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Building on Fedora / CentOS / RHEL / openSUSE

For general information, see wiki/Building first.

For RPM packaging, see wiki/Packaging.

For Python2, see wiki/Building/RPM/Python2.


https://xpra.org/icons/fedora.png - https://xpra.org/icons/centos.png

Fedora and CentOS / RHEL Build Dependencies

For building you will need to install:

dnf install gcc gcc-c++ \
                libXtst-devel libXdamage-devel libxkbfile-devel \
                python3-devel python3-Cython \
                python3-gobject pygobject3-devel python3-cairo-devel \
                gtk3-devel gobject-introspection-devel \
                redhat-rpm-config
dnf install xorg-x11-server-Xorg xorg-x11-drv-dummy xorg-x11-xauth xorg-x11-xkb-utils

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

dnf install python3-Cython

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

dnf install ffmpeg-xpra-devel x264-xpra-devel

Building against the default (and often outdated) host libraries or using third-party repositories (EPEL, rpmfusion, etc) is not recommended.

For OpenGL accelerated client rendering support, add this runtime dependency:

dnf install python3-pyopengl

Build Commands

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

python3 ./setup.py install \
    --rpath=/usr/lib64/xpra --pkg-config-path=/usr/lib64/xpra/pkgconfig
    --without-html5 --without-printing

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