GNOME Terminal-2.6.1

Introduction to GNOME Terminal

The GNOME Terminal package contains the console. This is useful for executing programs from a command prompt.

Package information

GNOME Terminal dependencies

Installation of GNOME Terminal

Install GNOME Terminal by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=`pkg-config --variable=prefix ORBit-2.0` \
    --localstatedir=/var/lib --sysconfdir=/etc/gnome &&
make &&
make install

Command explanations

--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.


The GNOME Terminal package contains gnome-terminal.



gnome-terminal provides the command prompt in the GNOME environment.