Introduction to GPicView

The GPicView package contains a lightweight image viewer.

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

Package Information

GPicView Dependencies



User Notes:

Installation of GPicView

Install GPicView by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
sed -i 's/Utility;//' /usr/share/applications/gpicview.desktop

If you have xdg-utils-1.1.3 installed, as the root user, you should run the xdg-icon-resource forceupdate --theme hicolor command, for the installed icon to be displayed in the menu item.

Command Explanations

sed -i ...: Fixes submenu for GPicView.


Installed Program: gpicview
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /usr/share/gpicview

Short Descriptions


is a lightweight image viewer

Last updated on Sun Aug 29 22:30:20 2021