Introduction to Kde-runtime

Kde-runtime contains runtime applications and libraries essential for KDE.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 platform.

Package Information

Kde-runtime Dependencies


kdelibs-4.14.5 and libgcrypt-1.6.2



PulseAudio-5.0, xine-lib-1.2.6, libcanberra-0.30, Samba-4.1.17, NetworkManager-1.0.0, nepomuk-core, OpenSLP, QNtrack, LibSSH, and OpenEXR

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/kde-runtime

Installation of Kde-runtime

Install kde-runtime by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

      -DSYSCONF_INSTALL_DIR=/etc                  \
      -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release                  \
      -DSAMBA_INCLUDE_DIR=/usr/include/samba-4.0 \
      -Wno-dev .. &&

To test the results, issue make test.

Now as the root user:

make install &&
ln -sfv ../lib/kde4/libexec/kdesu $KDE_PREFIX/bin/kdesu

Command Explanations

-DSAMBA_INCLUDE_DIR=/usr/include/samba-4.0: This switch is used so that CMake can properly find Samba headers which got moved in version 4.


Installed Programs: kcmshell4, kde-cp, kde-mv, kde-open, kde4, kde4-menu, kdebugdialog, keditfiletype, kfile4, kglobalaccel, khelpcenter, khotnewstuff-upload, khotnewstuff4, kiconfinder, kioclient, kmimetypefinder, knotify4, kquitapp, kreadconfig, kstart, ksvgtopng, ktraderclient, ktrash, kuiserver, kwalletd, kwriteconfig, nepomukcontroller, plasma-remote-helper, plasmapkg and solid-hardware.
Installed Libraries: several in $KDE_PREFIX/lib
Installed Directories: several in $KDE_PREFIX/lib and $KDE_PREFIX/share

Last updated on 2015-02-23 21:17:16 -0800