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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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Ubuntu kernel sources - git and apt-get inconsistency?

I am trying to build Ubuntu kernel, following the instructions on ubuntu BuildYourOwnKernel. I am interested to use git so I can easily branch and backtrack my errors. I got a version using git like ...
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bash: complete: filenames: invalid option name?

When I try to source my .bashrc file after updating it with new environment variables, I get the following message: "bash: complete: filenames: invalid option name". As I'm new to Ubuntu, I'm not ...
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How can I view the history of a source file from apt-get source?

It seems I cannot find the answer to that one as easily as I have hoped. I have a package, and I suspect a change in one of the conf broke something in my tests. For example, how can I get see the ...
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ubuntu kernel git for xenial gives wrong source version

I'm trying to pull kernel sources from this location: http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git/ubuntu/ubuntu-xenial.git/ And I'm expecting to see 4.4.0-21/22 related sources. What I'm getting is 4.4.8 version ...
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How do I apt-get source squid on Xenial and rebuild the package

I've installed squid using apt-get install squid, and it's installed squid 3.x. However I need to compile --with-openssl however when I attempt apt-get source squid it redirects to the squid3 (dummy) ...
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(16.04) Installing from source with no configure file

I'm supposed to install some fitting software from a source; the software is called XMBF (http://www.stefanmeinel.com/software/XMBF/). Supplied with the source code is a makefile, but no configure ...
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Which file defines the virtual console color

I am trying to find the source in the Ubuntu kernel tree that defines color values for the virtual console. Where is it defined? On other linux distributions, it is defined in drivers/char/vt.c
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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. bcmwl-kernel-...
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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 liblucene++...
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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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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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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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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: apt-get ...
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Installing with source and package

I recently installed mysql and apache from source, and php using apt-get. I wanted to install php with source, so I removed php package but accidentally removed packages named "mysql-common apache2.2-...
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build latest Gnome from source Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 with gnome 3.20.4 I wanted to know if it possible to build the latest gnome from source on my Ubuntu, from git using the guide
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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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Command 'source' do not work in script

In the command line it's working well: $ . /home/gk/venv36/bin/activate The same command in the script file is not working. The file has 744 modes. All echo-commands before and after . /home/gk/...
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Why I failed to get the correct linux kernel version

I want to build a ubuntu kernel with debuginfo,so I did thease as following: uname -a 4.13.0-43-generic #48~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu May 17 12:56:46 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Downloading ...
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Error in getting source

I am new to the linux environment, I faced an issue while performing git clone, So I tried the solution mentioned in this link https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pycurl/+question/221185 But ...
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Source download location and documents that show load sequence of OS

I am wanting to learn more about the inner workings of Linux. I'd like to get the source code for study, and any documentation that takes me through the load sequence from boot to running kernel. If ...
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“Line in” source not recognized in 16.04

"Line in" source won't play through to headphone output though it worked in Windows on the same machine when in dual boot. ALSAmixer shows LINE but no volume slider on the Capture page (F4) in ...
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Can somebody please explain Canonical's ubuntu security webpage?

take this url for example: CVE-2017-100112 I can see there are many "Packages" listed as small tables, I have multiple questions regarding them, take this package for example 1. Why are there so ...
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Why does Ubuntu Software Center not store the Universe source?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04LTS with LXDE on a msi notebook. Whenever I go to install something from Ubuntu Software Center which is from the 'Universe' source I always have to click 'use this source' and ...
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compiling openCV: make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop

I am currently following those steps provided by servo to compile and setup openCV. However I am stuck just after having done this: sudo cmake -D CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=RELEASE -D INSTALL_C_EXAMPLES=ON –D ...
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System type to install program from source

I need to install a program from source code and during the installation it asks for "system type (? for a list) [gnu]:" When I press ? to see the list I get the following: sgi, sgi-debug, sgi-mips3, ...