Introduction to GNOME Settings Daemon

The GNOME Settings Daemon is responsible for setting various parameters of a GNOME Session and the applications that run under it.

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

Package Information

GNOME Settings Daemon Dependencies


colord-1.4.4, Fontconfig-2.13.1, GeoClue-2.5.5, geocode-glib-3.26.1, gnome-desktop-3.34.4, Little CMS-2.9, libcanberra-0.30, libgweather-3.34.0, libnotify-0.7.8, librsvg-2.46.4, libwacom-0.29, PulseAudio-13.0, elogind-243.4, UPower-0.99.11, and Xorg Wacom Driver-0.39.0




Recommended dependencies are not strictly required for this package to build and function, but you may not get expected results at runtime if you don't install them.

Recommended (Runtime)


dbusmock-0.19 and umockdev (required for the tests)

User Notes:

Installation of GNOME Settings Daemon

Install GNOME Settings Daemon by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc -Dsystemd=false .. &&

To check the results, execute: ninja test. Note that you must have python-dbusmock installed in order for the tests to complete successfully. Some tests in the "power" testsuite may fail depending on the init system in use.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gnome-settings-daemon-3.0, /usr/lib/gnome-settings-daemon-3.0, and /usr/share/gnome-settings-daemon

Last updated on 2020-02-26 22:00:52 -0800