Introduction to GSettings Desktop Schemas

The GSettings Desktop Schemas package contains a collection of GSettings schemas for settings shared by various components of a GNOME Desktop.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-11.2 platform.

Package Information

GSettings Desktop Schemas Dependencies


GLib-2.72.3 and gobject-introspection-1.72.0

User Notes:

Installation of GSettings Desktop Schemas

Install GSettings Desktop Schemas by running the following commands:

sed -i -r 's:"(/system):"/org/gnome\1:g' schemas/*.in &&

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release .. &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install


If you installed the package to your system using a DESTDIR method, /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/gschemas.compiled was not updated/created. Create (or update) the file using the following command as the root user:

glib-compile-schemas /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas

Command Explanations

sed ... schemas/*.in: This command fixes some deprecated entries in the schema templates.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /usr/include/gsettings-desktop-schemas and /usr/share/GConf/gsettings