Introduction to At-Spi2 Atk

The At-Spi2 Atk package contains a library that bridges ATK to At-Spi2 D-Bus service.

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

Package Information

At-Spi2 Atk Dependencies


at-spi2-core-2.44.1 and ATK-2.38.0

User Notes:

Installation of At-Spi2 Atk

Install At-Spi2 Atk by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd build &&

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

To test the results, issue: ninja test. An already active graphical session with bus address is necessary to run the tests.

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

--buildtype=release: Specify a buildtype suitable for stable releases of the package, as the default may produce unoptimized binaries.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: and /usr/lib/gtk-2.0/modules/
Installed Directory: /usr/include/at-spi2-atk and /usr/lib/gnome-settings-daemon-3.0

Short Descriptions

is the Accessibility Toolkit GTK+ module

Contains the common functions used by GTK+ Accessibility Toolkit Bridge