Introduction to At-Spi2 Core

The At-Spi2 Core package is a part of the GNOME Accessibility Project. It provides a Service Provider Interface for the Assistive Technologies available on the GNOME platform and a library against which applications can be linked.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS 7.8-systemd platform.

Package Information

At-Spi2 Core Dependencies


D-Bus, GLib-2.46.0, and Xorg Libraries

Optional (Required if building GNOME)




User Notes:

Installation of At-Spi2 Core

Install At-Spi2 Core by running the following commands:

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

A session bus address is necessary to run the tests. To test the results, issue: make check.

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: at-spi-bus-launcher and at-spi2-registryd
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /etc/at-spi2, /usr/include/at-spi-2.0, and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libatspi

Short Descriptions


is the At-Spi2 registry daemon.

contains the At-Spi2 API functions.

Last updated on 2015-10-07 22:00:22 -0500