Introduction to EOG

EOG is an application used for viewing and cataloging image files on the GNOME Desktop. It has basic editing capabilites.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.8 platform.

Package Information

EOG Dependencies


adwaita-icon-theme-, gnome-desktop-3.16.2, Itstool-2.0.2, libpeas-1.14.0, and shared-mime-info-1.4



Exempi-2.2.2, GTK-Doc-1.24, Little CMS-2.7, and libexif-0.6.21

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/eog

Installation of EOG

Install EOG by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.


Installed Program: eog
Installed Library: libeog.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/eog-3.0 and /usr/{lib,share{,/gtk-doc/html,/help/*}}/eog

Short Descriptions


is a fast and functional image viewer as well as an image cataloging program. It has basic editing capabilites.

Last updated on 2015-09-27 20:40:33 +0000