Introduction to GNOME Settings Daemon

The GNOME Settings Daemon is responsible for setting various parameters of a GNOME Session and the applications that run under it.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.3 platform.

Package Information

GNOME Settings Daemon Dependencies


colord-1.4.3, Fontconfig-2.13.0, GeoClue-2.4.11, gnome-desktop-3.28.2, Little CMS-2.9, libcanberra-0.30, libgweather-3.28.2, libnotify-0.7.7, librsvg-2.42.2, libwacom-0.29, PulseAudio-12.2, Systemd-239, UPower-0.99.7, and Xorg Wacom Driver-0.36.0




Recommended dependencies are not strictly required for this package to build and function, but you may not get expected results at runtime if you don't install them.

User Notes:

Installation of GNOME Settings Daemon

Install GNOME Settings Daemon by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc .. &&

This package does not have a working testsuite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install


Installed Programs: gnome-settings-daemon (library executable)
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gnome-settings-daemon-3.0, /usr/lib/gnome-settings-daemon-3.0, and /usr/share/gnome-settings-daemon

Short Descriptions


is responsible for setting the various preference parameters of a GNOME session and the applications that run under it.

Last updated on 2018-08-30 16:17:00 -0700