Introduction to Grilo-Plugins

Grilo-Plugins is a collection of plugins (Apple Trailers,, Bookmarks, Filesystem, Flickr, Jamendo, Magnatune,, Tracker, Youtube, between others) to make media discovery and browsing easy for applications that support Grilo framework, such as Totem (some plugins are disabled in Totem).

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

Package Information

Grilo-Plugins Dependencies


Grilo-0.2.12 and SQLite-



Avahi-0.6.31, GMime-2.6.20 (Podcasts), JSON-GLib-1.0.2 (TMDB), Lua-5.3.0 (Lua Factory), gnome-online-accounts (Flickr, Pocket), gom (Bookmarks), libdmapsharing (DMAP), libgdata (YouTube), libquvi (version 0.9) (YouTube), liboauth (to configure Flickr personal accounts), MEDIAART (local-art), python-dbusmock (dLeyna runtime tests), and tracker (Tracker)

User Notes:

Installation of Grilo-Plugins

Install Grilo-Plugins by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

To test the results, issue: make check 2>&1 | tee check.log. A summary can be obtained with grep -E 'PASS|FAIL' check.log.

Now, as the root user:

make install

To test which plugins are installed and that Grilo-0.2.12 is working, issue grl-inspect-0.2 or grilo-test-ui-0.2 (the latter, from an X terminal).


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: Several under /usr/lib/grilo-0.2, with names related to the respective plugins.
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/grilo-0.2, /usr/share/grilo-plugins and /usr/share/help/C/{examples,grilo-plugins}

Last updated on 2013-10-21 18:39:03 -0300