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Chapter 23. Running the X Windows System > X11-Based Applications and Libraries

23.4. X11-Based Applications and Libraries

Fink can also be used to install many X11-based applications like the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), xfig/transfig, ImageMagick, nedit, and many others. Since Fink understands dependencies, installation of some of these applications will cause Fink to install several other packages first. For example, since the text editor nedit depends on Motif libraries, Fink installs Lesstif first. (This also gives you the Motif window manager, mwm.) Similarly, when you install the GIMP via Fink, you also install the packages for GNOME, GTK+, and glib.

You can also use Fink to install libraries directly. For example:


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