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No rule to make target 'install'

I downloaded a package which in readme file suggested installing it with ./configure && make && make install. After command exeuction, something worked and it was probably just ./...
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How to run an alias inside an alias in fish?

I aliased sudo to please with a space: $ alias please='sudo ' $ please ll I have tried this in Fish, but it doesn't work: $ alias please='sudo ' $ please ll sudo: ll: command not found
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how to install this tar.gz without .config, /bin/ and readme in ubuntu 22.04?

i want to install hoxx vpn in ubuntu 22.04. i have dowloaded tar.gz file and extracted it. it does not contain any readme.txt or ./configure or /bin/ file. i sent an email to the developer and he ...
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Cannot run apt-get upgrade

I run sudo apt-get upgrade -y after sudo apt-get clean && sudo apt-get update, this is the full output I get: Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done Calculating ...
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Why can't I search with slash in the terminal?

After opening any man page and pressing / there is no reaction from man. Although if I open files with vim everything works fine and I can search through them. $ uname -v #47~20.04.2-Ubuntu SMP Mon ...
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Inconsistent indentation with YAML

While trying to set up my Ubuntu Server, I've stumbled upon this error when typing Netplan Generate Invalid YAML: inconsistent indentation: But it just shows ^ I have ...
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Deploy Ubuntu 2004 EN but with swiss french keyboard layout

I am deploying Ubuntu Focal fossa via Network boot with a preseed file ubuntu_config.cfg. Inside this file I have this: .. d-i debian-installer/language string en d-i debian-installer/country string ...
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How to display error messages during .configure to the standard console?

When compiling from source, we use .configure as the first step. .configure may call some other commands like cc which may fail and print error messages, like header not found or some other compile ...
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Age old python install issues, update python3-distils

I've had this problem many times and not been able to solve. I've just manually compiled and installed python 3.10 on ubuntu 20.04, for some reason think that latest is likely to be the best however ...
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Mouse side buttons not working

I tried to install btnx-config on my ubuntu but for some reason when I enter the command ./configure make in the termial I get this: configure: WARNING: you should use --build, --host, --target ...
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While trying to install RegCM I get configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables after executing ./configure

used configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables and got this checking build system type... x86_64-pc-linux-gnu checking host system type... x86_64-pc-linux-gnu checking how to print ...
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Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages'...showing 20.04

It is new pc .My processor is intel i5 10500 64bit. I am not finding brighness option in top bar or settings also. When I type in terminal sudo apt-get update then it is showing Hit:4 https://...
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How to create a config for your find and delete script [closed]

I have a script that does the following task: Search in a directory for a file with the determined criteria. find Documents/Files/Logfiles/ -mtime +1d -type f '(' -name '*.log' -or -name '*[0-9].*' ')'...
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How to install sasm on ubuntu 18.04

I am new user. I am trying to install SASM on ubuntu 18.04 i386 but but I can not find a file named configure in the link below, can you help me? https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/...
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Almost impossible to set up fans

I'm not a techie but I've come a long way. Maybe someone can help me. Maybe there's just an app to change your fans that I haven't found. I've looked everywhere for help tools, tips or explanations ...
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problem when running configure for PSPP [duplicate]

I am currently trying to install PSPP-0.4.0.1 on my Ubuntu 20.04.2. When I run the configure-script I get the following message: configure: error: You must install libgslcblas The first time this ...
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./configure: error: working directory cannot be determined

I am extremely frustrated with this error. now it is worth noting that running cd "$(pwd)" and echoing all environment variables, everything seems in order. I am currently trying to install ...
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Cannot find appropriate C compiler on this system

i got this error when using ./bootstrap command for installing cmake --------------------------------------------- CMake 3.18.0, Copyright 2000-2020 Kitware, Inc. and Contributors ---------------------...
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White page appearing during BASE Installation for SNORT 2.9.17.1

I am installing SNORT 2.9.17.1 using a mannual SNORT-IPS-Tutorial (https://snort-org-site.s3.amazonaws.com/production/document_files/files/000/000/069/original/Snort-IPS-Tutorial.pdf?X-Amz-Algorithm=...
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Error found when loading /home/[username]/.profile, tput: No value for $TERM and no -T specified

When I login to my system, I got this popup: Error found when loading /home/[username]/.profile: tput: No value for $TERM and no -T specified As a result the session will not be configured correctly....
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the raw command to compile `login`

I want to manually compile the login command (with the exact CC and LD commands). https://packages.ubuntu.com/groovy/login /tmp/shadow_4.8.1.orig/src$ make VERBOSE=1 CC login.o CCLD ...
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Installing a software (Papyrus 5.0) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I was trying to install papyrus on Ubuntu, but I am a newbie to Ubuntu and don't exactly know how to install it. I have downloaded a tar.gz (of papyrus) file. After extraction I have the following ...
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Editing my i3 config file makes no change

I am trying to replace Dmenu with Rofi but any alterations to my config file have zero effects. To start I used the setup wizard and ran: mkdir ~/.i3 and then: cp /etc/i3/config ~/.i3/config After ...
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Instructions for installing `youtube-dl` from source code - Ubuntu 20.04

I have recently had some issues installing youtube-dl on Ubuntu 20.04. THIS IS NOT THE SAME QUESTION. Those issues have been resolved, but I am not: a Python user comfortable with snap yet And it ...
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uninstall program compiled with make

I'm trying to understand somethings about make command, and even if I've read the manual I still have some doubts about its usage. In particular, if I install a program (consisting in many packages) ...
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HPLIP update doesn't finish - how to stop the installation safely?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and a printer HP Color Laserjet pro mfp m281fdw. Printing works, but scanning does not. In order to fix the missing scanning function I thought I would update my HPLIP and ...
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Getting error while trying to run ./configure --prefix=/tools so to install systemc

I am trying to install systemc-2.3.3 on ubuntu 18.04LTS. Previously I tried with 20LTS that didn't work for some reason.I am following these instructions :Installation of SystemC-2.3.3. I am a newbie ...
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How to install PyCharm from zip file? [duplicate]

I have downloaded PyCharm and unzipped using unzip command. By using help from the internet I did everything to install it, but the ./configure command shows me an error: bash: ./configure: No such ...
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Creating a bootable USB with saved configurations

In the past I've run Kubuntu from a USB stick. Use it to download and stream movies/sports from pirate sites that would otherwise plague my windows OS with spyware, and can take it anywhere to use on ...
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How to get KDE to update settings once config file has been changed

I am updating a kde config file (~/.config/kaccessrc) using a script. My script makes the required change to the file but the settings are not updated on the system. I assume I have to tell KDE to re-...
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. configure issue [duplicate]

I tried to run the below command in order to procede to install a program: $ . configure but after few second the Ubuntu terminal close, without any message. What happened? Thanks for your time about ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 does not boot to Desktop

The settings of extension desktop-icons@csoriano had an error: SyntaxError: redeclaration of const ICON_SIZE Stack trace: _init@resource:///org/gnome/Shell/Extensions/js/extensionsService.js:204:33 ...
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docker run command ends up in : nginx: [emerg] unknown directive "events" in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf:1

I have installed nginx-extras from Ubuntu bash shell in my desktop Windows 10 O.S. The is required to spin up a docker container for an ASP.NET Core 3.1 Blazor web assembly application for serving the ...
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APT "/var/cache/apt/archives" Cache Configuration

I need to can configure the APT "/var/cache/apt/archives" Cache. Example: Set "Maximum Folder Cache Size" Get/Set "How much time, have to be passed, to remove an older version of a DEB file"."
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How to customise both choices and description of a debconf question?

I'm currently working on a package script where I need to provide customised choices and also wish to provide an extended description based on those choices. I've successfully modified a Linux ...
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How to install Celestia on 19.10 [duplicate]

Celestia still doesn't have binaries for 19.10 The other option is to build from source. I've downloaded the source of 1.6.2-beta2 from github. Installed needed packages written here. plus gettext ...
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./configure command completed with warning, configure: WARNING: `missing' script is too old or missing

After running command of ./configure sams@sams-desktop:~/Desktop/softwedge-1.0.0$ ./configure checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is sane......
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how to make a symbolic link to a folder at first logon

I have an Ubuntu 18.04.3 installation with 20 users (no superusers) and I just copied 2 pdf files in the /usr/share/coure_share/ folder where everybody has access to. I want to make a symbolic link on ...
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How to install ASF MapReady software in Ubuntu? [closed]

I am trying to install a software named ASF MapReady from github. But unable to proceed while running the first step ./configure --prefix=/usr/local as in the description of github. The error I get: ...
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Kubuntu 19.04 wont allow my pics as wallpapers

So I am trying to customise the Kubuntu desktop. I select "add image" navigate to my pictures and select, it displays correctly on screen, but when I reboot it reverts back to out of the box desktop....
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Are Ubuntu Server and Desktop configured/compiled differently?

I am considering to use Ubuntu Server for a very low-end x86_64 machine. I am wondering what's the difference, and found this: difference between ubuntu server, minimal, and desktop I still have a ...
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Configure error "g++ version cannot be determined"

I am relatively new to using Ubuntu (ver. 18.04) and am trying to install a software package for research work. the package can be obtained from https://github.com/chetzer-ncpa/ncpaprop When i try to ...
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Error: Expected a right parenthesis in expression at (1) after `make` command

I am compiling a software following this tutorial (called PRESTO), but when I type ./configure, I receive the following message: $ make && sudo make install Making all in src make[1]: enter ...
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How to position windows with compizconfig-settings-manager

At boot/login two apps are launched in my system, and I need to control their positions on the screen. I have installed compizconfig-settings-manager and found the Place Window option. But there ...
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configure: error: linking to Fortran libraries from C fails

I am following this tutorial to install the mentioned software (called PRESTO), but when I type ./configure, I receive the following message: checking how to get verbose linking output from /home/...
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Snapcraft - configure - permission denied

I'm building a snap but when I build the package, snapcraft tell me : Failed to run './configure --prefix=' for 'synchrorep': Exited with code 126. When I launch ./configure on my local, all is fine....
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Configure error: could not find the zlib library

I am trying to install lalsuite on ubuntu according to the instructions here: https://pycbc.org/pycbc/latest/html/install_lalsuite.html Everything went smoothly until I ran ./00boot ./configure --...
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How to get rid of virtual keyboard?

I am using a hp 23 display on a laptop and when I open a new tab in Chrome, a virtual keyboard comes up on the screen. How do I get rid of it as I have a keyboard on USB which I use?
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How can I find and edit multiple lines and replace them using sed on nginx/sites-available/default

I need to uncomment the existing text inside the default file the file in this site is very similar to my default file https://salsa.debian.org/nginx-team/nginx/blob/master/debian/conf/sites-...
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cmd "./configure" not executing

I am trying to install gsl 2.5 on Ubuntu 18.04. Followed the following steps: 1. Downloaded the latest gsl pkg from http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gsl/. Unzipped the tarball with archive manager, a folder ...
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