GConf Editor-2.10.0

Introduction to GConf Editor

The GConf Editor package contains a GUI editor for the GConf configuration database.

Package Information

GConf Editor Dependencies



Installation of GConf Editor

Install GConf Editor by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=`pkg-config --variable=prefix ORBit-2.0` \
    --sysconfdir=/etc/gnome --localstatedir=/var/lib &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--sysconfdir=/etc/gnome: This switch puts GConf schema files in /etc/gnome/gconf/schemas instead of $GNOME_PREFIX/etc/gconf/schemas.

--localstatedir=/var/lib: This switch puts ScrollKeeper files in /var/lib/scrollkeeper instead of $GNOME_PREFIX/var/scrollkeeper.


Installed Program: gconf-editor
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /etc/gnome/gconf/gconf.xml.defaults/apps/gconf-editor, /etc/gnome/gconf/gconf.xml.defaults/schemas/apps/gconf-editor, $GNOME_PREFIX/share/gnome/help/gconf-editor, $GNOME_PREFIX/share/omf/gconf-editor, and $GNOME_PREFIX/share/pixmaps/gconf-editor

Short Descriptions


allows direct modification of the GConf configuration database.

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