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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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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How do I install make?

/usr/bin/perl install-module.pl --all ERROR: Using install-module.pl requires that you install "make". I need to install make on my ubuntu on AWS EC2. How can I do that ? I could finally install ...
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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: *** [/home/amin/Simulate/qemu-...
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How to install vte-ng from the source: make command fails

Trying to install vte-ng from source. I did try the usual methods like using make. There is nothing related to installing in the readme file and could not find a configure folder. So how do I install ...
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How do I install make? [duplicate]

/usr/bin/perl install-module.pl --all ERROR: Using install-module.pl requires that you install "make". I need to install make on my ubuntu on AWS EC2. How can I do that ? I could finally install ...
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Missing modversions.h

I`m trying to compile a program, which was actually designed for Linux OS based on kernel 2.4. When I run the make command, I get the following error /lib/modules/3.8.0-29-generic/build/include/...
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ALFA AWUS036NH driver

hello everyone i have a question about ALFA AWUS036NH network adapter, i tried this link: How do I install drivers for the Alfa AWUS036H USB wireless adapter? but when i do: make i get these errors:...
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What does “./configure; make; make install” do?

What does ./configure do? Why make then make install? How does it know where libs are? ( they are all there and loaded but it cant find them.) Why need libs if compiler is supposed to compile?
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How to speed up compilation of Ubuntu apps (make, cmake, gcc)

I am compiling some programs here and I have 4 cores. Is there a way to tell make, cmake or gcc to compile using all cores or something to that affect.
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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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“make” and “make install” never work

I have been trying it from a long time now and this time it got my nerves. The commands make and make install used to install a program from an extracted tar ball never work for some reason. The ...
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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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error adding symbols: DSO missing from command line

I am newbie to Ubuntu.i want to compile a project that uses opencv but it gives following error: cmake . && make /usr/bin/ld: CMakeFiles/ground_estimation.dir/projectdir/src/stereo_matching/...
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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 rtl8192CU_linux_v2.0.1406....
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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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checkinstall / make does not work for the program razercfg that I wish to install

My goal is to change my mouse DPI. So any less frustrating solution is also welcome. I've already searched and read through the other topics about razercfg & many others trying to figure out how ...
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How do I make my application startable from the terminal?

I've created several Python applications wherefore I know how to create a DEB and how to push an application into my PPA in Launchpad. What I never found out is how to make the application startable ...
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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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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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`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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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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How to install Hercules Webcam Deluxe

I am trying to install a Hercules Webcam Deluxe on my Ubuntu 11.10 (64 bits). I followed this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Ov51x Step by step, only changing wget http://www.rastageeks....
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Makefile:448: *** missing separator. Stop. error

The tutorial I am following is the automake hello world. I am compiling a code using GTK+2 and C language hp@ubuntu:~/amhello$ autoreconf --install configure.ac:2: installing `./install-sh' configure....
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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 /lib/modules/3....
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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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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 (/home/sebastian/Downloads/...
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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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where or how to compile or download libzdb-devel

I'm trying to compile the development library for libzdb, because dbmail requires this dev package to compile. While I've downloaded and compiled the package from libzdb, this is just the regular ...
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Unable to install tp_smapi 0.41 on Thinkpad T500

I have downloaded tp_smapi module for my Thinkpad T500 using the steps in ThinkWiki and ran make. it encountered no errors root@Forge:/storage/Repository/git/tp_smapi# make install HDAPS=1 FORCE_IO=1 ...
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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 '/home/ghost/Desktop/...