Before you install Xfe, make sure to read the documentation page first.
If you need to install the FOX toolkit, it can be downloaded from here.
If you have a patch, a bug report or a feature request to submit, please refer to the xfe project page at SourceForge, or .
Creating an rpm package
You first need the correct fox-1.6.x and fox-devel-1.6.x packages to be installed. To create an RPM package from the Xfe sources, simply type:
rpmbuild -ta xfe-1.33.tar.gz
The created RPM package xfe-1.33-1.i686.rpm is usually located in /usr/src/rpm/RPM/i686,
but this may vary depending on your distribution and/or your customizations.
To install the created RPM package xfe-1.33-1.i686.rpm, enter the following command
rpm -Uvh xfe-1.33-1.i386.rpm
Creating a Debian package
You first need the correct libfox1.6 and libfox1.6-dev packages to be installed. Extract the sources and enter the source directory:
tar zxvf xfe-1.33.tar.gz
Then, build the Debian package (no need to sign the package, thus the -uc -us options):
fakeroot dpkg-buildpackage -uc -us
And finally, install the created package (as root):
dpkg -i xfe_1.33-1_i386.deb