `/home/robert/OsmocomBB/osmocom-bb/src/shared/libosmocore/build- ...
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How to build kernel with different flags?

Following the instructions here (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/GitKernelBuild) I built a development version of the kernel. I copied the old config, called make oldconfig and then modified ...
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Warnings during kernel compiling

I'm compiling custom kernel and during the process I'm getting warnings such as: drivers/isdn/hardware/eicon/message.c:6115:1: warning: the frame size of 1184 bytes is larger than 1024 bytes ...
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Build identical ubuntu kernel packages

I compile my own patched version of the upstream linux-kernel. Until now I have always used make-kpkg, by running CONCURRENCY_LEVEL=9 fakeroot make-kpkg --initrd --append-to-version=-patched ...
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Developing 32 bit application and using it in 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to develop 32 bit c++ applications on an Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit machine and use it on both 32 bit and 64 bit machines. One of the main difficulties I face is that I use some library which ...
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Why can I compile against libclang-3.5.so and not against libclang.so?

I am trying to compile a C source file, that needs to be linked against a dynamic library I installed through apt-get (libclang.so). apt-get installed the clang shared libraries in ...
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unable to compile program using -m32 and gcc

I have installed multi2sim on my 64-bit Ubuntu machine. Both gcc 4.8 and 4.8.1 is installed in my system. Even after setting and exporting the LD_LIBRARY_PATH AND LD_INCLUDE_PATH, and installing the ...
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Cmake fails while configuring OpenCV

I'm trying to buid OpenCV and use it in Qt. I have installed all required packages for OpenCV and Qt, after that I tried too run cmake -D CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=RELEASE -D CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local ...
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'__FDELT' and '__FDMASK' not declared in this scope (posix_types.h not included)

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 64bit version. I'm getting the following error when compiling a C++ program: ../elements/userlevel/socket.cc:477: error: '__FDELT' was not declared in this scope ...
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RTL8723AE PCIe driver problem

I have looked at this question but I get this error while compiling and am unable to load the module afterwards: make -C /lib/modules/3.13.0-24-generic/build ...
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How to point to Boost built from source

I like to keep my Boost installations full and up to date to the latest release. I just noticed that I sloppily approved libboost-dev-all, and some of my programs that I develop are not able to ...
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Could not find Urbi when compiling

I have installed urbi-suite-1.22.1-linux32 and to compile the system I try both of the following commands: ./build.sh and cd __build cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=$(pwd)/install But I get ...
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Wubi-installed ubuntu won't allow me to execute executable files

I'm trying to run executable files on Ubuntu, but it's not working, although the exact same executable file works fine on others' machines, which are also running Ubuntu 12.04 like me. Based on this, ...
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How to configure debian/rules file for packaging with CDBS and Cmake, Qt5 on Ubuntu 12.04

this is the first time I ask here. Recently I played packaging --a new thing for me-- in Launchpad. I tried compiling Sigil 0.7.4 for Ubuntu Precise. The source code had to be compiled with Qt5, while ...
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What is the purpose of libstdc++-dbg?

The Synaptics package manager says that: This package contains the shared library of libstdc++ compiled with debugging symbols. But I can successfully print the contents of std members in the ...
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Compiling CBLAS undefined reference to `pthread_create' pthread_join'

I am compiling CBLAS using 'make all' command but it's giving me following error. gfortran -o xscblat1 c_sblat1.o c_sblas1.o ../lib/cblas_LINUX.a /usr/lib/libblas.a ...
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Using kernel headers in my program

I have seen an answer about the usage of kernel headers in how to use kernel headers appropriately?. I have a similar set of errors, and the solution of using a -I/path/to/kernel headers is not ...
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error compiling suphp

Trying to install suphp, from source. But when I run: ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --with-apache-user=www-data --with-setid-mode=paranoid make I get this error: Error: In file ...
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Cannot build MonoDevelop from source

Whenever I try to install MonoDevelop it fails on the "./configure" command. configure: error: Cannot enable GNOME platform without gnome-sharp-2.0 I have installed Mono 3.2 successfully into the ...
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Compiled packages and apt-get mess

Due to my work I have to use the last version of gdb (7.7) which is not provide in the ubuntu repositories. For that purpose I download the source code, compiled it and installed it successfully. My ...
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compiling with boost fails “No such file or directory”

I'm a newbie, and I can't compile the Moses translation tools. Here's my command: sudo ./bjam --with-boost=~/home/ubuntu/boost_1_55_0 -j8 A lot of files compile but after a while I keep getting ...
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How to make an automated installation package from compiling?

In this scenario I am looking at Twister and at the moment you can only compile Twister. How would one start making this installation process automaticly? Twister is the fully decentralized P2P ...
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How to build a newer version of a package than is available for my stable release?

I want to use a newer package version with my stable Ubuntu release. Asking for backport takes too long without visible result, so I thought that maybe I can build newer version myself. Can anybody ...
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How to verify a manual build of gcc-4.8.2 on Ubuntu 12.04?

After getting the latest gcc-4.8.2 from one of the gcc mirrors, I issued the following commands as a mere mortal: ./gcc-4.8.2/configure --enable-languages=ada,c,c++,fortran make ulimit -s 32768 make ...
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gcc problem -> stdio.h not found

I have to compile one programme. theoretically i need just to change the two path... can you help me? Makefile # Original #CC=arm-1136jf_s_r1_vfp_hard_float-linux-gnueabi-gcc #CFLAGS= -O3 ...
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how to install package requirements gtk+-3.0 >= 3.9.10, glib-2.0 >= 2.37.5 and gio-2.0 >= 2.30.0

I am trying to compile Disk Usage Analyzer. In preparing to compile, I am informed of certain requirements that are not present: configure: error: Package requirements ( gtk+-3.0 >= 3.9.10 ...
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Make compiling error 'No rule to make target' when trying to install a driver

When I try to install a driver via sudo make I get these errors: make -C /lib/modules/3.8.0-31-generic/build M= make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.8.0-31-generic' make[2]: *** No ...
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Error compiling VLC Players on Ubuntu 12.04.

When I issue this command for dependent libraries for VLC Player sudo apt-get build-dep vlc The error I get in return is: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libpulse-dev : Depends: ...
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qt5 not working

I'm trying to get Qt5 working on Ubuntu 12.04. I downloaded the 32-bit installer from http://qt-project.org/downloads and basically just let it install everything in my home folder. I had to add ...
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how to use slirp to build packages without sudo?

A comment to the answer of the question: Is it possible to run pbuilder without root privileges? says this, If Slirp works out of the box and doesn’t require root (for writing to /etc and ...
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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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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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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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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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How to fix ct-ng menuconfig “Failed to create symbolic link ‘config’: Permission denied make: * [config] Error 1” when cross compiling for Raspberry?

I am currently trying to set up a cross compiler for Raspberry Pi using Ubuntu 13.04. I have been following the tutorial How to build a cross compiler for your Raspberry Pi. I am running into an ...