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Update to mutter-3.28.3
Update to yelp-3.28.1
Update to gdm-3.28.3
Update to gnome-user-docs-3.28.2
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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-minor-28;/gdm-&gdm-version;.tar.xz">
8 <!ENTITY gdm-download-ftp "&gnome-download-ftp;/gdm/&gnome-minor-28;/gdm-&gdm-version;.tar.xz">
9 <!ENTITY gdm-md5sum "324e1a04c4520f6984f3a1fe53cb1556">
10 <!ENTITY gdm-size "1.1 MB">
11 <!ENTITY gdm-buildsize "41 MB">
12 <!ENTITY gdm-time "0.3 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="gdm" xreflabel="GDM-&gdm-version;" revision="systemd">
16 <?dbhtml filename="gdm.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>GDM-&gdm-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="gdm">
26 <primary sortas="a-GDM">GDM</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to GDM</title>
31
32 <para>
33 <application>GDM</application> is a system service that is
34 responsible for providing graphical logins and managing local
35 and remote displays.
36 </para>
37
38 &lfs82_checked;
39
40 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
41 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
42 <listitem>
43 <para>
44 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&gdm-download-http;"/>
45 </para>
46 </listitem>
47 <listitem>
48 <para>
49 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&gdm-download-ftp;"/>
50 </para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>
54 Download MD5 sum: &gdm-md5sum;
55 </para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>
59 Download size: &gdm-size;
60 </para>
61 </listitem>
62 <listitem>
63 <para>
64 Estimated disk space required: &gdm-buildsize;
65 </para>
66 </listitem>
67 <listitem>
68 <para>
69 Estimated build time: &gdm-time;
70 </para>
71 </listitem>
72 </itemizedlist>
73
74 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">GDM Dependencies</bridgehead>
75
76 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
77 <para role="required">
78 <xref linkend="accountsservice"/>,
79 <xref linkend="gtk3"/>,
80 <xref linkend="iso-codes"/>,
81 <xref linkend="itstool"/>,
82 <xref linkend="libcanberra"/>,
83 <xref linkend="libdaemon"/>, and
84 <xref linkend="linux-pam"/>
85 </para>
86
87<!-- <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
88 <para role="optional">
89 <xref linkend="check"/>
90 </para> -->
91
92 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Runtime Dependencies</bridgehead>
93 <para role="required">
94 <xref role="runtime" linkend="gnome-session"/>,
95 <xref role="runtime" linkend="gnome-shell"/>, and
96 <xref role="runtime" linkend="systemd"/>
97 </para>
98
99 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
100 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/gdm"/>
101 </para>
102 </sect2>
103
104 <sect2 role="installation">
105 <title>Installation of GDM</title>
106
107 <para>
108 It is recommended to have a dedicated user and group to take
109 control of the <command>gdm</command> daemon after it is
110 started. Issue the following commands as the
111 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
112 </para>
113
114<screen role="root"><userinput>groupadd -g 21 gdm &amp;&amp;
115useradd -c "GDM Daemon Owner" -d /var/lib/gdm -u 21 \
116 -g gdm -s /bin/false gdm &amp;&amp;
117passwd -ql gdm</userinput></screen>
118
119 <para>
120 Install <application>GDM</application> by running the following
121 commands:
122 </para>
123
124<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
125 --sysconfdir=/etc \
126 --localstatedir=/var \
127 --without-plymouth \
128 --disable-static \
129 --enable-gdm-xsession \
130 --with-pam-mod-dir=/lib/security &amp;&amp;
131make</userinput></screen>
132
133<!-- Currently Broken
134 <para>
135 If you have installed <xref linkend="check"/> and you wish to run
136 the testsuite, issue: <command>make check</command>.
137 </para>
138-->
139 <para>
140 This package does not come with a usable test suite.
141 </para>
142
143 <para>
144 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
145 </para>
146
147<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
148install -v -m644 data/gdm.service /lib/systemd/system/gdm.service</userinput></screen>
149
150 </sect2>
151
152 <sect2 role="commands">
153 <title>Command Explanations</title>
154
155 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
156 href="../../xincludes/static-libraries.xml"/>
157
158 <para>
159 <option>--with-initial-vt=7</option>: Use this switch
160 to make <application>GDM</application> start on VT7
161 instead of the first free VT.
162 </para>
163
164 <para>
165 <parameter>--without-plymouth</parameter>: GDM now explicitly requires
166 plymouth to be installed. Use this switch to disable this dependency.
167 </para>
168
169 <para>
170 <option>--with-default-pam-config=lfs</option>: Use this
171 switch if you did not create the
172 <filename>/etc/lfs-release</filename> file or distribution
173 auto detection will fail and you will be unable to use
174 <application>GDM</application>.
175 </para>
176
177 <para>
178 <parameter>--enable-gdm-xsession</parameter>: This enables the
179 installation of the <application>GDM</application> Xsession file.
180 </para>
181
182 </sect2>
183
184 <sect2 role="configuration">
185 <title>Configuring GDM</title>
186
187 <sect3 id="gdm-config">
188 <title>Config Files</title>
189
190 <para>
191 <filename>/etc/gdm/custom.conf</filename>
192 </para>
193
194 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-config">
195 <primary sortas="e-etc-gdm-custom.conf">/etc/gdm/custom.conf</primary>
196 </indexterm>
197
198 </sect3>
199
200 <sect3>
201 <title>Configuration Information</title>
202
203 <para>
204 The GDM daemon is configured using the
205 <filename>/etc/gdm/custom.conf</filename> file. Default values
206 are stored in GSettings in the <filename>gdm.schemas</filename>
207 file. It is recommended that end-users modify the
208 <filename>/etc/gdm/custom.conf</filename> file because the schemas
209 file may be overwritten when the user updates their system to have
210 a newer version of <application>GDM</application>.
211 </para>
212
213 </sect3>
214
215 <sect3 id="gdm-init">
216 <title>Systemd Units</title>
217
218 <para>
219 To start the <command>gdm</command> daemon at boot, enable
220 the previously installed systemd unit by running the following command
221 as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
222 </para>
223
224 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-init">
225 <primary sortas="f-gdm">gdm</primary>
226 </indexterm>
227
228<screen role="root"><userinput>systemctl enable gdm</userinput></screen>
229
230 </sect3>
231
232 </sect2>
233
234 <sect2 role="content">
235 <title>Contents</title>
236
237 <segmentedlist>
238 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
239 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
240 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
241
242 <seglistitem>
243 <seg>
244 gdm, gdmflexiserver, and gdm-screenshot
245 </seg>
246 <seg>
247 libgdm.so and pam_gdm.so (PAM Module)
248 </seg>
249 <seg>
250 /etc/gdm,
251 /usr/include/gdm,
252 /usr/share/gdm,
253 /usr/share/help/*/gdm,
254 /var/cache/gdm,
255 /var/lib/gdm,
256 /var/log/gdm, and
257 /var/run/gdm
258 </seg>
259 </seglistitem>
260 </segmentedlist>
261
262 <variablelist>
263 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
264 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
265 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
266
267 <varlistentry id="gdm-prog">
268 <term><command>gdm</command></term>
269 <listitem>
270 <para>
271 is a login prompt for <application>GNOME</application>.
272 </para>
273 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-prog">
274 <primary sortas="b-gdm">gdm</primary>
275 </indexterm>
276 </listitem>
277 </varlistentry>
278
279 <varlistentry id="gdm-screenshot">
280 <term><command>gdm-screenshot</command></term>
281 <listitem>
282 <para>
283 is a screenshot tool for <application>GDM</application>.
284 </para>
285 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-screenshot">
286 <primary sortas="b-gdm-screenshot">gdm-screenshot</primary>
287 </indexterm>
288 </listitem>
289 </varlistentry>
290
291 </variablelist>
292
293 </sect2>
294
295</sect1>
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