gnome-control-center-42.3

Introduction to GNOME Control Center

The GNOME Control Center package contains the GNOME settings manager.

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Development versions of BLFS may not build or run some packages properly if dependencies have been updated since the most recent stable versions of the book.

Package Information

GNOME Control Center Dependencies

Required

AccountsService-22.08.8, colord-gtk-0.3.0, gnome-online-accounts-3.44.0, gnome-settings-daemon-42.2, gsound-1.0.3, libgtop-2.40.0, libpwquality-1.4.4, MIT Kerberos V5-1.20, shared-mime-info-2.2, and UDisks-2.9.4

Recommended

Optional

Xvfb (from Xorg-Server-21.1.4 or Xwayland-22.1.3) and dbusmock-0.28.4 (both for tests)

Optional Runtime Dependencies

cups-pk-helper-0.2.6 (Printers panel), gnome-color-manager-3.36.0 (Color panel), gnome-shell-42.3.1 (Applications panel), and sound-theme-freedesktop-0.8 (Additional Sound Effects in Sound panel)

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Recommended dependencies are not strictly required for this package to build and function, but you may not get expected results at runtime if you don't install them.

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gnome-control-center

Installation of GNOME Control Center

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If upgrading from gnome-control-center-41 or earlier, remove a desktop file that would result in duplicated menu entries. As the root user:

rm -f /usr/share/applications/gnome-control-center.desktop

Install GNOME Control Center by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

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

To test the results, issue: ninja test. Note that you must have the python-dbusmock module installed in order for the tests to complete successfully.

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.

-Dibus=false: Use this switch if you have not installed the recommended IBus dependency.

Contents

Installed Programs: gnome-control-center
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/share/gnome-control-center, /usr/share/pixmaps/faces, and /usr/share/sounds/gnome

Short Descriptions

gnome-control-center

is a graphical user interface used to configure various aspects of GNOME