gnome-shell-3.34.1

Introduction to GNOME Shell

The GNOME Shell is the core user interface of the GNOME Desktop environment.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-9.0 platform.

Package Information

GNOME Shell Dependencies

Required

evolution-data-server-3.34.1, Gjs-1.58.1, gnome-autoar-0.2.3, gnome-control-center-3.34.1, libcroco-0.6.13, Mutter-3.34.1, sassc-3.6.1, startup-notification-0.12, and Systemd-243

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.32 and bash-completion

Runtime Dependencies

adwaita-icon-theme-3.34.3, DConf-0.34.0, GDM-3.34.1, gnome-backgrounds-3.34.0, gnome-menus-3.32.0, gnome-themes-extra-3.28, and telepathy-mission-control-5.16.5

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gnome-shell

Installation of GNOME Shell

Install GNOME Shell by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

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

To test the results, issue: ninja test. You must be running an X session to run the tests. Some will fail if GDM-3.34.1 is not installed.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

-Dextensions=false: Do not build the gnome-extensions CLI tool. Using this option removes the need for asciidoc-8.6.9.

Contents

Installed Programs: gnome-extensions, gnome-shell, gnome-shell-extension-prefs, gnome-shell-extension-tool, and gnome-shell-perf-tool
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/gnome-shell, /usr/share/gnome-shell, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/{shell,st}, and /usr/share/xdg-desktop-portal/

Short Descriptions

gnome-shell

provides the core user interface functions for the GNOME 3 Desktop.

Last updated on 2019-10-17 14:50:42 -0500