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|Related projects=Glade,GIMP,GAdmin-ProFTPD,GLib,SqueakGtk
|Related projects=Glade,GIMP,GAdmin-ProFTPD,GLib,SqueakGtk
|Keywords=GUI,graphical interface,development,GTK,X Windows,GDK,glib,interface design
|Keywords=GUI,graphical interface,development,GTK,X Windows,GDK,glib,interface design
|Version identifier=3.12.2
|Version identifier=3.14.0
|Version date=2014-05-12
|Version date=2014-09-22
|Version status=stable
|Version status=stable
|Version download=http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/gtk+/3.12/gtk+-3.12.2.tar.xz
|Version download=http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/gtk+/3.14/gtk+-3.14.0.tar.xz
|Last review by=Genium
|Last review by=Genium
|Last review date=2014-09-14
|Last review date=2014-10-05
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Submitted date=2011-04-01

Revision as of 04:55, 5 October 2014



Cross-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces.

GTK+ is a GUI Toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces.

This package provides a complete set of widgets suitable for projects ranging from small one-off tools to complete application suites. In addition to basic widgets, such as buttons, check boxes, and text entries, it also provides Model-View-Controller (MVC) APIs for tree views, multi-line text fields, and menu and toolbar actions.

GTK+ is the primary library used to construct user interfaces in GNOME. Its name stands for "GIMP Tool Kit", as originally it was explicitly written for that image manipulation program, and later extracted from it as a stand-alone library.

Third-party language bindings designed for the GNU system are provided by the Guile-Gnome project.




Foundations of GTK+ Development (Expert's Voice in Open Source) 1st Edition

Selection from the FSF shop

Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman

Introduction to the Command Line

Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement

If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org

"IRC general" IRC general channel

Related Projects



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Leaders and contributors

Josh Macdonald original author
Peter Mattis original author
Spencer Kimball original author

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Perl (Ref) (R)https://metacpan.org/release/Gtk
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gtk+3.0
Mailing Listhttps://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gtk-app-devel-list/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gtk+4.0
Mailing Listhttps://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gtk-doc-list/
Ruby (Ref) (R)https://rubygems.org/gems/gtk/
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gtkextra
Mailing Listhttps://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gtk-i18n-list/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gtk/
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gtk-doc
Mailing Listhttps://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gtk-perl-list/
Mailing Listhttps://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gtk-list/
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gtk+2.0
Mailing Listhttps://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/language-bindings/
Mailing Listhttps://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gtk-devel-list/

Software prerequisites

Required to buildglib
Required to buildpango
Required to buildgdk-pixbuf
Required to buildatk
Required to buildgtk
Required to buildGObject introspection

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 January 2019.


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