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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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Result of make command is /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcudart

I am newbie to Ubuntu and using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I want to make a project that uses cuda and opencv I got the following error when running cmake . && make Linking CXX executable ...
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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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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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'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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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/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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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 ...