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Bug#599813: [PATCH] GNOME additions for the release notes

Add items about gdm vs gdm3, consolekit, policykit.


Cc: Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org>
Signed-off-by: Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
The other issues look like they're specific to upgrades, so should
probably go in that chapter rather than here.  Plus I'd like some more
information about them, so this will have to do for now.  Comments and
suggested improvements welcome.


 en/issues.dbk |   38 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
 1 files changed, 36 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/en/issues.dbk b/en/issues.dbk
index 822884f..173452f 100644
--- a/en/issues.dbk
+++ b/en/issues.dbk
@@ -380,15 +380,49 @@ TODO
-<!-- FIXME: Review for Squeeze - See 599813 -->
 <section id="gnome-desktop-changes">
 <title>GNOME desktop changes and support</title>
 There have been many changes in the GNOME desktop environment from the version
 shipped in &oldreleasename; to the version in &releasename;, you can find more information in the
 <ulink url="http://library.gnome.org/misc/release-notes/2.30/";>GNOME 2.30 Release
+Notes</ulink>.  Specific issues are listed below.
+<title>GDM 2.20 and 2.30</title>
+The GNOME Display Manager (GDM), is kept at version 2.20 for systems upgraded
+from &oldreleasename;.  This version will still be maintained for the squeeze
+cycle but it is the last release to do so.  Newly installed systems will get
+GDM 2.30 instead, provided by the <systemitem role="package">gdm3</systemitem>
+package.  Because of incompatibilities between both versions, this upgrade is
+not automatic, but it is recommended to install <systemitem
+role="package">gdm3</systemitem> after the upgrade to &releasename;.  This
+should be done from the console, or with only one open GNOME session.  Note
+that settings from GDM 2.20 will <strong>not</strong> be migrated.  For a
+standard desktop system, however, simply installing <systemitem
+role="package">gdm3</systemitem> should be enough.
+<title>Device and other administrative permissions</title>
+Specific permissions on devices are
+granted automatically to the user currently logged on physically to the
+system: video and audio devices, network roaming, power management,
+device mounting. The cdrom, floppy, audio, video, plugdev and powerdev
+groups are no longer useful. See the <systemitem
+role="package">consolekit</systemitem> documentation for more information.
+Most graphical programs requiring root permissions now rely on <ulink
+url="http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/PolicyKit";>PolicyKit</ulink> to
+do so, instead of <systemitem role="package">gksu</systemitem>. The recommended
+way to give a user administrative rights is to add it to the
+<literal>sudo</literal> group.
 <section arch="sparc" condition="fixme">

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