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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml,v 1.34 2011/08/14 15:08:59 swift Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml,v 1.35 2011/10/23 09:35:37 swift Exp $ -->
4 4
5<guide> 5<guide>
6<title>The GNOME Configuration HOWTO</title> 6<title>The GNOME Configuration HOWTO</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
22 22
23<!-- 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 -->
24<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 24<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
25<license/> 25<license/>
26 26
27<version>3</version> 27<version>4</version>
28<date>2011-08-13</date> 28<date>2011-10-23</date>
29 29
30<chapter> 30<chapter>
31<title>What is GNOME?</title> 31<title>What is GNOME?</title>
32<section> 32<section>
33<title>The Project</title> 33<title>The Project</title>
118<pre caption="Installing GNOME"> 118<pre caption="Installing GNOME">
119# <i>emerge gnome</i> 119# <i>emerge gnome</i>
120</pre> 120</pre>
121 121
122<p> 122<p>
123You can also opt for a minimal Gnome installation using <c>gnome-light</c>: 123You can also opt for a minimal Gnome installation using <c>gnome-light</c>.
124If you do so, you will have a lightweight Gnome installation without
125the additional tools that a full Gnome installation provides so you might need
126to install additional packages afterwards.
124</p> 127</p>
125 128
126<pre caption="Installing a minimal GNOME environment"> 129<pre caption="Installing a minimal GNOME environment">
127# <i>emerge gnome-light</i> 130# <i>emerge gnome-light</i>
128</pre> 131</pre>
229<pre caption="Editing /etc/conf.d/xdm"> 232<pre caption="Editing /etc/conf.d/xdm">
230DISPLAYMANAGER="gdm" 233DISPLAYMANAGER="gdm"
231</pre> 234</pre>
232 235
233<p> 236<p>
237If you installed Gnome using the <c>gnome-light</c> package, you will need to
238install <c>gdm</c> too (as it is not defined as part of the <c>gnome-light</c>
239package).
240</p>
241
242<pre caption="Installing the gdm application">
243# <i>emerge gdm</i>
244</pre>
245
246<p>
234If you reboot now, the GNOME Display Manager will prompt you for your username 247If you reboot now, the GNOME Display Manager will prompt you for your username
235and password and will default to using GNOME as Desktop Environment (even though 248and password and will default to using GNOME as Desktop Environment (even though
236you will have the option of selecting a different one of course, choosing from 249you will have the option of selecting a different one of course, choosing from
237those available in <path>/usr/share/xsessions/</path>). Thus, if you use GDM, 250those available in <path>/usr/share/xsessions/</path>). Thus, if you use GDM,
238you don't need to edit <path>~/.xinitrc</path>. 251you don't need to edit <path>~/.xinitrc</path>.

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