libfm-1.2.0

Introduction to libfm

The libfm package contains a library used to develop file managers providing some file management utilities.

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

Package Information

  • Download (HTTP): http://downloads.sourceforge.net/pcmanfm/libfm-1.2.0.tar.xz

  • Download MD5 sum: 07d1361bc008db46b0fd4c775f5696de

  • Download size: 872 KB

  • Estimated disk space required: 31 MB (additional 5 MB to rebuild and install the API documentation)

  • Estimated build time: 0.3 SBU (additional 0.1 SBU to rebuild and install the API documentation)

libfm Dependencies

Required

GTK+-2.24.23 and menu-cache-0.5.1

Recommended

Optional

dbus-glib-0.102 and UDisks-1.0.5 (for volume management - experimental) or Gvfs-1.20.1 and GTK-Doc-1.20

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

Installation of libfm

Install libfm by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr \
            --sysconfdir=/etc \
            --disable-static &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

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

Contents

Installed Program: libfm-pref-apps and lxshortcut
Installed Libraries: libfm.so, libfm-extra.so and libfm-gtk.so and several under /usr/lib/libfm/modules/
Installed Directories: /etc/xdg/libfm, /usr/include/libfm-1.0, /usr/lib/libfm, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libfm and /usr/share/libfm

Short Descriptions

libfm-pref-apps

sets preferred applications for programs based on libfm.

lxshortcut

is a small program used to edit application shortcuts.

libfm.so

contains the libfm API functions.

Last updated on 2014-03-13 00:28:48 +0000