GNOME Applets-2.6.0

Introduction to GNOME Applets

The GNOME Applets package contains small applications which generally run in the background and display their output to the gnome panel.

Package information

GNOME Applets dependencies

Installation of GNOME Applets

Install GNOME Applets by running the following commands:

PRE=`pkg-config --variable=prefix ORBit-2.0` &&
./configure --prefix=$PRE --libexecdir=$PRE/sbin \
    --localstatedir=/var/lib --sysconfdir=/etc/gnome &&
make tooldir=$PRE/lib/gnome-applets &&
make tooldir=$PRE/lib/gnome-applets install &&
unset PRE

Command explanations

--libexecdir=$PRE/sbin: This switch puts libexec files in $GNOME_PREFIX/sbin instead of $GNOME_PREFIX/libexec.

--localstatedir=/var/lib: This switch puts ScrollKeeper files in /var/lib/scrollkeeper instead of $GNOME_PREFIX/var/scrollkeeper.

--sysconfdir=/etc/gnome: This switch puts configuration files in /etc/gnome instead of $GNOME_PREFIX/etc.

tooldir=$PRE/lib/gnome-applets: This puts the gnome-applet internal files in $PRE/lib/gnome-applets instead of $PRE/sbin/gnome-applets.


The GNOME Applets package contains battstat, cdplayer, charpick, drivemount, geyes, gkb, gtik2, gweather, mini-commander, mixer, modemlights and multiload applets.



These are small programs designed to run inside the Panel display.