Additional Details for Debian Derived Systems

Setting up a fresh Ubuntu install to build and compile sources fetched via git, I found I needed to do the following:

First, you need pixman too. It is also fetched with a git command:

git clone git://

In order to be able to run in either pixman or cairo directory, you will need to install the following packages:

To get a "standard" library built for use under X11, should install the following packages:

When you use, you don't need to run ./configure as instructed in the README file.