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

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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 ...
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yaffs2utils compile error in cygwin

I am trying to make yaffs2utils in cygwin and I have error below: gcc -I. -I./yaffs2 -O2 -Wall -Wshadow -Winline -Wpointer-arith -Wnested-externs -Wwrite-strings -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-...
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Recompile gcc with the built version

I am just wondering if it is a good idea [better optimization, less bugs] to recompile the gcc compiler with the own version. I compiled gcc 4.9.3 with the current system gcc 4.3.4. Once gcc 4.9.3 ...
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What is the best approach with checking dependencies for third party library during compilation from the sources?

I don't understand one thing related with compiling the project from source. How should I react when third party library is missing? What is the best approach with solving this kind of problem? For ...
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Error while compiling parted statically

I downloaded parted-3.2 and tried static compilation. These are the steps I followed : ./configure and then I tried make LDFLAGS=-static which throws the following error : ../libparted/.libs/...
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Static compilation of wget

I downloaded the source code of wget and tried a static compilation. These are the steps that I followed : ./configure LDFLAGS=-static At the end the output shown is as follows : Version: ...
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Automated kernel recompilation on security patches?

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and really enjoy the fact that I get automatic kernel security updates. When a kernel security problem is patched, a new package will be shipped with the new version. My machine is ...
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Linux/Embedded Linux - Understanding the Kernel and additional BSP specific components [closed]

*tldr; I would like to generally understand how the world of linux / embedded linux works. What do I need to do to take the Linux mainline and compile/deploy it on a board with different processors ...
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Using gcc compile flags

I am trying to understand how to properly setup gcc to find stuff in my environmental variables. Currently I compiled some code, SDL and I added it to my .bashrc and sourced that .bashrc as well. ...
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Building OpenCV on Arch Linux can't find gcc

I have successfully build OpenCV using this linux install tutorial on an Ubuntu distribution in the past, but recently, I needed to build it on a Arch Linux distribution. The command cmake -D ...
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Compiling FFMPEG from source: cannot find shared library

I'm compiling FFMPEG from source using the guide for Ubuntu which I've used before with success. I'm compiling on a Vagrant virtual machine in VirtualBox on Ubuntu server 14.04. You can clone the ...
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How do I write a script to automatically compile and install all Moksha modules?

I have this repository cloned on my Sabayon machine, what I would like to do is write a script that will change into each directory of this repo (just the top-level directories, not directories inside ...
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Which Gentoo Package provides Qt5CompositorConfig.cmake?

I would like to compile and then install Hawaii from source code, but I am stuck at the compiling GreenIsland (a dependency of Hawaii) from source code stage. I created a build subdirectory of the ...
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Building Python packages succeeds, but package is improperly built

When running python3 setup.py build it ended with this: x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc -pthread -shared -Wl,-O1 -Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions -Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions -Wl,-z,relro -Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions -Wl,-z,...
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Installed libncurses5-dev, but can't make menuconfig! [closed]

I'm new to Linux, I found some links in Internet to Build and install Kernel(Just want to play :-P). I installed required libraries(ncurses libraries), kernel headers(sudo apt-get install linux-...
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build application with another toolchain rather than the original one

The original tool chain of my computer is x86_64-redhat-linux, but I need to build application that can be used in another different file system. (It means I release the application to other people ...
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Difference between make-kpkg and make deb-pkg

I would like to know the exact difference between make-kpkg and make deb-pkg . This question asks almost the same thing but with no satisfying answers. Previously I was using make -j `getconf ...
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C compiler cannot create executables exit 77

I am using a RedHat linux environment where I do not have root permissions (I am on a paid server account). Every time I try to run "./configure" on a new package that I am trying to set up and ...
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mpi.h not found

I tried to compile the Hello World program in C, inside Eclipse PTP, but it gives me an error related to mpi.h. I have included /usr/local/include and /usr/local/lib in my paths, and also tried ...
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Errors cross-compiling with distcc

I'm currently attempting a build of the Raspbian kernel using both a cross-compiler (for the Raspberry Pi 2's ARM processor) and distcc, based on the instructions posted at the Raspberry Pi website. I ...
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AUR package cannot be built and installed - what to do?

AUR is said the largest repository out there but sometimes, when trying to build and install, and also to build and install dependencies, the outcome is not always a success. What a medium user can ...
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Error compiling kernel using guide provided on Raspberry Pi website

I'm encountering errors while trying to compile the kernel from source. I've looked around but I'm not finding anything that deals with the error I'm seeing specifically. I am using the guide on the ...
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building Debian package with non-standard options

I would like to build Debian package from source, using dpkg-buildpackage. I have downloaded package source: apt-get -t wheezy-backports source gnucash Inside the file gnucash-2.6.9/configure I see,...
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How to apply patches in linux

I'm trying to build a kernel using a make command. I need to apply patches. All the patches are present in the SOURCES directory, and I have extracted linux-3.8.0 in another directory. I have around ...
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Why the old binary is still running? [duplicate]

It is the default version of the imagemagick program convert that comes with ubuntu 14.04 ip-173-31-35-119:~ [prod]$ convert -version Version: ImageMagick 6.7.7-10 2014-03-06 Q16 http://www....
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Kernel compilation error recipe for target 'deb-pkg' failed

I am compiling the latest kernel cloned from Linus's git repository for a challenge. Here are the steps I followed, 1. Installed cross compilation tools sudo apt-get install git build-essential ...
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Building a kernel

I'm trying to build a custom kernel and I try to build it using make command but I get a No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. error. Then I searched for the makefile in the folders ...
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Is my compilation false?

I thought my compliation was okay because no errors were printed out, yet when I try to run the executable, he tells me that it's unreachable... coppan12@b048-08:~$ gcc -Wall prog.c -o prog coppan12@...
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Is there a general way of building 32bit projects on 64bit system?

I have a project that is supposed to run on all following platforms: Win x86 Win x64 Linux (Debian) x86 Linux (Debian) x64 I'm finish with windows and Linux x64 compiled although I'm not sure it ...
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Arch - How do Install a package made in a clean chroot?

I've been trying to build and install GNU Icecat from source on Arch linux using yaourt, but I've recieved errors during the build relating to the Infinality font set. I came across this page from ...
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Compiling kernel module Debian 7.9 xillybus

I'm having problems to compile XIllybus kernel module. As this official guide explains (on the top of page 8 of 25) I unpackaged the tar.gz file and compiled the kernel module by typing the make ...
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Find out glibc compilation options

I want to find out which compiler/linker options were used to compile the GNU C Standard Library (glibc) when installing Linux. In particular I want to get the same result of the archive libc.a when ...
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Having issues with compiling node.js from source using ./configure [closed]

I referred to this already answered question, but it wasnt of any help. Can you tell me what I'm missing? I'm trying to install node.js on my Debian 8.0. According to this github article, I followed. ...
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What are the alternatives to GNU ld?

I was curious if it's possible to build Linux kernel without GNU toolchain (gcc+autotools). I found out that it is possible: after applying patches from llvm.linuxfoundation.org, it was possible to ...
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Installing Atom editor on RedHat (Scientific) without root priviliges

I'm on the verge of giving up installing the atom editor on a university machine to which I don't have root access to. The instructions on the Github page for building from source require some ...
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compile packages AND keep apt tidy

For the first time in my Linux (Debian) career it seems necessary for me to compile a piece of software myself. The process of compiling is well described on the project-website. However, there is ...