Introduction to EOG

EOG is an application used for viewing and cataloging image files on the GNOME Desktop.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 platform.

This package is known to build and work properly using the gcc-5 compiler.

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, /usr/lib/eog, /usr/share/eog, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/eog, and /usr/share/help/*/eog

Short Descriptions


is a fast and functional image viewer as well as an image cataloging program.

Last updated on 2015-05-16 17:40:31 +0000