Exo-0.10.2

Introduction to Exo

Exo is a support library used in the Xfce desktop. It also has some helper applications that are used throughout Xfce.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 platform.

Package Information

Exo Dependencies

Required

libxfce4ui-4.10.0, libxfce4util-4.10.1 and URI-1.64

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.21

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

Installation of Exo

Install Exo by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

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.

Contents

Installed Programs: exo-csource, exo-desktop-item-edit, exo-open and exo-preferred-applications
Installed Libraries: libexo-1.so
Installed Directories: /etc/xdg/xfce4, /usr/include/exo-1, /usr/lib/xfce4/exo-1, /usr/share/doc/exo-0.10.2, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/exo-1, /usr/share/pixmaps/exo-1 and /usr/share/xfce4

Short Descriptions

exo-csource

is a small utility that generates C code containing arbitrary data, useful for compiling texts or other data directly into programs.

exo-desktop-item-edit

is a command line utility to create or edit icons on the desktop.

exo-open

is a command line frontend to the Xfce Preferred Applications framework. It can either be used to open a list of urls with the default URL handler or launch the preferred application for a certain category.

exo-preferred-applications

is a command line utility to edit the preferred application that is used to handle a particular type of file or URI.

libexo-1.so

contains additional widgets, a framework for editable toolbars, light-weight session management support and functions to automatically synchronise object properties (based on GObject Binding Properties).

Last updated on 2014-09-14 02:04:15 +0000