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

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“make” doesn't find an installed library

I am attempting to use make to compile purple-facebook, a plugin for pidgin. It requires json-glib, which I have installed, but whenever I attempt to compile, it returns fatal error: json-glib/json-...
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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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How to compile against a custom kernel (Debian)?

There is a file version.h in /usr/include/linux. Many header files include this file and use the defines in there for their own ifdefs. However, when I compile my own kernel, I cannot see how this ...
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How to set library searching path using environment variable in compile-time

-I option set header file searching path for gcc/g++, and CPLUS_INCLUDE_PATH/CPATH append the searching path list. Then what about libs? It seems that LD_LIBRARY_PATH is just a path list for run-...
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RT3070 driver will not compile

I'm trying to compile the RT3070 driver on Arch but it's not compiling. When I run make some of the files compile but most others spit out error messages and do not compile. I don't know what to do to ...
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Rebuilding a custom package from scratch

I have built and installed a package named to-build. My file hierarcy looks like this: $HOME/usr/ src/ to-build/ packages bin/ include/ lib/ share/ I built and ...
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Error compiling drivers for Ralink RT2870

Im trying to install drivers for a rosewill RNX-N600UBE wireless card (Ralink RT2870 chipset) on Kali Linux. I downloaded the drivers form their website and unpacked/unzipped them, but now when i try ...
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How to compile efivar 0.24?

I am having trouble compiling efivar 0.24 and have already searched on StackExchange for an answer I found one close How to compile efivar? but it didn't exactly solve my problem. make V=1 -j1 I get ...
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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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Applying RT_PREEMPT

I'm trying to install a kernel with the RT_PREEMPT patch on a Lubuntu 16.04 distro and running into some issues I'm not sure how to deal with. I've downloaded the sources for kernel v4.4.12 (linux-4.4....
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When running bash /cygdrive/ in front of Windows path issue

On my Windows Visual Studio project javing build file to build project. but when it runs this line it stopping execution rsync -av --exclude="*.mdb" --exclude="*.pdb" ./Services/...
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mod_python won't “./configure” because it can't determine httpd version [closed]

I'm trying to install mod_python 3.3.1 on Apache 2.4.3 and whenever I try to run ./configure (with apxs etc) and instead of configuring correctly, it says that Apache 2.x is required and my current ...
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Getting a “unexpected reloc type in static binarySegmentation fault” when running a program

Hello I was recently doing two programs and when I compile them with the -static parameter, one works well, but the other shows the above message when I try to run it. I searched the internet and the ...
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Trying to compile DWM on Centos 7.2 - missing freetype/config/ftheader.h

/usr/include/ft2build.h:56:38: fatal error: freetype/config/ftheader.h: No such file or directory #include <freetype/config/ftheader.h> I have freetype-devel installed. There are no other ...
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Where is program installed after ./configure

I'm installing a software using the following wget <URL package.tar.gz> tar xzvf package.tar.gr ./configure package cd package make make install My problem is that the package is not ...
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Adding Buildroot Package

I'm trying to add a package to buildroot, but I'm not having much success. The package I'm trying to add is an autotools package called scew. I've followed the buildroot guidelines about adding ...
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Understanding SPL & U-Boot Memory Map using bdinfo?

We are using beaglebone black based custom board, I want to write some test results into RAM location from SPL, and read that log and send it via tftpput to the host PC. So far I'm able to do tftpput ...
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Build Chromium from source

I'm using Fedora 16 and I've successfully compiled Chromium from source (the first time I compiled something from source) a while back following these instructions: http://code.google.com/p/chromium/...
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Linux From Scratch 7.2: Error while making binutils-2.22 in chapter 6

I get the following error while executing make tooldir=/usr ../../binutils-2.22/libiberty/regex.c:130:1: warning: function declaration isn't a prototype [-Wstrict-prototypes] ../../binutils-2.22/...
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When compiling, can I use a file for ./configure options?

Building some software from source and there are a lot of configure switches. ./configure --enable-ftp --with-gettext ... I have all the switches I want in a text file separated by new lines, e.g.:...
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Make kernel: recipe for target failed

I'm trying to get into linux kernels and I found a nice book which I wanted to read. Starting requirement is a readily built kernel which I'm trying to achieve for a few days now. As of now I'm ...
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Remotely execute commands but still have control of the host

I have a few Linux machines laying around and I wanted to make a cluster computer network. There will be 1 monitor that would be for the controller. The controller would execute a script that would ...
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Attempting to compile any kernels, even vanilla ones, yields a certification error (continued from last thread) [duplicate]

(Accidentally lost previous account after crashing my computer without saving keepass information. Continuing thread here). I'm currently attempting to follow this guide in order to install the 4.5....
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Building Midnight Commander as non-root. glib-2.0 not found

How do I tell mc 'configure' where glib is located? I would like to build and run Midnight Commander 4.8.17. I downloaded and ran configure, specifying a --prefix pointing to ~/local. 'configure' ...
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Incompatibility of High Level Assembly on Kali Linux Rolling

After reading the "Art of Assembly Language", I obtained the High Level Assembly language from the website listed in the book. After editing my .bashrc file, I compiled my canonical "Hello world!" ...
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Packages to rebuild after upgrading gcc on gentoo systems

Which packages should be rebuilt after upgrading gcc on a gentoo system? Is it sufficient to run # emerge -a --oneshot `equery depends gcc |awk '{print " ="$1}'` as suggested similar for perl in ...
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unable to compile GNOME planner from source

I'm using fedora 23 64 bits here, i suppose i have all dev deps installed, however this last one i don't know how to solve: [sombriks@sephiroth planner]$ sh autogen.sh /usr/bin/gnome-autogen.sh ***...
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Attempting to compile any kernel yields a certification error

I'm currently attempting to follow this guide in order to install the 4.5.7 kernel with Grsecurity on my Kali Linux desktop. I am following that list of instructions verbatim, except for the fact ...
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How do I enable memory zone reclaim mode on the Linux kernel?

I am running Gentoo Linux Hardened using kernel 4.3.3-hardened-r4 on an AMD A4-5300 APU. To troubleshoot a memory problem I have with my system I need to enable sysctl vm.zone_reclaim_mode=1, but ...
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Recompile Apache22 with threading seamlessly? [closed]

I just found out today that our apache installation was installed without threading support (we need this for mod_wsgi). Will the following in the apache22 ports folder reinstall our apache with ...
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Troubles installing php with MySQL support

So I wasn't sure if this question would go best here or on Overflow or Server Fault, but decided to try here first. I'm installing LAMP on a VPS, and am running into issues configuring and building ...
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Compiling apache modules --enable-mods-shared vs --enable-modules

A snippet from the Apache httpd-2.4 configure document: --enable-mods-shared=MODULE-LIST Defines a list of modules to be enabled and build as dynamic shared modules. This mean, these module have to ...
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How to create gcov files for a project in a different dir?

I want to analyze code coverage datas. I want to create gcov files from OpenSSL (and from other projects), but I can only create them in the same directory of the project, and only for the files in ...
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How to make EDID

I read the post here and I tried to make do with what I understood from the post but here are some questions: Where is the /lib/firmware located in for example /usr/src/linux/lib/firmware or /usr/...
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How to use local shared library while compiling the FOSS project?

I want to compile guile on shared hosting but when I run ./configure I've got error: configure: error: GNU MP 4.1 or greater not found, see README so I've downloaded GMP and tried to install it ...
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Configuration file for kernel in VM environment

I downloaded a fresh kernel that I'm planning on using in a VM. In the instructions of the tutorial I'm using, I'm told You will also need to build a new instance of the kernel, and ensure that ...
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Compiling non-Debian (doesn't have a debian sub-directory) package into a .deb [closed]

I have the source of a package that I'm trying to compile into a .deb (Thunderbird to be exact), but it is not a Debian-specific package (it doesn't have a debian subdirectory). I was following this ...
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Install samba4.4.4 from source on centos7

Following the steps on Samba wiki page, I was able to build the samba source code. However, after sudo make install, I could not start the samba service since there is no systemd entry under /usr/lib/...
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GCC 4.8 compilation error: cannot find the system header directory

I'm trying to compile GCC 4.8.3. I have read the documentation carefully but I'm still unable to cross compile it for 64bit system. I have also gone through this guide. But my requirement is to build ...
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Mod_Auth_MySQL will not compile under Slackware 13

I tried to add the auth_mod_auth (3.0.0) module to my Slackware 13 (apache 2.2 & MySQL 5.0) system. I ran the usual command line for apxs (as mention in the BUILD file) apxs -c -L/usr/lib/mysql -...
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Apache server 32 binaries vs 64 binaries? what's the difference

For Windows I used to download either 32 bit binaries from ASF site or 64 bit binaries from Apache lounge site (for no particular reason). So - that was the way I new what version I have. I've ...
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Add a driver module to embedded linux

I have a task that consists in implementing a driver for an RF module. The RF module communicate with the blackFin609 microcontroller using UART. In a first step i created a uClinux image and ...
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How to modify Ubuntu update-manager in IDE

I have downloaded the source code from update-manager via apt-get source command and now I'd like to edit it. Is there any IDE to import this package source to the IDE? Thanks in advance.
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Copy compiled application to another system

I compiled the latest version of netatalk (3.1.8) from source to replace the rather outdated version on my Raspberry Pi. This was quite successful, and I would like to use this version on other ...
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Do I have to compile the kernel every time, even for a small change?

In my project I configure the kernel (2.6.32) in block/ioctl.c. We all know that kernel compiling and building takes few hours. Even for a small change, I'm compiling from scratch. So is there any way ...
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Linux cant find build tool for kernel

I'm trying to build a kernel for an embedded system. When I try running make AARCH=arm UIMAGE_LOADADDR-0x8000 uImage, the following message gets shown: make: arm-xilinx-linux-gnueabi-gcc: not found ...
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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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Set makeprg to gradlew

First a bit of context for those who don't know gradle. It's basically like make except that you don't have to have gradle installed on your computer. It ships with projects as a file called gradlew. ...
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“cc: Command not found” when compiling a PAM module on Centos

I was trying to make a linux server become a radius client. So I downloaded pam_radius. By following the steps from this website : openacs.org/doc/install-pam-radius.html and by following these steps :...
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Can you set Linux sysctl values at compile time

I am compiling a custom linux kernel. I want to set some sysctl values at kernel compile time. Defaults I want are different to the defaults kernel sets. Is there a way to do this? Please note I ...