Introduction to GNOME Control Center

The GNOME Control Center package contains the GNOME settings manager.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 systemd platform.

Package Information

Additional Downloads

GNOME Control Center Dependencies


AccountsService-0.6.40, clutter-gtk-1.6.2, colord-gtk-0.1.26, gnome-online-accounts-3.16.3, gnome-settings-daemon-3.16.3, Grilo-0.2.12, libgtop-2.30.0, libpwquality-1.3.0, MIT Kerberos V5-1.13.2, and shared-mime-info-1.4


Optional Runtime Dependencies

cups-pk-helper-0.2.5 (Printers panel), gnome-color-manager-3.16.0 (Color panel), sound-theme-freedesktop-0.8 (Additional Sound Effects in Sound panel), and Vino-3.14.2 (Screen Sharing in Sharing panel)



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 Control Center

Install GNOME Control Center by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-cups: Use this switch if you have not installed recommended dependency Cups.

--disable-ibus: Use this switch if you have not installed recommended dependency IBus.


Installed Programs: gnome-control-center
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/share/gnome-control-center and /usr/share/sounds/gnome

Short Descriptions


is a graphical user interface used to configure various aspects of GNOME.

Last updated on 2015-09-14 17:42:53 -0500