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mysql-server-5.7 configure fails

mysql-server-5.7 doesn't want to configure. root@me-device:~# dpkg --configure mysql-server-5.7 Настраивается пакет mysql-server-5.7 (5.7.13-0ubuntu0.16.04.2) … Renaming removed key_buffer and myisam-...
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Please explain the complete steps involved in the installation of OpenSSH server on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am having trouble installing openssh-server in Ubuntu. Particularly I want to know how to generate RSA public private key pair and the related concepts. What are the modifications to default config ...
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How can I create a command with arguments and a configuration file? [closed]

Directly to the point, I want to give the user the flexibility to pass arguments to a command in order to control how the commands should run, something like: pcap -d 30 -w 2 In other words: I ...
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How to write en and em dashes?

I am a bit of a Grammar Nazi, so I like my grammar to be correct, I understand that for you to be able to type en and em dashes that you have to configure the COMPOSE key or something like that but I ...
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Is `dpkg-reconfigure --all` still available in 16.04?

After upgrading to 16.04, I tried to use that command, but it seems that dpkg-reconfigure (or dpkg --reconfigure) doesn't understand the option --all. Is it still available? If not, is there an ...
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Error with make command

I'm installing scalpel and I get the following outputs: For ./configure checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking how to ...
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Gromacs installation error: “make: No targets specified and no makefile found”

I am trying to install Gromacs 5.1.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to run make, it shows this warning, make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. I am just a newbie, I looked up for ...
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configure: error: Could not determine kernel version

I want to compile ocfs2, but, when i configure the compile environment, i meet those problems, can anyone help? root@ubuntu:/home/dingjia/ocfs2-1.4.10# ./configure checking build system type... ...
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Building Mysql Workbench for Ubuntu Xenial Xerus

I am trying build from source workbench 6.3 on Ubuntu 16.0.4, and can't seem to figure out how to start as I don't see the usual configure files, so the command ./configure doesn't work.
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Cherokee installation on ubuntu

Actually i want to install cherokee web server on my Ubuntu 15.10 desktop. When i downloaded the source file and then tried to configure it like configure --prefix=/usr --localstatedir=/var --...
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Lubuntu/LXDE - Disable background dim when logout clicked

How can I disable the background dimming when I click logout? Is there a setting which I can modify in LXDE to achieve this? ^ Example
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Issue compiling OpenMPI with ifort

I'm trying to compile OpenMPI 1.10.2 using the Intel Fortran compiler (ifort) installed with graphic interface. When configuring sudo ./configure FC="ifort" (as told by README to set a different ...
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Skip packages requirements in a installation

I'm trying to install http://scigraphica.sourceforge.net/ but after that I need to install gtk 3.18 but when I type ./configure, it says: configure: error: Package requirements (glib-2.0 >= 2.45.8 ...
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Unable to build Mesa 3d Library

I'm trying to install mesaLib 7.9 (Pre-req for Paraview)on ubuntu 12.04. When I run the configure file I get this. checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type......
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Depackaging error (Answers already provided in this forum did not help)

I was trying to install numpy (I already have python 2.7 in my machine- Ubuntu 14.04). Everything is fine except this message- updmap-sys failed. Output has been stored in /tmp/updmap.eJNuPquV ...
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Error: Can not save config file in Linux

I am trying to edit a configuration file so called config from /etc/selinux/config in Oracle linux. I have tried using gedit and with terminal but I still get the same error. Error: Can't save. ...
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GPAC “cannot create config file”

I'm trying to play a file using GPAC using the command MP4Client /path/to/file.mkv and I get these errors: GPAC config file .gpacrc not found in /home/sth - creating new file [Core] default modules ...
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Trouble updating or configuring builds MATLAB

Recently i wanted MATLAB Off my Ubuntu 14.04 and couldnt find an uninstall option.So i ended up deleting some files but think i couldnt remove it fully. Whenver i try to update something or configure ...
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./configure not found on new installation of ubuntu

I am quite unexperienced with ubuntu. As I am now trying to install nodejs via tar.gz package I dont get the ./configure to work. As you may read anywhere, an installation consists basicly of these ...
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cann't install a software (lua 5.3 - programming language )

I have extracted the given tar.gz file and went through readme files. But, when I type ./configure, it says "bash: ./configure: No such file or directory "pic
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java's config directory is taking 2.5 GB. Can I delete it?

the directory is /home/shahar/.java/.config, this config folder is 2.5. from looking inside it relates to many programs on my system. but what would happen if I delete it? and would it just go back to ...
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./configure error

I am trying to install rtorrent but when I type ./configure, I have the error "No such file or directory". I have tried everything I saw from other answers. There is a file configure.ac in the ...
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setting mail server on ubuntu desktop 15.10

I installed Ubuntu desktop 15.10 and tried setting a mail server. Can anyone please share a dovecot imap/pop3 server config and a postfix mail server that work for a mail server, because I have tried ...
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./configure doesn't make makefile

I'm trying to install GTKTerm on my 12.04 LTS distribution. I read the INSTALL file for install the software. First I run ./configure, no errors are shown, but there is not the makefile, so when I ...
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how to fix this error? configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables [duplicate]

COLLECT_GCC=gcc COLLECT_LTO_WRAPPER=/usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/4.8/lto-wrapper Target: x86_64-linux-gnu Configured with: ../src/configure -v --with-pkgversion='Ubuntu 4.8.2-19ubuntu1' --with-bugurl=...
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./configure: No such file or directory while installing tar.gz

I am new to the Ubuntu. I tried to install pycharm-community-5.0.tar.gz with following command: tar -xzf pycharm-community-5.0.tar.gz cd pycharm-community-5.0 ./configure it says ./configure: ...
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Error: libavutil/x86/asm.h header is required for shared FFmpeg when compiling MPlayer

When I tried to compile it , it gives me the above error. I tried building the dependencies but it still does not work. The error message is as shown: Checking for QuickTime codecs ... yes Checking ...
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how do I get ./configure to work?

I am trying to run a demo on a 4D display from a Beaglebone black. Therefore I copied this folder onto my BBB navigated in the directory and ran make, just like in the howto.txt . This however threw ...
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dpkg was interrupted

When I wanted to install matlab support, it asked me to write the location of matlab where it is installed. After typing the location, terminal was blocked did not show anything for a while. Then I ...
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How to install the latest version of gedit?

I want to report a bug report for gedit. Before reporting I want to install the latest version. I downloaded the source and configure fails like this: No package 'libxml-2.0' found Requested 'glib-2....
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ubuntu 14.04. libiberty not found after install

I'm trying to run a configure script which fails because it can't find a library called libiberty. So, I used apt like that: sudo apt-get install libiberty-dev which completed successfully. The ...
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./configure output in terminal but also in file with 2>&1?

For compiling source code, I would like to know how I can "copy" the terminal output so that stdout and stderr go where they are supposed to go, but also to gedit. When I use ./configure 2>&1 ...
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Buttons on a Logitech G300 aren't recognized properly

NOTE: I have checked other solutions, but they differ in the principle that they offer customization of mouse buttons and add different functions to them, whereas I only want the buttons to be ...
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BWA: ./configure problem [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 and installed one software BWA where it had a problem when I run command ./configure It gives Error no such file or directory
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How to install R version 3.2.1 – collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status

I'm trying to install R version 3.2.1. I executed the following code ./configure --enable-R-shlib followed by make command. But the following error is obtained. /usr/bin/ld: ../appl/dchdc.o: ...
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installing error of vmd in ubuntu 14.04 lts(./configure ..error)

during installing vmd-1.9.2 after giving the command ./configure Makefile The following error shows, what to do ? a@a-PP-990:~/Downloads/vmd-1.9.2$ ./configure Makefile Architecture Makefile not ...
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Cant find configure file in tar.gz [closed]

I was trying to install Kompozer. I've downloaded the tar.gz file and tried to install it. After unzipping I can't find the configure file in it. How could I install it?
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How to get Firefox to only load images from trusted origins

As you can see by the name, I am paranoid, and I realise that I can get something malicious on my machine through looking at an image. I have disabled my browser's cache, but this still only limits ...
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Octave-4.0.0 Configuration step warnings in Ubuntu 15.04 (HDF5/jni.h not found)

I am trying to install Octave-4.0.0 from source following the instructions from the wiki page. I have installed every single dependency (optional too) mentioned on that page. In the configuration step ...
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Installing packages in Ubuntu 14.04.2.LTS

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.2.LTS. When I came to load and compile OpenFOAM-2.4.0 it says cmake, flex, bison, qt4 and OpenMPI are not installed.Today I downloaded those files and are in my home ...
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Configuring Wireless Static IP through Terminal

I try to configure a Wireless Static IP and everything I have found so far are referring to Ethernet connections. A helpful guide I have found is this one: http://www.sudo-juice.com/how-to-set-a-...
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terminal can't find enchant while running ./configure

I'm working on Ubuntu Studio 14.04, and I'm trying to upgrade Subtitle Editor, whose version in the repositories is 0.41.0, even though, as I see here, version 0.51.0 is out since April. So, I ...
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Problem configuring openvrml-0.18.9 [duplicate]

Downloaded latest version from http://openvrml.org/ Working with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (x86_64) Tried to configure it without success: alex@pc:~/Downloads/openvrml-0.18.9$ ./configure ... checking for ...
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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: thomas@thomas-pc:~/...
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What is meant by “put the file in your path” [duplicate]

I am little confused about an instruction I came across. It stated "put the file in your path". I interpreted that as to add PATH=$PATH:'~/.conkystart' to my ~/.bashrc. The file is ~/.conkystart #...
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tesseract-ocr `./configure` triggering Error “leptonica not found”

I was trying to install tesseract-ocr using these commands: auto-apt run ./configure make checkinstall Auto-apt and apt-file are installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 and up to date. However, during the ./...
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wacom intuos disable cursor select when pen makes contact with tablet (CTH480)

So I have been messing around with xsetwacom with my wacom and I would like to touch the pen to the tablet without it thinking I want a "left mouse button" being held down. The reason for this is ...
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C Library requires -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64

I've installed binutils 2.24 and gcc 4.8.3 on a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04.1-desktop-i386.iso I'm trying to install a 32-bit MIPS machine simulator called SYS161. When I run the following: ./configure --...
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“configure: error: invalid variable name: `–prefix'” while runing configure [closed]

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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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 ...