kde4-config man page

kde4-config — Prints KDE installation paths

Synopsis

kde4-config [--expandvars] [--prefix] [--exec-prefix] [--libsuffix] [--localprefix] [--version] [--types] [--path type] [--userpath type] [--install type]

Description

kde4-config is a command line program used to retrieve information about KDE installation or user paths.

Use this program to determine where the various aspects of the KDE installation reside on your system.

Options

--expandvars
expand ${prefix} and ${exec_prefix} in output
--prefix
Compiled in prefix for KDE libraries
--exec-prefix
Compiled in exec_prefix for KDE libraries
--libsuffix
Compiled in library path suffix
--localprefix
Prefix in $HOME used to write files
--version
Compiled in version string for KDE libraries
--types
Print a list of all available KDE resource types
--path type
Search path for the specified type
--userpath type
User paths for the types: desktop|autostart|trash|document
--install type
Prefix to install resource files to

Examples

Print the top-level KDE installation directory:

% kde4-config --prefix

Print a list of all resource types:

% kde4-config --types

Print the installed wallpaper path:

% kde4-config --path wallpaper

See Also

kdeoptions(7)

Bugs

None known.

Author

Stephan Kulow <coolo@kde.org>

Author.

Info

2007-09-28 K Desktop Environment KDE User's Manual