Exo-4.16.4

Introduction to Exo

Exo is a support library used in the Xfce desktop. It also has some helper applications that are used throughout Xfce.

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Package Information

Exo Dependencies

Required

GTK+-3.24.34, libxfce4ui-4.16.1, and libxfce4util-4.16.0

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.33.2

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

Installation of Exo

Install Exo by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

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

Contents

Installed Programs: exo-desktop-item-edit and exo-open
Installed Libraries: libexo-2.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/exo-2 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/exo-2

Short Descriptions

exo-desktop-item-edit

is a command line utility to create or edit icons on the desktop

exo-open

is a command line frontend to the Xfce Preferred Applications framework. It can either be used to open a list of urls with the default URL handler or launch the preferred application for a certain category

libexo-2.so

contains additional widgets, a framework for editable toolbars, light-weight session management support and functions to automatically synchronise object properties (based on GObject Binding Properties)