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02/02: install: Run GPM.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: 02/02: install: Run GPM.
Date: Sat, 07 Nov 2015 17:56:27 +0000

civodul pushed a commit to branch master
in repository guix.

commit ae7ffa9e9b9135928f67ba9fb28c9d6766bf7088
Author: Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden>
Date:   Sat Nov 7 18:48:21 2015 +0100

    install: Run GPM.
    Suggested by Adam Pribyl <address@hidden>
    at <>.
    * gnu/system/install.scm (installation-services): Add call to
    * doc/guix.texi (System Installation): Mention GPM.
 doc/guix.texi          |    4 +++-
 gnu/system/install.scm |    3 +++
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
index 6a07947..896a8c8 100644
--- a/doc/guix.texi
+++ b/doc/guix.texi
@@ -5286,7 +5286,9 @@ Once you have successfully booted the image on the USB 
stick, you should
 end up with a root prompt.  Several console TTYs are configured and can
 be used to run commands as root.  TTY2 shows this documentation,
 browsable using the Info reader commands (@pxref{Help,,, info, Info: An
+Introduction}).  The installation system runs the GPM mouse daemon,
+which allows you to select text with the left mouse button and to paste
+it with the middle button.
 To install the system, you would:
diff --git a/gnu/system/install.scm b/gnu/system/install.scm
index 93a6f18..887bceb 100644
--- a/gnu/system/install.scm
+++ b/gnu/system/install.scm
@@ -306,6 +306,9 @@ You have been warned.  Thanks for being so brave.
           (console-font-service "tty5")
           (console-font-service "tty6")
+          ;; To facilitate copy/paste.
+          (gpm-service)
           ;; Since this is running on a USB stick with a unionfs as the root
           ;; file system, use an appropriate cache configuration.
           (nscd-service (nscd-configuration

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