source: gnome/platform/gdm.xml@ 7d1b806

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Last change on this file since 7d1b806 was 7d1b806, checked in by Douglas R. Reno <renodr@…>, 13 months ago

Several package updates and the rest of GNOME Platform tagged.

Update to libnma-1.8.32
Update to network-manager-applet-1.24.0
Update to mutter-40.4
Update to gnome-shell-40.4
Update to gnome-shell-extensions-40.4

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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 <!ENTITY gdm-download-http "&gnome-download-http;/gdm/&gnome-40;/gdm-&gdm-version;.tar.xz">
8 <!ENTITY gdm-download-ftp "&gnome-download-ftp;/gdm/&gnome-40;/gdm-&gdm-version;.tar.xz">
9 <!ENTITY gdm-md5sum "fa32fee88d242ebf5d1c2fb69e74457e">
10 <!ENTITY gdm-size "788 KB">
11 <!ENTITY gdm-buildsize "36 MB">
12 <!ENTITY gdm-time "0.1 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="gdm" xreflabel="GDM-&gdm-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="gdm.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <date>$Date$</date>
20 </sect1info>
21
22 <title>GDM-&gdm-version;</title>
23
24 <indexterm zone="gdm">
25 <primary sortas="a-GDM">GDM</primary>
26 </indexterm>
27
28 <sect2 role="package">
29 <title>Introduction to GDM</title>
30
31 <para>
32 <application>GDM</application> is a system service that is
33 responsible for providing graphical logins and managing local
34 and remote displays.
35 </para>
36
37 &lfs110_checked;
38
39 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
40 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
41 <listitem>
42 <para>
43 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&gdm-download-http;"/>
44 </para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>
48 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&gdm-download-ftp;"/>
49 </para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>
53 Download MD5 sum: &gdm-md5sum;
54 </para>
55 </listitem>
56 <listitem>
57 <para>
58 Download size: &gdm-size;
59 </para>
60 </listitem>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>
63 Estimated disk space required: &gdm-buildsize;
64 </para>
65 </listitem>
66 <listitem>
67 <para>
68 Estimated build time: &gdm-time;
69 </para>
70 </listitem>
71 </itemizedlist>
72 <!--
73 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
74 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
75 <listitem>
76 <para>
77 Required patch:
78 <ulink url="&patch-root;/gdm-&gdm-version;-security_fix-1.patch"/>
79 </para>
80 </listitem>
81 </itemizedlist>
82 -->
83 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">GDM Dependencies</bridgehead>
84
85 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
86 <para role="required">
87 <xref linkend="accountsservice"/>,
88 <xref linkend="gtk3"/>,
89 <xref linkend="iso-codes"/>,
90 <xref linkend="itstool"/>,
91 <xref linkend="libcanberra"/>,
92 <xref linkend="libdaemon"/>, and
93 <xref linkend="linux-pam"/>
94 </para>
95
96 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
97 <para role="optional">
98 <xref linkend="keyutils"/>
99 </para>
100
101 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Runtime Dependencies</bridgehead>
102 <para role="required">
103 <xref role="runtime" linkend="gnome-session"/>,
104 <xref role="runtime" linkend="gnome-shell"/>, and
105 <phrase revision="sysv"><xref role="runtime" linkend="elogind"/></phrase>
106 <phrase revision="systemd"><xref role="runtime" linkend="systemd"/></phrase>
107 </para>
108
109 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
110 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/gdm"/>
111 </para>
112 </sect2>
113
114 <sect2 role="installation">
115 <title>Installation of GDM</title>
116
117 <para>
118 It is recommended to have a dedicated user and group to take
119 control of the <command>gdm</command> daemon after it is
120 started. Issue the following commands as the
121 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
122 </para>
123
124<screen role="root"><userinput>groupadd -g 21 gdm &amp;&amp;
125useradd -c "GDM Daemon Owner" -d /var/lib/gdm -u 21 \
126 -g gdm -s /bin/false gdm &amp;&amp;
127passwd -ql gdm</userinput></screen>
128
129 <para revision="sysv">
130 First, adapt GDM to build without systemd present:
131 </para>
132
133<screen revision="sysv"><userinput remap="pre">sed -i -r '/(^| )systemd_dep/d' meson.build</userinput></screen>
134
135 <para>
136 Install <application>GDM</application> by running the following
137 commands:
138 </para>
139
140<screen revision="sysv"><userinput>sed 's@systemd@elogind@' -i data/pam-lfs/gdm-launch-environment.pam &amp;&amp;
141
142mkdir build &amp;&amp;
143cd build &amp;&amp;
144
145meson --prefix=/usr \
146 --buildtype=release \
147 -Dgdm-xsession=true \
148 -Dsystemd-journal=false \
149 -Dsystemdsystemunitdir=/tmp \
150 -Dsystemduserunitdir=/tmp .. &amp;&amp;
151ninja</userinput></screen>
152
153<screen revision="systemd"><userinput>mkdir build &amp;&amp;
154cd build &amp;&amp;
155
156meson --prefix=/usr \
157 --buildtype=release \
158 -Dgdm-xsession=true .. &amp;&amp;
159ninja</userinput></screen>
160
161 <para>
162 This package does not come with a usable test suite.
163 </para>
164
165 <para>
166 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
167 </para>
168
169<screen role="root" revision="sysv"><userinput>ninja install &amp;&amp;
170rm -rv /tmp/*.{service,target.d}</userinput></screen>
171
172<screen role="root" revision="systemd"><userinput>ninja install</userinput></screen>
173
174 </sect2>
175
176 <sect2 role="commands">
177 <title>Command Explanations</title>
178
179 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
180 href="../../xincludes/meson-buildtype-release.xml"/>
181
182 <para>
183 <option>-Dinitial-vt=7</option>: Use this switch
184 to make <application>GDM</application> start on VT7
185 instead of the first free VT.
186 </para>
187
188 <para>
189 <option>-Ddefault-pam-config=lfs</option>: Use this
190 switch if you did not create the
191 <filename>/etc/lfs-release</filename> file or distribution
192 auto detection will fail and you will be unable to use
193 <application>GDM</application>.
194 </para>
195
196 <para>
197 <parameter>-Dgdm-xsession=true</parameter>: This enables the
198 installation of the <application>GDM</application> Xsession file.
199 </para>
200
201 </sect2>
202
203 <sect2 role="configuration">
204 <title>Configuring GDM</title>
205
206 <sect3 id="gdm-config">
207 <title>Config Files</title>
208
209 <para>
210 <filename>/etc/gdm/custom.conf</filename>
211 </para>
212
213 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-config">
214 <primary sortas="e-etc-gdm-custom.conf">/etc/gdm/custom.conf</primary>
215 </indexterm>
216
217 </sect3>
218
219 <sect3>
220 <title>Configuration Information</title>
221
222 <para>
223 The GDM daemon is configured using the
224 <filename>/etc/gdm/custom.conf</filename> file. Default values
225 are stored in GSettings in the <filename>gdm.schemas</filename>
226 file. It is recommended that end-users modify the
227 <filename>/etc/gdm/custom.conf</filename> file because the schemas
228 file may be overwritten when the user updates their system to have
229 a newer version of <application>GDM</application>.
230 </para>
231
232 </sect3>
233
234 <sect3 id="gdm-init">
235 <title><phrase revision="sysv">Boot Script</phrase>
236 <phrase revision="systemd">Systemd Unit</phrase></title>
237
238 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-init">
239 <primary sortas="f-gdm">gdm</primary>
240 </indexterm>
241
242 <para revision="sysv">
243 To start <command>gdm</command> automatically when the system is
244 switched to runlevel 5, install the
245 <filename>/etc/rc.d/init.d/xdm</filename> script and the
246 <filename>/etc/sysconfig/xdm</filename> configuration file
247 included in the <xref linkend="bootscripts"/> package
248 and adjust <filename>/etc/inittab</filename> by running
249 as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
250 </para>
251
252<screen role="root" revision="sysv"><userinput>make install-gdm</userinput></screen>
253
254 <para revision="sysv">
255 In order to permanently set the default runlevel to 5, starting the
256 <command>gdm</command> greeter screen automatically, you can modify
257 <filename>/etc/inittab</filename>. As the <systemitem
258 class="username">root</systemitem> user:
259 </para>
260
261<screen role="root" revision="sysv"><userinput>sed /initdefault/s/3/5/ -i /etc/inittab</userinput></screen>
262
263 <para revision="systemd">
264 To start the <command>gdm</command> daemon at boot, enable
265 the previously installed systemd unit by running the following command
266 as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
267 </para>
268
269<screen role="root" revision="systemd"><userinput>systemctl enable gdm</userinput></screen>
270
271<!-- [pierre October 2020] I don't understand why this is here: power
272 management works perfectly well
273 <para revision="sysv">
274 You should also disable default elogind power management:
275 </para>
276
277<screen role="root" revision="sysv"><userinput>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/elogind/logind.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF"
278<literal>AllowSuspend=no
279AllowHibernation=no</literal>
280EOF</userinput></screen>
281-->
282
283 </sect3>
284
285 </sect2>
286
287 <sect2 role="content">
288 <title>Contents</title>
289
290 <segmentedlist>
291 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
292 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
293 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
294
295 <seglistitem>
296 <seg>
297 gdm, gdmflexiserver, and gdm-screenshot
298 </seg>
299 <seg>
300 libgdm.so and pam_gdm.so (PAM Module)
301 </seg>
302 <seg>
303 /etc/gdm,
304 /usr/include/gdm,
305 /usr/share/gdm,
306 /usr/share/help/*/gdm,
307 /var/cache/gdm,
308 /var/lib/gdm,
309 /var/log/gdm, and
310 /var/run/gdm
311 </seg>
312 </seglistitem>
313 </segmentedlist>
314
315 <variablelist>
316 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
317 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
318 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
319
320 <varlistentry id="gdm-prog">
321 <term><command>gdm</command></term>
322 <listitem>
323 <para>
324 is a login prompt for <application>GNOME</application>
325 </para>
326 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-prog">
327 <primary sortas="b-gdm">gdm</primary>
328 </indexterm>
329 </listitem>
330 </varlistentry>
331
332 <varlistentry id="gdm-screenshot">
333 <term><command>gdm-screenshot</command></term>
334 <listitem>
335 <para>
336 is a screenshot tool for <application>GDM</application>
337 </para>
338 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-screenshot">
339 <primary sortas="b-gdm-screenshot">gdm-screenshot</primary>
340 </indexterm>
341 </listitem>
342 </varlistentry>
343
344 </variablelist>
345
346 </sect2>
347
348</sect1>
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