libfm-1.2.3

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-7.7 platform.

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

Package Information

libfm Dependencies

Required

GTK+-2.24.28 and menu-cache-1.0.0

Recommended

Optional

dbus-glib-0.104 and UDisks-1.0.5 (for volume management - experimental) or Gvfs-1.24.1 and GTK-Doc-1.24

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
Installed Directories: /etc/xdg/libfm, /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 2015-06-28 23:09:05 +0000