Introduction to startup-notification

The startup-notification package contains startup-notification libraries. These are useful for building a consistent manner to notify the user through the cursor that the application is loading.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.4 platform.

Package Information

startup-notification Dependencies


Xorg Libraries and xcb-util-0.3.9

User Notes:

Installation of startup-notification

Install startup-notification by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
install -v -m644 -D doc/startup-notification.txt \

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/startup-notification-1.0 and /usr/share/doc/startup-notification-0.12

Short Descriptions

provides the functions to assist applications in communicating with the cursor system to provide feedback to the user that the application is loading.

Last updated on 2013-08-20 13:51:02 -0700