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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
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3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml,v 1.2 2005/01/13 18:19:34 swift Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml,v 1.3 2005/02/14 00:36:50 dertobi123 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
9<title>The GNOME Configuration HOWTO</title> 9<title>The GNOME Configuration HOWTO</title>
10 10
11<author title="Author"> 11<author title="Author">
12 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 12 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
13</author>
14<author title="Editor">
15 <mail link="lars@strojny.net">Lars Strojny</mail>
13</author> 16</author>
14 17
15<abstract> 18<abstract>
16A frequently used environment is GNOME. This HOWTO tries to describe 19A frequently used environment is GNOME. This HOWTO tries to describe
17all aspects of GNOME, including installation, configuration, usage, ... 20all aspects of GNOME, including installation, configuration, usage, ...
19 22
20<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 23<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
21<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 24<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 -->
22<license/> 25<license/>
23 26
24<version>1.2</version> 27<version>1.3</version>
25<date>2005-01-13</date> 28<date>2005-02-14</date>
26 29
27<chapter> 30<chapter>
28<title>What is GNOME?</title> 31<title>What is GNOME?</title>
29<section> 32<section>
30<title>The Project</title> 33<title>The Project</title>
75<body> 78<body>
76 79
77<p> 80<p>
78Before you start installing GNOME, you might want to edit your USE variables. 81Before you start installing GNOME, you might want to edit your USE variables.
79Make sure that <c>gtk</c> and <c>gnome</c> are in your USE variable listed in 82Make sure that <c>gtk</c> and <c>gnome</c> are in your USE variable listed in
80<path>/etc/make.conf</path>. If you don't want KDE support (the other big 83<path>/etc/make.conf</path>. If you want support for <c>hald</c>, the hardware
81desktop environment), remove <c>qt</c> and <c>kde</c>. 84abstraction layer daemon add <c>hal</c> to your USE flags. USE variable
85<c>howl</c> brings DNS-detection to GNOME (similiar to Rendevouz under Mac OS X).
86If you don't want KDE support (the other big desktop environment), remove
87<c>qt</c> and <c>kde</c>.
82</p> 88</p>
83 89
84<pre caption="Example USE in /etc/make.conf"> 90<pre caption="Example USE in /etc/make.conf">
85USE="-qt -kde gtk gnome" 91USE="-qt -kde gtk gnome hal howl"
86</pre> 92</pre>
87 93
88<p> 94<p>
89Once done, start installing GNOME by emerging <c>gnome</c> and 95Once done, start installing GNOME by emerging <c>gnome</c> and
90<c>xscreensaver</c>: 96<c>xscreensaver</c>:
108If you paid attention to the output of your previous <c>emerge</c> command, 114If you paid attention to the output of your previous <c>emerge</c> command,
109you'll notice that it suggests adding <c>famd</c> to the default runlevel to 115you'll notice that it suggests adding <c>famd</c> to the default runlevel to
110have nautilus and gnome-vfs monitor file changes: 116have nautilus and gnome-vfs monitor file changes:
111</p> 117</p>
112 118
113<pre caption="Adding famd to the default runlevel"> 119<pre caption="Adding famd, hald and mDNSResponder to the default runlevel">
114# <i>/etc/init.d/famd start</i> 120# <i>/etc/init.d/famd start</i>
115# <i>rc-update add famd default</i> 121# <i>rc-update add famd default</i>
122
123# <i>/etc/init.d/hald start</i>
124# <i>rc-update add hald default</i>
125
126# <i>/etc/init.d/mDNSResponder start</i>
127# <i>rc-update add mDNSResponder default</i>
116</pre> 128</pre>
117 129
118</body> 130</body>
119</section> 131</section>
120<section> 132<section>
187If you reboot now, the GNOME Display Manager will prompt you for your username 199If 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 200and password and will default to using GNOME as Desktop Environment (even though
189you will have the option of selecting a different one of course). 201you will have the option of selecting a different one of course).
190</p> 202</p>
191 203
204<p>
205To use the functionality of <c>hald</c> just start <c>gnome-volume-manager</c>
206and edit its preferences.
207</p>
208
192</body> 209</body>
193</section> 210</section>
194</chapter> 211</chapter>
195</guide> 212</guide>

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