Gedit-3.12.1

Introduction to Gedit

The Gedit package contains a lightweight UTF-8 text editor for the GNOME Desktop.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

Gedit Dependencies

Required

gsettings-desktop-schemas-3.12.0, gtksourceview-3.12.1, libpeas-1.10.0, and yelp-xsl-3.12.0

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.20, Vala-0.24.0, and Zeitgeist

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

Installation of Gedit

Install Gedit by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

To test the results, issue make check from an X terminal emulator.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-spell: Use this switch to disable spell-checking capability. It is required if Enchant is not installed.

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

--libexecdir=/usr/lib: This option puts the package's private programs in /usr/lib/gedit instead of /usr/libexec/gedit in accordance with the old version of the FHS used before LFS-7.5.

Contents

Installed Program: gedit and gnome-text-editor (symlink to gedit)
Installed Libraries: /usr/lib/gedit/libgedit-private.so and several under /usr/lib/gedit/plugins
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gedit-3.12, /usr/lib/gedit, /usr/libexec/gedit, /usr/share/gedit, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gedit, and /usr/share/help/*/gedit

Short Descriptions

gedit

is a lightweight text editor integrated with the GNOME Desktop.

Last updated on 2014-04-16 22:54:46 +0000