Chapter 2. Installation

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From Source
Prebuilt Packages
Debian GNU/Linux
Red Hat Linux


gtkmm can be downloaded from

Remember that you will probably need to be root to install software. The su command will allow you to enter the root password and have root status temporarily.


Before installing gtkmm 2, you should first install these other packages.

  • libsigc++ 1.2

  • GTK+ 2.0

And GTK+ also requires these packages.