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Questions tagged [compiling]

Questions related to compiling software from sources, usually using the "make" command.

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Compile a 32-bit libfuzzer application on the 64-bit linux

Recently, I've been familiar with libfuzzer and want to give it a go. Well, as far you know for using Sanitizer it's better to compile the binary in 32bit mode because it on 64bit system requests a ...
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How can I compile & run assembly in Ubuntu 18.04?

So recently I've wanted to learn assembly, so I learnt a bit. I put this into nano and saved it as playground.asm. Now I'm wondering, how do I compile and run it? I've already searched everywhere and ...
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How do I install gcc-5.4 along side gcc-5.5? (Neither of these packages exist)

I'm on 18.04, and need to compile some custom Tensorflow Ops. I need gcc-5.4 specifically because gcc-5.5 breaks things. However, as far as package naming goes, there is only officially "gcc-5". Is ...
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Unable to start Ubuntu after installing Gedit dependencies

While I was trying to build Gedit on Ubuntu 16.04, I followed the prerequisite dependencies and installed them religiously. I noticed that I lost my terminal color, and the preinstalled gedit theme ...
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Is it possible to do the Live customization cd from debian testing? [closed]

I'm building a distro with this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization What I'm wondering is if I can build it on a debian testing host? I mean, all I need is squashfs-tools and ...
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Gccgo error while compiling gcc-8.1 on rhel server [closed]

Facing error while compiling gcc-8.1 version gccgo: error: ../x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/libgo/libgotool.a: No such file or directory make[2]: * [go] Error 1 make[2]: Leaving directory /home/gcc-8.1.0/host-...
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Trying to install the TP-Link TL-WN725 USB adapter but get caught on “make.”

I am pretty new to Ubuntu but I wanted to switch because I liked the hands-on approach Ubuntu provides. Currently I am trying to install the TP-Link TL-WN725 USB adapter and following this guide. I do ...
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Cross-compile for armhf and install a static library

I have set up a cross-compile docker instance. In a nutshell I started setting up the apt-get update apt-get install binutils-multiarch dpkg --add-architecture armhf # Manually add correct armhf ...
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Error while installing reaver-1.4 “no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH” [duplicate]

I'm trying to install reaver-1.4 in my Ubuntu 18.04 system, but it shows this error: root@rashedul-ubuntu:~/Desktop/reaver-1.4/src# ./configure checking for gcc... no checking for cc... no checking ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Build OpenLDAP from source

I want to enable slapd feature --enable-spasswd. So I download OpenLDAP source code from this url. http://mirror.eu.oneandone.net/software/openldap/openldap-release/openldap-2.4.44.tgz Then I run ...
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Trying to setup/install Tp-Link Archer T9UH on fresh Ubuntu 18.04 install

I am a new Ubuntu 18.04 user. I purchased a TP-Link Archer T9UH wifi dongle and I'm having issues installing it and compiling the drivers. I've installed cmake and build-essential all fine. Ubuntu 18....
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Can't build in launchpad, missing dependencies

I have a bunch of .so libraries that can not build. dh_shlibdeps dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: cannot find library libnode.so needed by debian/android-messages/usr/share/android-messages/debian/...
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Issue with gcc/g++ while cmake building (./bootstrap)

I decided to reinstall cmake but after removing it I am having an Issues with installing. After entering a ./bootstrap It prints I am using type of g++ which I dont know how I got it CMake 3.12.0, ...
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Problem with reaver on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

So I was following up with this link https://www.learn2crack.com/2013/07/learn-to-hack-wifi-password-with-ubuntu.html I'm stuck with the 7th step, I'm pasting the reply of the 6th step just in case if ...
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libopencv_highgui.so.2.4: error adding symbols: DSO missing from command line

I am trying to compile a project, i get this output: /usr/bin/ld: CMakeFiles/drive_train.dir/src/drive_train.cpp.o: undefined reference to symbol '_ZN2cv11VideoWriterC1Ev' //usr/lib/libopencv_highgui....
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dpkg -i complains of dependency problems installing kernel re: linux-tools

I have to compile and install my own kernel due to a typo in xhci-pci.c I have a desktop system and a separate server. Compilation on the desktop succeeds. On the server it fails but I suspect that ...
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dpkg -i complains of “conflicting packages” when installing self-compiled kernel

I need to compile and install my own bionic kernels to fix a typo in xhci-pci.c I've done this successfully in the past, as late as 18.04 I think, following the instructions at: https://wiki.ubuntu....
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Error message of embree and ospray on Ubuntu

I encountered errors while installing SCIRun5 (with Qt4.8.4) on Ubuntu 16.04. The errors seem to be related to ospray and embree (most updated version), as follows: CMake Error at cmake/...
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BIGNUM error when comiling asdcplib

Just to begin with: I'm a big Linux/Ubuntu newbie. Now my problem: I am trying to compile/install asdcplib. jannik@jannik-notebook:~/Downloads/asdcplib-2.7.19$ sudo ./configure [sudo] Passwort für ...
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Can I add support for native DSD on a USB DAC without compiling from source?

I have a Topping DX7s DAC that is capable of native DSD512 playback. It defaults to DoP on the default Ubuntu kernel, but I have been able to get native DSD playback by adding the vendor and device ID'...
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Error: Dependency “python3” not found

I am somewhat new to Linux and have installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS two weeks ago. I was following a process today which had me download Meson and Ninja to compile something. I'd run the compiler, it ...
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making gtk/Glade application run on multiple Ubuntu versions

I am developing an application using in C using GTK+ 3.0 and Glade that needs to run on Ubuntu versions 14.04 and up. I am developing on 16.04 and all is working fine here, but when I take the ...
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Some R packages won't install [duplicate]

I have R version 3.4.2, trying to install ggplot2, ran install.packages("ggplot2", dependencies = TRUE) in RStudio. It eventually tells me it exited with non-zero exit status and the errors are hard ...
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How could I switch OpenMPI library based on the gcc/g++ version?

Using the methods describe here I could easily switch gcc version with update-alternatives. Now, I have two versions of openmpi-3.1.1 that is compiled for each of them, namely: /home/user/me/.local/...
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Trying to build kernel on 18.04. No editconfigs option

Trying to build kernel using instructions outlined in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel After running the lines fakeroot debian/rules clean fakeroot debian/rules editconfigs I get ...
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How to build older version of glibc?

I want to build gcc-8.1.0 cross-compiler for ARM from sources, but with glibc 2.23 because of the backward compatibility with some other project I have. I am building it on Ubuntu Xenial 16.04. My ...
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How to install PostgreSQL 9.5 in Ubuntu 18.04?

I want to install PostgreSQL 9.5. But the available version is 9.6. I only need 9.5 to build wal2json against it and test it (requirement because of AWS version).
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nvcc can't find appropriate host compiler

I'm trying to write some CUDA code, so I installed $ sudo apt install nvidia-cuda-toolkit I followed the tutorial here, but got this: $ nvcc add.cu -o add_cuda ERROR: No supported gcc/g++ host ...
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/usr/bin/x86_64-linux-gnu-ld: cannot find -lGL

This post has been translated from German. For the original, please see the revision history. I have written the following program in Qt Creator. The error message refers to Ubuntu. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Make idiom using colon (:) and percent (%) in variable expansion [closed]

What does the KBuild expression: FOO := $(BAR:"%"=%) do as part of a Linux kernel Makefile?
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TextSuggest Universal Autocomplete Installation Error

I followed the instructions to install the autocomplete tool TextSuggest but now I'm stuck at this part: Run the command textsuggest-server in the background, and set it to run on startup. ...
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Is it possible to get GIMP 2.10.4 work on Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I tried to install it from source, but there some dependencies problems, a lot and I don't know how to get them - it seems like they not in repo. Could you get GIMP 2.10.4 work on your Ubuntu 16.04 ? ...
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Zip2john issue on ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Problem: root@ITSASECRET:~/src/john/run# zip2john : command not found I want to add that the srcript is in the directory. I also had a lot of trouble installing Rexgen as well as Bison and ...
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Is it possible to install static libraries from apt in 18.04 x86_64?

I'm trying to build a project that depends on binary distributed static libraries. The linker complains it cannot find ini_config functions, among others: config_params.c:(.text+0x16f): undefined ...
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Possible to install g++ 5 on 14.04 offline?

for reasons too long to delve into I'm wondering if it is not possible to install g++5 (or c++14 compliant) C++ compilers on a machine running 14.04 with NO network access. I'm working on building a ...
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compile soft without cmake or how to install cmake without libcurl4

I want to compile Dino jabber client (https://dino.im/#download), but I can't because I have no cmake. $ ./configure -!- CMake required. I tried to install cmake, but I have some conflict with ...
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How to build wil6210 driver from source code from Git

I want to build and install wil6210 drive which is in the Linux upstream. I have managed to download the source from here. The folder contains Makefile and another file named Kconfig. When I try to ...
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Location of installed software in Ubuntu [closed]

I am trying to make sure I understand exactly where packages are installed on Ubuntu. Here is what I currently understand (correct me if I am wrong)" Packages on Ubuntu can be installed: 1) With ...
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Compiling a file and adding to a “library path”

First, I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. I obtained the following directions from a CFD website: "Hey Alex, I just had the same problem as you did, but a friend of mine found a fix. It is ...
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Software compiled from source does not work after first run

Hi I am trying to use a piece of Japanese NLP software called MeCab, written in Python and distributed with only source. ( http://taku910.github.io/mecab/ ) It has been giving me trouble since the ...
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rebuild ubuntu from source, is it possible? How?

I want to rebuild Ubuntu for another hardware. So I'm wondering if there is any way to get the current stable source code for all software locally installed on my computer and recompiled them with ...
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Can't see compiled kernel in grub list

I have just compiled my kernel for the first time, at the end everything went well and I got no erros, but i still can't see it at the list of Available kernels in the grub. I use ubuntu 18.04, does ...
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Installing clang 5.0 properly so that other libs can see it

I followed this guide to install clang 5.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 build. I was trying to build a ruby gem source which uses clang 5.0. However, it can't see certain libs, specifically clang/Lex/Token.h ...
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ccmake update Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Hi all (I'm new to ubuntu), I want to install ANTs (https://github.com/ANTsX/ANTs/wiki/Compiling-ANTs-on-Linux-and-Mac-OS) on ubuntu 16.04 LTS which results in: CMake 3.10.2 or higher is required. ...
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Can someone help me compile Nautilus DropBox for arm?

I'm trying to use the DropBox service for Nautilus on my Laptop which is an Arm ChromeBook running Ubuntu on Crouton. I've tried to compile Nautilus DropBox for it but it has "permission denied" ...
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Which of these generated deb from kernel compilation I need to install?

My compiled kernel generated the following: linux-cloud-tools-4.15.0-23_4.15.0-23.25_amd64.deb linux-cloud-tools-4.15.0-23-dbgsym_4.15.0-23.25_amd64.ddeb linux-cloud-tools-4.15.0-23-generic_4.15.0-23....
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How to Compile and Install qTox from GitHub on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I tried to look at similar threads. I don't understand the answers. How do I simply install this? The recommended way would be to build from source, download https://github.com/qTox/qTox and run ...
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/usr/bin/x86_64-linux-gnu-ld: gen_context.o: unknown type [0x20] section `'

Are any members familiar with the error that I encounter when trying to compile Dash via the command make on Ubuntu 16.04 Making all in src make[1]: Entering directory '/root/dash/src' make[2]: ...
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Undefined reference to symbol acos@@GLIBC_2.2.5 while compiling xpdf

I get the following error while compiling xpdf using make. I've tried using the command: LIBS=-l make but it doesn't work. I know the problem is that the c compiler cannot recognise the math code in ...
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Build linux kernel 4.15.0-22 scripts/Makefile.clean [closed]

I want to compile linux-source-4.15.0-22 on xenial(16.04-4). When i use the following command I have received an error. make clean distclean && make mrproper && make-kpkg clean cp /...