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{{Ebuild
|Summary=GNOME 3.14 is now available in Funtoo, maked for testing. Help us test it!
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|Summary=X.Org xdm application
|News Format=Extended
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|CatPkg=x11-apps/xdm
|News Category=General
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|Maintainer=
|Author=Dantrell
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|Homepage=http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/display_manager/
|Publication Status=Published
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|Publication Date=2014/10/22
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|Icon=File:Gnome.jpg
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==install==
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<console>###i## emerge xdm</console>
  
GNOME 3.14 is now available in Funtoo, masked for testing. Please help us test it. If you find bugs, or want more detailed information on what is included, please see  [[https://bugs.funtoo.org/browse/FL-1637|FL-1637]].
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==configure==
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xdm is controlled by <code>/etc/conf.d/xdm</code>.
  
== Preparing ==
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xdm is often paired with other, more modern display managers.
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see:
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*{{package|lightdm}}
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*{{package|gdm}}
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*{{package|kdm}}
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*{{package|slim}}
  
{{fancywarning|These instructions assume that your /etc/portage/package.{unmask,use} locations are directories.}}
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==init==
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to start xdm immediately:
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<console>###i## rc-service xdm start</console>
  
First, sync the tree if you haven't recently as you need access to a file in the tree:
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to start xdm upon boot:
 
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<console>###i## rc-update add xdm</console>
<console>
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###i## emerge --sync
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</console>
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Now, create a symlink to the GNOME 3.14 mask file, reversijng it in the process:
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<console>
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###i## cd /etc/portage/package.unmask
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###i## ln -s /var/portage/tree/funtoo/profiles/package.mask/funtoo-gnome .
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</console>
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Then to simplify matters, enable the gnome mix-in:
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<console>
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###i## eselect profile list
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##g##Currently available mix-ins profiles: 
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  [11]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/audio 
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  [12]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/console-extras 
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  [13]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/dvd 
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  [14]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/gnome 
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  [15]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/kde 
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  [16]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/mate 
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  [17]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/media 
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  [18]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/print 
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  [19]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/python3-only
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  [20]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/rhel5-compat
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  [21]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/server-db 
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  [22]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/server-mail
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  [23]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/server-web
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  [24]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/X
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  [25]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/xfce
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  [26]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/vmware-guest
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  [27]  funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/mix-ins/hardened
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</console>
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<console>
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###i## eselect profile add 14
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</console>
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Finally, add the relevant section to your /etc/portage/package.use/funtoo-gnome file:
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===== gnome-light (without mix-in) =====
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<pre>
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gnome-extra/evolution-data-server gtk
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x11-libs/libxcb xkb
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media-libs/cogl gles2
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</pre>
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===== gnome (with mix-in) =====
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<pre>
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# required by eog-plugins
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media-gfx/eog-plugins python_single_target_python3_3
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# required by evolution
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gnome-extra/evolution-data-server gnome-online-accounts
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media-libs/libchamplain gtk
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# required by gnome-boxes
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net-misc/spice-gtk gtk3 -pulseaudio
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# required by gnome-music
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media-sound/gnome-music python_single_target_python3_3
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# required by gnome-photos
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dev-libs/libgdata gnome
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media-plugins/grilo-plugins upnp-av
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</pre>
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== Emerging ==
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=== Installing GNOME 3.14 ===
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===== gnome =====
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To emerge ''gnome'' run the following command
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<console>
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###i## emerge gnome
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</console>
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===== gnome-light =====
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To emerge ''gnome-light'' run the following command
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<console>
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###i## emerge gnome-light
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</console>
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=== Upgrading from GNOME 3.12 ===
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To update "gnome" or "gnome-light" run the following command:
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<console>
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###i## emerge -vauDN world
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</console>
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Revision as of 01:46, October 26, 2014

x11-apps/xdm


Source Repository:Gentoo Portage Tree
Homepage

Summary: X.Org xdm application

XDM (Display Manager)

install

# emerge xdm

configure

xdm is controlled by /etc/conf.d/xdm.

xdm is often paired with other, more modern display managers. see:

init

to start xdm immediately:

# rc-service xdm start

to start xdm upon boot:

# rc-update add xdm