How to Install GTK+ in Ubuntu 10.04

install gtk in ubuntu 10.04 lts

GTK+(GIMP Tool Kit) is one of the most widely used ToolKit for creating graphical user interfaces(Originally for X-Window).It is designed to be small,flexible and efficient and offers complete set of widgets;hence it is suitable for projects from small to complete application suites.So basically it is a collection of some libraries so that you can use them to create GUI’s for your programs or applications.

Installing GTK+ in Ubuntu 10.04
1.You can install the GTK+ libraries from Synaptic Package Manager.Open Synaptic Package Manager.
2.Search for GTK+,then select the libraries you want e.g libgtk 2.0-dev.. then mark for installation.
3.Now you can click on Apply to install the selected libraries or packages.
4.It will take few minutes to download and install the GTK+ library-packages.Wait until the installation will complete.

  • messi

    Thank you very much.

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  • magikhead

    thanks much!

  • greg helmer

    Could you please show how to install GTK+3.0.6

  • Anonymous

    I like this.

  • Pranav

    Thanku soo much…

  • Craig Weber

    GTK stands for “Gnome Tool Kit”, not “GIMP Tool Kit”.

    • Bert

      No, it’s GIMP toolkit as it was originally developed for GIMP. Look it up.

      • Craig Weber

        Oh, my mistake. 🙂

  • Mark4343

    How do you install gtk3 ?

  • vivek kumar

    sudo apt-get install libgtk-3-dev