Xfce Terminal install from source

Xfce Terminal install from source


If you want to install Terminal from source, you can either go through the steps of compiling and installing Terminal yourself, or use our popular installer. In either case, the following software is required on your computer in order to successfully compile and install Terminal:

D-BUS (0.23 or above)
VTE Terminal Widget (0.11.11 or above)
Xfce libraries (4.2.0)
Gtk+ Library (2.4.0 or above)
exo Library (0.3.0 or above), included with the installer
Also make sure that you install the header files for the packages listed above. If you are using a package system like RPM, these are usually found in the -devel variants of the packages.

Installing from source

It is highly recommended to install terminal into the same prefix as Xfce. Assuming you installed Xfce to /usr/local, you would perform the following steps to compile and install Terminal:

# export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig
# tar xzf Terminal-X.Y.Z.tar.gz
# cd Terminal-X.Y.Z
# ./configure –prefix=/usr/local
# make
# make install

If everything went ok, you can now start Terminal with the following command:

$ Terminal