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Last change on this file since 9761bea4 was 9761bea4, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 15 years ago

Various corrections to the GNOME2 instructions

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="gnome-pre-install-config">
9 <?dbhtml filename="pre-install-config.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info>
12 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
13 <date>$Date$</date>
14 </sect1info>
15
16 <title>Pre-installation Configuration</title>
17
18 <para>Set an environment variable to resolve the prefix destination.</para>
19
20 <para>If <application>GNOME</application> is your desktop of choice:</para>
21
22<screen><userinput>export GNOME_PREFIX=/usr</userinput></screen>
23
24 <para>If you want to try-out <application>GNOME</application>, or install
25 it in an easy-to-remove location:</para>
26
27 <note>
28 <para>You may wish to create a symbolic link to the actual versioned
29 directory using a non-versioned name. This has the advantage of an easier
30 path to type in all the changes below and also makes it easy to point
31 to a different/newer version of GNOME without changing all the edits
32 below. If you wish to use a non-versioned name in the changes below,
33 issue the following commands as the
34 <systemitem class='username'>root</systemitem> user:</para>
35
36<screen role='root'><userinput>install -v -m755 -d /opt/gnome-&gnome-version;&gnome-minor-version; &amp;&amp;
37ln -v -s gnome-&gnome-version;&gnome-minor-version; /opt/gnome</userinput></screen>
38 </note>
39
40 <para>If you created the symbolic link, change all instances of <filename
41 class='directory'>/opt/gnome-&gnome-version;&gnome-minor-version;</filename>
42 to <filename class='directory'>/opt/gnome</filename> in the instructions
43 below.</para>
44
45<screen><userinput>export GNOME_PREFIX=/opt/gnome-&gnome-version;&gnome-minor-version;</userinput></screen>
46
47 <para>The try-out group will also need to make all the following
48 configuration changes:</para>
49
50 <para>Add to your system or personal profile:</para>
51
52<screen><literal>export PATH=$PATH:/opt/gnome-&gnome-version;&gnome-minor-version;/bin
53export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$PKG_CONFIG_PATH:/opt/gnome-&gnome-version;&gnome-minor-version;/lib/pkgconfig
54export GNOME_LIBCONFIG_PATH=/usr/lib:/opt/gnome-&gnome-version;&gnome-minor-version;/lib</literal></screen>
55
56 <para>Add to your <filename>/etc/ld.so.conf</filename>:</para>
57
58<screen role='root'><userinput>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/ld.so.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF"
59<literal># Begin gnome addition to /etc/ld.so.conf
60
61/opt/gnome-&gnome-version;&gnome-minor-version;/lib
62
63# End gnome addition</literal>
64EOF</userinput></screen>
65
66 <para>Add to your <filename>/etc/man_db.conf</filename>:</para>
67
68<screen role='root'><userinput>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/man_db.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF"
69<literal># Begin gnome addition to man_db.conf
70
71MANDATORY_MANPATH /opt/gnome-&gnome-version;&gnome-minor-version;/share/man
72
73# End gnome addition to man_db.conf</literal>
74EOF</userinput></screen>
75
76 <tip>
77 <para>Remember to execute <command>ldconfig</command> as the
78 <systemitem class='username'>root</systemitem> user after installation of
79 libraries to update the linker's library cache.</para>
80 </tip>
81
82</sect1>
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