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Provide the details of installed libraries for compiling applications. More information:

  • Get the list of libraries and their dependencies:

pkg-config --libs {{library1 library2 ...}}

  • Get the list of libraries, their dependencies, and proper cflags for gcc:

pkg-config --cflags --libs {{library1 library2 ...}}

  • Compile your code with libgtk-3, libwebkit2gtk-4.0 and all their dependencies:

c++ example.cpp $(pkg-config --cflags --libs gtk+-3.0 webkit2gtk-4.0) -o example