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Last change on this file since de414da was de414da, checked in by Douglas R. Reno <renodr@…>, 5 years ago

Tag the rest of the GNOME Desktop and Dependencies!
Fix a URL in GEGL

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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-22;/gdm-&gdm-version;.tar.xz">
8 <!ENTITY gdm-download-ftp "&gnome-download-ftp;/gdm/&gnome-minor-22;/gdm-&gdm-version;.tar.xz">
9 <!ENTITY gdm-md5sum "aca9e9efb688f01987737ec0c3e23dc3">
10 <!ENTITY gdm-size "1.1 MB">
11 <!ENTITY gdm-buildsize "40 MB (with tests)">
12 <!ENTITY gdm-time "0.3 SBU (with tests)">
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 &lfs80_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 linkend="gnome-session"/>,
95 <xref linkend="gnome-shell"/>, and
96 <xref 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</userinput></screen>
117
118 <para>
119 Install <application>GDM</application> by running the following
120 commands:
121 </para>
122
123<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
124 --sysconfdir=/etc \
125 --localstatedir=/var \
126 --without-plymouth \
127 --disable-static \
128 --enable-gdm-xsession &amp;&amp;
129make</userinput></screen>
130
131 <para>
132 If you have installed <xref linkend="check"/> and you wish to run
133 the testsuite, issue: <command>make check</command>.
134 </para>
135
136 <para>
137 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
138 </para>
139
140<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
141
142 <para>
143 Install the systemd unit by running the following command as the
144 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
145 </para>
146
147<screen role="root"><userinput>install -v -m644 data/gdm.service /lib/systemd/system/gdm.service</userinput></screen>
148
149 </sect2>
150
151 <sect2 role="commands">
152 <title>Command Explanations</title>
153
154 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
155 href="../../xincludes/static-libraries.xml"/>
156
157 <para>
158 <option>--with-initial-vt=7</option>: Use this switch
159 to make <application>GDM</application> start on VT7
160 instead of the first free VT.
161 </para>
162
163 <para>
164 <parameter>--without-plymouth</parameter>: GDM now explicitly requires
165 plymouth to be installed. Use this switch to disable this dependency.
166 </para>
167
168 <para>
169 <option>--with-default-pam-config=lfs</option>: Use this
170 switch if you did not create the
171 <filename>/etc/lfs-release</filename> file or distribution
172 auto detection will fail and you will be unable to use
173 <application>GDM</application>.
174 </para>
175
176 <para>
177 <parameter>--enable-gdm-xsession</parameter>: This enables the
178 installation of the <application>GDM</application> Xsession file.
179 </para>
180
181 </sect2>
182
183 <sect2 role="configuration">
184 <title>Configuring GDM</title>
185
186 <sect3 id="gdm-config">
187 <title>Config Files</title>
188
189 <para>
190 <filename>/etc/gdm/custom.conf</filename>
191 </para>
192
193 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-config">
194 <primary sortas="e-etc-gdm-custom.conf">/etc/gdm/custom.conf</primary>
195 </indexterm>
196
197 </sect3>
198
199 <sect3>
200 <title>Configuration Information</title>
201
202 <para>
203 The GDM daemon is configured using the
204 <filename>/etc/gdm/custom.conf</filename> file. Default values
205 are stored in GSettings in the <filename>gdm.schemas</filename>
206 file. It is recommended that end-users modify the
207 <filename>/etc/gdm/custom.conf</filename> file because the schemas
208 file may be overwritten when the user updates their system to have
209 a newer version of <application>GDM</application>.
210 </para>
211
212 </sect3>
213
214 <sect3 id="gdm-init">
215 <title>Systemd Units</title>
216
217 <para>
218 To start the <command>gdm</command> daemon at boot, enable
219 the previously installed systemd unit by running the following command
220 as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
221 </para>
222
223 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-init">
224 <primary sortas="f-gdm">gdm</primary>
225 </indexterm>
226
227<screen role="root"><userinput>systemctl enable gdm</userinput></screen>
228
229 </sect3>
230
231 </sect2>
232
233 <sect2 role="content">
234 <title>Contents</title>
235
236 <segmentedlist>
237 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
238 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
239 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
240
241 <seglistitem>
242 <seg>
243 gdm, gdmflexiserver, and gdm-screenshot
244 </seg>
245 <seg>
246 libgdm.so and pam_gdm.so (PAM Module)
247 </seg>
248 <seg>
249 /etc/gdm,
250 /usr/include/gdm,
251 /usr/share/gdm,
252 /usr/share/help/*/gdm,
253 /var/cache/gdm,
254 /var/lib/gdm,
255 /var/log/gdm, and
256 /var/run/gdm
257 </seg>
258 </seglistitem>
259 </segmentedlist>
260
261 <variablelist>
262 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
263 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
264 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
265
266 <varlistentry id="gdm-prog">
267 <term><command>gdm</command></term>
268 <listitem>
269 <para>
270 is a login prompt for <application>GNOME</application>.
271 </para>
272 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-prog">
273 <primary sortas="b-gdm">gdm</primary>
274 </indexterm>
275 </listitem>
276 </varlistentry>
277
278 <varlistentry id="gdm-screenshot">
279 <term><command>gdm-screenshot</command></term>
280 <listitem>
281 <para>
282 is a screenshot tool for <application>GDM</application>.
283 </para>
284 <indexterm zone="gdm gdm-screenshot">
285 <primary sortas="b-gdm-screenshot">gdm-screenshot</primary>
286 </indexterm>
287 </listitem>
288 </varlistentry>
289
290 </variablelist>
291
292 </sect2>
293
294</sect1>
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