The pkg-config program is used to retrieve information about installed libraries in the system. It is typically used to compile and link against one or more libraries.

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Another (unsolvable) “old glib” problem

Im sure veterans know the drill (as this question seems to have been asked a billion times), but I am getting this error while installing a piece of software ( ./configure )from source: *** 'pkg-...
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E: Package 'pkg-config' has no installation candidate [closed]

I am on Ubuntu 14.10 and I try to install new mongodb driver, but I have this error: configure: error: Cannot find OpenSSL's libraries ERROR: `/tmp/pear/temp/mongodb/configure' failed I find that i ...
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compile error: library is installed (apt-cache policy shows it) but pkg-config does not find it

I am sorry, I am not experienced with gcc and installing packages from source, and can't fix my problem: I am trying to install ncmpcpp from source (github) on Ubuntu 14.04 (the reason is that ...
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ocrgui-0.2.2 compile do not found hunspell, but it is installed with LibreOffice

Compiling package ocrgui give error : "hunspell not found" But I've it in my ubuntu 15.04 for AMD_64 : . . . . . . . checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes checking for OCRGUI... ...
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How can I install IDL 8.4 from .pkg installation file on Ubuntu?

I would like to install the IDL 8.4 on my Ubuntu 14.04... The installation requires starting the Install_IDLENVI.pkg installation app. Everything I have tried so far following various advices on ...
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Resolving pkg-config to packages

I'm trying to build something from source, and the configure tells me something like this: checking for foo... Package foo was not found in the pkg-config search path. So I have to go and install ...
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“pkg-config --modversion glib-2.0” reports older version

I have Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit. I am trying to compile an application from source code. It gives me an error message during linking in make process though ./autogen.sh and ./configure passed without ...
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infinity plugin audacious

Hey guys I'm quite new to ubuntu so sorry for asking newbi questions but: I found this interessting visualization plug-in for audacious (http://sourceforge.net/projects/infinity-plugin/) but I have no ...
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Install new version iw

Trying to install a new version of iw. After extracting, i run the "make" command. /bin/sh/: 1: pkg-config: not found Can not found any development files for libnl I have installed libnl-3-200 ...
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Error while compiling

I need to compile a simple display image code in opencv on Ubuntu Linux platform but I am getting some errors as follows: gcc: error: ‘pkg-config: No such file or directory gcc: error: opencv‘: No ...
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Pkg-config missing many pc files

I have been trying to compile gargoyle and keep getting the fallowing error. Package fontconfig was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you should add the directory containing `...
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How do I add QtDeclarative to the pkg-config list

I installed today the libqt5 and QtQuick development stacks. In trying to also install the hsqml packages for Haskell, hsqml reports that QtDeclarative is not listed in pkg-config. However, I have ...
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Pkg-Config Error (No such file or directory)

if i try and compile the tutorial code for GTK3 with the command gcc simple.c -o simple 'pkg-config --libs --cflags gtk+-3.0' it gives off the error gcc: error: pkg-config --libs --cflag gtk+-3.0: ...
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PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable

Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you installed software in a non-standard prefix. What does this mean ?
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Why does “pkg-config” print only a blank space with the “--cflags” option?

I installed libcurl using :sudo apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev. When I try to compile my program I read that we have to pass where libcurl is located to the GCC compiler(although for me its ...
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libnotify, PKG_CONFIG_PATH

I am installing spidermonkey on Ubuntu 11.10. When running ./configure I receive a dependency error that libnotify >= 0.4 is not met. Located the package in Ubuntu as gir1.2-notify-0.7 So then I ...
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vtg-plugin dependencies not met

I am trying to compile the vtg-plugin from source however I am getting the error "vtg-dependencies not met" which complains about libpeas and gedit. The version of gedit it is asking for is 2.91.0, ...
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Error when running ./configure on Ubiquity source

I have added a patch to the Ubiquity source and am attempting to build and install the package to test it, however I get the following error when I execute ./configure, checking for pkg-config... /...