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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Compiling 64bit Python on HP-UX (Itanium)

I'm trying to compile 64bit Python (2.7.10) on HP-UX (ia64), as per the Python readme, but can't seem to get it to work properly. This is what I'm using. I've also removed the "-O" from the OPT line ...
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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 ...
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Linux PAM: add specific lib to Makefile and compile a single module

I am dealing with the development of a custom PAM module for a CentOS7 system. As starting point, I'd like to use the project linux-pam, specifically: compiling only the pam_permit module; adding as ...
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Can't compile php 5.3 on Centos 6

I need enable php-fpm on php 5.3.29 to Centos 6, I have this error while running the ./configure script: ... config.status: creating sapi/fpm/php-fpm.conf config.status: creating ...
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Having trouble installing libirecovery from source

Here is the output I get from the make command. I have readline installed but it is still throwing this error. What am I doing wrong here? root@Kali:~/idevice/libirecovery# make make all-recursive ...
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How to force Debian to use a newer version of OpenSSL?

Today I installed ,,empty'' (just minimal set of packages) Debian 8.1 on my VirtualBox. I wanted to play with compiling apps from sources. I started with OpenSSL: compiled from sources OpenSSL ...
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Compiling FreeBSD on OSX

I currently have the source for the FreeBSD kernel. I want to compile it and create an iso image, on my OSX 10.9 computer. Can this be done? Do I need any other tools?
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Which libraries are needed tom compile vim with gui (gvim) on OpenSUSE?

I have been trying to compile vim with a GUI interface (gvim) on OpenSUSE 13.1 for a while now. I thought all the required libraries were installed, but apparently not. These are the relevant lines ...
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LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable

I am trying to test the LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable. I have a program test.c as follows: int main() { func("hello world"); } I have two files func1.c and func2.c: // func1.c #include ...
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build memcached source on centos6.4 64bit fails

I'd like to build memcached from source on centos 6.4 x86_64 but only get following error. checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu ...
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Does make sense using exotic bootstrap in GCC?

Has anyone any evidence that currently GCC is bootstrapped in non trivial ways to detect bugs for certain features and architectures? Or at least point to some documentation where I can find wich real ...
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Building gcc fails

I'm trying to build the gcc nightly but I'm having issues. (This happens each time I update the source, so it's not just a bleeding-edge bug.) I'm following the standard instructions, to wit: cd ...
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How to compile Edimax WW-7822UAC modules

I have a Edimax EW-7822UAC wireless USB adapter. Everytime I download the driver on the Edimax website, and follow the steps I am presented with the following errors: make ARCH=x86_64 CROSS_COMPILE= ...
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Is there something like “make localmodconfig” that detects *all* your hardware?

I understand that Linux's "localmodconfig" target looks through all your loaded kernel modules and produces a .config file that enables those modules. This is nice, but what about hardware whose ...
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Downgrade Kali Linux

I have upgraded my system to KALI Sana 2.0 and kernel 4.0.0-Kali1-amd64. Previously I had the version kali-linux 1.1.0 and kernel 3.18-Kali1-amd64. The reason I want to downgrade is that Kali Sana ...
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Install Git offline without sudo

I have a corporate Linux server which does not have internet connection, and sudo access needs to be approved through many levels of hierachy. I've tried install git but I soon realized this needs a ...
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Cannot find -lgmodule-2.0

I try to cross compile bluez-utils-3.36 from the sources. But i always get this error after executing makecommand. ...
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Organize local builds

A common thing for people who work on machines without having root rights is to locally build your own little suit of your favorite tools. The workflow goes a little something like this: tar xvzf ...
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Is it possible to compile individual software from the FreeBSD source tree?

I wonder if it is possible to compile individual software packages from FreeBSD source tree without compiling the whole kernel and world....Say,for example ex , which is included in the nvi (new vi) ...
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How to use my cross-compiler to compile something?

I informed about cross-compiling and found many information on how to create one, but very little information on how to use it. I would like to compile the tool bluez-utils-3.36 from this site with ...
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Where to find this toolchain?

I am searching for the toolchain arm-linux-gcc-4.4.3.tgz. I need to download it, but it seems like this file does not exist anymore. If i don't find this file, i have to create it by myselve. Can ...
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Why do I need GTK+ to build GTK+? And how to fix it

I am trying to build GTK+ using JHBuild. I ran into the following error: checking for GTK... no configure: error: Package requirements (gtk+-3.0 >= 3.12 gtk+-x11-3.0 >= 3.12) were not met: ...
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Update GnuTLS for JHBuild

I am trying to compile GTK+ from source and have installed JHBuild for this purpose. I've already managed to build PyGObject using JHBuild and the sanitycheck runs without output. For building GTK+ ...
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Having trouble compiling BFLT Utils: can't find libiberty.h, despite being installed

I'm attempting compile BFLT Utils (https://github.com/nihilus/bflt-utils), but keep getting the following error: $:/tmp/bflt-utils/flthdr# make gcc -Wall -g -O2 compress.c -c gcc -Wall -g -O2 stubs.c ...
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Link libraries when compiling g++

This might seem elementary but I am new to Linux and Unix. I am trying to link some libraries my g++ code and I am getting the following error: $ g++ -O myprob.o -o myprob -Wl,-rpath $PATH/lib ...
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Error while trying to compile/install kernel, 4.1.6 on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying kernel compilation in Linux for the first time. I'm using the guide here to learn the basics. I'm able to pull the source code from the git repository, and can compile it. However, I run ...
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use custom intltool installed in home directory?

OK, I would never do this on a system that I was running, but I'm having to build on a server that I don't administer. To test out how to do I have a "dummy" project that I'm trying to build on the ...
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C compiler cannot create executables when installing h4toh5 on debian

This is the first time to install from source code in my life so thank you for any help. I am trying to install h4toh5 utility which could allow converting a hdf4 to hdf5 file. After a long process ...
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Function symbol gets '.part' suffix after compilation

When cross compiling the Linux kernel 3.18.10, the compiler adds a .part.<N> suffix at the end of some symbols (see an example below). The number <N> changes when using different ...
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Squid cross compile

I've been trying to cross compile the Squid 3.5.7 on ARM Cortex A8 (Linux). I downloaded it from http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v3/3.5/ I have arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc and arm-linux-gnueabi-g++. ...
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allow non-root user to run programs compiled by root in /root/bin

I just finished and installed ffmpeg installation on a centOS box via the guide made by ffmpeg themselves https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/CompilationGuide/Centos As it turns out, ffmpeg was installed at ...
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How to compile a third party driver in to the kernal? [duplicate]

I am using Linux Mint 17.2 on Toshiba c640. As my LAN driver is no more functional, I am using a USB to LAN converter which was provided with some driver installation files. Every time i want to use ...
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How to compile a third party driver into the kernel?

I am using Linux Mint 17.2 on Toshiba c640. As my LAN driver is no more functional, I am using a USB to LAN converter which was provided with some driver installation files. Every time i want to use ...
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Conspy: “Undefined reference” errors when trying to compile the latest version

Conspy is a neat remote control program for the TTY virtual consoles in Linux. I am trying to compile the latest v1.10-1 version, but after installing all the supposedly needed packages, I still ...
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Cross compile for ARM without installing anything

I have to cross compile bluez for another machine, but i am not allowed to install anything on the host machine. I never did this before. How can i get started? Host machine: Processor: Intel(R) ...