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How to build a package from source?

Im a linux noob, first and foremost. Not as nooby as your usual unsuspecting windows user, but a noob nonetheless. I was trying to build a package called zenbu from source. I downloaded it and ...
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Where is file's source package? [duplicate]

Where can I find the source for unix "file" command? Synaptic lists a "file" package but no file-src package. I'm not finding the source online either.
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Looking for some simple webcam software

It seems that uvccapture might meet my need for a simple webcam application. However, trying to build it "out of the box", I get this bewildering collection ... gcc -std=gnu99 -O2 -DLINUX ...
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How can I find the source code for linux commands? [duplicate]

I often come across interesting Linux commands that make me wonder; what are these commands actually doing? Yes, they might be 'force-removing dependencies', 'installing programs' and doing lots of ...
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What is exactly Linux From Scratch? [closed]

I want to developing a Linux From Scratch but is that custom Linux like based on some kind of linux ? I installed an ubuntu, when I make LFS it would be base on Ubuntu?
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Why does an older kernel source get installed?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 kernel 3.19.0-39-generic and wonder why when installing the kernel sources version 3.13.0 of the kernel source actually gets installed..?! ~# uname -r 3.19.0-39-generic ~# ...
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how to source csh script from bash environment?

I am using bash shell but some of the scripts that I need to source are in csh format. Can somebody tell how I can source csh scripts from bash shell? By sourcing I mean the sourced csh script should ...
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how to concatenate path with variables from source file

I have a source file that contains some variables, for example, locate=$HOME and a shell script that contains . .foorc cat ${locate}/file.txt I get cat error with the "no such file" ...
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Compiled vs Install(speed comparation) [closed]

I have a quick question because I'm not sure what to think... When Ubuntu run more fasted? When I've compiled the source code or when I've install it normal? Because I've see and read a lot of ...
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Overriding cd builtin to source env settings, possible to use with autocd?

I am currently overriding the builtin cd command to source an environment file based on the environment currently being built. My main question pertains to how cd runs when I have shopt -s autocd ...
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Can't make, says Kernel source is missing

I'm trying to follow the instructions here http://wiki.freepbx.org/display/FOP/Installing+FreePBX+13+on+Ubuntu+Server+14.04.2+LTS to install FreePBX/Asterisk on my Ubuntu server. When I try to ...
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Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file with apt-get update

Whenever I execute apt-get update on my ubuntu 14.04, I get this error ! W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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How do I recompile my kernel without qt3?

So I'm trying to recompile my kernel (it doesn't have uinput support but nm that). I followed the instructions on How to install needed Qt packages to build kernel on 14.04? but when I run ...
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How to download source code of package_name into specified directory ?

The following command downloads the source code of pure-ftp into the current directory. apt-get source pure-ftp How to download it into specified directory? I want to download the source code of ...
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Is there a way to create debian source packages through dpkg?

Is there a way to create debain source packages (.dsc) through dpkg? I've spent ages messing about with other tools, such as dh-make and cowbuilder but my efforts have been without success. Is it ...
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How can I download the source code of kernel 3.5.0-17-generic image shipped with Ubuntu-12.10

Where can I get the exact source code of linux kernel version 3.5.0-17-generic which is shipped with Ubuntu 12.10 ?
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Unable to open software center and nautilus

I am unable to open software center and nautilus, I get ths error if i open them: E: Malformed line 2 in the source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list (type) E: Could not read list of ...
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Where is the Python source? (needed in pyqtdeploy)

Apparently I need the python source (to use pyqtdeploy: Locations->Host Python Locations->Source Directory can't be empty). As pointed out in medigeek's answer in 'Where is Python source code?' I can ...
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set -n not working in shell script when executing with source

this is the shell script.. #!/bin/bash set -n <<COMMENT1 tHIS IS A MULTILINE COMMENT MAN COMMENT1 <<COMMENT1 THII COMMENT1 : echo "this is ashok" echo "${LOGNAME}" when executing ...
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How to add device sources to the repositories?

I just tried to build Android from source code, using this guide: http://xda-university.com/as-a-developer/getting-started-building-android-from-source The problem is there: Once you have obtained ...
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What are the make/build/install commands for module?

I'm working on a hardware issue. In a nutshell, Bluetooth isn't working. Solution I saw was to build and install this package but it's been years since I did that. Could use some hints. ...
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Modify Skype's Contacts Contextual Menu

I did not come to the forum before googling my question, and I did my best to insure that my issue was not addressed here before I do it. Here is my question : Is it possible to change the order of ...
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apt-cache search <package> doesn't detected package built from source and installed using dpkg -i

Because I wanted to install some packages after building them with g++-4.9, I did: /usr/local/src $ sudo apt-get source --compile libmysql++3 /usr/local/src $ sudo apt-get souce --compile ...
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Is there a way to install all packages (and their dependencies) in a repository

Is there a way to install all packages (and their dependencies) in a repository ? I am using synaptic package manager and I cannot mark all the packages within a repo because its dependencies are not ...
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gimp source build error g_module_build_path

I m trying to build gimp 2.8 from source, all dependencies are me but now while if "make" on it it gives this error: /i386-linux-gnu/libgtk-x11-2.0.so: error: undefined reference to ...
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Edit Gimp source code for personal requirements

I wanna edit gimp source code for my personal specific requirements that are custom printing related, is there any way i can download edit and compile gimp code for windows and ubuntu...?
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Can I submit my non-free closed-source Qt application to Ubuntu Software Center without providing sources?

I don't want to provide sources of my application. Can I submit it as deb package or other way?
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How can i downgrade a package installed from source?

i installed glib2.42 from source but that's creating a problem for me. So i tried to downgrade it running make uninstall and installed glib2.28 afterwards. But now when i try to build a software using ...
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Open source drivers Vsync

I have a question related to open source ATI drivers, I want to disable Vsync because it makes minecraft laggy (on Ubuntu 14.04). Can someone tell me how to do that? I've found this. But since I'm not ...
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How to get source list with Ubuntu and Debian packages?

I am using bugtraq OS and I want to add a new source list in my source file at /etc/apt/sources.list, so I need to get a sources.list file for Debian and Ubuntu in one file.
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Bash script environment can't get exported variable from user

I have a user daniel, from which I'd like to retrieve an exported value as root. So I did some research and came up with this command: $ su - daniel -c '. ~/export_script; echo $EXPORT_PATH' > ...
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Why isn't .profile sourced when opening a terminal?

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. According to .profile, # ~/.profile: executed by the command interpreter for login shells. # This file is not read by bash, if ~/.bash_profile or ~/.bash_login ...
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How to build a source package?

I'm the lead developer of an open source software called GDevelop (https://github.com/4ian/GD): I'd like to distribute it on Ubuntu and benefit from the Launchpad platform to get it automatically ...
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source not reading symlink correctly?

My .bashrc file is a symlink to ~/Scripts/rc/bashrc. This works well for me, and has been for years. However, as of today, this is what I am seeing: bash-4.3$ source .bashrc bash: source: .bashrc: ...
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Package 'lib32ncurses5-dev', 'lib32z1-dev' has no installation candidate [NOT a duplicate, I tried all soution posted here]

I'm trying to build blink(content_shell) on Ubuntu 12.04 32bit and I am stuck on build/install-build-deps.sh. I think I have tried every single solution that I found on stackoverflow Error Log: It ...
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Preferred way to remove duplicate source list [duplicate]

My system (Anacron job, whatever that is) tells me the following: /etc/cron.daily/apt-show-versions: Duplicate sources.list entry http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main i386 Packages ...
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run bash script from another script and redirect its output

Hi everyone I have to do a program.. I'll be really concise to explain it... And hat I've already done and what i have to do... Simply, I have to do a "simulator" in Bash that run exercises of ...
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How to contribute binary .debs for others?

I routinely work with Armhf devices, however not all the packages I use exist in a form that apt-get can easily install. Therefore I spend a lot of time compiling from source packages that exist on ...
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Problem with source list [duplicate]

I'm getting the message: E: Malformed line 59 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be read. How can I fix it?
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sh: 2: source: not found

I am having a problem with the installation of Armitage in Ubuntu 14.04 I have followed this link and everything is Okey http://www.darkoperator.com/installing-metasploit-in-ubunt/ But the last ...
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Install git from source

I am attempting to install git from source to use last version of git. http://git-scm.com/book/en/Getting-Started-Installing-Git $ tar -zxf git-2.0.1.tar.gz $ cd git-2.0.1 $ make prefix=/usr/local ...
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How to make a project of Krusader

An example for my general question An introduction to translating and debugging source code : I had installed the 'Qt 4 Designer' and I have downloaded the krusader-2.4.0-beta3.tar.bz2 file. Among the ...
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Upgrading to Bluez 5.19 from source

I've successfully compiled Bluez 5.19 from source using ./config and then make, but I'm stuck on the next step. Make install doesn't seem to overwrite the old Bluez (when checked with dpkg -l, it ...
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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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Compile PHP by source. Stuck at phar.phar

I am trying to install PHP (Version - 5.5.11) by source since I need php installation with enable-debug and enable-maintainer-zts options. Downloaded the package ./configure --enable-maintainer-zts ...
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Where is the installed kernel source located?

I have installed kernel source with sudo apt-get install linux-source -y Now, where is the source located?
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“ERROR: Kernel configuration is invalid”

I have been stuck on this issue for two days now and couldnt find a fix for this. I installed a realtime kernel with sudo apt-get install linux-rt because KauNet (which is an ipfw extension) ...
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While Upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 i personally edited the source list and corrupted it, Need suggestion to resolve and upgrade! [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu, while upgrading from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 i was getting some errors in the source list. While trying to make it right i used a source list of another pc and replaced it with mine, ...
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Correct way of downloading the running ubuntu 12.04 source code

If I download the source code as: git clone git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu-precise.git In Makefile I can see VERSION = 3 PATCHLEVEL = 2 SUBLEVEL = 55 EXTRAVERSION = If I do this: ...
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Malformed line in my sources list, how to resolve?

Before i start, i've tried the solution from this thread How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list? but unfortunately, the steps performed in that thread are already covered for me. The ...