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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Editing the path files for configuring make file

I installed a new software in my Ubuntu 12.04. To install I downloaded it,and then do these in the terminal cd ~/Downloads chmod +x gpucomputingsdk_4.2.9_linux.run ...
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RAlink 3290 al Driver install

I am using Lubuntu 13.04 and having problems creating the rt3290sta.ko while running make. I've followed the instructions for make, but for some reason the sta file is not being created and stored in ...
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/bin/sh is a symbolic link that doesn't point to /bin/bash [closed]

I was installing the software environment of Armadeus experiment board APF27DEV, and when I tried the make command, it gave me the following error message: On your system /bin/sh is a symbolic link ...
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Error while making

I'm trying to install PyCUDA using this doc http://wiki.tiker.net/PyCuda/Installation/Linux/Ubuntu While making the file I found this /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcuda collect2: ld returned 1 exit ...
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No such file or directory?

rm: cannot remove `hello.o': No such file or directory rm: cannot remove `hello.s': No such file or directory make: *** [clean] Error 1 However I think I have to create these files in the makefile. ...
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How do I extract make-3.81.tar.gz?

I am new at Linux, and am currently using Ubuntu in a dual-boot with windows 7. I'm trying to install Make such that I can build a program given to me with it. I can SEE the make-3.81.tar.gz, but ...
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Question on working with XSTOW

I have compiled the latest version (1.0.0) xstow from source Then made the deb package Here is the tree of installed files ...
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How to compile 'stygmorgan-0.29'?

I am trying to compile stygmorgan-0.29.tar.bz2 and got these messages: stygmorganui.cxx:7:28: fatal error: stygmicon128.xpm: No such file or directory compilation terminated. make[2]: *** ...
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JC1 error for make file on ubuntu terminal

I am new to Linux. Using make command resulted in the following error: LINK Sample_x86 jc1: error: unrecognized command line option ‘-quiet’ jc1: error: unrecognized command line option ‘-auxbase ...
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Error in installation directory

I'm trying to install my first linux package... what an oddysey. After finding out what sudo is and sense what make file does, and losing a lot of time on the internet, I'm about to quit... Hopefully ...
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Compiling apib undefined reference to symbol 'pthread_create@@GLIBC_2.2.5'

I want to compile apib on my ubuntu 13.04 box but I am having issues with pthread lib. This is the error that I get : $ colormake -j 5 cd src && make all make[1]: Entering directory ...
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Installing PCRE from source…make install error!

I was trying to install pcre as it was needed by swig which is needed for installing gem5, anyway I am receiving this error after successful ./configure and make (however it's interesting that ...
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make: error 2 when trying to install player

this may be a simple problem but I cant quite solve it. When i enter the "sudo make install" command to install player 3.0.0 i get an error every time. I have checked to make sure all my dependencies ...
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Compile OpenGL Program (Missing GL/gl.h)

I am a complete Linux/Ubuntu noob, so I apologize for any dumb portions of this question or follow up ones. I am trying to get a program that my software engineering class's group wrote onto my home ...
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laslib package not found even after apparently instaling success

I'm installing the software LAG who needs some dependencies like laslib. When I run ./configure the log return that the laslib package was not found. checking dependency style of g++... gcc3 checking ...
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Undefined reference to symbol 'FcPatternAddDouble' - issue with building program

I'm Ubuntu 13.04 user. I haven't been able to build/install Japanese third-party software for artists called AzDrawing. Based on readme file, I executed make command in proper directory. At first it ...
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can't run a make file of a C program [closed]

I have a small a program that should start a 2nd Thread. the problem is that, when try to make an executable file of this program using make. I get : engine@ubuntu:~/Desktop/Lecture$ make thread ...
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Instructions to add context menu option to keepassx indicator applet needs dumbed down for me please!

I'm trying to follow the instructions in this post. Here's the output: git clone git://github.com/relgames/keepassx.git Cloning into 'keepassx'... remote: Counting objects: 375, done. remote: ...
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Make works fine, but the result does not run. What now?

I am trying to run https://github.com/seanpringle/simpleswitcher on my ubuntu 12.04 I downloaded it and compiled it. However, when I run I get *** glibc detected *** ./simpleswitcher: free(): ...
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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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How do I install libg2c on Ubuntu

I was trying to run make 2D -j6 IN=2DPrograms/CD_2D_DirectSolver OUT=OUTPUT/cd.exe command. While running this make file, the terminal rendered the following errors: g++: error: ...
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How to install bnetd in Lubuntu from command line?

I am trying to install bnetd on lubuntu and i got error compiling it (I have never compiled anything yet) I execute this at the terminal: loading cache ./config.cache checking host system type... ...
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Problem with `make` command for ttf in Splash2 : unrecognized option

I want to compile ttf from Splash2 and i have a makefile in ttf's directory. when i run make command , it says unrecognized option ‘-non_shared’. How can i fix this error ?
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Error compiling with make

when I tried to compile John the Ripper on my computer a dell inspiron 1501 running 13.04 i ran the command make make clean generic i get the error /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lssl /usr/bin/ld: cannot ...
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How to build libHaru and the examples which are included

I downloaded libHaru from http://libharu.org/. libHaru is a opensource pdf creator. Now in the INSTALL file says I only have to run ./configure && make && make install. When I run this ...
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Compile fail. SDL problem

When I try to compile this program using make command, it fails. I think I have all the neccessary libraries for this. Here is the screen shot of the trerminal with the compile fail. And here is a ...
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXmu

I am trying to make files from gpucomputingsdk_3.1_linux.run but I get the following error /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXmu can you help me how to solve this? and also how can I find what packages to ...
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Ralink rt3290 can't be installed [duplicate]

I tried installing rt3290 wireless drivers in my hp 2314ax laptop running on Ubuntu 13.04. But when I tried do enter the make command, the next errors are being displayed. How to solve this? ...
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install qtSerialPort library

I want to install qtserialport in precise1-Ubuntu. I got the source directory using git. next I download lib-qt4-dev and qmake. I ran qmake. it works fine. but, make fails with the following error: ...
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Dansguardian error on compilation from source

./configure ( compilation is done) make command giving error below make[3]: Entering directory `/tmp/dansguardian-2.12.0.4-all_patch/configs' make[3]: Nothing to be done for `all-am'. make[3]: ...
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How to resolve `make` errors while installing WSNet?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and I want to install the sensor network simulator WSNet. But when I run make it doesn't work and gives the following output: make[5]: entrant dans le répertoire « ...
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installation of WSNET simulator

I'm trying to install the simulator WSNET.but make command don't work and it gives me the error make [1], make [2]...also make install give the same error.I tried to install the dependencies, but no ...
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how to remove httpd built from source

I'm aware of the post: How do I remove apache installed with make install and use apache from the repositories?. I installed httpd2.4 from source. But for httpd2.4, there is no make uninstall ...
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Error in make while installing ndiswrapper [duplicate]

I have problems installing ndiswrapper, I can not run make, it throws the following error: remiii @ Remiii-HP: ~ / ndiswrapper-1.58rc1 $ make make-C utils make [1]: Entering directory '/ ...
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Trying to install Erlang on Ubuntu 12.04, error with make install

I am trying to install Erlang R16B on my laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. I get an error which says: /usr/bin/install -c -d "/usr/local/lib/erlang" /usr/bin/install: cannot change permissions of ...
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How can I install prozgui without errors?

I tried to install prozgui but every time get an error message. I followed these steps Extract the file Enter the directory from terminal Type the ./configure command Finally the make command ...
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'make install' problem [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu. So I tired to install a software by typing the 'make install'. this error is occurred. Please help me. cd src && make CC='gcc' CPPFLAGS='' DEFS='-DHAVE_CONFIG_H ...
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“autoreconf: not found” error during making qemu-1.4.0

I was ./configure'd the qemu-1.4.0 and during make it cause: (cd /home/amin/Simulate/qemu-1.4.0/pixman; autoreconf -v --install) /bin/sh: 1: autoreconf: not found make: *** ...
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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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How to make man pages? [duplicate]

I know how to make commands(scripts) in Linux. I would like to know if I could make man pages for the commands?
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Why am I receiving “Error 2” when trying to use the make command?

I used gedit to create a "makefile", but when I invoke the make command I receive the error below; can someone please tell me what I might be doing wrong? Do I need to relocate my make file in a ...
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Why does people say 'make install' is bad?

I keep seeing people saying make; make install is bad. I can't seem to find anyone with a reasonable explanation. So, why is it bad? Or why does people tend to say "It's bad, use clear install ...
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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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Getting Error Compiling Mouse

I am following these instructions (Mouse Compile Instructions) to try to get my ALPS touchpad working, but I get this error on the make command. sudo make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd` ...
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error while installing a software (hface)

I have to install a package named hface. But when I am trying to install it I get this output with 2 errors: I do ./configure and then sudo make After make I got the following error: In file ...
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I cannot make a Installation USB

for some reason I cannot make a installation USB from my system already working, I have tried two different USB's formatted them, but still the "make startup disk" is still faded out!! whiuch I don't ...
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Make will not compile efitools

Efitools will not compile due to this error: simple_file.c:206:2: error: 'EFI_BOOT_SERVICES' has no member named 'LocalHandleBuffer' The source is here : efitools repository.
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'libavformat/avformat.h: No such file or directory' while compiling OpenCV for Arm A8

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I get errors while cross-compiling OpenCV for Arm A8. Can someone help to resolve? $ make Scanning dependencies of target zlib [ 0%] Building C object ...
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Error running cisco vpn client ubuntu 10.04 server. How to fix it?

I've been struggling to get cisco vpn working on an ubuntu 10.04.3 server with a 2.6.32-35-server kernel. i followed the lamnk.com tutorial. i installed my linux kernel sources this way apt-get ...
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Is it possible to get PdfEdit running on Ubuntu 12.10 using qt3to4? [duplicate]

PdfEdit is pretty much the only FOSS low-level PDF-editing tool out there. It's pretty useful, and pretty recent since it's updated in 2012. However, it's a shame that packages are nowhere to be ...