GNOME Additional Packages

These packages are modular and add desktop applications and assorted utilities to the GNOME environment. Feel free to install them on an as needed or as desired basis.


Introduction to libgnomecups

The libgnomecups package contains a library used to wrap the CUPS API in a GLib fashion, so CUPS code can be cleanly integrated with GLib code.

Package Information

libgnomecups Dependencies


CUPS-1.1.23, GLib-2.6.4 and intltool-0.33

Installation of libgnomecups



The instructions below are based on installing the package into a GNOME-2 environment. If, for whatever reason, you're installing this package without having ORBit2 and the core GNOME-2 libraries installed, you'll need to modify the --prefix= parameter on the configure script to point to your desired installation path (e.g., --prefix=/usr).

Install libgnomecups by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=`pkg-config --variable=prefix ORBit-2.0` &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libgnomecups-1.0.[so,a]
Installed Directory: $GNOME_PREFIX/include/libgnomecups-1

Short Descriptions


libraries are used to wrap the CUPS API in a GLib type interface.

Last updated on 2005-08-01 13:29:19 -0600