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From: "Sven Vermeulen (swift)" <swift@g.o>
Subject: gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en: gnome-config.xml
Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2011 09:35:37 +0000 (UTC)
swift       11/10/23 09:35:37

  Modified:             gnome-config.xml
  Log:
  Bug #387847 - Inform users that gdm is not part of gnome-light

Revision  Changes    Path
1.35                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml?rev=1.35&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml?rev=1.35&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml?r1=1.34&r2=1.35

Index: gnome-config.xml
===================================================================
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.34
retrieving revision 1.35
diff -u -r1.34 -r1.35
--- gnome-config.xml	14 Aug 2011 15:08:59 -0000	1.34
+++ gnome-config.xml	23 Oct 2011 09:35:37 -0000	1.35
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
 <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
 <!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml,v 1.34 2011/08/14 15:08:59 swift Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gnome-config.xml,v 1.35 2011/10/23 09:35:37 swift Exp $ -->
 
 <guide>
 <title>The GNOME Configuration HOWTO</title>
@@ -24,8 +24,8 @@
 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
 <license/>
 
-<version>3</version>
-<date>2011-08-13</date>
+<version>4</version>
+<date>2011-10-23</date>
 
 <chapter>
 <title>What is GNOME?</title>
@@ -120,7 +120,10 @@
 </pre>
 
 <p>
-You can also opt for a minimal Gnome installation using <c>gnome-light</c>:
+You can also opt for a minimal Gnome installation using <c>gnome-light</c>.
+If you do so, you will have a lightweight Gnome installation without
+the additional tools that a full Gnome installation provides so you might need
+to install additional packages afterwards.
 </p>
 
 <pre caption="Installing a minimal GNOME environment">
@@ -231,6 +234,16 @@
 </pre>
 
 <p>
+If you installed Gnome using the <c>gnome-light</c> package, you will need to
+install <c>gdm</c> too (as it is not defined as part of the <c>gnome-light</c>
+package).
+</p>
+
+<pre caption="Installing the gdm application">
+# <i>emerge gdm</i>
+</pre>
+
+<p>
 If you reboot now, the GNOME Display Manager will prompt you for your username
 and password and will default to using GNOME as Desktop Environment (even though
 you will have the option of selecting a different one of course, choosing from





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