[Arm-dev] Attempt to install Xfce by hand

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Sun Oct 14 13:43:34 UTC 2018

On 10/14/18 9:34 AM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 10/14/18 8:25 AM, Pablo Sebastián Greco wrote:
>> Robert,
>> El 14/10/18 a las 08:51, Robert Moskowitz escribió:
>>> On 10/12/18 3:24 PM, Pablo Sebastián Greco wrote:
>>>> El 12/10/18 a las 14:08, Robert Moskowitz escribió:
>>>>> So I shouldn't rush out to do more testing.  I may have the group 
>>>>> 'soon' and do it right?  I can afford to assign more time to my 
>>>>> paid consulting right now!
>>>> Please test as much as you can, I don't know how long it will take 
>>>> me to add the groups
>>> So let's start afresh.  I edited the seemingly appropriate group xml 
>>> files I picked up from the main Centos repo.  First I built a clean 
>>> install, did yum update, added the epel1 repo, and created a user. 
>>> Then I installed the rpms from the X11 DE:
>>> yum install glx-utils initial-setup-gui mesa-dri-drivers 
>>> plymouth-system-theme spice-vdagent xorg-x11-drivers 
>>> xorg-x11-server-Xorg xorg-x11-utils xorg-x11-xauth xorg-x11-xinit 
>>> xvattr tigervnc-server wayland-protocols-devel xorg-x11-drv-keyboard 
>>> xorg-x11-drv-libinput xorg-x11-drv-mouse xorg-x11-drv-openchrome
>>> there was:
>>> No package xorg-x11-drv-openchrome available.
>>> But that SHOULD be OK.  Then I installed the Xfce DE:
>>> yum install Thunar xfce-utils xfce4-panel xfce4-session 
>>> xfce4-settings xfconf xfdesktop xfwm4 gdm leafpad openssh-askpass 
>>> orage polkit-gnome thunar-archive-plugin thunar-volman tumbler 
>>> xfce4-appfinder xfce4-icon-theme xfce4-power-manager 
>>> xfce4-session-engines xfce4-terminal xfwm4-theme-nodoka xfwm4-themes 
>>> pinentry
>>> No package xfce-utils available.
>>> No package leafpad available.
>>> No package xfce4-icon-theme available.
>>> No package xfwm4-theme-nodoka available.
>> Those 4 pkgs are also unavailable on x86. I don't know if you tested, 
>> but I think you should test the steps in x86, and then replicate them 
>> on arm
> I really don't have an x86 available for testing!  Just my notebooks, 
> and I need those as they are...

No screensaver tool listed in settings.  No background theme.  No 
background theme is no biggie, but no screensaver control?

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