Questions relating to makefiles, (The file that contains the instructions for make)

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Install rt3572 driver for Asus Usb-N53 Adapter

I recently bought the asus USB-N53 wireless adapter, and want to install the latest driver for it. It comes with instructions of how to install the driver from the files provided, but I can't use ...
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build a project with qmake-qt4

I'm new user of Ubuntu, so excuse me if my question is very obvious. I have a 32-bit Ubuntu 11.10 installed in VirtualBox, and I want to build a project using qmake-qt4, the problem is that I don't ...
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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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how to run “sudo make” and sudo “make install”

I've installed lubuntu yesterday and noticed that the fans aren't working and want to try the solution kevbelisle came up with. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2002668&s=...
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Makefile compile

I have to compile ctorrent using makefile, but I always have the same error: make[1]: Entering directory `/home/g507565/Downloads/ctorrent-dnh3.3.2' test -z "/usr/local/bin" || mkdir -p -- "/usr/...
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How do i install with makefile? I get erorr while typing `./configure` [closed]

I'm trying to install Intel driver from here: http://intellinuxgraphics.org/2011Q4.html However when running ./configure and then make I get the following output: $ ./configure checking for a BSD-...
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Building Caffe: Failed to see hdf5.h

Hello Caffe is a library for deeplearning. When trying to build that library under Ubuntu 15.04, the compilation fails with the message: :~/App/caffe$ make all PROTOC src/caffe/proto/caffe.proto CXX ...
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Add a new target into rules debian file

I want to add a new target rule in debian/rules and I want it to be executed before dpkg-source --before-build. This new target will generate a control file from a template file. How can I do that?
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Need to use sudo -s for make command depending on Ubuntu version

We have a Makefile for compiling a network interface's driver. When calling the Makefile in an Ubuntu 9.04 installation, we need to call just 'make'. However, when calling the Makefile in an Ubuntu 10....
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make command fails

Hello Im completly new to Lubuntu(started this weekend). The first thing i want to install give me know a lot of trouble for this time. I want to install a driver for the Novation Launchapad. I have ...
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gcc cannot find ansinist.h even though it is there in /usr/incude/ansinist

I am trying to make a program provided by NIST. I do not have much experience in such tasks. I am getting the following error. util.c:19:22: fatal error: ansinist.h: No such file or directory #...
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Makefile giving error

I recently started learning C language on Ubuntu 15.10 .Today I learned about Makefile from http://c.learncodethehardway.org/book/ex2.html .But the problem is I keep on getting error bharat@...
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How to add permanent flags? [closed]

I'm trying to compile my file by using make file.cpp It is doing g++ file.cpp -o file I need to add permanent -std=c++11 to it. Is it possible? How to do it?
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Edit make file permanently

I'm a newbie with Linux, I'm using for few days, I'm trying to edit a makefile, adding a line in the CFLAGS field, via gedit, but when I compile the file It reverse back to the original version, ...
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File creating permission Denied [duplicate]

I have removed Windows 7 and installed Unbuntu 14.04. I have successfully installed LAMP but the problem is that I cannot save a file with a PHP extension in local-server using the Bluefish editor . ...
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Missing separator in makefile

I have next code in Makefile: CFLAGS=-Wall -g clean: rm -f ex1 When I run "make clean" I receive next error: Makefile:4: * missing separator. Stop. Why? How I can fix it?
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LD_LIBRARY_PATH

I have tried to link VINCIA to ROOT, but there is a problem related to the location of the shared libraries in my system. Since I have installed all these tools in a directory which is different than /...
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Is it possible to define a macro variable through make?

Below is my c code: #include main() { #ifdef HELLO printf(" hello "); #else printf(" else "); #endif } And my Makefiles is: all: gcc uss_main.c -o out ...
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compiling blt2.4 on 64bit ubuntu machine

I'm new to programming/linux and trying to install BLT2.4, which is needed for another program that will be installed later. First, I successfully installed tcl8.3 tk8.3 and their dev counterparts on ...
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How do I follow these “makefile” instructions?

I am a beginner of Linux. I don't know to handle the following instructions, please teach me in details. The instructions are below: Go to the mmed-release-0.1/src/. Modify the makefile to set ...
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How to edit makefile?

I want to add -std=c99 flag to make command but I have no idea how to do it. Where is related file located? @Andrejs Cainikovs But I have not found related file or files yet.
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Assign standard exit status to a makefile variable

I'm trying to save the standard exit status of a command in a variable of my makefile, but I don't know how to do it. I've tried this: pruebas: @A= $(ls) ...but it doesn't work.
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Problem with /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lethercat

I type the command make -C version1_etl_hrt -f version1.mk but I get the error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lethercat collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status make: *** [../version1] Error 1 how ...
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gcc Makefile - how to link generic library name

Up to now my packages for Fotoxx have worked on all Ubuntu releases from 14.04 through 16.04. I replaced dcraw with libraw and now I cannot make such a universal package. Ubuntu 14.04 has libraw9, 16....
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Error while installing 'STAR' software with make

I am trying to install a software named "STAR" v.2.5.2a Installation should follow as under Linux: Get latest STAR source from releases wget https://github.com/alexdobin/STAR/archive/STAR_2.4.2a....
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Customise multitouch gestures on 16.04

I'm following the instructions here but I get an error when I run sudo make and sudo make install. Any ideas on how to fix this error: make all-recursive make[1]: Entering directory '/home/me/...
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what is the file ended with *? [duplicate]

I have a question. In ubuntu terminal, when i type $ ll all files in directory are shown. By the way what is the process* file? and also thread* file? What should I do to make those files?...
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error when running make for snort

make[4]: *** [spp_anomalydetection.o] Error 1 make[4]: Leaving directory `/home/bisag/snort_src/snort-2.9.8.0/src/preprocessors' make[3]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1 make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/...
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htk in ubuntu “make all” error “Nothing to be done for `all'.”

Hello folks actually i am trying to install htk on Ubuntu 14.04.3 . I did same as per this tutorial and I also followed this but I am still facing an error when I try to give the "make all" command. ...
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How to use upstart tasks to create a new file with today's date?

I am trying to use Upstart to create a new file with today's date. I have created a file called "Open.conf" at /home/myusername/.config/upstart I have the following lines in that file: description "...
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Not able to install VLC program from .tar.xz file

I successfully uncompressed the .tar.xz file and then I also ran the ./configure command and I think it also worked. But the problem comes when I try to execute make command. The given INSTALL file ...
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tput not working at all under ubuntu

I'm using my usual makefile pseduo function to control the terminal output. define colorecho @tput setaf 6 @echo $1 @tput sgr0 endef Which works fine on my OS X machine and my ...
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Trouble linking libraries in FFTW

This error happens when I try to execute a Makefile: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lrfftw_mpi /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lfftw_mpi /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lrfftw collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit ...
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Error: “No tagets specified…”

The complete message says: "No tagets specified and no makefile found". I am trying to install the QuietInsane Gimp plugin for my scanner. Following the instructions I started with navigating to ...
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“Command not found” error in the installation process

Why I receive the following error while trying to install this package? and how can I resolve it? root@me-System-Product-Name:/home/me/Desktop/mfcuk-master# ls AUTHORS configure.ac INSTALL ...
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Multiple files in program tar.gz installation package. What should I compile?

I downloaded a tar.gz file, extracted it and there are 3 files: Makefile, program.c and protocol.h I've opened them in gedit and Makefile contains only one line program : program.c protocol.h In ...
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I can't run a program in Ubuntu 14.04

I've got a problem with a program I downloaded last week from GitHub. I tried to chmod it (a+x), tick option to run it as a program, but it didn't help. I don't get any notifications. It just does ...
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Writing a makefile

I want to write a makefile that has a build rule, a run rule and a clean (delete the exe file) rule . This is quite a simple task, but how can one incorporate some rule in the makefile such that the ...
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Error while make install xnee

I did the ./configure and make with root permission but I can't make install. output: Making install in libxnee make[1]: Entering directory '/home/alex/xnee-3.19/libxnee' Making install in src make[2]...
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Error running make - array type has incomplete element type

I am trying to install libbow library. When i run make file the following error is generated gcc -c -Ibow -I. -I./argp -DHAVE_LIBNSL=1 -DHAVE_STRERROR=1 -DHAVE_GETTIMEOFDAY=1 -DHAVE_RANDOM=1 -...
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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 build Bitcoin from source on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

(Using Autotools) I have downloaded the Bitcoin source from "Bitcoin Core Version 0.9.1" When I input the following command ./autogen.sh it produces the following warning: includes' is the old name ...
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How to clean executable using make clean?

After compiling several *.c and *.h files using make, I cleaned up the object files using make clean. However I don't know how to remove the executable. my makefile code --> CC=gcc CFLAGS=-I....
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m4 preprocessor “ERROR: end of file in string”

I'm getting this error msg: m4:myPerlScript.pl:77: ERROR: end of file in string when trying to use m4 to replace a string in some perl scripts. I'm making the call inside a makefile. $(OUTDIR)/%: ...
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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 ./gpucomputingsdk_4.2.9_linux....
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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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Installing wifi driver error 127

I've got problem with installation wifi driver, terminal says error 127. make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.0.0-32-generic' root@jakub-HP-ProBook-4540s:/home/jakub/compat-wireless-3....
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Problems compiling Library

I am having some difficulties compiling some files that I downloaded (for academic purposes). I ran the following command : cd tmp/Detri_2.6.a/detri then make detri_new CC=gcc To build a ...
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Space escape character in Debian Makefiles

I'm currently trying to upload a package onto Launchpad's PPA service but I'm having problems with a path name which includes a space character. I'm trying to make a file install into a directory with ...
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x11 directory specified in makefile doesn't exist, but project compiles and runs perfectly

So the x11 directory defined in the makefile is: usr/X11R6/lib64, which does not exist. however, the project compiles perfectly in Kdevelop and runs with no problems. If I take out all inclusions of ...