Gui or ux libraries used

abhimanyu shegokar abhimanyu.shegokar at
Mon Jul 22 07:59:31 PDT 2013

Hello Christian,
Thanks for your detailed explanation but i am looking for libraries like
gtk which are used for graphics. Can you enlist them?

Warm Regards From

Abhimanyu Shegokar
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On Jul 22, 2013 3:41 AM, "Christian Lohmaier" <
lohmaier+libreoffice at> wrote:

> Hi Abhhimanyu, *,
> On Sun, Jul 21, 2013 at 1:54 PM, abhimanyu shegokar
> <abhimanyu.shegokar at> wrote:
> > Can someone help me listing gui and/or ux libraries used to build/install
> > libreoffice?
> Not sure what you mean with gui/ux libraries here.
> You can build libreoffice without much system-dependencies, so the
> installation is more or less self-contained and doesn't have external
> dependencies.
> To build libreoffice, you can install dependencies to any prefix you
> like, provided that you then add the path with the pkg-info data to
> the corresponding environment variable (PKG_CONFIG_PATH or pass the
> flags manually to override/skip pkg-config detection so configure can
> find them
> As for gui libraries, libreoffice can integrate with gtk and/or
> kde-theming and file-dialogs, but that is optional. If they are not
> available, LO will default to its own colors/its own look/use its own
> dialogs. But I'd consider gtk or kde devel packages "general
> dependencies" that your mentor could install, so maybe I'm missing
> your point.
> > I want to have all the install dependencies related to ux in
> > /home folder since i don't have sudo permission at my college. Other
> general
> > dependencies can be resolved by asking my mentor to install them.
> Again not sure what you mean with ux related dependencies. Maybe you
> mean glade to edit the UI files? That is not needed to build, only if
> you want to modify the dialogs, but the above notice applies as well -
> just build glade with --prefix=/your/home/some/dir.
> ciao
> Christian
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