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“configure: error: invalid variable name: `–prefix'” while runing configure [on hold]

I got the following error: jay@ubuntu:~/Downloads/systemc-2.3.1/objdir $ sudo ../configure –prefix=/usr/local/systemc-2.2 configure: error: invalid variable name: `–prefix'
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gcc complier does not work [closed]

I am trying to run a C-library which works fine on one of my Linux-Mint computer while not on other linux-mint. When I try to configure, I get the following message: dkumar@kumar-Aspire-E1-510 ...
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Wine 1.6 USB Mouse Detection

I have a Perixx MX3000 mouse with 5 fully customizable profiles with different speeds, colors, and button binding. The problem is, its software is not made for Linux based operating systems, so I ...
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How to install ATLAS

I'm trying to install sextractor on a dual-booted windows8.1/ubuntu14.04 machine with i5 processor. I'm following this guide on how to install ATLAS onto Ubuntu. I always encounter the error: ``` ...
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What to do with the config files in home partition?

If i have a separate home partition and reinstalled ubuntu will it be safe to delete all config files?
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problem in installing virtuoso (make)

I want install 'virtuoso'. there is instruction like this: # For Ubuntu, make sure these dependencies are installed sudo apt-get install -y automake gawk gperf libtool bison flex libssl-dev ...
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broken package install, purge, configure, reinstall, apt-get -f wont work

so i was installing some packages by the command: openstack@controller:~$ sudo apt-get install ceilometer-api ceilometer-collector ceilometer-agent-central ceilometer-agent-notification ...
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How to compile PythonMagick against custom lib path

I want to compile latest PythonMagick. I am able to compile older one compatible with Ubuntu 14.10 libs, but this version is not sufficient. First step was compile recent imagemagick packages itself ...
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Configure Wacom Intuos S Pen (CH480L)

Hello My problem is this: I can not configure the 4 physical buttons tablet. I searched a lot but can not find a post that speak clearly about it. I tried using "xsetwacom" but to enter "button Stylus ...
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Ubuntu configuration for dialup

I need to configure dialup on my computer because it is the only internet I have access to at school. I tried the code below but it doesn't seem to have done anything. pppconfig (pon/poff) bash: ...
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The `zlib.h` can not be found in `./configure`

I am trying to build gumstix-x11-image however i am stuck at following point NOTE: Running task 188 of 2139 (ID: 283, ...
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HDF5 and GSL library problem on Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit

I ran into errors in the installation of the FDTD software MEEP on Ubuntu.Although I have hdf5-tools and libhdf5 installed on my system(Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit), the make step of the installation of ...
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How to tell a configure script the location of a library?

In Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit I am installing MEEP. I already installed all the dependicies stated in the website; however although I set LDFLAGS and CPPFLAGS as indicated in the installation page the ...
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Configure server machine

I have a server machine. Number of networks and sub-networks are connected through it. I want to configure my server machine like, every client machine can install operating system through network ...
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how to fix error ./configure error configure: error

configure: error: Package requirements (libczmq > 2.0) were not met: No package 'libczmq' found Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you installed software in a ...
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install conky, configure:error:required header(s) not found

I am trying to install:http://sourceforge.net/projects/conky/files/conky/ But when I do ./configure I get: configure:error:required header(s) not found. What to do?
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Where do the extensions of self compiled PHP on ubuntu 14.04 go?

I downloaded PHP 5.3.29 and configured it with the following options: ./configure' '--with-apxs2=/usr/bin/apxs2' '--enable-ftp' '--enable-mbstring' '--with-mcrypt' '--with-mysql' '--with-mysqli' ...
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How to do unattended installation for packages which ask the same question?

I need to automate apt-get installation of kde-plasma-desktop which winds up installing both kdm and lightdm Display Managers. I'm using debconf-set-selections prior to installation to set the ...
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How to install IRSTLM (automake warning during the build)?

I am trying to install MT. So this purpose, i am trying to install "irstlm-5.80.03" version on "Ubuntu 14.04," but, when I give the command ./regenerate-makefiles.sh then found following error: ...
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how change transparency amount of subtitle text in mplayer?

I want to change amount of transparency of subtitle in mplayer. Like -sub-bg-alpha option, but i want to change alpha of subtitle text. How i can do this?!
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Configuring arrow keys on media

I just installed Ubuntu and I'm extremely happy about it, I can see myself switching to Linux from Windows permanently. There's a slight problem however, when I'm watching a movie, arrow keys skip ...
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install issue opengl Mesa-10.2.6 cannot find llvm shared libraries

So I was working on this one most of yesterday. I am trying to install the mesa3d opengl libraries on ubuntu 14.04 x64. So I downloaded and installed the dependency for this install: llvm-3.4.2. So ...
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configure command not found

I was trying to compile some library. From inside the library source directory when I wrote sudo ./configure it says configure command not found but if I write sudo /bin/bash ./configure ...
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error in ./configure

I have a problem in ./configure, please help: checking for CAIRO... no configure: error: Package requirements ( cairo >= 1.2.0 librsvg-2.0 >= 2.14.0 ) were not met: No package 'cairo' found No ...
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No desktop only blank screen

I started my Laptop this morning and after login there is only a black screen. I tried to re-install the desktop, but it didn't work. When I rebooted the machine with Shift key pressed it displayed ...
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does “make” recompile all of the files or just changed ones

suppose that you have a program which you installed that from source by make command . That program include files a.cc, b.cc, c.cc, d.cc and ... . Now I changed a.cc a bit. In order to enable the ...
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What to do with “recompile with -fPIC” message

I'm trying to configure the ffmpeg source package to build .so files rather than .a files. I run make after doing ./configure --enable-shared This gives me the following message: /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Replace Black screen/kernel text compiling with image

Does anyone know of a method or program that allows you no display an image instead of the black screen/compiling text that is normally displayed while booting? Thanks
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C compiler cannot create executables

Everything was right. I have installed gdb from github and installed in /usr/local/bin. After that i removed default gdb(/usr/bin) using the following command sudo apt-get remove gdb Now, when try ...
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No speex packages for freeswitch building on Ubuntu

I am trying to build freeswitch on Ubuntu and getting numerous libraries absent. One of them is speex. configure says it is absent while dpkg says it is here: checking for speex >= 1.2rc1 speexdsp ...
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Ubuntu Juju local configure failed

When i run bootstrap in How do I configure juju for local usage? i got this error. I have done the same steps. So why that error is comming? Then i checked the permission for index.json file i changed ...
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How to understand configuration files syntax?

Now I know this is a little abstract but how does one know how do edit a config file for example /etc/systemd/logind.conf how do you know what syntax is allowed and what not?
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“pkg-config --modversion glib-2.0” reports older version

I have Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit. I am trying to compile an application from source code. It gives me an error message during linking in make process though ./autogen.sh and ./configure passed without ...
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Configure privacy settings via the command line

I am trying to compile a script to run upon booting a network attached computer (which has no hard drive and therefore is a new computer upon every reboot) to configure all settings. Because it will ...
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Howto specify library location when compiling

How do I specify the location of a library when running ./configure ? I have searched around and think the answer lies in setting LDFLAGS and CPPFLAGS, but I,m not sure how to do it. Specifically, I ...
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How to install aircrack on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have downloaded the tar.gz package from the site and then I have extracted using tar -zxvf command as mentioned over there. After that I used sudo apt-get install build-essential then I further ...
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Rufus compiling error

vivek@vivek-N61PB-M2S:/usr/local/src/rufus-1.4.7$ ./configure checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is sane... yes checking for a thread-safe ...
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Building ATLAS (and later Octave w/ ATLAS)

I'm trying to set up ATLAS (so I can later compile octave with ATLAS support). If I'm correct, I still need to build this manually due to the environment specific optimizations. I do see a package ...
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How to fix “PKG_PROG_PKG_CONFIG: command not found” error?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 32 bit system. Recently when I try to to compile by running ./autogen.sh and ./configure I get PKG_PROG_PKG_CONFIG: command not found error. I have libtool installed. I have ...
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Right package for JSON-GLib development headers

During configuration of one project, I got the error: checking for JSON... no no configure: error: You must have JSON-GLib >= 0.14.0 development headers installed to build. make: *** ...
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Configure Microsoft Exchange email on Ubuntu

I want to configure Microsoft Exchange emails on Ubuntu the way I use it in Outlook on Windows XP. Please help me to find a good step by step article.
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Error: “No package 'libgpod-1.0' found” when trying to install gtkpod2.1.4

I am very new to using Ubuntu but I know the basics. I've been having a series of errors while trying to compile gtkpod2.1.4. I've managed to fix most of them so far with a little googling, mostly ...
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I get an error when I try to compile DAR on 12.04, how can I fix solve this?

Install DAR 2.4.12 from source because latest version ubuntu package is 2.4.2. ./configure --prefix=/usr dar and libdar have been successfully configured with the following parameters: LIBDAR ...
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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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Uninstalling a compiled package

I have installed gambas2_2.23.1.orig.tar.gz from https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gambas2/2.23.1-1ubuntu3 in Ubuntu 13.10, by configuring and then making it. How can I uninstall it and reverse ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: bind9 does not want to start (Permission denied)

I am trying to start bind9 with no success. The error seems to be related to permission but I just cannot find the cause. root@server:~# /etc/init.d/bind9 start Feb 18 20:42:24 server named[2974]: ...
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Installing gedit 3.11.2

I am trying to install gedit 3.11.2 from: https://git.gnome.org/browse/gedit for some reason, it does not work on my ubuntu 13.10 the file ./configure is not found. i followed the steps in the ...
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Unable to install cint on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to build cint from sources on Ubuntu 12.04. However it complains about libreadline: ~/Desktop/cint-5.18.00 » ./configure Guessing architecture to be linuxx8664gcc Using current CINT ...
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How to build gtkparasite

i'm not able to build gtkparasite when i run: ./autogen.sh i'm get this error checking for GTK... no configure: error: Package requirements (gtk+-3.0 >= 3.10.0 gtksourceview-3.0) were not met: ...
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How to run greeter/login script with lightdm

Is there a workaround to run a lightdm script? The one in the docs doesn't work. Anything placed there will prevent X from working. The script I would like to use is my KVM utility synergy. I ...