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How can I automatically rebuild a package with a different compiler?

I would like to build a specific package, say upx-ucl with my local installation of afl-fuzz. Is there an easy way to do that? It would be perfect if the result was the deb package with a new build.
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Install lemonbar from source

I'm having difficulty installing lemonbar package. Once I've extracted the archive, how do I compile? I'm a bit new so I only know the ./configure, make, sudo make install thing.
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what-source (part of what-utils) returns package name two times

On my Ubuntu 14.04.2, what-source returns two times the package name for some packages, e.g. ~$ what-source openssl openssl openssl or ~$ what-source firefox firefox firefox Is this normal ...
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How to add the source packages on launchpad to my PPA?

I have a working project on launchpad, with generation of packages for three version of Ubuntu distribution and all is fine there. However, I cannot find the option to tell launchpad to put the source ...
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Looking for lasem (pre-compiled mathview package for Ubuntu)

I've searched high and low, but it seem that this package simply does not exist for Ubuntu yet? (v 0.4.x) In any case, it ought to exist, because AbiWord requires it for its mathview plugin which it ...
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Does packages.ubuntu.com provide a search API?

The Debian package directory provides a simple API to search for package releases. For instance this query results can be accessed as JSON at https://sources.debian.net/api/src/libtry-tiny-perl/. Is ...
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How can I know which options have been passed to ./configure while compiling / building a Debian package?

To close voters: This question is different from the question linked, because its scope is to find the options passed to ./configure during the building of a generic Debian package, not only to find ...
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Juju charm, what to do when you can't reach archive.ubuntu.com?

I'm writing a Juju Charm for StrongSwan to auto-configure a VPN server. One of the things I noticed with the CharmHelpers code is that the apt_update() function only checks for DPKG lock. I want to ...
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What are the implications of compiling packages from source?

What are the implications of compiling packages from source? For example, what if doing sudo apt-get upgrade upgrades a dependency of the manually-installed package? How would using a package from the ...
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add 14.04 ppa in 12.04 source.list and install package messed up the WHOLE system

I was adding trusty(14.04) ppa to my 12.04 in order to install python3-progressbar. after successfully installed the python3-progressbar. I use apt-get install synaptic to install synaptic package. ...
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failed to download package sources

I am trying to download package sources for all the installed packages in 14.04.2 release version. I tried the method described here ... How to download the source packages for all installed ...
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How to install standalone LINE or LINE plugin for Pidgin in Kubuntu 14.04?

I want to use LINE in my Kubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately LINE has no official release for Linux. I found some unconfirmed sources of installing LINE in Linux. I tried LINE with Wine, but it did not work ...
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Single list item stopping package manager

Full error log: starts here: E:Unable to parse package file /var/lib/apt/lists/ubuntu.c3sl.ufpr.br_ubuntu_dists_trusty_universe_i18n_Translation-pt%%5fBR (1), The item above is from universe and ...
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Error While Running W3af

Hey Every0ne <<< Got A problem And i Hope You Help Me With :( ! When i Just Trying To run W3af GUI Or The Console , i Got This :- Hash of the package ...
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I need help compiling evince from source package on Ubuntu 14.10

After obtaining build-dependencies and source code for Evince document viewer through sudo apt-get build-dep evince apt-get source evince on ubuntu 14.10, I run configure script and got the ...
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How I set any distribution for Debian package?

When I try to make a Debian source package for Launchpad, in /debian/changelog file, I must set a distribution like this: package-name (1.0-1) trusty; urgency=low ... Now, I want to release my ...
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What's the official method for checking integrity of a source package?

I want to add a feature to pam, and I figured a good starting point was to download the libpam-modules source. On download, I notice this warning: gpgv: Can't check signature: public key not found ...
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how to know which version of the compiler used to install a program from source among all versions of the that compiler

I installed a program via source code . To do that I downloaded a gcc and g++ appropriate for that. I use this command in order to install that $ export CC=gcc-?? CXX=g++-?? && ./install ...
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What is ABecho command line in Teamviewer Package

I convert a debian package to tgz package using alien -t . Then , i browse this new package to inspect some scripts : One of script includes this code: ABecho "teamviewer" "run teamviewer ...
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There are no repos [closed]

I have PC Engines Apu . I wanted to install Linux to Apu over PXE. I m trying to install this on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS #yum install tftp-server syslinux httpd dhcpd There ...
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How to skip installation of a debian package if a file exist in the system?

I'm interesting in avoiding the installation of the content of a debian package when a file is present in the system, eg. /usr/local/bin/token. I'd like than the debian package will look for the ...
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deb package building

While trying to build a package, I gave the following command in terminal: cd Downloads/src/ cd unity-5.10.0/ dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -uc -b Then it gives the output: dpkg-buildpackage: ...
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How do you force apt-get source to get the package you ask for

$ apt-get source libtiff4 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Picking 'tiff3' as source package instead of 'libtiff4' E: Unable to find a ...
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Where in the debian source package do I specifiy where the program should be installed?

Currently my program installs to /usr/bin or whatever and I need to change it to /opt/appname. Where do I specify that in the debian source package? Rasmus
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Trouble downloading packages

When I try to download any of the following package, it shows error. sudo apt-get install libelf-dev sudo apt-get install tcl-dev sudo apt-get install tk-dev Reading package lists... Building ...
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Where do I find VLC's source code? [duplicate]

I have installed VLC 2.0.8 TwoFlower and I was wondering where I can find VLC's source code. I am using ubuntu 13.10 and I don't plan to do anything with the code, I just want to have a look at it.
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Discrepancy with Swish++ names

I asked this question earlier, but I still have no answer. The problem is: I use ubuntu 12.04, and I need to install Swish++ from the source code. I've downloaded the package from the official page ...
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How do I extract the package version from debian/changelog?

What's the most robust way to parse a source package's debian/changelog file (or debian/control?) to get the package's version number? Something like: pkgver=$(dpkg-parsechangelog | magic_goes_here) ...
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How do I prevent apt-get from upgrading packages built from source with apt pinning? [duplicate]

I have a package installed (xcp-xapi) which is prone to a bug. The fix is very simple (only a couple of lines in the code) so what I do is the following: apt-get source xcp-xapi Then I find the ...
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Huawei Linux driver on Ubuntu 13.04

installing the driver for the Huawei Vodafone K3772 key in Ubu 13.04 I get the following error: "make: *** [install] Errore 2 Install NDIS driver failed. The compiling environment is not all ready. ...
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What to do if 'sudo make install' does not work for tar.gz files?

I downloaded the galaxium chat client tar.gz package from google code repositories. But, I am not able to install it with normal sudo make install command as described in the instructions, it gives ...
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Source package: precise build dependencies policy for Software Centre

I was seeking for a detailed specification of what's allowed as build dependencies for sources packages to be published in the Software Centre. I found Ubuntu Policy Manual — Chapter 4 - Source ...
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Add custom steps to source package's debian/package.postinst?

I have a package that incorporates an auto-generated debian/package.postinst.debhelper file into the generated binary. When I put my own code into a file at debian/package.postinst, the auto-generated ...
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anyone know how to reset source.list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I restore the default repositories? is there anyway to reset my source.list ? i try to follow the trick for this forum ...
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How to search for source packages?

I can use aptitude to search for packages using a search term. For example, to search for all packages whose name begins with Foo: $ aptitude search Foo* However, this listing does not include ...
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Added key, but dget still shows “gpg: Can't check signature: public key not found”

Trying to download Django source package using dget and the .dsc file from here. Then dget fails to verify the source, because it is missing a public key. $ dget https://launchpad.net/ubuntu... ...