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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Upgrade IBus 1.5.11 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS FAIL make ibus-engine-switch

I need to help my problem. I want to upgrade IBus 1.5.5 ubuntu 14.04 to version 1.5.11 for installing android studio. And I was download IBus from sources. I got problem to installing the package. I ...
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controlling library_names and dlname config vars in .la file during build process

In a given build process (which I wasn't involved with till now) that includes a few libraries, the make command generates an .la file, where the .so numbering is always 0 and 0.0.0 (i.e. ...
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GCC --disable-nls, --enable-languages, --without-headers Unrecognized

I'm trying to make a bash script that will install a gcc cross-compiler for i686-elf on a Debian computer, but I keep getting the same error: configure: creating ./config.status config.status: ...
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Emacs installation from tar file fails on make [Ubuntu 14.04]

I am trying to install Emacs 24.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 by following this guide. I have downloaded Emacs 24.5 package from FTP and proceeded with ./configure which ran ok, but after running make getting ...
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Find how does make call g++ when building

I downloaded a program that in order to install it i have to execute the following commands: cmake .. make sudo make install The problem is that i am trying to customize the building flags without ...
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Not able to install VLC program from .tar.xz file

I successfully uncompressed the .tar.xz file and then I also ran the ./configure command and I think it also worked. But the problem comes when I try to execute make command. The given INSTALL file ...
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I need help with an error I keep getting while trying to install MIT's scheme with Ubuntu 14.04

So I run the top command and all goes well until I get the error message at the end, and then I try to compile the microcode and I just can't get it to work. Any help would be greatly appreciated. ...
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Error while installing Dislocker on Xubuntu

I'm not expert in Linux. However I tried to install dislocker to be able to read my data locked on a windows that doesn't want to start anymore. The drive is protected by BitLocker. Here is what I get ...
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Where is src/make?

I'm Confused. I need to run a program (see This previous question for details) and the instructions says "you can typically use the Makefile.mpi or Makefile.serial files in src/MAKE by typing one of ...
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Try install RT3290 wifi driver

When I run sudo make install, this what I get: make -C /home/izzaldin/Desktop/DPO_RT3290_LinuxSTA_V2600_20120508/os/linux -f Makefile.6 install mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/etc/Wireless’: File ...
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How to chain make command with git clone? [duplicate]

I want to automate pulling git repo and building that repo unattended. Is there any way I can clone repository and run make immediately after running git clone? Something like: git clone << ...
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Make compiler options

I am running a 32 bit machine with Ubuntu 14.04. When I execute make to generate a C++ compiled file (gcc-4.8.4), I get error messages saying that make: c: option not found and make: O: option not ...
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how to configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables [duplicate]

I'm installing Gawk-3.1.3 and used ./configure --prefix=/usr --libexecdir=/usr/lib and the output was this or this checking for a BSD-compatible install... ./install-sh -c checking whether build ...
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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 install flexlay editor

I have got problem with installing program named flexlay editor. when I type ./configure there not making makefile. message from configure shell script: checking for a BSD-compatible install... ...
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Build STP to use Klee gives error

I am trying to install KLEE following the steps given here: http://klee.github.io/build-llvm34/ I am using it on 12.04. The error happens at this step: $ cmake -DBUILD_SHARED_LIBS:BOOL=OFF ...
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I am installing Wifi driver but error on make in Ubuntu 15.10

ghost@ghost:~/Desktop$ cd DPO_MT7601U_LinuxSTA_3.0.0.4_20130913 ghost@ghost:~/Desktop/DPO_MT7601U_LinuxSTA_3.0.0.4_20130913$ make make -C tools make[1]: Entering directory ...
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Unable to launch glade 3.18 which I compiled from source

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I have installed Glade 3.18 for GTK3 by compiling it from source. So once I had unpacked the tarball in my home directory it told me that I needed ...
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How to uninstall zenmap? [duplicate]

How can I remove zenmap that I installed using this method: bzip2 -cd nmap-7.00.tar.bz2 | tar xvf - cd nmap-7.00 ./configure make sudo make install
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I installed a program by getting its source code, and then running `sudo make install`; how to make `apt-get` know about it?

I installed program (call it, for example,progA) by building it from source code, and then finally calling sudo make install and sudo ldconfig. However, it seems apt-get hasn't gotten the memo, ...
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Error during Installation tar.bz2

I am trying to install a tar.bz2 package which a Mediatek Bluetooth Driver. The package can be downloaded from here ...
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John The Ripper cuda souce compile Error Makefile:294 & Makefile:185

I am following this guide http://openwall.info/wiki/john/GPU but I get errors Makefile:294 & Makefile:185 Environment: x86_64 DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=wily ...
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Cannot run make - Bash vs Dash

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. 64 bit. I have a C++ source code with a makefile. As per the provider of the code, all I am supposed to do is to go to root directory for the code and type make, which is ...
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11

https://github.com/laazyboy13/linux-csgo-external/issues/6 How do I get it to find libx11-dev? william@william-elementarylinux:~/csgohack$ make Linking CXX executable build/csgo_external /usr/bin/ld: ...
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make clean in several subdirectories

I want to clean several (>20) subdirectories with make clean. I thought about someting like this: find ./ -type d -maxdepth 1 | xargs "make clean" but it doesn't work. Could you please help me?
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Wrong version after compilation and installation of qpdf

I tried to install qpdf 5.1.3; the default one is 5.1.1 (I have Ubuntu 14.04). After compiling it from the sourceforge download, version 5.1.1 is installed. The output of /usr/local/bin/qpdf ...
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trouble installing qpdf 5.1.3; unable to infer tagged configuration

I'm trying to install qpdf 5.1.3. The default Ubuntu version is 5.1.1. (I have Ubuntu 14.04.3) After a few tries (I did what was written here: trouble installing qpdf 5.1.3), the end of the output ...
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cannot install proxychains on kubuntu15.10 through source

I downloaded the his is newest source from github and ./configure and make. This is what I got: fay@kubuntu:~/downloads/proxychains-master$ ./configure Linux done, now run make && make ...
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Linux header build/Makefile

I've done apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r). The directory is empty except the build. Inside the build directory, there is a Makefile and I ran make and it complains about ...
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Help Installing Dante Server From Source

Installing Dante from Source on Ubuntu I was having problems with dante authentication therefore I am trying to install from source based on what this user has said: ...
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Error while building Binutils-2.25 (LFS 5.9 pass 2)

When I try to build binutils, I get the following error make[1]: *** [configure-bfd] Error 1 make[1]: Leaving directory `/mnt/lfs/sources/binutils-build' make: *** [all] Error 2 Here ...
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f77 undefined reference to getgid_

I'm trying to compile a program that came with a Makefile. The makefile uses f77 and it seems that the programs call several f95 intrinsics. When I try to compile I get: plotkit.a(userid.o): In ...
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How to turn off colored output in GNU make 4.0?

This must have come with Ubuntu Wily...had it already been available in Vivid, I would have noticed it. Though sometimes the colored output of make is a great thing to have, I'd like to have a way of ...
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Compile ATK for arm comes with errors,S.O.S

When I am try to cross compile atk for arm on ubuntu,error happened.I have tested on atk 1.2.4 , atk 1.3.1 and atk 1.26,The error was same,so I think there would be some "problems" on my ...
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ubuntu make file question

I have a little question on a make file, here is the code: KERNEL_VERSION := $(shell uname -r) KERNEL_MODLIB := /lib/modules/$(KERNEL_VERSION) KERNEL_SOURCES := $(shell test -d ...
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undefined reference to `__aeabi_read_tp' while compiling glibc2.15 for arm-linux

CC=arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc ../glibc-2.15/configure --host=arm-linux-gnueabi --prefix=/mnt/us/hunter/glibc --without-tls --enable-kernel=2.6.26 --enable-add-ons=nptl,ports CFLAGS="-O2 -U_FORTIFY_SOURCE ...
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How to evoke a Makefile in the GUI? [duplicate]

Most Makefile users use the commandline. Thus they have no need of evoking it in the GUI. But Makefile can be used as an administration tool for the users too. In my case, a clerk is tasked to ...
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Can I install additional APT packages to PHP which was installed manually, not APT-GET way

I installed PHP thru make install. Now will I be able to install additional php modules thru apt-get install. I mean will there be any mess - e.g. Ubuntu installing the same stuff which I already ...
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make install: cannot run strip: No such file or directory

root@server:~/shc-3.8.9# make install *** Installing shc and shc.1 on /usr/local *** Do you want to continue? y install -c -s shc /usr/local/bin/ install: cannot run strip: No such file or ...
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Package was not found in the pkg-config search path

I am trying to install WaoN. When I run sudo make -f Makefile.waon it gives me the following errors: gcc -Wall -march=pentium -O3 -ffast-math `pkg-config --cflags fftw3` `pkg-config --cflags sndfile` ...
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Problems installing Wget for firefox un Ubuntu 14.04 (along with fireget extension)

I followed the the instructions in HOWTO: install Gwget and Fireget Firefox extension but when I'm trying to compile Gwget (using instruction in the INSTALL file) I have the following error messages ...
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Install es40 emulator from source code on ubuntu 14.04.3

I try to install es40 emulator on Ubuntu 14.04.3 I unpack zip package Then excute "sed -i -e 's/\r$//' configure*" to clear my code for unknown character in my configure file and then excute ...
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Trouble installing Clang and LLVM - no uint64_t definition

I ran ./configure, but when I try to make llvm, I get the following error: [ 0%] Building CXX object lib/Support/CMakeFiles/LLVMSupport.dir/APFloat.cpp.o In file included from ...
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How to build native RXTX library for Ubuntu12.04/14.04?

Can someone give me a tip on how to build the native rxtx library on Ubuntu 12.04/14.04? We need to run on 12.04 but i develop on 14.04. I grabbed the source files from here: ...
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PTSG xpdp1 make error

I have successfully installed xgrafix already but I am unsure on how to solve this one though. make gcc -c -O2 -I/usr/local/include -I/usr/local/include ...
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PTSG change in prefix causing initialization error

I have successfully installed this software before but now I'm changing where it's installed as shown below using --prefix=. I cannot seem to find how to fix an initialization error when running the ...
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problem in installing libfreenect2 on ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to install libfreenect2. I have cloned the repository. I have made cmake successfully. But when I make the file, I get the following error: [ 3%] Building CXX object ...
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CGAL: make command gives many errors?

I have a project this semester as a part of which I have to run a code which uses CGAL lib on my system.The code was written by a senior on his system. I am using ubuntu 14.04 and 32 bit system (dual ...
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XPDC1 make error

I am coming across an error when making this software. I have already installed xgrafix, xoopic, xpdp1, and xpdp2. I believe it is solvable by linking but I am unsure on how to do that. These are all ...
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Trouble with zip support in custom Python build: zipimport.ZipImportError: can't decompress data; zlib not available

I looked here but I am not getting a lot out of the answer: A big reason for this is because I am a new Linux user and I haven't seen all the commands in action yet. I have the exact same problem as ...