Introduction to GTK+

The GTK+ package contains GTK+ Libraries. This is useful for creating graphical user interfaces for applications.

Package information

GTK+ dependencies

Installation of GTK+

Install GTK+ by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc &&
make &&
make install

Command explanations

--sysconfdir=/etc: This installs the configuration files into /etc instead of /usr/etc.

--with-xinput=xfree: This configuration flag is necessary to utilize alternative input devices.


The GTK+ package contains libgtk-1.2 libraries.


GTK+ Libraries

GTK+ Libraries provide the API to implement graphical user interfaces.