Gedit-3.36.1

Introduction to Gedit

The Gedit package contains a lightweight UTF-8 text editor for the GNOME Desktop.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-9.1 platform.

Package Information

Gedit Dependencies

Required

git-2.26.0, gsettings-desktop-schemas-3.36.0, gspell-1.8.3, gtksourceview4-4.6.0, itstool-2.0.6, libpeas-1.24.1, and tepl-4.4.0

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.32, Vala-0.48.2, and zeitgeist

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gedit

Installation of Gedit

Install Gedit by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

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

To test the results, issue: ninja test.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install
[Note]

Note

If you installed the package to your system using a DESTDIR method, /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/gschemas.compiled was not updated/created. Create (or update) the file using the following command as the root user:

glib-compile-schemas /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas

Command Explanations

-Duser_documentation=false: This switch disables generating the user documentation. Omit this switch if you have GTK-Doc-1.32 installed and wish to generate the user documentation.

-Dgtk_doc=true: Use this option to build the reference manual (needs GTK-Doc-1.32).

Contents

Installed Program: gedit
Installed Libraries: libgedit-3.36.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gedit-3.36 and /usr/{lib,share,share/gtk-doc/html,share/help/*}/gedit

Short Descriptions

gedit

is a lightweight text editor integrated with the GNOME Desktop.

Last updated on 2020-03-27 15:16:34 -0500