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ATK - The Accessibility Toolkit

For more information about ATK and accessibility in GNOME, see:


ATK requires GLib >= 2.32. Information about GLib is available from:

Getting the source code

You can get the source code of each ATK release as a tarball:

You can also clone the ATK master branch from GNOME repository:


To buid ATK from a release tarball you can use Autotools:

    $ ./configure
    $ make
    # make install

Alternatively, you can use Meson and Ninja:

    $ meson _build .
    $ ninja -C _build
    # ninja -C _build install

To build ATK from a Git clone using Autotools, run the script
instead of the configure one; before running or configure, make
sure you have libtool in your path. If you use Meson, no changes are

Note that runs the configure script for you. If you wish to pass
options like --prefix=/usr to configure you can give those options to and they will be passed on to configure; if you wish to run without running the configure script, export the NOCONFIGURE
environment variable.

How to report bugs

Bugs should be reported to the GNOME bug tracking system:

You will need to create an account for yourself.

You can also mail the mailing list