Seatd

From Gentoo Wiki
Jump to:navigation Jump to:search

Seatd is a minimal seat management daemon, and a universal seat management library. Seat management takes care of mediating access to shared devices (graphics, input), without requiring applications like Wayland compositors being granted root privileges.

Installation

USE flags

USE flags for sys-auth/seatd Minimal seat management daemon and universal library

elogind Enable session tracking via sys-auth/elogind
systemd Enable use of systemd-specific libraries and features like socket activation or session tracking

Emerge

root #emerge --ask sys-auth/seatd

Service

OpenRC

Add the seatd daemon to the default runlevel so that seat management is provided on system startup:

root #rc-update add seatd default

Start the seatd daemon now:

root #rc-service seatd start