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authorWarren Block <wblock@FreeBSD.org>2016-01-27 22:15:14 +0000
committerWarren Block <wblock@FreeBSD.org>2016-01-27 22:15:14 +0000
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Add instructions on installing and enabling dbus and hal to the Gnome
section. Pointed out by forum user oldrancher.
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=48105
Diffstat (limited to 'en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11')
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1 files changed, 23 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.xml b/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.xml
index 41e3c6ded0..9eb30c611c 100644
--- a/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.xml
+++ b/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.xml
@@ -1412,14 +1412,35 @@ DisplayManager.requestPort: 0</screen>
<screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>cd /usr/ports/x11/gnome2</userinput>
&prompt.root; <userinput>make install clean</userinput></screen>
- <para>For proper operation, <application>GNOME</application>
+ <para><application>GNOME</application>
requires <filename>/proc</filename> to be mounted. Add this
line to <filename>/etc/fstab</filename> to mount this file
system automatically during system startup:</para>
<programlisting>proc /proc procfs rw 0 0</programlisting>
- <para>Once <application>GNOME</application> is installed,
+ <para><application>GNOME</application> also needs
+ <application>D-Bus</application> and
+ <application>HAL</application>. These applications provide a
+ message bus and hardware abstraction. They can be installed
+ from packages:</para>
+
+ <screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>pkg install dbus hal</userinput></screen>
+
+ <para>or from the Ports Collection:</para>
+
+ <screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>cd /usr/ports/devel/dbus</userinput>
+&prompt.root; <userinput>make install clean</userinput>
+&prompt.root; <userinput>cd /usr/ports/sysutils/hal</userinput>
+&prompt.root; <userinput>make install clean</userinput></screen>
+
+ <para>Then enable both systems in
+ <filename>/etc/rc.conf</filename>:</para>
+
+ <programlisting>dbus_enable="YES"
+hald_enable="YES"</programlisting>
+
+ <para>After installation,
configure <application>&xorg;</application> to start
<application>GNOME</application>. The easiest way to do this
is to enable the GNOME Display Manager,