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9<title>The Xfce Configuration Guide</title> 9<title>The Xfce Configuration Guide</title>
10 10
11<author title="Author"> 11<author title="Author">
12 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail> 12 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail>
13</author> 13</author>
14 14
15<abstract> 15<abstract>
16This guide provides an extensive introduction to Xfce, a fast, lightweight, 16This guide provides an extensive introduction to Xfce, a fast, lightweight,
17full-featured desktop environment. 17full-featured desktop environment.
18</abstract> 18</abstract>
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/2.5 --> 21<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
22<license/> 22<license/>
23 23
24<version>1.1</version> 24<version>1.2</version>
25<date>2007-01-26</date> 25<date>2007-02-18</date>
26 26
27<chapter> 27<chapter>
28<title>Introduction</title> 28<title>Introduction</title>
29<section> 29<section>
30<title>The Xfce desktop environment</title> 30<title>The Xfce desktop environment</title>
31<body> 31<body>
32 32
33<p> 33<p>
34<uri link="http://www.xfce.org">Xfce</uri> is a fast, lightweight desktop 34<uri link="http://www.xfce.org">Xfce</uri> is a fast, lightweight desktop
35environment for Unix-like operating systems. It is designed for productivity, 35environment for Unix-like operating systems. It is designed for productivity,
36and is quite configurable while still adhering to the <uri 36and is quite configurable while still adhering to the <uri
37link="http://www.freedesktop.org">Freedesktop</uri> specifications. 37link="http://www.freedesktop.org">Freedesktop</uri> specifications.
38</p> 38</p>
39 39
40<p> 40<p>
99</tr> 99</tr>
100</table> 100</table>
101 101
102<p> 102<p>
103You're free to install any other packages you wish, but for now, we'll stick 103You're free to install any other packages you wish, but for now, we'll stick
104with these suggestions for a fast, minimal working environment. Double check 104with these suggestions for a fast, minimal working environment. Double check
105your USE flags in <path>/etc/make.conf</path>; you'll probably at least want 105your USE flags in <path>/etc/make.conf</path>; you'll probably at least want
106<c>USE="-gnome"</c> to avoid pulling in unnecessary dependencies. 106<c>USE="-gnome"</c> to avoid pulling in unnecessary dependencies.
107</p> 107</p>
108 108
109<pre caption="Installing Xfce"> 109<pre caption="Installing Xfce">
110# <i>emerge -avt xfce4 xscreensaver hal gamin</i> 110# <i>emerge -avt xfce4 xscreensaver hal gamin</i>
111</pre> 111</pre>
112 112
113<p> 113<p>
114Next, add your regular user(s) to the following groups, so that they can take 114Next, add your regular user(s) to the <c>plugdev</c>, <c>cdrom</c>, <c>cdrw</c>,
115full advantage of <c>hal</c> and be able to mount and use devices such as 115and <c>usb</c> groups, so that they can take full advantage of <c>hal</c> and be
116cameras, CD-ROMs, CD-RWs, and USB sticks: 116able to mount and use devices such as cameras, optical drives, and USB sticks.
117</p> 117</p>
118 118
119<pre caption="Adding users to the hardware groups"> 119<pre caption="Adding users to the hardware groups">
120<comment>(Remember to replace username with your actual user)</comment> 120<comment>(Replace username with your actual user)</comment>
121# <i>gpasswd -a username plugdev,cdrom,cdrw,usb</i> 121# <i>for x in plugdev cdrom cdrw usb ; do gpasswd -a username $x ; done</i>
122</pre> 122</pre>
123 123
124<p> 124<p>
125Next, update your environment variables: 125Next, update your environment variables:
126</p> 126</p>
127 127
128<pre caption="Updating environment variables"> 128<pre caption="Updating environment variables">
129# <i>env-update &amp;&amp; source /etc/profile</i> 129# <i>env-update &amp;&amp; source /etc/profile</i>
130</pre> 130</pre>
131 131
132<p> 132<p>
133Now start up <c>hald</c> and add it to the default runlevel: 133Now start up <c>hald</c> and add it to the default runlevel:
134</p> 134</p>
135 135
136<pre caption="Starting hald"> 136<pre caption="Starting hald">

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