Compiling is the process of transforming source code into byte codes for a particular computer architecture.

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How to create /usr/src/linux-headers-{version} files

I am trying to compile a custom kernel for Nvidia's Jetson TK1 board, and it seems that as well as the kernel itself (zImage) I will need /usr/src/linux-headers-{version} and /lib/modules/{version}. ...
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What is the most managable way to install a program from source in Debian? [duplicate]

Let's say that I've found a program that I want to install on my machine. It is only available as a source tarball that can be built with the usual ./configure; make; make install. While I could do ...
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Distcc with zeroconf doesn't work through wi-fi access point

I've got some distcc build servers connected through wi-fi. I don't want use static IP's, I think zeroconf is better. But I can't see servers using distcc --show-hosts on my main machine (connected ...
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How do I install sfml-audio to build extreme tux racer?

I have downloaded extreme tux racer as a .tar.xz on sourceforge. I performed tar xJF on the file, a directory was created, I entered it and there I performed ./configure. A list of Dependencies was ...
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can not install, No targets specified and no makefile found. Error

I'm trying to install kiwix on fedora 23 when I tried to compile kiwix sourcecode under my computer. and when I want to run make, it shows me this message! [ar.lnx@host kiwix-0.9] $ make make: *** ...
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“make” stops during installation of tty0tty (null-modem emulator)

I try to install tty0tty a null-modem emulatom like in the linked installation guide, but I have a problem at "3. Build the kernel module from provided source": user@linux-bmne:/run/media/.../...
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Loop device support on self compiled kernel doesn't work

I compiled 3.10 kernel, I checked that these configuration lines are not commented CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP_MIN_COUNT=8 When i'm trying to mount loop device I get this error # ...
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Use multi-threaded make by default?

Is there any way to have make use multi-threading (6 threads is ideal on my system) system-wide, instead of by just adding -j6 to the command line? So, that if I run make, it acts the same as if I ...
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problems with running tcsh file

I can't get the following program to run. When I try running it, it says set goal = `head -c 15 < /dev/urandom | base64 | sed 's/[^0-9]//g' | sed' Usage: tcsh [ -bcdefilmnqstvVxX ] [ argument ... ]...
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Problem when installing FADE on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install FADE (Secure Overlay Cloud Storage with File Assured Deletion) but i have some problems when i try to install it. Here is the error. root@GRayFox:/home/ahmed/fade-0.2# make make:...
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Building Handbrake on Debian Jessie

I have found a web site that explains how to install Handbrake 0.9.9 on Jessie. The explanations there seem a bit outdated, because it advises to use SVN to get the sources, but Handbrake has switched ...
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Buliding libaffa: running make says Nothing to be done for 'all'

I'm trying to compile the library libaffa, with the following procedure: sudo ./configure -> OK sudo make && make install -> "Nothing to be done for 'all' " How do I fix this? I run ...
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Distcc ld error

I want to compile supertuxkart for notebook on my main computer (v-mint, with distcc daemon). My actions: Clone git+svn repos from official sources. (compile/{stk-code,stk-assets}). cd compile/stk-...
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Could the compile procedure be the real difference between Red Hat EL and CentOS? [duplicate]

The last few days I'm itching to change the distribution I'm using for years, Debian. Since stability is of major importance for me and I'm not interested in bleeding edge features, I've decided to ...
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How to install a custom GMP lib for just one user?

I'm doing some heavy number crunching on one system and I'd like to compile (and finetune) a custom GMP 6.1.0 for the user launching the number crunching computation. Previously I had a Debian wheezy (...
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How to install 'build-essential:i386' on Debian 7.9 x64

I'm on Debian 7.9 (wheezy) x64, and I would like to install build-essential: i386. I already added i386 in dpkg --architecture, updated aptitude and installed java-jdk-1.6:i386 successfully. BTW, no ...
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Unable to compile gnome-shell (clutter error)

I am compiling gnome-shell on LFS (http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/systemd/gnome/gnome-shell.html) I have compiled and installed clutter 1.24.2 as they said it requires it. however the ...
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Unable to build Vulkan on linux mint rafaela

How can I build the Vulkan driver for linux mint? I'm running Linux Mint Rafaella, 17.2, with Intel Graphics 5th gen, i3-5010U. I tried to compile https://cgit.freedesktop.org/mesa/mesa/tree/?h=...
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Minimal Busybox/Linux Installation - Won't Run C

I'm trying my hand at creating a very minimal custom Busybox/Linux distro, a task that is admittedly above my head, but I figured I'd give it a shot. My issue is that whenever I try to run a C program ...
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'syntax error' at token '' on line 6:

I'm quite new to Linux and I need to build a local policy SElinux module. I'm compiling with audit2allow from a file containing the following lines : module lockx11vnc 1.1; require { class ...
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Manually move kernel image to /boot directory

I have compiled my own kernel on Gentoo (following the handbook) and then I have moved the bzImage to /boot/vmlinuz-4.0.5. But when I boot the system I get the Grub2 shell. What am I doing wrong? ...
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Linux Mint + FriendlyARM 2440: Cannot install and execute cross-compiler and toolschain (arm-linux-gcc-4.4.3.tar.gz)

I am new to learning Linux. I have installed Linux Mint 17 on my 32-bit laptop and bought a FriendlyARM Mini2440 development board to do some basic programming and learn concepts of Linux. However, I ...
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Error in codeblocks: free(): invalid pointer

So, I just installed Code::Blocks by downloading the source code from the official site, and then run the ./configure command, autoreconf -f -i, make and then make install. Everything works just fine ...
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error while compiling my first program in C language? [closed]

I am a newer user of Ubuntu I used to compile c file via Code Block in Win OS. But now I've created a simple program (hello ,world!). This is the code #include<stdio.h> /* demo.c: My first C ...
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Build xpra on local directory without root priviledges

I am trying to build xpra on local directory without root priviledges. The xpra official site says: https://www.xpra.org/trac/wiki/Building Building with distutils For installing into a local ...
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How do I install NTP from source on CentOS v7? (/bin/ld: cannot find -lcap)

I unpacked the .tar.gz file. I installed the gcc compiler. I ran the ./configure command with various flags and options. I ran make check and found an error. The exit status is 2. Only 0 is ...
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How can I decrease the amount of data that repo downloads for CWM recovery? [closed]

I'm trying to port ClockworkMod Recovery to a new device. To do so, I'm instructed to download the source using repo. Until now, I've executed: repo init -u https://android.googlesource.com/platform/...
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init & System V IPC in kernel

Does it affect init if System V IPC is not compiled into a kernel? Does init require System V IPC?
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How to install compiler tools with opkg on MIPS CPU architecture

I just bought a set top box (digital reciever - Vu+ Solo2) which runs Linux, and would like to compile some C software on it. It uses OPKG as the package manager. I executed opkg update and: root@...
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scons can't find glib-2.0 >= 2.32 on cygwin

I downloaded the source for rmlint and am trying to compile it on cygwin. When I run scons, it says Checking for glib-2.0 >= 2.32... Error: glib-2.0 >= 2.32 not found. In the cygwin setup ...
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Building python with openssl support

I have the following directory structure: nchambers@nchambers-305E4A-305E5A-305E7A:~/mini-bin$ la 2to3 cpp-5.3.0 gcov-5.3.0 grmid-5.3.0 objcopy-2.25.1 ...
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pfSense: What package may I install for the `make` command?

I am new to BSD, and have installed pfSense (FreeBSD based) in order to test it and learn. The first thing I wanna do is installing some undetected network card (Silicom PXG6BPi) driver, but it ...
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how can I build the RTL8192SE driver?

while trying to build it (executing install.sh), manny, many compiler warnings/errors appear: error: implicit declaration of function 'daemonize' [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration] warning: cast ...
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GLIBC not loading even after source compilation

While I am installing chef , I am getting below error. [root@centos Tools]# chef-server-ctl reconfigure /opt/opscode/embedded/bin/ruby: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by /...
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Having problems with make and opencv

I'm trying to build opencv for my x86_64 Centos 6 operating system. I think the problem is make is trying to use the 32 bit version of the bz2 library instead of the 64 bit version. I get this ...
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Build Deluge on one Pi and then copy it over?

This article Installing Deluge 1.3.11 on a Raspberry Pi goes over how to build and compile Deluge on the same Pi that you want to run Deluge on. What if I don't want all that new development software ...
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Smallest Distro To Compile Code

I am running Windows and I don't have a very big SSD. I want to use Linux in a VM to compile GIMP but I want to keep the VM as small as possible. What is the smallest distro you can use to compile ...
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C Programming on command line [closed]

What to do after opening vim name.c and writing the source code? I mean, to compile and execute.
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Need Help Cross Compiling Openssl for MIPS

I've been trying to cross compile Ncat for the MIPS architecture (big endian), and I really need SSL support, so I first must compile OpenSSL. I downloaded the latest version from Github and ...
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How to remove a license file when debian packaging using autotools automake?

My Debian package produces a lintian error: rhythmbox-plugin-alternative-toolbar: extra-license-file usr/lib/rhythmbox/plugins/alternative-toolbar/LICENSE This is because the source contains the ...
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install package to sbin?

I have a downloaded tar and want to install it into /sbin for no other reason than a learning exercise. This is on a CentOS machine. If I do ./configure --prefix=$HOME tar can be found in /home/bob/...
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Compile xf86-input-libinput and get my version to be used [closed]

Wayland Libinput has a noticeable 0.5s delay at two-finger scrolling. The setting is in code with the line #define DEFAULT_GESTURE_2FG_SCROLL_TIMEOUT ms2us(500) in the file evdev-mt-touchpad-...
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Add Line of Text to Section of Rules File

I'm trying to write a bash script to automate the install of nginx with pagespeed module. Part of this requires me to add this: --add-module=$(MODULESDIR)/ngx_pagespeed \ to a section of the /usr/src/...
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Unable to Live Build a Custom Kali ISO

I am using this guide to build custom kali OS iso but I am getting error after this command. ./build.sh --distribution sana --verbose ERROR: You need a Kali patched debootstrap. Your current version: ...
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Package naming and compatibility for Linux system

I have library built as a .so file. I compiled in my Fedora 22. The release of OS is. $ uname -r 4.2.6-200.fc22.x86_64 for example if my library name is 'libfoo.so', how should I properly name it ...
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Custom GCC installation - how should I set my environment variables?

After some pains I was finally able to build me a gcc 4.9.3 (I don't have root on the machine I'm working on, and Fedora 22 doesn't package gcc 4.9 anyway). And it even works, i.e. using it to compile ...
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Configuration of unixODBC after compiling from source

I am using a device that is running Yoco Linux on a 32 Bit architecture. It does not provide a package manager or a compiler thus not allowing me to compile on it. Instead I use a Ubuntu Virtual ...
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Old(ish) package has QT3 dependency - my distro doesn't carry it

I'm trying to build pdfedit, whose latest version - from 2010 - requires QT 3 development files; yet - I only have QT 4 and up on my distro (Debian testing). Do I have any recourse other than manually ...
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tmux problem of linking libevent when running

This is linked to the question: Why can't gcc find libevent when building tmux from source? I was having the error when ./configure and the fix by @StéphaneGimenez only solves compile problem. ...
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GCC: library linked several times can cause “multiple definition” errors?

I have a toolchain generated through Buildroot with which I am trying to compile something statically but the build fails with gcc saying something about "multiple definition". Now looking at the ...