[blfs-support] Gnome GUI not starting

Douglas R. Reno renodr2002 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 19:41:20 PDT 2016


On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 9:26 PM, Sainadh J <jsainadh at ymail.com> wrote:

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> On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 9:17 PM, Sainadh J <jsainadh at ymail.com> wrote:
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> >Hello,
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> >You are running on a systemd system, correct? You have to be running
> systemd for GNOME to work currently.
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> >We don't have ConsoleKit2 in the systemd book. We normally would start
> GNOME using GDM (the GNOME Display Manager) at the end of >the chapter.
> Although... you may want to check 7.10 for that - we didn't do a stable
> release of BLFS 7.9-systemd.
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> >That being said, there is a way to start GNOME from the command line, but
> I haven't tested it in almost a year.
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> >cat > ~/.xinitrc << "EOF"
> >dbus-launch --exit-with-session gnome-session
> >EOF
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> >Again, we'd normally use GDM for that as it takes care of setting several
> other variables and initiating other tasks as needed. If you don't >have
> GDM enabled and are interested in using it (after installing it, of course,
> if you haven't already), execute:
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> >systemctl enable gdm
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> >As the root user.
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> >Thank you,
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> >Douglas R. Reno
> >LFS/BLFS systemd maintainer
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> thanks for the reply,
> i just checked for GDM in BLFS 7.10 there is no GDM pakage in both 33 and
> 34 chapters.
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> >Here it is:
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> >BLFS 7.10 systemd (Stable):
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> >http://linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/stable-systemd/
> <http://linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/stable-systemd/>
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> >BLFS systemd Development:
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> >http://linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/systemd/
> <http://linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/systemd/>
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> >It is in Chapter 33 in the systemd book.
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> thanks for your valuable links,
> could you tell me that i am using this book
> <http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/7.9/index.html> is this
> systemd? i don't think it is systemd version
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> Beyond Linux� From Scratch
> This book follows on from the Linux From Scratch book. It introduces and
> guides the reader through additions to ...
> <http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/7.9/index.html>
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That is the sysvinit version - we didn't have a 7.9 systemd release for
BLFS.
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