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Building on Fedora / CentOS / RHEL / openSUSE

For general information, see wiki/Building first.

For RPM packaging, see wiki/Packaging.


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Fedora and CentOS / RHEL

For building you will need to install:

yum install gcc python-devel libXtst-devel libXdamage-devel \
	  	gtk2-devel pygtk2-devel pygobject2-devel libxkbfile-devel \
                redhat-rpm-config

Fedora and RHEL7/CentOS7 users can install Cython via yum, our repositories also include a more up to date version of Cython for all versions.

yum install Cython
yum install xorg-x11-server-Xorg xorg-x11-drv-dummy xorg-x11-xauth xorg-x11-xkb-utils

For picture and video encoding support, install the private libraries and their development headers from the repository:

yum install ffmpeg-xpra-devel x264-xpra-devel libvpx-xpra-devel libwebp-devel

Building against the default (and often outdated) host libraries or using third-party repositories (EPEL, rpmfusion, etc) is not recommended.

When building against those private libraries, you must point the compiler and linker to their location, ie for 64-bit:

LDFLAGS=-Wl,-rpath=/usr/lib64/xpra \
PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$PKG_CONFIG_PATH:/usr/lib64/xpra/pkgconfig \
    ./setup.py install

The spec files used for building all the packages found in the repositories can be found here: xpra/trunk/rpmbuild. More information on the private libraries setup can be found here: #613.

For OpenGL accelerated client rendering support, add:

yum install PyOpenGL PyOpenGL-accelerate pygtkglext

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openSUSE

For building you will need to install:

zypper install gcc python-cython python-devel \
		gtk2-devel python-gtk-devel python-gobject2-devel
zypper install libXrandr-devel libXtst-devel libXcomposite-devel 
zypper install xorg-x11-server-extra xorg-x11-xauth xkeyboard-config

No idea which ffmpeg libraries to use, sorry.