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Re: permission denied: /gnu/store/...guile...

From: Alex Kost
Subject: Re: permission denied: /gnu/store/...guile...
Date: Wed, 20 May 2015 20:24:32 +0300
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Daniel Pimentel (2015-05-20 16:12 +0300) wrote:

> On 2015-05-20 09:24, address@hidden wrote:
>> Daniel Pimentel <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> I have similar problem, I think. My problem was permission to write
>>> (using sudo) in /gnu/store/ when I needed to enable my correct
>>> synaptics (I copied 50-synaptics.conf file to
>>> /gnu/store/.../xorg.conf.d/), so I needed remount /gnu/store/ (sudo
>>> mount -o remount,rw /gnu/store) to copy this file.
>> Files in /gnu/store must never be modified, because the whole system
>> assumes it is indeed immutable.  For this reason, /gnu/store is a
>> read-only bind-mount on GuixSD.
>> The solution for Synaptics would be to augment the Xorg service
>> definition in (gnu services xorg) so that it does the right thing.
>> What exactly is needed?
>> Ludo’.
> Allright, so I needed to add this code to my touchpad work well:
> Section "InputClass"
>   Identifier "touchpad catchall"
>   Driver "synaptics"
>   MatchIsTouchpad "on"
>   Option "TapButton1" "1"
>   Option "TapButton2" "-1"
>   Option "TapButton3" "3"
>   Option "VertEdgeScroll" "on"
>   Option "HorizTwoFingerScroll" "on"
> EndSection
> What's solution? Add it to config.scm (is very long code to it?)?

It's probably not a solution for you, but what I do is: I have Xorg
server and required modules (xf86-input-evdev, …) installed in my
user profile; and I start it with "-configdir /path/to/my/xorg.conf.d"


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