Make is a utility that automatically builds executable programs and libraries from source code by reading files called makefiles which specify how to derive the target program.

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Checkinstall .deb package not create empty directories

I'm trying to create a .deb package for my xymon-client installation, but it is not creating the empty directories used for logs and temp files. If I run checkinstall -D make install or checkinstall ...
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qmake could not exec error while building Qt from source

I'm having an issue building QT from it's sources. I have to build from sources due to a strange requirement (that's how we are going to do it at work, once we start using QT). Building from sources I ...
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Error message after 'make'

New to linux and trying to install the CRESKO STACKS programme - when I try and make stacks, I get the error message at the bottom of the text below. Can anyone explaing in laymens terms, what this ...
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Installing OpenCV 2.3.1 error [on hold]

When I entered make, I get the error below. Linking CXX executable ../../bin/opencv_test_calib3d ../../lib/libopencv_highgui.so.2.3.1: undefined reference to `avcodec_thread_init' ...
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Cannot find input file: `Mklefile.in'

I am playing with automake and the error I get is: config.status: error: cannot find input file: `Mklefile.in' I don't get any errors on: aclocal autoconf automake --add-missing but ...
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g++ not working… need to change PATH variable

am working on Ubuntu machine. I have been trying to run make try to compile try.cpp. I am not able to make it work. I have tried all the solutions online. apt-get is what I am using. I have tried ...
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Caffe: /usr/bin/ld: Syntax error: “(” unexpected collect2: error: ld returned 2 exit status

I downloaded Caffe Lib for Deep Learning. I followed the instruction mentioned in its website. I used GPU-ONLY := 1 flag to use GPU computing. I've installed the NVIDIA tool kit with required ...
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Make error for latex processing

I want to execute the following Makefile: main.pdf: main.tex main.bib pdflatex main.tex bibtex main.aux pdflatex main.tex pdflatex main.tex It comes from this site: ...
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How to resolve the “/lib/modules/3.13.0-27-generic/build: No such file or directory” error message?

I'm following the instructions on this page so I can submit enough information about my machine to this bug report module. I'm stuck in running some of the following commands git clone ...
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FreeRadius 30.5 - Package fails to install - error 10 (files named incorrectly)

Super noob here. I'm probably trying to chew more than I can swallow. I only started using Ubuntu a week ago I'm running the latest Ubuntu 14, with BIND9 (tutorials helped setup the DNS), and I've ...
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Can't install spai with matlab

I'm trying to install spai-3.2 with matlab but I keep on getting this error when I do make: mex: -argcheck not a valid option. Usage: MEX [option1 ... optionN] sourcefile1 [... ...
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Trying to install from source. minisat

I am trying to install the following plugin of minisat. link But when I go in the directory using terminal and do make install. It gives an error install -d /usr/local/bin install -m 755 ...
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Need a help on this. Makefile is already there after ./configure command. But is is not running. This is when instralling Kannel

this is what I have tried. ./configure file run perfectly fine and libxml2-2.7.2 also installed perfectly. When running make file gets this error ...
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Changing default make command [closed]

I'm taking the course of HarvardX: CS50x Introduction to Computer Science. Normally for doing this course you have to use a virtual machine for running a Fedora system called the cs50 appliance, with ...
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Problem compiling

I am trying to compile the latest ngspice (26) as a shared folder. I am using ubuntu 14.10, and have only a little understanding in the compiling process While following direction from the "compile ...
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Building and Installing ICU from Source

The setup process for ICU on Linux systems seems to be pretty standard. For whatever reason, though, it's giving me a hard time. I'm following the "official" readme instructions that come with the ...
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how to make a bootable usb from ubuntu 9.04

my boot broke after trying to install 14 from version 10. I am able to start version 9.04 from an old cd but i would like to install the latest 14 which i have now downloaded(iso) to a usb but from ...
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c++ compiler errors using make across multiple projects

I'm trying to install an LC3 assembler for school. I run the config script and type make and a several weird compiler errors pop up. I tried this building simpl and just now lc3db Here's output (the ...
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Trying to install Wireless Archer T4U Driver

Attempting to install the TP-Link Archer T4U Driver. Downloaded files from https://wikidevi.com/wiki/TP-LINK_Archer_T4U Have installed build-essentials. $ sudo make clean cd hal/OUTSRC/ ; rm -fr ...
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Wifi USB Driver installation fails

When ever i try to install wi fi drivers for my device WN727N, i always get stuck at make step. When ever i run make command it ends at Makefile:243: recipe for target 'LINUX' failed make: *** ...
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How to build a source file using make? [closed]

I am trying to build a source using make? This is the first time I am trying to do this as there is no other way to install the program. Contents of directory containing the source are shown here. I ...
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how do i compile & install libpng from source without apt-get

I downloaded libpng source(tar.gz) from http://libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html. My system -> Linux mpp-qa2-5803 3.13.0-24-generic #47-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 2 23:30:00 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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how to make a static binary of coreutils?

I'm trying to make a static binary of rm, so I tried compiling coreutils with configure; make SHARED=0 CC='gcc -static'; make install but I keep running into errors. First make complains about ...
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Makefile: how to change a specific rule

this is my first question here, I hope to do everything in the right way. I'm a quite new Ubuntu user and if possible I need some help with a specific Makefile. I downloaded QEMU 2.1.0 and I'm ...
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asm/errno.h: No such file or directory

I'm trying to install gcc 4.8.1 at the moment. Currently 4.8.2 and 4.9.1 are installed. I downloaded an 4.8.1 from here http://gcc.cybermirror.org/releases/gcc-4.8.1/ . After extracting the files I ...
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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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undefined reference to symbol 'exp@@GLIBC_2.2.5'

Similar question has been asked here but is unanswered. I have an implementation of Levenberg-Marquardt (downloaded from somewhere) and I'm trying to compile it but getting the following error. ...
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Make external display resolution auto set

everytime i connect to external display i have to type these commands to set optimum resolution: $ xrandr --newmode "1368x768_60.00" 85.25 1368 1440 1576 1784 768 771 781 798 -hsync +vsync $ ...
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Make install Command - Permission Denied [duplicate]

I'm trying to install glew and freeglut so I can program OpenGL. I have figured out how to fix my make all command but when I type make install I get this message: Making install in src make[1]: ...
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Trying to Build and Install apinger

I am running 14.04 server (minimal install) and I am trying to build apinger (https://github.com/Jajcus/apinger). Here is a log of what I get when I run ./autogen.sh: The first couple of lines point ...
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Should I use “sudo” before “make install”?

I am installing the latest FFmpeg from this guide: In some places it suggests performing make install without sudo, here is a single example of several: cd ~/ffmpeg_sources wget ...
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make error during compiling GTK+-2

Iḿ trying to compile GTK+-2.0 It gave an error during the make phase. make[4]: Map '/home/david/src/gtk+-2.99.3/gtk' wordt binnengegaan CCLD gtk-query-immodules-3.0 /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Shared Library Error

I am trying to install the "libh3dapi". When I run the "cmake ." command in the build folder of H3DAPI is runs fine. But when I try to run "make", it runs for sometime and gives the following error at ...
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“error adding symbols: DSO missing from command line” while compiling g13-driver

I'm trying to compile the download received here: https://code.google.com/p/linux-g13-driver/ by running make but I'm receiving errors that to me, after searching on the web, look like they're the ...
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Pre requirements missing when installing oracle database 11g Ubuntu

I'm trying to install Oracle Database 11g on Ubuntu 14.04. At the middle of executing ./runInstaller I'm getting following messages saying about missing prerequisites. This is a prerequisite ...
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Installing LMMS 1.0.3 on Ubuntu

I'm having problems installing LMMS using cmake. I downloaded the tar file, and created the build folder inside of the extracted directory, then run cmake. I've attached the error log at the bottom. ...
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Error compiling GLib in Ubuntu 14.04 (trying to install GimpShop)

I'm kinda new in Linux, so please take it easy on the most complicated stuff. I'm trying to install GimpShop. Installation guide asks me to install GLib first, and when I try to compile it using the ...
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How to install Firefox Aurora from a terminal?

I want to install Firefox Aurora in Ubuntu 14.04 from the terminal (I know there are other ways) but I can't. I've downloaded firefox-33.0a2.ca.linux-i686.tar.bz2 (linked from the download page) and ...
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How to install GNU Make 4.0 on Ubuntu 12.04

I need GNU Make 4.0+ because of the new file function. How can I install this on Ubuntu 12.04? I tried the .deb, but it depends on libc6 2.17.
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Command is available as user, but not sudo?

I am in the process of building gendev, a sega genesis development environment and I am running into an interesting problem. When I try to install via "sudo make install" I get an error stating that ...
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error adding symbols: DSO missing from command line

I am newbie to Ubuntu.i want to compile a project that uses opencv but it gives following error: cmake . && make /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Result of make command is /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcudart

I am newbie to Ubuntu and using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I want to make a project that uses cuda and opencv I got the following error when running cmake . && make Linking CXX executable ...
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How to use make without an install.txt

I am trying to install JRE 1.7_67 from the source tarball. It does not come with an INSTALL file. How do I compile the package and install it without one?
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Make 3.82+ on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to compile some software on Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit). It fails with this error. checking for make... /usr/bin/make configure: tested: whether version of /usr/bin/make is 3.82+ configure: ...
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I'm receiving a GDB test error installing Python 3.4.1 on 14.04

I'm trying to create a VirtualBox VM with Ubuntu 14.04 and Python 3.4.1. I've downloaded the source https://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.4.1/Python-3.4.1.tgz And I've updated OpenSSL to resolve a ...
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Nautilus Actions Only Show if File in Folder

I would like to create a couple of nautilus actions that will only show up if a certain file is in the folder. These are location actions, a simple example of one I would like is a "Make" option that ...
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Missing 'usb.h' file: What is it, where do I get it?

Summary: What is 'usb.h'? Is this a system specific file that should be installed with my OS? Is it a software specific file that should be included with the source code I'm compiling? Is it ...
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“make” error when bundling a packge

I m trying to install soundtouch package but I m having some problems I m following their instruction on how to compile soundtouch after unzipping the file. It tells me to ./configure - Configures ...
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make command not working ERROR 2

I was trying to install Realtek_RTS5229_Linux_Driver_v1.07 which I downloaded from [here][1] When I run the make command I get the following error:- make[1]: Leaving directory ...
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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 ...