gnome-shell-3.16.3

Introduction to GNOME Shell

The GNOME Shell is the core user interface of the GNOME Desktop environment.

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

Package Information

GNOME Shell Dependencies

Required

Caribou-0.4.19, evolution-data-server-3.18.4, Gjs-1.45.3, gnome-control-center-3.16.3, libcroco-0.6.11, Mutter-3.16.3, and startup-notification-0.12

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.25

Runtime Dependencies

adwaita-icon-theme-3.18.0, DConf-0.24.0, GDM-3.16.2, gnome-backgrounds-3.18.0, gnome-menus-3.13.3, gnome-themes-standard-3.18.0, and telepathy-mission-control-5.16.3

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gnome-shell

Installation of GNOME Shell

Install GNOME Shell by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
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: gnome-shell, gnome-shell-extension-prefs, gnome-shell-extension-tool, and gnome-shell-perf-tool
Installed Libraries: libgnome-shell-browser-plugin.so (Browser Plugin)
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/gnome-shell, /usr/share/gnome-shell, and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/{shell,st}

Short Descriptions

gnome-shell

provides the core user interface functions for the GNOME 3 Desktop.

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