Manage the X server and other related GUI applications, like IRC.


The tasks are divided this way:

  • tasks/konversation.yml: Manages IRC connection via Konversation.
  • tasks/lightdm.yml: Manages LightDM.
  • tasks/packages.yml: Installs video-related packges.
  • tasks/scripts.yml: Configures useful scripts.
  • tasks/xfce4.yml: Configures XFCE.
  • tasks/xorg.yml: Configures Xorg server.

Available variables

Main variables are:

  • user_name: The username of the main user.
  • autologin: Boolean. If false, the LightDM autologin is turned off.
  • irc.network: Name of the IRC server to connect to.
  • irc.server: Domain name of the IRC server to connect to.
  • irc.ssl_port: Integer. SSL port of the IRC server to connect to.
  • irc.global_channels: List. Channels to connect to.
  • irc_nick: IRC nickname.
  • irc_autostart: Start the IRC client on login.

Other variables used are:

  • skip_unit_test: Used internally by the test suite to disable actions that can’t be performed in the gitlab-ci test runner.