Ref. # 5 , and your question in # 6 ...
Getting wxWidgets and other packages installed on Linux :
Please use the Package Manager ... or the command line :
Yes : anything you get with ' urpmi ', you can get with the
Package Manager .. or vice versa. The search function urpmq
( urpmq -a ) is available in the package manager too > > the
" Find " window.
Command to open the package manager = ' rpmdrake '.
.. Links, urpmi , etc. ..
Miscellaneous 'rpm' commands : please see 'man rpm'.
.. And here some very useful rpm commands :
rpm -qa | sort > my-installed-packages.txt
.. using two commands and a redirect .. :
'rpm qa' lists packages , in rpm data base order.
The pipe ( | ) pipes the result to 'sort', providing
an alphabetic list. Redirect ( > ) prints a text file
rpm -qa --last > last-rpm.txt
.. creates a text file with the last installed package
at line 1 , and the date of the install. Very useful
if you forget what you installed, and when.
rpm -qa --last | less
.. see for yourself ..
rpm -ql <package>
.. lists all files in an installed package.
rpm -qf /usr/lib/<file>
Or : rpm -qf /usr/bin/<file>
etc. etc., will tell which package, the file belongs to.
Glib , atk , cairo , pango , gtk
Doing experiments with versions different from those
already installed, this is a must
A non system location, example ...
Not all versions of gtk are stable. This LQ thread, post # 3
shows a working combination of the above libraries, and
how to handle the path with "pkg-config"
Installing to a system path like /usr/local/ may trash the "500"
installed applications all depending on the system versions.