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Install Repository

wget https://www.galil.com/sw/pub/apt/all/galil-release_1_all.deb
sudo apt install ./galil-release_1_all.deb
rm ./galil-release_1_all.deb

Install Packages

sudo apt install gclib gcapsd gdk
Serial/USB Controllers

If direct connections are desired (default connections use gcaps), add the user to the dialout group for access to serial and USB devices. Restart for changes to take effect.

sudo usermod -aG dialout $USER
PCI Controllers

PCI controllers require the Galil PCI driver to be installed.

sudo yum install galilpci

If direct connections are desired (by default, connections use gcaps), add the user to the galil group. Restart for changes to take effect.

sudo usermod -aG galil $USER

Done!

GDK is now available on the desktop or command line:

gdk

For development, gclib has been added to system include paths.