Gigolo 0.4.2


For compiling Gigolo, you will need the GTK (>= 2.12, GLib >= 2.16) libraries and header files. You will also need its dependency libraries and header files, such as Pango, Cairo, Glib and ATK. All these files are available at You also need Python for the included Waf build system.

Furthermore you need, of course, a C compiler as well as the intltool package.


If you have all the above listed requirements installed on your system, building the code is easy:

Run the following commands:

$ ./waf configure
$ ./waf build
(maybe as root)
% ./waf install

To get a list of available options to customize your build, enable debugging or to use a different installation prefix, run:

$ ./waf help

Alternative installation using autotools

You can use the usual autotools chain to configure, compile and install the sources by running:

$ ./

in the source directory. This is mainly intended for distro packagers and people with special needs.

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