GNOME 2.26.3

Randy McMurchy randy at
Mon Sep 14 07:05:27 PDT 2009

Wayne Blaszczyk wrote:
> Ok, I got the shutdown/restart to work from gdm after installing
> gnome-power-management.
> Now the question remains, which section should this belong too? core or
> additional? Also, I always felt that gdm should be core as well.
> Anyone got any thought or suggestions on this?

I believe they should be additional. Not everyone uses GDM, and
GNOME certainly runs fine without it. For those reasons, we really
can't make it a core component.

I know I don't use GDM, I simply start gnome from the command line
using a script that invokes startx.


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