Introduction to EOG

EOG is an application used for viewing and cataloging image files on the GNOME Desktop.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.4 platform.

Package Information

EOG Dependencies


gnome-desktop-3.8.4, gnome-icon-theme-3.8.3, libpeas-1.8.1, shared-mime-info-1.1, and yelp-xsl-3.8.1



Exempi-2.2.1, GTK-Doc-1.19, Little CMS-2.5, and libexif-0.6.21

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/eog

Installation of EOG

Install EOG by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-scrollkeeper: Use this parameter if you have installed Rarian but wish to disable the updates to the Scrollkeeper database.

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


Installed Program: eog
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/include/eog-3.0, /usr/lib/eog, /usr/share/eog, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/eog, and /usr/share/help/*/eog

Short Descriptions


is a fast and functional image viewer as well as an image cataloging program.

Last updated on 2013-09-04 14:37:09 -0700