Introduction to Telepathy Mission Control

Telepathy Mission Control is an account manager and channel dispatcher for the Telepathy framework, allowing user interfaces and other clients to share connections to real-time communication services without conflicting.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-9.0 platform.

Package Information

Telepathy Mission Control Dependencies


telepathy-glib-0.24.1 and Python-2.7.16 (during the build)



GTK-Doc-1.32, libgnome-keyring, and UPower-0.99.10

User Notes:

Installation of Telepathy Mission Control

Install Telepathy Mission Control by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a testsuite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

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


Installed Programs: mc-tool, mc-wait-for-name and mission-control-5 (library executable)
Installed Libraries:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/mission-control-5.5 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/mission-control-plugins

Short Descriptions


is a command line tool used to manipulate Mission Control accounts.


waits for a D-Bus bus name that will be provided automatically by the desktop session.


is a D-Bus service which runs on the session bus to implement AccountManager and ChannelDispatcher services described in the Telepathy D-Bus specification.

contains Telepathy Mission Control plugin API functions.

Last updated on 2019-08-21 14:22:20 -0700