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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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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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Program writes .conf file - cant find the file to edit

I'm running a cgminer(sgminer) on Xubuntu 12.04. Once in the miner I press (s) and (w) to create a default sgminer.conf in a default location: /home/user/.sgminer/.sgminer.conf/. But I am unable to ...
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couch potato and ubuntu problem

Couch potato is a good interface for automation of movie downloads. installation steps are written in main page as folows: Install GIT with apt-get install git-core 'cd' to the folder of your ...
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Updating Gedit by compile, make and install the .tar.xz

Basic Specs - Ubuntu 13.10, Gnome 3 (session fallback), Ambiance theme, Faenza icons. I noticed i was using an outdated version of Gedit and decided it was a great opportunity to try to compile, make ...
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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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Disable or change time it requires for ubuntu to display “force close” window

Is there a way to change time it requires for ubuntu to display "force close" window on an unresponsive application, if not, is there a way to disable "force close" window?
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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 ...
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How add mono to my PATH?

I want to install monodevelop-4.2.1 from source under Ubuntu 12.4.3 but when I execute : ./configure --prefix=pkg-config --variable=prefix mono it shows me that : configure: error: Can't ...
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Qt (headers and libraries) not found

I'm trying to install a program and i used the following command: ./configure But, an error occurred: checking for Qt... configure: error: Qt (>= Qt 3.2) (headers and libraries) not found. ...
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How to configure a server

I have 8 computers, a switch and a modem. They all run windows 7 and connected to a windows 7 server. I replaced the clients with Ubuntu 12.04.3 and uninstalled the proxy from the windows 7 server and ...
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Error while installing crossplatformui: post-installation script failed

The installation or removal of a software package failed. installArchives() failed: Selecting previously unselected package binfmt-support. (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading ...
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Shell not recognised by configuration scripts

When I try to compile different packages from source (e.g., ipsec-tools, openvpn, etc.) I obtain always the same error from the configuration script: $ ./configure ./configure: This script requires ...
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How do I configure graphics?

Please bear with me as I am a noob to linux. I recently installed Ubuntu into a virtual machine that I made with Oracle's VirtualBox, assigning the recommended RAM and storage. I chose to have the ...
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How do I disable the speaking of “link” after reading a hyperlink in Orca?

I am trying to find out whether it is possible to disable the feature in Gnome-Orca, that speaks 'link' after reading text that is a link. It is kinda frustrating to listen to Orca read a sentence, ...
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How do I fix this error when building Octave?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 Gnome edition. I'm trying to compile Octave 3.6.4 using the source. the configure went smooth without any errors but the make command returned me following errors: collect2: ...
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--mandir command not found

I am trying to set up uShare for my xbox, but I run into the next error. I have installed uShare and the source code, and also extracted the source code with wget ...
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I need help with Pantheon

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 and I tried just straight up installing Pantheon-shell, needless to say it's pretty dysfunctional without any configuration (then some things happened and stuff and ...
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How do I firewall my computer so that only traffic go through the VPN?

I have read "How to configure an Ubuntu server so that all traffic goes through a VPN?" and found it doesn't apply to my case. I am only interested in the client-side of the VPN connection as I am a ...
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Getting configure command of php

I am using an ubutnu OS, I have installed LAMP stack using "tasksel", I am not able to find the "Configure Command" while I am going through phpinfo. But , in the same OS I am able to see the ...
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cannot be configured because libattr1:i386 is at a different version

I cannot upgrade or install any software. Problem started few weeks ago, when I tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 alpha. I was getting an error parsing file /var/lib/dpkg/status. But with my ...
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What are the necessary packages for build , compile application and install it by creating make file?

I want to install packages with using make file. What are the necessary packages for build ,compile package and install make file ?