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RPM making error from

When I am building drbd-utils-9.5.0 rpms from source offline and I am getting error "No such file or directory" as follows. So how can I build rpms offline resolving the issue ? [root@db1 drbd-...
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Install newer version of application in $HOME without root access and linking to installed app

I have this linux box without root access with a quite old emacs, so I downloaded the latest version and built as follows: download to $HOME/SRC configure and build in $HOME/BLD with --prefix=$HOME ...
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Building projects from source - determining / changing bin location?

I have pulled down a git repository for Ansible and followed the instructions to build it. I'm not familiar with the process of building from source and am somewhat confused. http://docs.ansible.com/...
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confused about lfs sources installation

I started to homemode Linux build using LFS book. I came to Part II. - Chapter 5 about "Constracting a Temporary System". I downloaded all needed sources to /mnt/lfs/sources. When i want to start ...
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Editing make process?

https://github.com/swarren/u-boot — I have this, need to get the binary so I can finally run something other than Raspbian on the Pi. The instructions are: "cd" to directory.. derp. "make ...
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How to make apt read a different sources.list

I am trying to install a program for my user because I don't have sudo privileges. I tried to install dos2unix package as follows: apt-get source dos2unix ./configure --prefix=$HOME/myapps make ...
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FreeBSD: everything exited on signal 12 after “make buildworld”

I downloaded and compiled the source code of FreeBSD with: git clone https://github.com/freebsd/freebsd.git /usr/src cd /usr/src make clean make buildworld and literally everything would exit on ...
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Cannot build source from FreeBSD live CD

I screwed up my FreeBSD system, so I'm going to fix it from a FreeBSD live CD. First, I boot into the live CD, mount the partition where the broken system resides in with mount -t ufs /dev/ada0p5 /...
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Why are programs not distributed in compiled format?

But they give instructions like cd downloaded_program ./configure make install This creates the ELF that is needed, and probably some .so files. Why not put those inside a zip file for download, ...
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How to define ffmpeg's path during compilation of another software?

I'm trying to compile an opensource software that needs bleeding-edge ffmpeg, so I successfully compiled ffmpeg, but I don't want to run make install as it's not easy to be removed after my tests. ...
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CheckInstall on CentOS

I am attempting to make CheckInstall on a clean version of CentOS however I am having difficulty, I receive the following error: [root@host checkinstall-1.6.2]# make for file in locale/checkinstall-*....
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Why does 'make' complain about a missing rule when I try to build a program from source?

I am a Linux novice, and I am attempting to compile scientific software called DL_POLY_Classic. I downloaded the zip file dl_class_1.6.tar.gz and unzipped it using the command tar xvzf dl_class_1.6....