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Unmodified clone of the GRAMPS svn repository at starting at r15000.

Please read the COPYING file first.
If building from source, also read the INSTALL file (at least through the
"SUPER-SHORT VERSION") before going further.

The following packages *MUST* be installed in order for Gramps to work:
   Python 2.7 or greater
   GTK 3.0 or greater
   pygobject 3.3.2 or greater
   librsvg2 (svg icon view)

The following package is needed for full translation of the interface
to your language:
                    Translation of GTK elements to your language, with             
                    xx your language code eg for Dutch you need
                    language-pack-gnome-nl. The translation of the
                    Gramps strings is included with the source code.

The following packages are *STRONGLY RECOMMENDED* to be installed:
   osmgpsmap        Used to show maps in the geography view. 
                    Without this the GeoView will not be active, see
                    The package is named osmgpsmap, osm-gps-map
                    or python-osmgpsmap. Or obtain it from:
   GraphViz         Enable creation of graphs using GraphViz engine.
                    Without this no beautiful graphs can be created.
                    Obtain it from:
   pyexiv2          Enables Gramps to manage Exif metadata embedded in your
                    media. Gramps needs version 0.1.3 or greater.
                    Obtain it from:  

The following packages are optional
   gtkspell         Enable spell checking in the notes. Gtkspell depends on 
                    enchant. A version of gtkspell with gobject introspection
                    is needed (if not the official yet, use

   ttf-freefont     More font support in the reports

   gir-webkit       GObject introspection data of WebKit is required for the
                    hidden view 'Htmlview', which allows websites to be opened in
                    Gramps. Users can unhide the view in the plugin manager. 
                    A html renderer must be installed to use the view.
                    !! PACKAGERS, Test if on your distribution
                    webkit and Gramps is stable. If you obtain crashes, patch 
                    src/plugins/view/ and
                    src/plugins/view/, so as to remove:
                       from gi.repository import WebKit as webkit

                    Required for the Graphview plugin

No longer needed in 4.0:
No longer needed in 3.3:
   python-enchant Enchant
No longer needed in 3.2:
   python glade bindings
No longer needed in 3.1:
   yelp             Gnome help browser. At the moment no help is shipped

The User Manual is now maintained on the gramps website,

The Gramps Project
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