[lfs-support] Problem in section 5.3 of lfs book

Thanos Baloukas baloukasthan at sch.gr
Tue Nov 17 07:09:07 PST 2015


On 17/11/2015 04:18 μμ, Joseph Hesse wrote:
>
> Also, I had to stop work and shut down my host system.  When I restarted
> it I had a gdm that displayed my name and the name "lfs". If I selected
> "lfs" nothing happened,  I was back to the gdm prompt. The only way I
> can be user "lfs" is to log in as myself and "su - lfs". Does this seem OK?
>
The lfs user was created for the LFS book's needs, and you only have to 
be lfs when installing packages by the book, that is on a terminal.
I don't see a reason to start a graphical session with gdm as user lfs.

-- 
Thanos


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