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How to install Xaw package with header files?

I'm having this error on Ubuntu 14.04: checking for X... libraries , headers /usr/include/X11/ configure: error: Cannot find required Xaw header file Box.h; PDCurses cannot be configured How can I ...
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Is there an open-source way to make static executables from a dynamic one?

Let me explain the problem with an example. I use some old program in my day to day work, like for example xfig and pdfedit. Now, these programs are quite old and not updated too often; my fear is ...
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Extracting a statically linked library

Is it possible to extract a statically linked library from an executable (e.g. turn it into an .so file), when I have the .h header file declaring the symbols? I also already have the .so file, but ...
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Why can I compile against libclang-3.5.so and not against libclang.so?

I am trying to compile a C source file, that needs to be linked against a dynamic library I installed through apt-get (libclang.so). apt-get installed the clang shared libraries in ...
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Is the compiled version of a binary dynamically linked to the system SSL library?

In my case I build nginx from source and I want to confirm whether I need to rebuild it whenever a new OpenSSL update is released. From what I understand either of these two commands can be used to ...
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ubuntu /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc_s

I am compiling a fortran program by using g77 on Ubuntu 14.04, I got the following error: ubuntu /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc_s Didn't you ever have experience with such problem?
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ImageMagick linking error with libfpx.so: undefined reference to

I was trying to add support for the FlashPIX format in my own build of ImageMagick. In order to achieve this I downloaded the sources libfpx-1.3.1-3.tar.gz from the ImageMagick FTP server for ...
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Problem building asmlibrary

I've got some problem when I try to make the asmlibrary on my 64-bit ubuntu. I'm new to linux and I don't know what "make" command really does, but it gave me this: g++ -pg -o fit vjfacedetect.o ...
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undefined reference to 'dlopen' in installing phonetisaurus

I was trying to install phonetisaurus. In the classical steps of configure, make, make install. I was stuck on make, where it produced this error. I have googled a lot, and many suggested appending ...
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Python 3.3.2 with Shared option is incomplete

On Ubuntu 12.04, I am trying to compile and install Python3.3.2. My compile commands: ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --enable-shared make make install Then I run: /usr/local/bin/python3.3 ...
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libpng15.so.15, cannot open shared object file

I recently downloaded a binary of Blender, and upon running it on got the following error: jdphenix@jdphenix:~/blender/blender_59865$ ./blender ./blender: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Please help building ladosc on 64bit raring

This is a question for the code savy, which I'm not... I'm trying to build a set of oldish ladspa plug-ins called ladosc (you can find them on google-code) but there are errors I can't find a ...
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Does a file reported as “not a dynamic executable” by 'ldd' depend on other libraries?

Just making sure I got this right - I call ldd /path/to/executable and it returns "not a dynamic executable". This means that it doesn't depend on other libraries, correct? If so, does it mean that ...
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Is gcc portable between all 64 bit linux machines

I'm doing work remotely by connecting to a Linux terminal with ssh. The machine I'm connecting to is a 64 bit x86 Linux machine. My computer is also 64 bit Ubuntu machine with an x86 processor. I ...
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please help me understand libraries/includes

I'm trying to understand how libraries work. for example I downloaded a tarball and extracted it. Now I do "./configure", it searches in pre-defined directories from what I understand for certain ...
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Compiling library from source code, how to overwrite current package?

So here's the short story. I wanted to compile the latest Transmission client from source but in order to do that I needed the libevent-2 library which is not available from Ubuntu 10.04's ...
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Issue with compiling OpenSludge

I've tried compiling an adventure game sdk called OpenSludge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/opensludge/). I can compile everything okay include libalure through git (openal library). But whenever I ...
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Help compiling (need old libs)

I need to get a scientific software running but it requires older libs and I don't want to screw my current system. I thought about using an old ubuntu version in a VM. But which would I need? The ...
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How to get .so file to show up in package?

As many of you know by now, I'm building a package :) I am so close to getting it finished so I can upload it to my PPA, but there is still one slight problem: the shared library (.so file) doesn't ...