The GNU Compiler Collection is the standard compiler system used on many Unix-like operating systems, including Linux. Originally meant for compiling C programs, it can now also handle C++, Java and several other languages.

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Will gcc >= 4.7 ever come officially to 12.04? [duplicate]

We have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed at our systems, and we would like to use gcc >= 4.7 for C++11 support. Will a version of gcc >= 4.7 be added to the standard repositories (any time soon) or will the ...
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How can i downgrade GCC 4.7.2?

i want to downgrade GCC and G++ 4.7.2 to some older versions, 4.0 perhaps. Any assistance? I'm using Lubuntu ATM.
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Ubuntu 13.04 with gcc/g++/gfortran 4.8 by default?

I plan to download and install Ubuntu 13.04 and I would like to have two compilers on my system. First question: what is the version of gcc/g++/gfortran shipped with ubuntu 13.04 ? (is it 4.7.3 ?). ...
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Problem with /usr/bin/ld: main.o: undefined reference to symbol 'exp@@GLIBC_2.2.5'

During installation Emerald in ubuntu 13.04 when I write "sudo make" I have problem: libtool: link: gcc -g -O2 -pthread -I/usr/include/libwnck-1.0 -I/usr/include/compiz -I/usr/include/gtk-2.0 ...
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How to compile & install Emerald window manager in Ubuntu 13.04 64bit?

Please give me directions to compile & install Emerald specifically in Raring Ringtail 64bit edition. I've tried to compile it from the source many times, but had no luck.(Compile log : ...
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Can't install gcc 4.8, dependency issues

I tried downoading 4.8 for 12.04 from https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-toolchain-r/+archive/test/+packages (I did not find for 13.04 as is mentioned here: How to install gcc-4.8 in Ubuntu 12.04 from the ...
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Installing proxychains. HELP NEEDED! [duplicate]

OK so i am new to linux. I am trying to install proxychains but im sure it has dependencies that i do not have on my system can somebody look at the following script and tell me the list of packages i ...
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Make gcc coloring the default

Is there a way to automatically make gcc color its output? I am looking to avoid an alias as the the command is commonly used in makefiles (where it will not be used). Is there an easy way to do ...
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How to repair a broken compiler?

Few months ago I was using gcc 4.6. In order to get C++11 functionality I upgraded to gcc 4.7 using a PPA. Today gcc 4.7 was recommended to me through the update manager. I just mindlessly clicked ...
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Building GCC 4.8 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install GCC 4.8 on Ubuntu 12.04, but during make I get the error shown below where compilation aborts. (To the best of my knowledge I have all prerequisites satisfied as I have already ...
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Ramifications of uninstalling GCC 4.7 in leu of GCC 4.6 in Quantal?

I currently have both the gcc-4.6 and gcc-4.7 packages installed in Quantal. I do a lot of software development but haven't had a need for any features that are specific to GCC 4.7. Therefore, in ...
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Cannot find -lgfortran

I'm trying to install a package in R (package "ks"). It fails with error message: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgfortran I've already installed the Ubuntu package build-essential: sudo apt-get ...
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warning messages while compiling c program using gcc [closed]

I am new to linux. I use gcc (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.6.3-1ubuntu5) 4.6.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I compiled the c program using pointer, I got the -Wformat warning as shown below. But if I execute a.out ...
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgsl on Ubuntu 10.04

I was given a program to install and after running the makefile, I got the error gcc -o SD_Plot SD_Plot.o -lgsl -lgslcblas -lm /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgsl I already installed the GNU ...
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Can't compile with GCC on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to compile and run the below C program on my Ubuntu & Windows machines with both GCC & VC9. However, I'm facing below issues: On Ubuntu machine: GCC compiles fine, but when run, ...
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GCC 4.8 / MINGW W64 4.8

There is a PPA where I can find these packages for 12.04? Also a build script will do the job! I've tried to download it from sources but the dependencies are a mess. I'd like to start porting my ...
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How to fix compilation errors that mention “stray ‘\342’” and “stray ‘\200’”?

I wrote this program: #include<stdio.h> int main() { printf(“Hello World\n”); return 0; } I saved it as first.c and tried to compile but receiving this problem I have installed even gcc ...
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How to install gcc-4.8

I checked the gcc version on my system. It is currently at 4.6.3. I read that gcc-4.8 is out. I tried the following commands without success: sudo apt-get install gcc (gcc is already the newest ...
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Use Old GCC Version

I've been trying to get an old version of GCC for my Ubuntu but I can't find any working way to achieve that. I'd like to use the version 4.1.2 of GCC, and I currently got the 4.7.2. How may I ...
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Errors while compiling allegro library program on gcc

I've tried installing allegro library on my system.I didn't get any error while installing the library, but it seems that something went wrong while installation. My code along with the errors I'm ...
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Building webkit from source

I tried to install the webkit applicaion from sources using this manual: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WebKit When I type: ./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr the following error occurs: checking for ...
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How to activate gcc 4.7 version?

I have gcc 4.6.3 installed: gcc --version gcc (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.6.3-1ubuntu5) 4.6.3 I have installed newer version: apt-get install gcc-4.7 But i still get result "gcc 4.6.3" when I type gcc ...
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error in installation of gcc on ubuntu Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install gcc on a ubuntu machine but got the following errors: t@lab45:~# apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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gnudialer Make Problem [closed]

I am trying to build gnudialer. I followed these steps to the T. Now on the last step, making the gnudialer, I get this error: dispo.h:71:1: warning: deprecated conversion from string constant to ...
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Error while installing tiff-4.0.3

I get the following errors while installing tiff-4.0.3: pranav@pranav-Inspiron-1545:~$ cd dependency/ pranav@pranav-Inspiron-1545:~/dependency$ tar -xvf libtiff4-3.6.0-5.tar.bz2 usr/bin/cygtiff4.dll ...
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Scanalyze install

I am trying to install Scanalyze. I downloaded the source code, and in the compilation instructions for Ubuntu, he has mentioned that for later versions of gcc (mine is 4+), there is a separate ...
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gcc or cc no longer seems to work in 12.04 lts

I recently installed 12.04 LTS and I would like to compile short c programs. When I enter gcc or cc at the command promp to compile a simple test program "test.c"I get the following: test.c: In ...
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What gcc version do I need?

I have installed ns-2.28 on ubuntu 12.04. My kernel version is 3.2.0-29-generic-pae. What gcc version matches my ns-2.28 & 3.2.0-29-generic-pae?
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gcc Unable to exec gcc.real: No such file or directory

./configure checking for gcc... gcc checking whether the C compiler works... no configure: error: in `/home/mob/freeglut-2.8.0': configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables See ...
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gcc and g++ are installed but ubuntu says they are not installed

I have installed g++ and gcc from repository on ubuntu 12.04 ad you can see that they are indeed installed mahmood@pc:~$ dpkg -l | grep gcc ii gcc-4.4 4.4.7-1ubuntu2 ...
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How can I get GCC 4.7 installed on Precise?

The latest version of GCC in the Precise archives is 4.6.3. However, GCC 4.7 adds support for some newer C++11 features (like delegating constructors). Quantal's package archives have GCC 4.7.2 ...
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cannot find crti.o: No such file or directory

When I want to make gcc 4.1.2 (ftp://ftp.mirrorservice.org/sites/sourceware.org/pub/gcc/releases/gcc-4.1.2/gcc-4.1.2.tar.bz2) on my ubuntu 12.04 (x86_64). The current active gcc is 4.6.2. I did: ...
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How do I compile/run C++ code in the console?

I'm trying to run my C++ code using the console. I used the header file conio.h like I did when I used Turbo C++ IDE in Windows, and I ran the code in console using g++ filename.cpp I have ...
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Cross-compilation issues with GCC/G++

I am using gcc to compile a C++ application on my CI server (http://ci.berboe.co.uk) and as the vps that it is compiled on has the x86-64 architecture I need to cross-compile to get the compiled ...
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Cross-Compile for ARM?

How do I set up GCC for cross compiling for the ARM processor? The host would be on x68 ( AMD64 - Ubuntu 12.04 ) and the target would be ARM ( Raspberry Pi as well as Pandaboard - will do separate ...
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Restoring gcc and g++ flags

I've recently done something really stupid: I wanted to configure NetCDF libraries using the Intel Fortran compiler and, therefore, I was following instructions for that kind of procedure. ...
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linking cpp object file to c object file and create executable

Suppose i have a c++ file, created an object file and c file created another object file. Now i need to link both into one executable. While i'm trying it is giving errors about c++ not found. Can ...
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How to install GCC 4.7 on Lubuntu 11.10?

I installed Lubuntu 11.10 and I installed build-essential with this command: sudo apt-get install build-essential Now I have gcc 4.6 I read on some forum that adding the next PPA I'll be able to ...
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what is use of gcc flag -Wall [closed]

can some one help me to understand the use of -Wall flag in gcc? I am working on make file and not able to understand this flag. Thanks, vivek
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error while compiling speech_tools can not find -lcurses

I get the following error when compiling speech_tools. /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcurses /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lncurses collect2: ld returned 1 exit status make[1]: *** [ch_lab] Error 1 make: ...
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apt-get gcc 4.7 multilib

I followed the instructions from @jokerdino here in askubuntu sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gcc-4.7 But to get a successful ...
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How can I check that GCC is installed correctly?

I have installed GCC with apt-get. How can I check that it is installed correctly and which version?
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Error while compiling c program using gcc <filename.c> thru the CLI

Whenever I try to compile a c program thru CLI using gcc , I get the error: "gcc: error trying to exec 'cc1plus': execvp: No such file or directory". I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. Also, "sudo apt-get ...
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Can't find new.h - getting gcc-4.2 on Quantal?

I've been trying to compile the Valve Source SDK (2007) on my machine, but I keep running into the same error: In file included from ../public/tier1/interface.h:50:0, from ...
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Issue installing *gfortran*

I am trying to installing gfortran on my ubuntu system and I am following the steps mentioned in http://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/GFortranBinaries32Linux , unfortunately one of the step in the installation ...
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Make mex compiler of matlab working on mint?

Mex compiler of matlab does not work with following error Warning: You are using gcc version "4.7.2-2ubuntu1)". The version currently supported with MEX is "4.4.6". For a list of ...
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Can't Compile A Simple C Program

I installed the last version of Ubuntu. I tried to compile and run simple c program. I was get error: fatal error: stdio: No such file or directory I installed and updated gcc compiler few times, ...
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How to solve the link library problem -lgcc_s

I am trying to compile a script with GCC on my Ubuntu system and get this error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc_s How can I fix this problem?
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Installing missing package that provides Xm/Xm.h

I'm compiling a software package that requires a header file. The header file is missing from my Ubuntu 11.10 (64-bit) installation. During the compilation using make, gcc and gfortran, I receive ...
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How to cross-compile programs for the Raspberry Pi with gcc?

I am fond of using gcc to compile small little C and C++ programs on my main computer. However, I also have a Raspberry Pi, and, being a 700-MHz single-core computer, I would prefer to not have to do ...