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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'Make' command compiling errors

Im trying to locally install a program which is written in C++. I have downloaded the program and am attempting to use the "make" command to compile the program as the programs instructions dictate. ...
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Error: tcl.h not found (no such file or directory)

I'm trying to install something using the 'make' command, however it gives me the fatal error:tcl.h no such file or directory. I'm new to linux, can anyone help me?
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Compiling rtl8188ee driver fails

I am trying to compile and install the proprietary driver for my RTL8188ee Wireless card. Using make in the download directory ...
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How do I compile lbflow 1.1?

After using "sh ./configure" command, I encountered another error during lbflow package installation (a scientific one). The sequence of operations is here with error: ./configure --disable-gts ...
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Make compiling error 'No rule to make target' when trying to install a driver

When I try to install a driver via sudo make I get these errors: make -C /lib/modules/3.8.0-31-generic/build M= make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.8.0-31-generic' make[2]: *** No ...
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log4cxx/logger.h or libcql/cql.hpp fatal error while doing make -j4

I am running make -j4 and I am getting below exception... userName@phx5qa01c-4e23:~/build$ make -j4 [ 1%] [ 2%] Building CXX object nda/common/loadtest/CMakeFiles/loadtester.dir/LoadTester.cc.o ...
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How to install latest cmake version in Linux/Ubuntu from command line?

I am trying to install latest cmake in my linux box and I am always getting the below exception - userName@phx5qa01c-4e23:~/build$ wget http://www.cmake.org/files/v2.8/cmake-2.8.11.tar.gz ...
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After UPDATE, I get: “no rule to build the target” running MAKE, why?

I frequently run the Ubuntu updates-manager , and after that, every time, I need to do a make to re-install my TV tuner driver (like described in here) But that time, make stops with errors: ...
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No '/etc' Files Created during Apache Installation

I have installed Apache using the follow command: ./configure --with-apr=/usr/local/apr --with-apr-util=/usr/local/apr-util --with-pcre=/usr/local/pcre --enable-so make sudo make install Now ...
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`make install` fails apparently due to typo, but not in makefile: How to find and fix?

I'm trying to install the fujitsu-usb-touchscreen drivers from here, on Kubuntu 12.04 on my new Fujitsu LifeBook P1630. (See fujitsu-usb-touchscreen on kubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) on P1630: `make` errors.) ...
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fujitsu-usb-touchscreen on kubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) on P1630: `make` errors

I installed Kubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) on my new Fujitsu LifeBook P1630, and added just a few packages: First aptitude, then I did aptitude update && safe-upgrade, then xinput-calibrator (which ...
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Permission denied when running make install

I'm trying to install llvm. I cloned the repository and ran ./configure. Now, I need to run sudo make install. When I run this, I get the following errors: harshilsharma63@ubuntu:~/llvm$ sudo make ...
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How to run parallel make with debuild?

I am trying to make a package of a piece of software that I've (co-) written. I'm using debuild -i -us -uc -b And in principle that works fine. In order to shorten compilation time I'd like to ...
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I am trying to build and install this driver but failing

I have followed the INSTALL directions and say these ./autogen.sh make make install I have succeed executing the ./autgen.sh but when im typing make this error comes: make:*** No ...
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Make command not working for installing shairport

Here's the deal: I'm trying to install Shairport for an Airplay server. I'm running the latest version of Lubuntu. I'm following these directions (meant for a RaspberryPi, but I don't see any reason ...
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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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/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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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'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 do 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 do people tend to say "It's bad, use clear install instead" ...
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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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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 ...
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How can I direct make-kpkg to output .deb files to a different location?

I am compiling a new kernel on my Ubuntu 12.04.1 using make-kpkg. In order to do so, I'm doing the same process as suggested in izx's answer. However, I want to direct the generated .deb files to my ...
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OpenCV program won't compile (Quantal)

I am trying to compile a simple program using OpenCV in Ubuntu Quantal. I have installed all the OpenCV packages available. My code is the following #include <stdio.h> #include ...
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How can I fix errors installing D-Link DWA-121 wireless driver tarball?

I tried the following instructions as given on D-Link's website to install the necessary drivers: Supported OS and kernel version : LINUX (kernel 2.6.18 ~ 2.6.37) tar zxvf ...