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Cleanup VIII. GNOME

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="gnome-config">
9 <?dbhtml filename="config.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info>
12 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
13 <date>$Date$</date>
14 </sect1info>
15
16 <title>Configuring the Core GNOME Packages</title>
17
18 <para>Create (or append to) a <filename>~/.xinitrc</filename> file to start
19 <application>GNOME</application>:</para>
20
21<screen><userinput>echo "exec gnome-session" &gt;&gt; ~/.xinitrc</userinput></screen>
22
23 <para>If you have <xref linkend="dbus"/> installed, you can start the
24 <application>D-BUS</application> session daemon here as well. Starting the
25 session daemon here has the added bonus that it will exit when you log out
26 of your <application>GNOME</application> session. If you wish to start the
27 daemon here, use the following command instead of the one shown above:</para>
28
29<screen><userinput>echo "exec dbus-launch --exit-with-session gnome-session" &gt;&gt; ~/.xinitrc</userinput></screen>
30
31 <note>
32 <para>Check the <filename>~/.xinitrc</filename> file and ensure you have
33 no other window managers or other <application>X</application> applications
34 mentioned before <application>GNOME</application>.</para>
35 </note>
36
37 <para>Ensure all libraries can be found by updating the linker's cache (as
38 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>):</para>
39
40<screen role='root'><userinput>ldconfig</userinput></screen>
41
42 <para>Update the MIME-type application database
43 (as <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>):</para>
44
45<screen role='root'><userinput>update-desktop-database</userinput></screen>
46
47 <para>At this point you can bring up <application>GNOME</application> with
48 <command>startx</command>.</para>
49
50</sect1>
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