Instigate GUI Toolkit

Project Information

Instigate GUI Toolkit is an Abstraction for multiple GUI Toolkits allowing to write single GUI code which can run on multiple platforms and with multiple GUI back-ends. Now it supports QT and gtkmm back-ends on Linux. Work on GTK+ and EWL is ongoing.


To install Instigate GUI Toolkit:

  • Download and extract library
  • Change dir to the extracted directory
  • Build the project:
    • make setup
    • make all
  • Install the project using "make install" command. The default installation directory is /opt/instigate/toolkit/<version>.
To uninstall simply delete the library directory and it will be completely removed from your system.

Contact and support information

Feel free to e-mail questions and suggestions to info at instigatedesign dot com. Commercial support is also available.


Instigate GUI Toolkit is a free software distributed under GNU Lesser General Public License.

Many thanks

The library was created by interns and students of Instigate Training Center.
Special thanks to SourceForge for hosting the download files and making this project available.