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 Not Found

I am having a problem that doesn't seem to be common based on searching various forums. I cannot run the Make command. msg: The program 'make' is currently not installed. You can install it by ...
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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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“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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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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ubuntu 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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Kernel.org kernel config options different from Ubuntu ones

After compiling Ubuntu kernels for a few days (quite a fun experience, I must say), I decided to finally plunge into some vanilla kernel goodness. So far, so good. Downloaded the most recent ...
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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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How do I recompile the kernel?

I read from wireless developers that I have to run make menuconfig command to change some configuration of the wireless driver (enable/disable something). After changing, do I have to recompile the ...
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Getting an error when using 'make' command (installing aircrack-ng on Ubuntu 12.04)

I followed these instructions. I edited the common.mak file successfully and when I ran make I get this error: mohd-arafat-hossain@TUD:~/aircrack-ng-1.1$ make make -C src all make[1]: Entering ...
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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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'make gconfig' not working (trying to compile linux kernel)

I am trying to compile vanilla Linux kernel 3.12.14 downloaded from kernel.org. When I try make gconfig, it says: * Unable to find the GTK+ installation. Please make sure that * the GTK+ 2.0 ...
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How do I compile & install the newest version of Transmission?

I'm trying to install Transmission 2.51 on Ubuntu 10.04. Compiling the source goes fine, but I can't seem to get it to compile the GUI as well. This is the configure output: Configuration: ...
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Docbook errors building Komparator from source

I'm trying to install Komparator4 v0.8 from the terminal of Ubuntu 11.10. I entered this command and work fine: mkdir build && cd build && cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=`kde4-config ...
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make install - how to use wget, not curl

I do not have root access on my Ubuntu but want to install git. I was following this tutorial but when running make or make install it says curl is not installed. Can I use wget instead if this is a ...
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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 ...
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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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Trying to install realtek drivers for ASUS USB-N13, encountering “Compile make driver error: 2”

I'm trying to put an ASUS USB-N13 wireless adapter in my desktop running Ubuntu 12.04. The details of my problem are identical to the one described in this question: Connecting Asus USB-N13 Wireless ...
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I have problems with compiling powertop on Ubuntu Precise

I tried to compile the latest release of powertop from github. I get some errors and I dont know what to do to fix this. make[3]: Leaving directory `/root/powertop/src' make[2]: Leaving directory ...
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GNU Make not found - How to install GNU Make on 12.04

We have set up an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server for RoR. We did successfully install rvm and git. However installation failed with rvm for zlib and ruby 1.9.3. Here is the error log for $rvm install 1.9.3: ...
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/usr/bin/make overwritten accidentally

I am extremely new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I accidentally replaced /usr/bin/make with another executable and now I need to fix this. Any help will be highly appreciated.
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Why can't I run a package installed in “/usr/local/bin”?

After compilation of a package, make install installed the package's files in /usr/local/bin but when I double click on the file inside /bin it doesn't work. I followed all the steps to compile the ...
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LaTeX build server with git

I have a LaTeX project in git, there is a makefile. So basically a server would have to do this: git checkout master make > logfile 2>&1 Given that I push into a repo on the server. I ...
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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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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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Trouble compiling a kernel module in linux

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I wrote a simple hello world kernel module (hello.c). I wrote the folllowing makefile for it: obj-m+=hello.o KDIR:= /usr/src/linux-headers-3.2.0-24-generic-pae all: ...
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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 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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'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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“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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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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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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Make Python2.5 failed on Ubuntu 13.04

for some reason I need to install Python2.5 on Ubuntu 13.04. I tried to install it from source. However the make operation is failed with the following error: gcc -pthread -c -fno-strict-aliasing ...
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Undefined reference to `memcpy@GLIBC_2.14' : Building Android SDK with SmartCard API support:

I am trying to build Android emulator with SmartCard API support. I was following this manuals: one two All steps passed ok, but when I run: PCSC_INCPATH=<path_to_pcsc-lite_32bit>/src/PCSC/ ...
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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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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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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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Error during “Make Install” while installing Player

I want to install Player on Ubuntu Platform. 1) I give "configure" . This is done successfully. 2) After giving "sudo make install" , I get the following error: Making install in replace make[1]: ...
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Makefile question: how to make several analogous rules into one

I'm wondering if there's a way to make one rule out of the following several rules which are all similar in a Makefile that I have to edit: $(OBJECT_BUILD_DIR)/%.o : $(OBJECT_SRC_DIR)/%.cpp ...
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About the installation of Moses tool on ubuntu 11.04

we are working on project related to language translation with the help of moses tool...but we are not able to install moses...we face some installation problems. we make a directory on desktop named ...
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make fails because it doesn't know “headers_install”

I'm trying to setup buildroot for cross-compiling a custom app. / # uname -a Linux Venus 2.6.12.6-VENUS #323634 Wed May 25 13:40:36 CST 2011 mips unknown So far I chose kernel version 2.6.12.6 in ...
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How to get missing dependency for make empathy: 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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qmake error when trying to build qwbfs

I'm trying to install qwbfs application but when i enter the command : make i get this: tools.c:8:25: fatal error: openssl/md5.h: No such file or directory compilation terminated. make[1]: *** ...
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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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How to update SystemC?

I have installed SystemC 2.2 on Ubuntu 10.10 by following the instructions on this blog post. I want to remove SystemC 2.2 and install SystemC 2.3 for its support of TLM library. So could someone ...
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I can't compile source, make doesn't work

I am trying to install "Somagic EasyCAP DC60" device driver step by step from a guide. I'm in the unpacked folder in Terminal, but make doesn't work. It says: me@me-PC:~/Desktop/somagic-easycap_1.1$ ...
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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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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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make file error, trying to install intel power gadget

I hope another Ubuntu user has tried to run Intel power gadget and knows what problem I am having. I am trying to install the power gadget, running the make file i get an error message: ...
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Installing gedit 3.11.2

I am trying to install gedit 3.11.2 from: https://git.gnome.org/browse/gedit for some reason, it does not work on my ubuntu 13.10 the file ./configure is not found. i followed the steps in the ...
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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 ...