GNOME Libraries-1.4.2

Introduction to GNOME Libraries

The GNOME Libraries package contains the GNOME libraries. This is useful as a foundation for the GNOME Desktop and applications.

Package Information

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GNOME Libraries Dependencies


ORBit-0.5.17, GTK+-1.2.10, and Imlib-1.9.15


Audio File-0.2.6, EsounD-0.2.36, and GTK-Doc-1.6

User Notes:

Installation of GNOME Libraries

The installation process expects a games group to exist on the system. If you have not previously created this group, issue the following command as the root user:

groupadd -g 60 games

Install GNOME Libraries by running the following commands:

patch -Np1 -i ../gnome-libs-1.4.2-gcc4-1.patch &&
./configure --prefix=/opt/gnome-1.4 --disable-gtk-doc &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Configuring GNOME Libraries

Config Files

/opt/gnome-1.4/etc/mime-magic, /opt/gnome-1.4/etc/paper.config, /opt/gnome-1.4/etc/sound/events/gnome.soundlist and /opt/gnome-1.4/etc/sound/events/gtk-events.soundlist


Installed Programs: dns-helper, gconfigger, gnome-bug, gnome-config, gnome-dump-metadata, gnome-gen-mimedb, gnome-moz-remote, gnome-name-service, gnome-pty-helper, gnome_segv, goad-browser, libart-config, loadshlib and new-object
Installed Libraries: libart_lgpl.{so,a}, libgnome.{so,a}, libgnomeui.{so,a}, libgnomesupport.{so,a}, libgnorba.{so,a}, libgnorbagtk.{so,a}, libgtkxmhtml.{so,a}, and libzvt.{so,a}
Installed Directories: /opt/gnome-1.4/doc, /opt/gnome-1.4/etc/sound, /opt/gnome-1.4/include/gnome-1.0, /opt/gnome-1.4/lib/gnome-libs, /opt/gnome-1.4/share/gnome, /opt/gnome-1.4/share/gtk-doc/html/libart, /opt/gnome-1.4/share/mime-info, /opt/gnome-1.4/share/pixmaps, /opt/gnome-1.4/share/type-convert and /opt/gnome-1.4/var

Short Descriptions


is the LGPL component of libart.


is the non-GUI part of the GNOME library.


is the GUI part of the GNOME library.


is the GNOME CORBA GTK framework.


provides the functions necessary to emulate xterm.

Last updated on 2006-06-21 11:26:07 -0500