Introduction to GSound

The gsound package contains a small library for playing system sounds.

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

Package Information

gsound Dependencies



GTK-Doc-1.32 (for generating documentation)

User Notes:

Installation of GSound

Install gsound by running the following commands:

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

This package does not come with a test suite.

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: gsound-play
Installed Libraries:
Installed Directories: /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gsound

Short Descriptions


plays system sounds through the libgsound interface.

contains API functions for playing system sounds.

Last updated on 2019-08-25 11:35:01 -0700