source: gnome/platform/gdm.xml@ c9bc0628

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Last change on this file since c9bc0628 was dbea07b, checked in by Douglas R. Reno <renodr@…>, 4 years ago

Update to tracker-2.2.0
Update to libchamplain-0.12.17
Add security patches for GDM Authentication Bypasses. This includes patches to gnome-shell and GDM.
Move gnome-video-effects to before gnome-online-accounts. This only affects systemd because gnome-online-accounts isn't present in sysv.
Tag the entirety of GNOME Platform up to a working Desktop. Applications to come later on this morning.

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@21221 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

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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-30;/gdm-&gdm-version;.tar.xz">
8 <!ENTITY gdm-download-ftp "&gnome-download-ftp;/gdm/&gnome-minor-30;/gdm-&gdm-version;.tar.xz">
9 <!ENTITY gdm-md5sum "88ff692eabb779cd53246d559e767ad9">
10 <!ENTITY gdm-size "1.2 MB">
11 <!ENTITY gdm-buildsize "42 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 &lfs84_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">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
75 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
76 <listitem>
77 <para>
78 Required patch:
79 <ulink url="&patch-root;/gdm-&gdm-version;-security_fix-1.patch"/>
80 </para>
81 </listitem>
82 </itemizedlist>
83
84 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">GDM Dependencies</bridgehead>
85
86 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
87 <para role="required">
88 <xref linkend="accountsservice"/>,
89 <xref linkend="gtk3"/>,
90 <xref linkend="iso-codes"/>,
91 <xref linkend="itstool"/>,
92 <xref linkend="keyutils"/>,
93 <xref linkend="libcanberra"/>,
94 <xref linkend="libdaemon"/>, and
95 <xref linkend="linux-pam"/>
96 </para>
97
98 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Runtime Dependencies</bridgehead>
99 <para role="required">
100 <xref role="runtime" linkend="gnome-session"/>,
101 <xref role="runtime" linkend="gnome-shell"/>, and
102 <xref role="runtime" linkend="systemd"/>
103 </para>
104
105 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
106 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/gdm"/>
107 </para>
108 </sect2>
109
110 <sect2 role="installation">
111 <title>Installation of GDM</title>
112
113 <para>
114 It is recommended to have a dedicated user and group to take
115 control of the <command>gdm</command> daemon after it is
116 started. Issue the following commands as the
117 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
118 </para>
119
120<screen role="root"><userinput>groupadd -g 21 gdm &amp;&amp;
121useradd -c "GDM Daemon Owner" -d /var/lib/gdm -u 21 \
122 -g gdm -s /bin/false gdm &amp;&amp;
123passwd -ql gdm</userinput></screen>
124
125 <para>
126 Install <application>GDM</application> by running the following
127 commands:
128 </para>
129
130<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../gdm-&gdm-version;-security_fix-1.patch &amp;&amp;
131
132./configure --prefix=/usr \
133 --sysconfdir=/etc \
134 --localstatedir=/var \
135 --without-plymouth \
136 --disable-static \
137 --enable-gdm-xsession \
138 --with-pam-mod-dir=/lib/security &amp;&amp;
139make</userinput></screen>
140
141 <para>
142 This package does not come with a usable test suite.
143 </para>
144
145 <para>
146 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
147 </para>
148
149<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
150install -v -m644 data/gdm.service /lib/systemd/system/gdm.service</userinput></screen>
151
152 </sect2>
153
154 <sect2 role="commands">
155 <title>Command Explanations</title>
156
157 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
158 href="../../xincludes/static-libraries.xml"/>
159
160 <para>
161 <option>--with-initial-vt=7</option>: Use this switch
162 to make <application>GDM</application> start on VT7
163 instead of the first free VT.
164 </para>
165
166 <para>
167 <parameter>--without-plymouth</parameter>: GDM now explicitly requires
168 plymouth to be installed. Use this switch to disable this dependency.
169 </para>
170
171 <para>
172 <option>--with-default-pam-config=lfs</option>: Use this
173 switch if you did not create the
174 <filename>/etc/lfs-release</filename> file or distribution
175 auto detection will fail and you will be unable to use
176 <application>GDM</application>.
177 </para>
178
179 <para>
180 <parameter>--enable-gdm-xsession</parameter>: This enables the
181 installation of the <application>GDM</application> Xsession file.
182 </para>
183
184 </sect2>
185
186 <sect2 role="configuration">
187 <title>Configuring GDM</title>
188
189 <sect3 id="gdm-config">
190 <title>Config Files</title>
191
192 <para>
193 <filename>/etc/gdm/custom.conf</filename>
194 </para>
195
196 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-config">
197 <primary sortas="e-etc-gdm-custom.conf">/etc/gdm/custom.conf</primary>
198 </indexterm>
199
200 </sect3>
201
202 <sect3>
203 <title>Configuration Information</title>
204
205 <para>
206 The GDM daemon is configured using the
207 <filename>/etc/gdm/custom.conf</filename> file. Default values
208 are stored in GSettings in the <filename>gdm.schemas</filename>
209 file. It is recommended that end-users modify the
210 <filename>/etc/gdm/custom.conf</filename> file because the schemas
211 file may be overwritten when the user updates their system to have
212 a newer version of <application>GDM</application>.
213 </para>
214
215 </sect3>
216
217 <sect3 id="gdm-init">
218 <title>Systemd Units</title>
219
220 <para>
221 To start the <command>gdm</command> daemon at boot, enable
222 the previously installed systemd unit by running the following command
223 as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
224 </para>
225
226 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-init">
227 <primary sortas="f-gdm">gdm</primary>
228 </indexterm>
229
230<screen role="root"><userinput>systemctl enable gdm</userinput></screen>
231
232 </sect3>
233
234 </sect2>
235
236 <sect2 role="content">
237 <title>Contents</title>
238
239 <segmentedlist>
240 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
241 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
242 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
243
244 <seglistitem>
245 <seg>
246 gdm, gdmflexiserver, and gdm-screenshot
247 </seg>
248 <seg>
249 libgdm.so and pam_gdm.so (PAM Module)
250 </seg>
251 <seg>
252 /etc/gdm,
253 /usr/include/gdm,
254 /usr/share/gdm,
255 /usr/share/help/*/gdm,
256 /var/cache/gdm,
257 /var/lib/gdm,
258 /var/log/gdm, and
259 /var/run/gdm
260 </seg>
261 </seglistitem>
262 </segmentedlist>
263
264 <variablelist>
265 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
266 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
267 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
268
269 <varlistentry id="gdm-prog">
270 <term><command>gdm</command></term>
271 <listitem>
272 <para>
273 is a login prompt for <application>GNOME</application>.
274 </para>
275 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-prog">
276 <primary sortas="b-gdm">gdm</primary>
277 </indexterm>
278 </listitem>
279 </varlistentry>
280
281 <varlistentry id="gdm-screenshot">
282 <term><command>gdm-screenshot</command></term>
283 <listitem>
284 <para>
285 is a screenshot tool for <application>GDM</application>.
286 </para>
287 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-screenshot">
288 <primary sortas="b-gdm-screenshot">gdm-screenshot</primary>
289 </indexterm>
290 </listitem>
291 </varlistentry>
292
293 </variablelist>
294
295 </sect2>
296
297</sect1>
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