Introduction to Colord GTK

The Colord GTK package contains GTK+ bindings for Colord.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.9 platform.

This package is known to build properly using the gcc-6 compiler.

Package Information

Colord GTK Dependencies


Colord-1.2.12 and GTK+-3.20.8



DocBook-utils-0.6.14, GTK+-2.24.30 and GTK-Doc-1.25

User Notes:

Installation of Colord GTK



If building the documentation make -j1 must be used.

Install Colord GTK by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr    \
            --enable-vala    \
            --disable-static &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--enable-vala: This switch enables building of the Vala bindings. Remove if you don't have Vala-0.32.1 installed.

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.


Installed Programs: cd-convert
Installed Libraries:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/colord-1/colord-gtk and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/colord-gtk

Short Descriptions


is a Color Manager Testing Tool.

contains the Colord GTK+ bindings.

Last updated on 2016-07-08 13:10:21 -0500