install-from-source refers to one method of installing software packages on Ubuntu without using the Software Centre. It is generally not the recommended way of installing software.

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How do I install Clang Version 3 in 10.10?

How would I go about installing version 3 of Clang/LLVM in Ubuntu 10.10? Ubuntu 10.10 installs version 2.8 by default. Version 3 has more extensive/up to date support for C++ and possibly C (I am not ...
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Liferea dev build with indicator-applet? [closed]

Stable Liferea 1.6.4 provided by Ubuntu packaging system is build with indicator-applet (just like there is mail indicator, IM indicator etc). It's easy for evoking and it displays unread feeds ...
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How to compile Ubuntu from source code?

Hello i wanted to know how can get Ubuntu source code and compile it on my own . Basically i wanted to give it a try so can some one help me regarding the steps to compile a full Ubuntu system . ...
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How do I install tar bz2 and gz files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install a .tar.gz file? I Don't know how to install .tar, .bz2 and .gz packages. For example how do I install this?
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How to delete files used by kernel?

I have a very peculiar situation. I installed a piece of software by building it from source. I used "make install" from the folder that I downloaded it into (on my desktop). Later on, after not using ...
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Compiling GTK2 from source

I download and try to compile the source code for GTK2: sudo apt-get build-dep libgtk2.0-0 sudo apt-get source libgtk2.0-0 cd gtk+2.0-2.24.6/ ./configure --prefix=/usr make And I get an error: ...
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Reverting problems caused by checkinstall with gcc build

I recently downloaded the GCC 4.6.2 source in order to play around a bit with C++11. Having been told about checkinstall and its usefulness in installing programs from source, I created a Debian ...
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Error while building rt73-k2wrlz-3.0.3 from source

I've already install the build-essential package but it doesn't work that's right i'm trying to compile a wireless driver i'm trying to use aircrack-ng so i need to patch the driver of my wireless ...
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How to install Groovy in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Groovy? I need to install Groovy 1.8.2 in my Ubuntu 10.04. Here is the site download link. There are two options available binary download and source ...
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Integrating source-compiled package into ubuntu

For performance reasons, I compiled GSL with icc (intel C compiler). I ran ./configure with some flags, make, make check and sudo checkinstall. I had to remove libgsl0ldbl, which is used by a ...
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Injecting packages installed from source into apt/synaptic

Example: I build/install SoX myself, as provided Ubuntu package did not include additional audio format libraries that I might use and it's one of the packages I want latest version anyway. Now I ...
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How can I install a tar.bz2 file?

In Ubuntu 10.04, how can one install a tar.bz2 file? I do not know how to do it so are there any one can help me? ex: package name is : Manager-0.8.3.998.tar.bz2
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Upgrading Evolution from source

As with most people I presume I am running Evolution 2.32.2 inside 11.04 Natty and regardless how annoying the crashes are I prefer it to Thunderbird. Obviously as soon as 11.10 Oneiric is released ...
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What is Ubuntu's Definition of a “Registered Application”?

I've run into this a few times when installing apps from source, and during the occasional hack with update-alternatives. So far, it's only been a minor annoyance (ie, not got in the way of the ...
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Recompile all packages and trigger on updates

I am using Ubuntu on a bespoke router and after seeing the latency drops capable with custom compiling on Gentoo, I would like to recompile all packages with CFLAGS="-march=atom". The guide for this ...
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How to install the StackExchange Data Dump Viewer?

How do i install the StackExchange Data Dump Viewer ?
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How can I install metatracker from source?

Following a question I raised a few weeks back, I would like to install tracker and see how it works with natty. The latest stable release of metatracker is 0.10.10, but unfortunately, only version ...
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Installing a tar.bz2

I am trying to install laidout-0.0o91.tar.bz2. its a publishing program for Linux. can you please give me the right terminal instructions to install this on my system.
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FGLRX does not have /usr/lib/libGL.so lib

I am trying to compile some OpenGL apps from sources but there is no /usr/lib/libGL.so, or /usr/lib/libGL.so.1 or even /usr/lib/libGL.so.1.2. However fglrxinfo says: display: :0.0 screen: 0 ...
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Confusion about git; how to undo?

I wanted to install some source code that was on git. Don't really know what that means ; I've never used git before, but I figured it was time to learn so, I first installed git. Next I tried to ...
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How do I build Unity from source?

I'd like to know how I would build Unity from source code in the current development release. Please cover the following topics: Which packages are needed to compile Unity? Where would I get the ...
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Ruby compilation error in Ubuntu 10

I've got a vps which runs solusVM. I'm now trying to install ruby 1.9.2 in it. I'm following this guide: After I run this command: apt-get update apt-get -y install build-essential zlib1g ...
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Can't find sendmail Courier binary when configuring clamcour 2.0

when i install clamcoure and run this command clamcourdir# sudo ./configure It gives me this error : configure: error: Cannot find sendmail Courier binary
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How to build and compile a bzr branch for testing

When I pull down a bzr branch using bzr branch lp:ubuntu/<package name> I get one set of source files. However, when i go apt-get source <package name> I get another. The command ...
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Uninstalling application built from source [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: If I build a package from source how can I uninstall or remove completely? I know that Ubuntu has come a long way in helping new users to get used to their linux ...
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Problem running Ubiquity when compiled from source

I've written a patch for Ubiquity that I'm try to test. I've modified the Ubiquity source and successfully run ./configure, make and sudo make install, however I'm having problems running it. When I ...
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Error when running ./configure on Ubiquity source

I have added a patch to the Ubiquity source and am attempting to build and install the package to test it, however I get the following error when I execute ./configure, checking for pkg-config... ...