GNOME Terminal-2.10.0

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


libgnomeui-2.10.0, ScrollKeeper-0.3.14, VTE-0.11.13 and startup-notification-0.8

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 &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

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.


Installed Program: gnome-terminal
Installed Library: gnome-terminal.server bonobo server
Installed Directories: /etc/gnome/gconf/gconf.xml.defaults/schemas/apps/gnome-terminal, /etc/gnome/gconf/gconf.xml.defaults/apps/gnome-terminal, $GNOME_PREFIX/share/gnome/help/gnome-terminal, $GNOME_PREFIX/share/gnome-terminal, and $GNOME_PREFIX/share/omf/gnome-terminal

Short Descriptions


provides the command prompt in the GNOME environment.

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