Introduction to Imlib

The Imlib package contains image libraries. These are useful for loading, rendering and dithering a wide variety of image data formats.

Package Information

Imlib Dependencies


GTK+-1.2.10, and libungif-4.1.3 or giflib-4.1.3

Installation of Imlib

Install Imlib by running the following commands:

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

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/imlib-1.9.15 &&
install -v -m644 doc/{index.html,*.gif} /usr/share/doc/imlib-1.9.15

Command Explanations

--sysconfdir=/etc/imlib: This installs and combines the configuration files into /etc/imlib instead of /usr/etc.

Configuring Imlib

Config Files



Installed Programs: imlib-config and imlib_config
Installed Libraries: libgdk_imlib.[so,a], libimlib-*.[so,a], and libImlib.[so,a]
Installed Directories: /etc/imlib and /usr/share/doc/imlib-1.9.15

Short Descriptions


provide the functions for programs to display and edit a wide variety of image data formats.

Last updated on 2005-08-01 13:29:19 -0600