Introduction to GSettings Desktop Schemas

The GSettings Desktop Schemas package contains a collection of GSettings schemas for settings shared by various components of a GNOME Desktop.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.1 platform.

Package Information

GSettings Desktop Schemas Dependencies




User Notes:

Installation of GSettings Desktop Schemas

Install GSettings Desktop Schemas by running the following commands:

sed -i -r 's:"(/system):"/org/gnome\1:g' schemas/*.in &&

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


If you installed the package to your system using a “DESTDIR” method, /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/gschemas.compiled was not updated/created. Create (or update) the file using the following command as the root user:

glib-compile-schemas /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas

Command Explanations

sed ... schemas/*.in: This command fixes some deprecated entries in the schema templates.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /usr/include/gsettings-desktop-schemas and /usr/share/GConf/gsettings

Last updated on 2017-08-23 17:35:52 -0700