ARM EMBEDDED LINUX COURSE: Issues with LAB 1 bitbake command for raspberry pi 3 image build


I recently purchased the ARM Embedded Linux course and I can't seem to get past lab 1 after running the command "$ bitbake rpi-basic-image". I need help, I am using ubuntu 18.04.5 VM for the course. Here is the log file output after the build failed:

DEBUG: Executing shell function do_compile
NOTE: make -j 1
: && /bin/mkdir -p doc && { PATH='/home/klem/raspberryPi3/rpi-build/tmp-glibc/work/x86_64-linux/automake-native/1.15-r0/build/t/wrap:'$PATH && export PATH; } && /usr/bin/perl ../automake-1.15/doc/help2man --output=doc/automake-1.15.1 automake-1.15
help2man: can't get `--help' info from automake-1.15
Try `--no-discard-stderr' if option outputs to stderr
Makefile:3687: recipe for target 'doc/automake-1.15.1' failed
make: *** [doc/automake-1.15.1] Error 255
WARNING: exit code 1 from a shell command.
ERROR: oe_runmake failed
ERROR: Function failed: do_compile (log file is located at /home/klem/raspberryPi3/rpi-build/tmp-glibc/work/x86_64-linux/automake-native/1.15-r0/temp/log.do_compile.15219)

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