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Is it possible to do a complete, clean, uninstall of Phantom JS after it has been compiled in place?

I’ve just built and compiled PhantomJS for use on a Raspberry Pi. To do this, I cloned the GitHub repository, than used a build.sh command that—after 5 hours—has generated few executables, copied or ...
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Building programs with Scons

I am working on learning how to deploy my applications, I've recently used autotools. ./configure, make, make install I'd like to use scons but reading the documentation they go over so much but I ...
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Bad msbuild performance on Surface Pro 3

I've recently bought a Surface Pro 3 (Win 8.1, Core i7, 256GB Samsung SSD), mainly for .NET development and am disappointed at the performance. As an example, performing a full rebuild of a ...
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Fail to re-build package with debuild

In order to build the package 'thunar' in debian-wheezy I did the following steps: sudo apt-get build-dep thunar sudo apt-get source thunar cd thunar-1.2.3/debian sudo debuild -uc -us Till here ...
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Linux: developement environment for testing already installed application

I have cloned repository with git, that I would like to modify and test. However I have already installed this application via apt-get and I wouldn't like to make conflicts. What are good practices to ...
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Schedule a job once every day on work days in jenkins

I am new to Jenkins. I need to schedule the job in Jenkins to run at 3 PM every working day (MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI). Is the below format correct? 00 15 * * 1-5 Please advice.
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How do I build Graphviz on a minimal Ubuntu to support the Symbol font?

I am working in a minimal Ubuntu instance — specifically, the ubuntu:14.04 Docker image — and I want an installation of Graphviz that supports the Adobe Symbol font (the standard PostScript font where ...
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file RELATIVE_PATH must be passed a full path to the file

Everytime I want to build smth using: cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX" I'm getting errors like this: CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/CMakePackageConfigHelpers.cmake:177 (file): ...
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Could not find a configuration file for package “ECM” that is compatible with requested version 1.5.0

I tried to download "ECMConfig.cmake" from repository, but terminal gives me an error: "question's title + The following configuration files were considered but not accepted: ECMConfig.cmake : version ...
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FFmpeg build configuration for just AAC, MP3, WAV

I need to use ffmpeg for just converting audio files between AAC, MP3, WAV only. So I want to compile ffmpeg for my requirement. But I don't know best ./configure bla bla bla... commandline for my ...
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Not able to install Microsoft Build Tools 2013 on Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 1

I am kind of stuck on this. I have installed .NET 4.5.2 and Winver tool shows this information: Windows Server 2008 R2 Version 6.1 (Build 7601: Service pack 1) I have ran a Windows update also. ...
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Unable to build wireshark in the centOS 5.3

I downloaded the source code from the wireshar.org and tried to build it but I am facing the problem in compiling it. Following is the error I am getting during configure (./configure) checking for ...
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Can I use the Windows 8.1 Pro Upgrade Student Discount to do a full install on a PC I am building? [closed]

I would like to install Windows 8.1 Pro on my PC I am building from parts. I am a student, and, after I noticed the student discount, looked into it. It claims to be for an upgrade, but is it possible ...
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configure: error: Unable to locate gmp.h

Per http://stackoverflow.com/a/19894267/569976 I tried the following to no avail: ln -s /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/gmp.h /usr/include/gmp.h --with-gmp=/usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu Both of them ...
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Is it possible to copy paste packages/software to another machine in Linux?

Here is a sample scenario : Start from a new directory say /myapps . Install a separate (pre-compiled or source) python to say ./usr/bin (relative to installation directory and not system /usr/bin) ...
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How could I install libevent 2.0+ while reserving system provided libevent 1.4?

I am a newbie on RPM I want to build a RPM of tmux and libevent for centos 6.5 which does not ship. The problem is tmux needs libevent 2.0+ which centos 6.5 does not ship either. So I wrote rpm spec ...
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Keep console open in Sublime Text 3 even when using `find`

I have started using gulp to run my website build process. As part of the process is linting I need to ideally have eyes on the console log for any errors. Therefore rather than running it in ...
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Permission denied when moving directory in VLC

I am trying to build VLC in Windows with Mingw and MSYS. When I run the following commands: ../bootstrap --build=i686-w64-mingw32 make prebuilt This error stops the build process: mv: cannot move ...
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ccache make recompiling whole program again and again

I have two projects on Linux mint 16, I switch between. I am using ccache make so that i can compile only changes in the program but It is recompiling from scratch. build system is cmake. If I ...
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prevent make full re-run between two projects

I am working on Linux Mint 16 and I have working with two copies of a git project in two different directories. Every time I run make in one of the project it and I switch to other project, it will ...
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Hide build results window in Sublime Text 2

After a build command (control + b) a window with results appear. Is there any way (not automatically but by shortcut or using another command) to hide it?
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In Docker, how to work with multiple test/prod build configurations

We're evaluating Docker for use in deploying our apps. What we've been unable to gleen from the Interwebs so far is how we would deal with the different runtime environments we use at our company. ...
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Is there an option for yum to compile from source instead of installing pre-compiled binaries?

I've recently switched to Fedora. I'm looking for an equivalent of the procedure described here but in yum, so I can take advantage both of compiler optimization in heavily used software that ...
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How to choose which project is built on F5 in Visual Studio?

I have a solution file for IntraFace, which contains two projects, namely IntraFaceTracker and IntraFaceDetector (see the image). By default, IntraFaceTracker is selected, you can see its name is ...
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Raspbian - Build Firefox from sources

I've tried building Firefox from sources on my raspberry pi using the following commands but starting firefox produces this error: -bash: /usr/bin/firefox: can't execute this file. (translated ...
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How to get Colored Build Output from Make in Sublime Text 3?

How can you get color into the ST3 build output window? I'm using gccfilter to colorize my build output, but ST3 just displays the raw escape sequences. Is there any way to get it to process them? ...
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Replace one command with another during make build

I build some application with cmake and make all package commands. During the build the rpmbuild program is implicitly called by cpack as part of the build. I need it to call setarch i686 rpmbuild ...
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How to install svn 1.8.5 with neon on Mavericks?

Does anyone of you installed svn 1.8.* together with neon on OS X Mavericks? I followed this tutorial: http://jason.pureconcepts.net/2012/10/updating-svn-mac-os-x/ But after trying to configure ...
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How to compile a gvim from source using the latest version?

I'm using Ubuntu. I performed the following commands in the vim source folder: sudo apt-get build-dep vim ./configure --with-features=huge --enable-gui=gtk2 --enable-rubyinterp=yes ...
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First build, circuit breaker problems

This is my first build, so please excuse the fact that I don't know the correct terminology. I just built my first computer last weekend. Essentially I got everything installed last Friday, and ...
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Build vs pre-compiled binaries [closed]

I've never understood the advantage of building over just using pre-compiled binaries. Can anyone explain why someone would go to the extra effort and time to build their own binaries rather than ...
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Set default build system with Sublime Text 2

I installed Sublime Text 2 on two machines: a not-so-old laptop running windows 8 and a much older laptop running windows xp. When I set a build system on the old laptop, it remembers my choice, and ...
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ffmpeg rtsp protocol command crushed in Windows

I downloaded build file(ffmpeg-20130902-git-fdd1aaf-win64-dev.7z) from ffmpeg.Zernoe.com, and build it. When I command "ffmpeg -version", it shows normal message. version is 'N-55966-gfdd1aaf'. ...
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DKMS fails to compile fglrx-driver on Debian Sid (using kernel-3.10-1)

My 'play' box (Debian Sid) just received an update for the kernel (3.10-1-amd64). Right after I installed appropriate linux headers I received an error from DKMS indicating failed build. Below is the ...
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Building Boost in Arch

I'm building Boost 1.53.0 (latest release) in Arch 2012.6. The reason I'm building is because I need to compile as follows: ./b2 install --prefix=/usr/local/ cxxflags="-std=c++11" Specifically, I ...
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Back to the Future - Advice needed Upgrading old Gaming PC for Video and Photo editing? [closed]

I built this system in 2009 for gaming, been collecting dust for the past 3 years. I want something for video/photo editing and Casual gaming. Should I Buy New/Upgrade/Keep what I got? If I upgrade ...
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Sublime Text 2: Working with multiple documents, building master file

I am currently working with LaTeX. I have a big document split up in several sub documents. When I am workin in a sub document, I'd love to compile the master file when pressing ctrl+b, not the file I ...
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Maintain/Build Debian packages from Ubuntu

It looks like it is possible to cross-build Debian packages from Ubuntu, but all the documents I found from the Internet are not very clear. I'm wondering if someone can give me some clear and ...
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Sublime Text Build System for Heroku

I made a build system for Heroku Foreman on Sublime Text 2 (windows 8) { "cmd": ["foreman.bat", "start"], "working_dir": "$project_path" } When I run this in shell, I can just break, and ...
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Nvidia GTX 670 bottlenecking

I'm looking to build a new PC for gaming and HD video editing and I am stuck between a combination of processors and CPU. My cheaper choice would be the Intel 3770k with the gtx 660ti ftw 2 GB. I ...
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Building apps from source under Cygwin

I installed Cygwin on Windows XP without any additional packages and tried to build midnight commander from source. Alas, the gcc compiler was missing, so I checked the option in the devel section in ...
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Regarding Build Times on high-end Windows Server 2008 R2 [closed]

There was a period in the Software development process when we had 7-8 hours long nightly builds. This was an year ago. I started making changes and today we have builds happening in 2-2.5 hours. ...
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No power, custom build with new parts, yet 850W PSU still works with old parts

I've just upgraded parts in my PC. was a few years old, built it myself then too. Got a new motherboard, RAM and processor. Connected everything and power lasted literally 1 second, then died and I ...
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Git Submodule Command not executing properly

I am trying to run this command: $git submodule init fatal: Not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): .git Why am I getting this error. I am trying to set up ActionBarSherlock, but I ...
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Why gdb is bind to fixed version of autoconf?

Edit 1: I am trying to build gdb from source. Why can't I use autoconf 2.65 instead of 2.64? It is confusing:( /var/lib/gforge/chroot/home/users/mirror/ins/ins-autoconf/bin/autoreconf -iv ...
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How to update autoconf if I don't have root privilege?

Failed to run autoreconf -iv, for i am using a old autoconf, but i can not update it using system package manager since i am not root so how to update autoconf from 2.59 to 2.64? error message when ...
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Why can't I find termcap library when I build gdb?

make and then failed with: configure: error: no termcap library found, but that termcap lib is just there, why can't make find it? checking for library containing zlibVersion... -lz checking zlib.h ...
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Why did rtorrent fail to build?

I am not root, so I have to build rtorrent from source and hope to install it in my home directory, but it failed, why? [mirror@hugemeow rtorrent]$ ls AUTHORS autogen.sh ChangeLog configure.ac ...
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Why did I fail to build boost from source? [closed]

This issue is not the same as http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7644205/is-it-possible-to-have-an-unrelated-autotools-project-inside-an-autotools-projec The error message is as follows: ...
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Why can't I build Deluge?

Deluge is a BitTorrent Client. I am trying to build it from source, since I don't have privilege to install it as root. I am using python setup.py build. But, it failed following message, why? ...