Seahorse-40.0

Introduction to Seahorse

Seahorse is a graphical interface for managing and using encryption keys. Currently it supports PGP keys (using GPG/GPGME) and SSH keys.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-11.0 platform.

Package Information

Seahorse Dependencies

Required

Gcr-3.40.0, GnuPG-2.2.33, GPGME-1.16.0, itstool-2.0.7, libhandy-1.4.0, libpwquality-1.4.4 and libsecret-0.20.4

Recommended

Optional

Avahi-0.8

Runtime Dependency

gnome-keyring-40.0

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/seahorse

Installation of Seahorse

Install Seahorse by running the following commands:

sed -i -r 's:"(/apps):"/org/gnome\1:' data/*.xml &&

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release .. &&
ninja

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

--buildtype=release: Specify a buildtype suitable for stable releases of the package, as the default may produce unoptimized binaries.

sed ... data/*.xml: This command fixes some deprecated entries in the schema templates.

-Dldap-support=false: Add this switch if you have not installed openldap. Note that you will have to use the following 'sed' command to fix the build: sed -i "448 s/g_list/if (ssrc) &/" pgp/seahorse-pgp-backend.c

Contents

Installed Program: seahorse
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/{libexec,share,share/help/*}/seahorse

Short Descriptions

seahorse

is the graphical interface for managing and using encryption keys

Last updated on Mon Aug 30 17:07:14 2021