LXSession-0.5.5

Introduction to LXSession

The LXSession package contains the default session manager for LXDE.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-11.0 platform.

Package Information

LXSession Dependencies

Required

dbus-glib-0.112, libunique-1.1.6, Polkit-0.119, and Vala-0.54.1

Optional

lsb-tools-0.9 (may be used at runtime to display the distribution release in the logout dialog), GTK+-3.24.30, and libxslt-1.1.34 with docbook-xml-4.5 and docbook-xsl-1.79.2 (to build man pages)

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/lxsession

Installation of LXSession

Install LXSession by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-man &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-man: This switch disables building of the manual pages. Remove it if you have installed optional dependencies and wish to build the manual pages.

--enable-gtk3: Builds against GTK+-3 instead of GTK+-2, which is required anyway by libunique.

Contents

Installed Programs: lxclipboard, lxlock, lxpolkit, lxsession, lxsession-db, lxsession-default, lxsession-default-apps, lxsession-default-terminal, lxsession-edit, lxsession-logout, lxsession-xdg-autostart, lxsession-xsettings, and lxsettings-daemon
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /usr/share/lxsession

Short Descriptions

lxclipboard

is a clipboard utility for LXSession and LXDE

lxlock

locks the local X display until a password is entered

lxpolkit

is a polkit agent

lxsession

is a lightweight X session manager

lxsession-db

is used to modify the database for managing sessions in lxsession

lxsession-default

launch default applications set by LXsession

lxsession-default-apps

is an utility to configure lxsession and its default applications

lxsession-default-terminal

launch the default terminal set by LXSession

lxsession-edit

is the standard session edit manager used by LXDE

lxsession-logout

is a program to logout from LXSession

lxsession-xdg-autostart

handles the autostart spec of freedesktop.org

lxsession-xsettings

is a tool to configure gtk+ themes, keyboard, and mouse for you on session startup

lxsettings-daemon

is the settings daemon for LXsession

Last updated on Sun Aug 29 22:30:20 2021