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How to teach a small router to support a VPN Protocol?

i have a small mips router (link to tech specs - HW-Rev D3) on my table and i was wondering how to teach it something it does actually not support. with a exploit i figured out how to login via ...
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Ubuntu 14.10, Compiled or Installed vim-gnome, doesn't paste from stopped vim

I just compiled vim with many many different ways and I can't get it working properly on Ubuntu 14.10. this is my configure: ./configure \ --enable-pythoninterp \ --enable-cscope \ ...
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Why does the IAR compiler get stuck? [migrated]

In my embedded project, using IAR EWARM dev tools, I have the following piece of code (SSCE for clarity): /* 1 */ uint32_t packet_sync = 0; /* 2 */ uint32_t synced = 0; /* 3 */ uint32_t ...
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Debian Wheezy 7.7.0 x86 - won't compile anything

Yesterday I installed Debian Wheezy 7.7.00-netinst and everything was fine until the moment I decided to compile libtorrent-0.13.4. I do: ./configure the checkings start for about 2 seconds and the ...
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Error compiling the linux kernel 3.8.0

I am trying to compile the Linux kernel on my virtual machine which is installed Lubuntu, and I am getting the following error: In file included from ubuntu/aufs/aufs.h:45:0, from ...
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compiling mcrypt with Yosemite

I am following this tutorial: http://coolestguidesontheplanet.com/install-mcrypt-php-mac-osx-10-10-yosemite-development-server/ So far it's been great. I have just got to the heading: Compile mcrypt ...
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How to compile the UNXUTILS project

There's the unxutils project on sourceforge (http://unxutils.sourceforge.net/) which I would like to use with a small modification (currently want to change the rm.exe behavior from gnu to bsd but I ...
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How to get original library/package version from rpm package version?

I use Centos 7 and I need to know what is my version of Xdmx. rpm -qa and yum list installed return version of rpm package which, I think, is different from original Xdmx version. $yum list ...
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Unable to compile GTK+ application

I'm trying to compile a simple GTK app for testing on a Trisquel 7 machine. The packages are derived from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have libgtk2.0-dev installed, but when I try to compile, this is the ...
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Why does tcpdump not come precompiled and how to compile it?

Hello I recently downloaded tcpdump from the www.tcpdump.org/ website, extracted the tar.gz file and found nothing but source and header files, I do not posses the necessary knowledge to get a working ...
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SSH Keep Commands Running [duplicate]

If I SSH into another machine from my macbook, start compiling a very large project, and then power off my macbook, will the compiling continue on the remote machine despite having lost connection to ...
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Configure error with pkgsrc trying to build xf86-video-intel

I am trying to build xf86-video-intel driver on NetBSD 64bit, and I have this problem: checking whether to build Xorg PCI functions... checking for PCIACCESS... no configure: error: Package ...
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How can I know whether a binary file is an executable or a library?

I have a binary file, but how can know the file type, lib or exe. By opening it with notepad++, it shows ELF and a lot of random symbols.
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Compile for a linux platform that does not have gcc available

I'm used to compiling programs with custom feature sets on my own linux laptop. I want to do the same for a remote linux platform that I work on, but unfortunately that platform does not have gcc ...
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GCC option : Unrecognized command line

I am trying to build my project with gcc compiler but I get this error: gcc: error: unrecognized command line option '-mthumb' Isn't -mthumb a default option for gcc? Why he couldn't recognize it?
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working on an old computer cluster

Have you ever been in that situation where you had to work on a really old computer cluster, with a roughly ten year old emacs, ten year old compiler and everything just being ten years old? And of ...
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How to create a local server to compile and run programs in C, Java,..etc [closed]

How can I create a local server on my Ubuntu laptop which is able to compile and run C, Java, Ruby, Python, etc code? And I want to use that service from my tablet through WiFi.
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Recompile vim with the same features

I want to recompile vim with the same features for a different linux distro. I only kept the source tar and I don't remember any of the arguments I gave ./configure the first time. What's the easiest ...
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How can I run `M-x compile` under a particular shell in emacs?

I've a piece of software that can only be compiled under my-weird-sh. I like to use some-better-sh in my day-to-day work, so that is my login shell (via chsh). This changes the shell in Emacs to ...
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Compile C++ 11 on Damn Small Linux?

DSL does not include any compiler (aside from a very basic ANSI C compiler), so I need to install g++ on it. Unfortunately the only gcc/g++ I could find for DSL linux is a version from 2006 (here). ...
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Making with BCP-generated boost folder still cannot find boost_thread

I have to build a C++ program on a machine I do not have root permission to install boost. So I created a boost folder using bcp --boost=/path/to/boost --scan the_file.cpp boost. I then copied the ...
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Error while compiling linux kernel

Hi I'm trying to compile a kernel on Centos 7. I've installed kernel-devel package, but it's failing as follows: [root@centos7 3.10.0-123.6.3.el7.x86_64]# LANG=C make V=1 make -f ...
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How do binary files run on different machines? [closed]

I always wondered about how executable binary files actually work. Compilation is always stated as taking the source code and translating it to machine language But what does that really mean? ...
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Python ./configure does not find g++ compiler

I'm trying to compile Python 3.4.1 on an emulated ARM machine (with Debian 7). ./configure gives me checking for g++... no but g++ is installed. So what could be the problem? I know it's not ...
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compiling gnucash from source on linux mint

trying to compile gnucash on linux mint caused "libgnomecanvas not found" error. trying to compile libgnomecanvas caused "gail and libart not found" error. gail requires libgnomecanvas to compile I'd ...
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What is the difference between “make modules” and “make modules_install”

I'm currently looking up compiling a custom kernel and I find various guides that first say make modules and then make modules_install in the step when you compile and install the modules while other ...
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With which files does Eclipse start to compile and how to change it

I'm importing a different project into mine - that has not been properly coded when it comes to include files. When compiling, it generates random errors that some functions/variables etc. are not ...
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Compiling CUPS: undefined reference to `dnssdDeregisterAllPrinters'

I'm trying to build CUPS 1.7.3 on Ubuntu Server 14.04. configure didn't produce any errors, but make dies with: Making all in ppdc... Making all in scheduler... Linking cupsd... dirsvc.o: In function ...
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Error compiling gcc on Raspberry Pi

So, after solving the problems I had before (previous question here), I'm having some other trouble compiling gcc 2.95.3 on my Raspberry. This is what I get with the make bootstrap command. ...
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Compile PHP by source. Stuck at phar.phar

I am trying to install PHP (Version - 5.5.11) by source since I need php installation with enable-debug and enable-maintainer-zts options. Downloaded the package ./configure --enable-maintainer-zts ...
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Do different compilers produce different machine code file formats for Windows? [closed]

Under Windows, if someone compiled a C++ source code with gcc, would the output file formats and extensions be different from other C++ compilers? And are the output files extensions and formats of ...
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kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 03:02

I'm studying kernel compilation for my operating systems course. Unfortunately I'm compiling Linux v2.4.20 and Red Hat 9(yes, they're making us use it and it drives me crazy but I've NO CHOICE ...
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unable to compile php on ubuntu

I'm trying to compile an older version of PHP (5.2) on Ubuntu 13.04 and am having some difficulty. Here's what I tried (from my home directory): sudo apt-get install php-pear wget ...
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What influences compiling times and to what extent? [closed]

I'm looking for a new machine, mostly to work on videogames as a programmer, and since a lot of the time will be spent compiling huge projects, I was wondering what are the hardware components that ...
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compile lftp with different openssl version in cygwin

am trying to compile lftp with a different openssl version on cygwin but it does not compile in the one i want when configuring openssl i used ./config --prefix=/usr/local/apps/openssl-0.9.8t when ...
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Custom kernel 2.6.18 compile in centos ends on fail

I'm compiling from RPM source. The same compile worked in the past but not this time. May be you can help me to solve this issue? make[2]: Leaving directory ...
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How can i tell chromium to abort WebGL if compilation takes more than 10 seconds?

is there a way in some settings to force chromium to only load one WebGL code at a time sequentially, and to abort any that compile for more than 10 seconds? it's an attempt to fix my browser for ...
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How do I install GCJ on OSX

I've looked at the gcj page and though there's downloads links they're only for downloading gcc, and with the apple version of gcc there is no gcj included: $ gcc --version Configured with: ...
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How to add c++ header files to windows path?

I'm trying to make some header files available for the compilation of a nodjs module. I have the folder of header files I need, and I need to know how/where to add these to a path in windows. Under ...
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Why do compilers have to be “smarter” for RISC instruction set architecture

Reduced Instruction Set Architecture (RISC) aims to reduce the number of instructions thereby improving performance . The only downside to this approach is that the compilers have to be "smarter" . ...
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Linux kernel module is not running anymore when switching from mdev to udev

I'm using Buildroot 2013.10 to generate my Linux 2.6.39 Images, with the following Kernel module: void GPIO_LED(void) { printk(" GPIO: set PC8: '0'); at91_set_gpio_value(AT91_PIN_PC8, 1); ...
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Compiler does not recognize architecture

I am having problems compiling a library (XSB Prolog) in Ubuntu. I am configuring and compiling it with: sudo ./configure -prefix=/usr/local/lib/ sudo ./makexsb Then, I need to execute the ...
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Adding nonstandard files to a checkinstall package

I am experimenting with checkinstall to manage custom builds of software. I would like to add custom files to a package, e.g. /etc/init.d/nginx when installing nginx. The --include parameter is a ...
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linker error: could not read symbols: Invalid operation

I am trying to compile GMediaRender on Ubuntu 12.04. I got an error during make: gcc -Wall -Wpointer-arith -Wcast-align -Wmissing-prototypes -Wmissing-declarations -L/usr/lib -o gmediarender ...
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compiling using the Win32 API

am I correct in thinking that if you compile say a Pascal program that uses an RTL that uses the Win32 API then the resulting machine code (CPU specific) will also still be using the Win32 API and ...
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building custom kernel on redhat 9

I'm trying to build a kernel 2.4 on redhat 9. but when I go through theses steps: make menuconfig make dep make bzImage make install they return no error but when I try to boot into it, it returns ...
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Would x86 assembly work on x64 processors?

Would x86 assembly compile on an x64 machine and still work properly? If not, what is the difference between x86 assembly and x64 assembly?
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How do general binaries take advantage from new instructionsets on new CPUs

With every release of a new processor, there are changes to the instructionset the processor supports. For example, Haswell has Advanced Vector Extensions. However, when I run a program on a PC with a ...
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Re-compile VIM with options

I have VIM installed but I need to compile it with specific options: In addition to the most commonly used features, the plugin requires: +python or +python3, +clientserver and +conceal. ...
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make a .deb package for a compiled source

since I'm a noob at Linux and programming...etc (I know almost nothing in programming and compiling) I downloaded the qbittorrent 3.5.1 stable source I followed the instructions here ...