This section contains required elements of the GNOME environment to display a functional desktop.
Set an environment variable to resolve the prefix destination.
If GNOME is your desktop of choice:
If you want to try-out GNOME:
Remember to execute ldconfig after installation of libraries to update the library cache.
The try-out group will also need to make all the following configuration changes:
Add to your system or personal profile:
export PATH=$PATH:/opt/gnome-2.8/bin export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$PKG_CONFIG_PATH:/opt/gnome-2.8/lib/pkgconfig export GNOME_LIBCONFIG_PATH=/usr/lib:/opt/gnome-2.8/lib
Add to your /etc/ld.so.conf:
cat >> /etc/ld.so.conf << "EOF" # Begin gnome addition to /etc/ld.so.conf /opt/gnome-2.8/lib # End gnome addition EOF
Add to your /etc/man.conf:
cat >> /etc/man.conf << "EOF" # Begin gnome addition to man.conf MANPATH /opt/gnome-2.8/man # End gnome addition to man.conf EOF