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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“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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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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Can't run make - gcc: command not found

I'm trying to follow a tutorial to get CudaMiner working on Linux. I have PAINSTAKINGLY installed NVidia drivers, Cuda 5.0 and incidentally I'm failing on the last step when I run make: make ...
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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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Unable to run make menuconfig

When I am using the command make menuconfig, then its showing sharath@sharath:~/openwrt$ make menuconfig Checking 'working-make'... ok. Checking 'case-sensitive-fs'... ok. Checking 'getopt'... ok. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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“fatal error: gtk/gtk.h: No such file or directory” using make

I am trying to use make command to build. I am following this. I am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ make make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Getting missing dependency for compilation glib-compile-schemas

I Downloaded empathy-3.0.1.tar.bz2 to install in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I ran the makefile and I got the error : configure: error: glib-compile-schemas not found. How can I fix this problem ? Please ...
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Install error---make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop

apcoer@apcoer-Aspire-Series:~$ cd Desktop apcoer@apcoer-Aspire-Series:~/Desktop$ cd libgraph-1.0.2 apcoer@apcoer-Aspire-Series:~/Desktop/libgraph-1.0.2$ ./configure checking build system type... ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How to completely remove my Emacs?

I downloaded Emacs source files, and installed it using make. After installing Emacs successfully, I manually removed the downloaded source files to save disk space. Now I want to remove Emacs and I ...
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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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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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Making Broadcom BCM4313 driver gives error: implicit declaration of function ‘create_proc_entry’

I’m trying to build a driver for my bcm4313 wireless network adapter using these instructions from broadcom. I'm getting this error: KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd` ...
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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 ...