zathura - a document viewer
zathura is a highly customizable and functional document viewer based on the girara user interface library and several document libraries.
The following dependencies are required:
The following dependencies are optional:
sqlite3(>= 3.6.23): splite3 database backend
libmagicfrom file(1): for mime-type detection
libsynctexfrom TeXLive (>= 1.19): SyncTeX support
libseccomp: sandbox support
For building zathura, the following dependencies are also required:
The following dependencies are optional build-time only dependencies:
check: for tests
librvsg-bin: PNG icons
Sphinx: manpages and HTML documentation
doxygen: HTML documentation
breathe: for HTML documentation
sphinx_rtd_theme: for HTML documentation
Sphinx is needed to build the manpages. If it is not installed, the
man pages won't be built. For building the HTML documentation,
sphinx_rtd_theme are needed in addition to
If you don't want to build with support for sqlite databases, you can configure
the build system with
-Dsqlite=disabled and sqlite support won't be available.
The use of magic to detect mime types is optional and can be disabled by
configuring the build system with
The use of
libseccomp to create a sandboxed environment is optional and can
be disabled by configure the build system with
sandbox will by default be set to "normal" mode, which should not interfere
with the normal operation of zathura. For strict sandbox mode set
sandbox strict in zathurarc. Strict sandbox mode will reduce the available
functionality of zathura and provide a read only document viewer.
To build and install zathura using meson's ninja backend:
meson build cd build ninja ninja install
Note that the default backend for meson might vary based on the platform. Please refer to the meson documentation for platform specific dependencies.
Please report bugs at http://git.pwmt.org/pwmt/zathura.