Bug#599813: [PATCH 1/3] GNOME additions for the release notes
Add items about gdm vs gdm3, consolekit, policykit.
Cc: Josselin Mouette <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Signed-off-by: Julien Cristau <email@example.com>
en/issues.dbk | 38 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
1 files changed, 36 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/en/issues.dbk b/en/issues.dbk
index 324df55..f24fe02 100644
@@ -619,15 +619,49 @@ It will install KDE Plasma Desktop by default.
-<!-- FIXME: Review for Squeeze - See 599813 -->
<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
+do so, instead of <systemitem role="package">gksu</systemitem>. The recommended
+way to give a user administrative rights is to add it to the