Introduction to libxklavier

The libxklavier package contains a utility library for X keyboard.

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

Package Information

libxklavier Dependencies


GLib-2.44.1, ISO Codes-3.59, libxml2-2.9.2 and Xorg Libraries



GTK-Doc-1.24 and Vala-0.28.1

User Notes:

Installation of libxklavier

Install libxklavier by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--with-xkb-base=$XORG_PREFIX/share/X11/xkb: Use this switch if the $XORG_PREFIX is anything other than /usr.

--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.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libxklavier and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libxklavier

Short Descriptions

contains XKB utility functions.

Last updated on 2015-09-13 20:41:10 -0700