Introduction to ATK

ATK provides the set of accessibility interfaces that are implemented by other toolkits and applications. Using the ATK interfaces, accessibility tools have full access to view and control running applications.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.9 platform.

This package is known to build properly using the gcc-6 compiler.

Package Information

ATK Dependencies



Recommended (Required if building GNOME)



User Notes:

Installation of ATK

Install ATK by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a testsuite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--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/atk-1.0 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/atk

Short Descriptions

contains functions that are used by assistive technologies to interact with the desktop applications.

Last updated on 2016-05-07 15:01:40 -0500