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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2 2
3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml,v 1.1 2004/05/12 08:26:35 swift Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml,v 1.2 2005/01/13 18:19:34 swift Exp $ -->
4 4
5<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 5<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
6 6
7<guide link="/doc/en/gnome-config.xml"> 7<guide link="/doc/en/gnome-config.xml">
8 8
19 19
20<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 20<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
21<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 21<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 -->
22<license/> 22<license/>
23 23
24<version>1.1</version> 24<version>1.2</version>
25<date>May 12, 2004</date> 25<date>2005-01-13</date>
26 26
27<chapter> 27<chapter>
28<title>What is GNOME?</title> 28<title>What is GNOME?</title>
29<section> 29<section>
30<title>The Project</title> 30<title>The Project</title>
162<pre caption="Adding xdm to the default runlevel"> 162<pre caption="Adding xdm to the default runlevel">
163# <i>rc-update add xdm default</i> 163# <i>rc-update add xdm default</i>
164</pre> 164</pre>
165 165
166<p> 166<p>
167Now check the contents of the <path>/etc/X11/Sessions</path>: 167Now check the contents of the <path>/usr/share/xsessions</path>:
168</p> 168</p>
169 169
170<pre caption="Checking the contents of /etc/X11/Sessions"> 170<pre caption="Checking the contents of /usr/share/xsessions">
171# <i>ls /etc/X11/Sessions</i> 171# <i>ls /usr/share/xsessions</i>
172Xsession Gnome 172fluxbox.desktop gnome.desktop
173</pre> 173</pre>
174 174
175<p> 175<p>
176As you can see, there is a session called <c>gnome</c> available. Now edit 176As you can see, there is a session called <c>gnome</c> available. Now edit
177<path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and alter two variables: DISPLAYMANAGER (which should 177<path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and alter two variables: DISPLAYMANAGER (which should
178be set to <c>gdm</c>) and XSESSION (which should be set to <c>Gnome</c>): 178be set to <c>gdm</c>) and XSESSION (which should be set to <c>Gnome</c>):
179</p> 179</p>
180 180
181<pre caption="Editing /etc/rc.conf"> 181<pre caption="Editing /etc/rc.conf">
182DISPLAYMANAGER="gdm" 182DISPLAYMANAGER="gdm"
183XSESSION="Gnome" 183XSESSION="gnome"
184</pre> 184</pre>
185 185
186<p> 186<p>
187If you reboot now, the GNOME Display Manager will prompt you for your username 187If you reboot now, the GNOME Display Manager will prompt you for your username
188and password and will default to using GNOME as Desktop Environment (even though 188and password and will default to using GNOME as Desktop Environment (even though

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