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LXDM-0.5.0: New fix, now, for sourcing /etc/profile.
Update to gimp-help-2.8.2.

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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 <!-- Place this in the general.ent file
8 <!ENTITY TEMPLATE-version "">
9 -->
10
11 <!ENTITY lxdm-download-http "http://downloads.sourceforge.net/lxdm/lxdm-&lxdm-version;.tar.xz">
12 <!ENTITY lxdm-download-ftp " ">
13 <!ENTITY lxdm-md5sum "a51686720e606ca456d7f56ae4159d1f">
14 <!ENTITY lxdm-size "232 KB">
15 <!ENTITY lxdm-buildsize "4.7 MB">
16 <!ENTITY lxdm-time "less than 0.1 SBU ">
17]>
18
19<sect1 id="lxdm" xreflabel="LXDM-&lxdm-version;">
20 <?dbhtml filename="lxdm.html"?>
21
22 <sect1info>
23 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
24 <date>$Date$</date>
25 </sect1info>
26
27 <title>LXDM-&lxdm-version;</title>
28
29 <indexterm zone="lxdm">
30 <primary sortas="a-LXDM">LXDM</primary>
31 </indexterm>
32
33 <sect2 role="package">
34 <title>Introduction to LXDM</title>
35
36 <para>
37 The <application>LXDM</application> is a lightweight Display Manager for
38 the <application>LXDE</application> desktop. It can also be used as an
39 alternative to other Display Managers such as
40 <application>GNOME's</application> <application>GDM</application> or
41 <application>KDE's</application> <application>KDM</application>.
42 </para>
43
44 &lfs75_checked;
45
46 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
47 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
48 <listitem>
49 <para>
50 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&lxdm-download-http;"/>
51 </para>
52 </listitem>
53 <listitem>
54 <para>
55 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&lxdm-download-ftp;"/>
56 </para>
57 </listitem>
58 <listitem>
59 <para>
60 Download MD5 sum: &lxdm-md5sum;
61 </para>
62 </listitem>
63 <listitem>
64 <para>
65 Download size: &lxdm-size;
66 </para>
67 </listitem>
68 <listitem>
69 <para>
70 Estimated disk space required: &lxdm-buildsize;
71 </para>
72 </listitem>
73 <listitem>
74 <para>
75 Estimated build time: &lxdm-time;
76 </para>
77 </listitem>
78 </itemizedlist>
79
80 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">LXDM Dependencies</bridgehead>
81
82 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
83 <para role="required">
84 <xref linkend="gtk2"/>,
85 <xref linkend="iso-codes"/> and
86 <xref linkend="librsvg"/> (runtime, for default theme background)
87 </para>
88
89 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
90 <para role="recommended">
91 <xref linkend="consolekit"/> and
92 <xref linkend="linux-pam"/>
93 </para>
94
95 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
96 <para role="optional">
97 <xref linkend="gtk3"/>
98 </para>
99
100 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
101 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/lxdm"/>
102 </para>
103 </sect2>
104
105 <sect2 role="installation">
106 <title>Installation of LXDM</title>
107
108 <para>
109 First, some fixes.
110 </para>
111
112<screen><userinput>cat &gt; pam/lxdm &lt;&lt; "EOF" &amp;&amp;
113<literal>#%PAM-1.0
114auth required pam_unix.so
115auth requisite pam_nologin.so
116account required pam_unix.so
117password required pam_unix.so
118session required pam_unix.so</literal>
119EOF
120
121sed -i 's:sysconfig/i18n:profile.d/i18n.sh:g' data/lxdm.in &amp;&amp;
122sed -i 's:/etc/xprofile:/etc/profile:g' data/Xsession &amp;&amp;
123sed -i 's/^bg/#&amp;/' data/lxdm.conf.in</userinput></screen>
124
125 <para>
126 Install <application>LXDM</application> by running the following
127 commands:
128 </para>
129
130<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
131 --sysconfdir=/etc \
132 --with-pam \
133 --with-systemdsystemunitdir=no &amp;&amp;
134make</userinput></screen>
135
136 <para>
137 This package does not come with a test suite.
138 </para>
139
140 <para>
141 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
142 </para>
143
144<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
145
146 </sect2>
147
148 <!--Optional section-->
149 <sect2 role="commands">
150 <title>Command Explanations</title>
151
152 <para>
153 <command>cat &gt; pam/lxdm &lt;&lt; "EOF" ...</command>: Replace default
154 <filename>/etc/pam.d/lxdm</filename> by another one appropriate for BLFS.
155 </para>
156
157 <para>
158 <command>sed -i ... data/lxdm.conf.in</command>: Fix the background to the
159 default one.
160 </para>
161
162 <para>
163 <command>sed -i ... data/Xsession</command>: Source
164 <filename>/etc/profile</filename>, instead of other file, according to
165 BLFS standard.
166 </para>
167
168 <para>
169 <command>sed -i ... data/lxdm.in</command>: Fix greeter's locale for BLFS
170 specification.
171 </para>
172
173 <para>
174 <option>--with-pam</option>: This option enables use of pam
175 authentication.
176 </para>
177
178 <para>
179 <option>--with-systemdsystemunitdir=no</option>: BLFS does not support
180 systemd.
181 </para>
182
183 </sect2>
184
185 <sect2 role="configuration">
186 <title>Configuring LXDM</title>
187
188 <sect3 id="lxdm-config">
189 <title>Config Files</title>
190
191 <para>
192 <filename>/etc/lxdm/lxdm.conf</filename>
193 </para>
194
195 <indexterm zone="lxdm lxdm-config">
196 <primary sortas="e-etc-lxdm-lxdm.conf">/etc/lxdm/lxdm.conf</primary>
197 </indexterm>
198
199 </sect3>
200
201 <sect3>
202 <title>Configuration Information</title>
203
204 <para>
205 The LXDM daemon configuration <filename>/etc/lxdm/lxdm.conf</filename>
206 file options includes numlock on/off, backgraound image (bg), session,
207 etc. You can set a default session by uncommenting the line:
208 session=/usr/bin/startlxde and replacing <command>startlxde</command>
209 with your session of choice. For <application>GNOME</application>
210 session=/usr/bin/gnome-session. For <application>OPENBOX</application>
211 session=/usr/bin/openbox-session and for
212 <application>XFCE</application> session=/usr/bin/startxfce4.
213 </para>
214
215 <para>
216 It is also possible to set the preferred session on a per-user basis by
217 editing the ~/.dmrc file for each user and adding:
218 <screen><literal>[Desktop]
219 Session=xfce</literal></screen>
220 </para>
221
222 <para>
223 You can replace the default dummy face in the greeting screen by other
224 image representing your user. For that, copy or symlink the desired
225 image to your home directory, with the name <filename>.face</filename>.
226 </para>
227
228 </sect3>
229
230 <sect3>
231 <title>Starting lxdm</title>
232
233 <para>
234 You can manually start <command>lxdm</command>, e.g, if the bootscript
235 has been installed, by running, as <systemitem
236 class="username">root</systemitem> user:
237 </para>
238
239<screen role="root"><userinput>/etc/rc.d/init.d/lxdm start</userinput></screen>
240
241 <para>
242 By definition, X should be executed at runlevel 5, consequently, the
243 same is true for <application>lxdm</application>. However, BLFS default
244 runlevel is 3. Changing to runlevel 5, from the terminal, as
245 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user, makes the
246 <command>lxdm</command> bootscript to be executed, obtaining the
247 greeter screen:
248 </para>
249
250<screen role="root"><userinput>init 5</userinput></screen>
251
252 <para>
253 In order to permanently set the default to 5, obtaining the
254 <command>lxdm</command> greeter screen automatically, you can modify
255 <filename>/etc/inittab</filename>, as <systemitem
256 class="username">root</systemitem> user (the instructions below also
257 make a backup, so you can easily revert the modification):
258 </para>
259
260<screen role="root"><userinput>mv -vi /etc/inittab{,-orig} &amp;&amp;
261sed -i '/initdefault/ s/3/5/' /etc/inittab</userinput></screen>
262
263 </sect3>
264
265 <sect3 id="lxdm-init">
266 <title>Boot Script</title>
267
268 <para>
269 Install the <filename>/etc/rc.d/init.d/lxdm</filename> init script from
270 the <xref linkend="bootscripts"/> package.
271 </para>
272
273 <indexterm zone="lxdm lxdm-init">
274 <primary sortas="f-lxdm">lxdm</primary>
275 </indexterm>
276
277<screen role="root"><userinput>make install-lxdm</userinput></screen>
278
279 </sect3>
280
281 </sect2>
282 <!--Required section-->
283 <sect2 role="content">
284 <title>Contents</title>
285
286 <segmentedlist>
287 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
288 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
289 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
290
291 <seglistitem>
292 <seg>
293 lxdm, lxdm-binary and lxdm-config
294 </seg>
295 <seg>
296 None
297 </seg>
298 <seg>
299 /etc/lxdm and
300 /usr/share/lxdm
301 </seg>
302 </seglistitem>
303 </segmentedlist>
304
305 <variablelist>
306 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
307 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
308 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
309
310 <!-- If the program or library name conflicts (is the same) as the
311 package name, add -prog or -lib to the varlistentry entity id
312 and the 2nd entry of the indexterm zone entity -->
313
314 <varlistentry id="lxdm-prog">
315 <term><command>lxdm</command></term>
316 <listitem>
317 <para>
318 is a script to execute <command>lxdm-binary</command>
319 </para>
320 <indexterm zone="lxdm lxdm-prog">
321 <primary sortas="b-lxdm">lxdm</primary>
322 </indexterm>
323 </listitem>
324 </varlistentry>
325
326 <varlistentry id="lxdm-bin">
327 <term><command>lxdm-binary</command></term>
328 <listitem>
329 <para>
330 is the actual Display Manager; needs to be executed with option
331 <option>-d</option> to daemonize
332 </para>
333 <indexterm zone="lxdm lxdm-bin">
334 <primary sortas="b-lxdm">lxdm</primary>
335 </indexterm>
336 </listitem>
337 </varlistentry>
338
339 <varlistentry id="lxdm-config-prog">
340 <term><command>lxdm-config</command></term>
341 <listitem>
342 <para>
343 is a graphical customizing program
344 </para>
345 <indexterm zone="lxdm lxdm-config">
346 <primary sortas="b-lxdm">lxdm</primary>
347 </indexterm>
348 </listitem>
349 </varlistentry>
350 </variablelist>
351 </sect2>
352</sect1>
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