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

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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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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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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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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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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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How to specify a custom include directory in Debian?

I am trying to compile my program on a Debian system via ssh and without root privileges. PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)" NAME="Debian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="7" VERSION="7 (wheezy)" I ...
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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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No build scripts available when compiling module outside of Linux source tree

I am attempting to build a basic module outside of the Linux source tree (3.18.0-rc6). When I build it, I get an error saying it couldn't find scripts/... My directory setup looks like this ...
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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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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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What exactly is PKGBUILD and should I edit it when installing packages?

Whenever I use yaourt -Syua in my Manjaro Linux system, it'll give me Edit PKGBUILD ? [Y/n] ("A" to abort) and sometimes Edit chromium-pepper-flash.install ? [Y/n] ("A" to abort) Somewhere I ...
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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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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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musl-gcc not working

I have linux installed in armv6 android phone in chrooted environment. I have installed musl-libc from source for building static binary for android. Here are the commands, I ran for building & ...
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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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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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VDPAU library not found

I want to try this VAAPI backend for VDPAU. I have compiled mplayer with vdpau in Gentoo Linux (amd64) but I get this error: Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so: cannot open shared object ...
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What is the benefit of compiling your own linux kernel?

What benefit could I see by compiling a Linux kernel myself? Is there some efficiency you could create by customizing it to your hardware?
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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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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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How do you compile your own kernel on a RHEL6 system?

In RHEL6, the kernel is 2.6.32. What is the procedure to compile your own kernel?
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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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“configure: error: Package requirements (blkid) were not met”

I'm trying to build btrfs-progs from sources, but when I run ./configure I get the error: checking for BLKID... no configure: error: Package requirements (blkid) were not met: No package 'blkid' ...
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Kernel symbol gets .part suffix

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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Enable kernel's net_key, inet_esp, crypto_hmac modules for to use in a VPN

I'm trying to turn on modules for VPN so I followed this tutorial to compile new ubuntu kernel 3.8.6 . But the features I've turned on using make menuconfig seem not to be enabled. (the features I ...
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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 installed all the supposedly needed packages, I still ...
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Building HDF5 with GCC 4.7 and OpenMPI

I am trying to install hdf5 with GCC 4.7 from binary, because I do not have root permissions, using following script on a machine using CentOS release 5.6(AMD64bit): module purge module unload ...
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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) ...
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Trying to compile GNU Screen

I am trying to compile GNU Screen in my home folder on a machine where I don't have super user rights. I am taking GNU Screen version used by Linux from Scratch. tar xvzf screen-4.3.1.tar.gz cd ...
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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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Compile Package without installing needed libraries

I try to compile bluez-utils-3.36, but after a try to configure the package, the error message: configure: error: Bluetooth library is required appeared. The problem: i am not allowed to update or ...
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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: ...
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Unattended build of linux kernel

Goal: I am trying to automate the 4.0.4 kernel build to provision it to multiple machines. Since AUFS no longer ships in "extras" package, I am compiling it as well, and then adding via make ...
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How can I get self-compiled packages to play nice with packages managers (e.g. apt-get, yum) [duplicate]

Suppose I want to: compile and install my own custom application which requires downloading, compiling and installing the source for newest version of libthrift which requires downloading, compiling ...
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Library missing compiling XBMC from source

Somewhere between the 13 and 13.1 releases I was no longer able to compile XBMC from source. I was able to compile v13 when it was first released (from the Gotham branch). Then, 13.1 was announced and ...
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Trouble compiling RealTek Wifi Drivers rtl8192ce on Fedora 21

o/ Greetings, I was wondering if anyone else had trouble with the Realtek 8192cu drivers from Realtek. They have an install bash script to help, however it first failed due to missing the ...
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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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Configuring, compiling and installing a custom Linux kernel

I'd like to try using a kernel other than the one provided by my distro -- either from somewhere else, or as customized by me. Is this difficult or dangerous? Where do I start?