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-8.1 platform.

Package Information

ATK Dependencies



Recommended (Required if building GNOME)



User Notes:

Installation of ATK

Install ATK by running the following commands:

meson --prefix /usr $PWD build &&
ninja -C build

This package does not come with a testsuite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja -C build install


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 2017-10-22 12:18:34 -0500