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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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 ...
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What version of GCC is used by the make command? [closed]

Is there any way to know what version of gcc is used by the make command? I have 5 versions installed of gcc on my computer: by dpkg -l | grep gcc ii gcc ...
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Install git from source

I am attempting to install git from source to use last version of git. http://git-scm.com/book/en/Getting-Started-Installing-Git $ tar -zxf git-2.0.1.tar.gz $ cd git-2.0.1 $ make prefix=/usr/local ...
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inserting own module in Linux kernel [closed]

I am trying to insert module in the kernel but it shows error. I made the C file as: #include `linux/init.h` #include `linux/module.h` static int hello_init(void) { printk(KERN_ALERT "TEST: ...
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Question about compiling from ruby source and upgrade

I have three questions about compiling ruby (and other softwares) from source. Ruby is avaliable to install using apt-get, but I want to learn more about Linux and I want to compile from source. I am ...
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nagios configuration make error

I'm configuring nagios on ubuntu 14.04. When I use this command inside downloads: make all Appear this error: make: * * * No rule to make target 'all'. Stop. Any solutions?
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Upgrading to Bluez 5.19 from source

I've successfully compiled Bluez 5.19 from source using ./config and then make, but I'm stuck on the next step. Make install doesn't seem to overwrite the old Bluez (when checked with dpkg -l, it ...
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Lubuntu - compiling vlc v.1 command make and make install not working

Good day everybody! So, this is my first topic on Ubuntu's forum, and as a perfect Linux beginner and a non-English speaking student, I'll try to do my best to be the most explicit as I can. So ...
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Missing separator in makefile

I have next code in Makefile: CFLAGS=-Wall -g clean: rm -f ex1 When I run "make clean" I receive next error: Makefile:4: * missing separator. Stop. Why? How I can fix it?
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What does make distclean do?

I'm new to compilation. I'm installing FFmpeg and there's a make distclean (or once there was make clean) after every step. What does it do?
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Why does NOT the ubuntu 13.10 have the version.h?

/usr/src/linux-header-3.11.0.12 /usr/src/linux-header-3.11.0.12-generic Neither has the version.h file in the /include/linux/. Why? That hinders the softwares installation. but the ubuntu 11.10 ...
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Issues with importing existing source C++ code in Eclipse CDT

I have cloned an emulator's source code from git, and would like to work on it on Eclipse CDT on my Ubuntu 12.04. I have tried different ways, such as creating a hello world project, and simply ...
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How to install aircrack on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have downloaded the tar.gz package from the site and then I have extracted using tar -zxvf command as mentioned over there. After that I used sudo apt-get install build-essential then I further ...
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SDL libraries are missing

~/vidmodel/wvsn-model-omnetpp-v4/geometry/Triangle.o ~/vidmodel/wvsn-model-omnetpp-v4/geometry/Polygon.o ~/vidmodel/wvsn-model-omnetpp-v4/geometry/triangulation.o -Wl,--no-as-needed ...
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Rufus compiling error

vivek@vivek-N61PB-M2S:/usr/local/src/rufus-1.4.7$ ./configure checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is sane... yes checking for a thread-safe ...
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Building ATLAS (and later Octave w/ ATLAS)

I'm trying to set up ATLAS (so I can later compile octave with ATLAS support). If I'm correct, I still need to build this manually due to the environment specific optimizations. I do see a package ...
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How do I install Chemtool?

I've downloaded the chemtool-1.6.14.tar.gz from http://ruby.chemie.uni-freiburg.de/~martin/chemtool/chemtool-1.6.14.tar.gz, then I extracted its contents into the directory: ...
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xml2 installed but not found during compilation

I'm trying to compile the lib https://github.com/bjz/gl-rs. I'm getting an error when running make: error: linking with `cc` failed: exit code: 1 (a long list of linker args follows) note: ...
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How can I compile libmtp in ubuntu

I get the following error(s) When I try to compile mtp. How can I resolve it please? Script started on Fri 23 May 2014 12:12:26 AM PDT sansari@ubuntu:~/local/src/libmtp-1.1 .3$ sudo make [sudo] ...
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Error “undefined reference to xercesc_2_7”

I've been trying to install SUMO and only recently got the ./configure to make all of the files; but, when I try to 'make' it gives the [all-recursive error 1: ...
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Installation of .c files in phylip

I am trying to install .C functions of PHYLIP in Linux/ubuntu. I read documentation and it mentioned it is very easy compilation and of .C functions: To make executables, use your C compiler. It ...
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How to create a txt log file of a “make install”?

I trying to install a program and I would like to see a txt file with the details of the operation. I think it is called a log file, am I right ? Once, someone told me to do this command: `make ...
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Couldn't install make [duplicate]

I try to install make on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server apt-get install make But I observe error: Temporary failure resolving 'de.archive.ubuntu.com Failed to fetch ...
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Compile error when trying to run make

I have the following error when trying to run make command, /usr/bin/ld: skipping incompatible /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-linux-gnu/4.7/../../../libcppunit.a when searching for -lcppunit /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Error 255 when installing openSSL from source

I need to build openssl from source because it's needed to build a mysql driver for android for Qt but when I do "make install" I get the following error: cms.pod around line 457: Expected text after ...
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WARNING: 'automake-1.11' is probably too old [closed]

I am trying to install a package. When doing make command, I got an error as: make[5]: Entering directory ...
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autogen.sh script failing with autoreconf2.50: automake failed with exit status: 1

I recently heard about the Maynard desktop, a replacement for LXDE on the Raspberry Pi, and I really liked it. I was just planning on installing it on my Pi, until I found out I could compile it for ...
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Install something without make install [closed]

I have been struggling for few days trying to install a software. I'm not actually working on Ubuntu but I think the steps to do are the same. Working on a gentoo (The operating system of the Robot ...
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Is there a plugin for the terminal which allow to detect and open files?

I'm looking for a terminal plugin/extension that would allow me to detect files path in terminal output and open them in a text editor by clicking on them. The perfect solution would open the file at ...
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debian package creation without a configure script

I've been trying to package an in house code project but have been having trouble. I can create a package, but the actual binaries are not installed when I run sudo dpkg -i ...
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I get an error when I try to compile DAR on 12.04, how can I fix solve this?

Install DAR 2.4.12 from source because latest version ubuntu package is 2.4.2. ./configure --prefix=/usr dar and libdar have been successfully configured with the following parameters: LIBDAR ...
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Linking CXX executable RemoteZynAddSubFx

I'm trying to build the latest version of LMMS v1.0.0 and I'm running into this error Linking CXX executable RemoteZynAddSubFx /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXft /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lfontconfig ...
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Unknown type name gcc

I'm trying to compile this source code http://nrg.cs.ucl.ac.uk/mptcp/mptcp_userland_0.1.tar.gz and I'm getting unknown type name 'u8' among other types (u_int, u_char, u_long....etc) I have Ubuntu ...
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Problem building an rtl8723 driver

We all know the problems with RTL8723 wireless card and some people achieved to install but i can't. I have Ubuntu 12.10. When I do the make in terminal, it gives me this error make -C ...
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Cannot find classmap.h

When i execute: make modules i get the error: make[1]: Nothing to be done for `all'. make[1]: Nothing to be done for `relocs'. CHK include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h CHK ...
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Uninstalling a compiled package

I have installed gambas2_2.23.1.orig.tar.gz from https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gambas2/2.23.1-1ubuntu3 in Ubuntu 13.10, by configuring and then making it. How can I uninstall it and reverse ...
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Where can I download pfvar.h?

I'm trying to compile a source code and it needs this header file 'pfvar.h' From where can I get it I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Thanks in advance
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How to clean executable using make clean?

After compiling several *.c and *.h files using make, I cleaned up the object files using make clean. However I don't know how to remove the executable. my makefile code --> CC=gcc ...
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Where does the command make search for libraries

I wonder if you can tell me the path make command uses to search for libraries and header files, I'm getting these errors "Header files missing" and I wanna check the path manually I have Ubuntu ...
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Header files missing

I'm trying to compile a source code and I'm getting many errors indicating that header files are missing from my system checking sys/ioccom.h usability... no checking sys/ioccom.h presence... no ...
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Makedepend: Command not found

I'm trying to compile a source code and I'm getting this error make[1]: makedepend: Command not found Do you have any suggestions? I have Ubuntu 12 04 LTS, 2.6.28-17 kernel and gcc version 4.6.3
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rvm how turn it on always when we open terminal in ubuntu 13.10

I am new user of 13.10 ubuntu I am facing one problem when want to install rvm, even though it is already install and using it on virtualt box. Problem is that when i start terminal and put to check ...
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collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status

I want to install nexalign (can be downloaded from here) on ubuntu 13.10. I previously installed it on ubuntu 10 without any problem. The error I got is: gcc -O9 -Wall -Dthread -lpthread main.o ...