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Lightdm is a light display manager. It's an excellent alternative to gdm, & kdm. Lightdm is used in conjunction with {{package|x11-apps/xdm}}.
 
Lightdm is a light display manager. It's an excellent alternative to gdm, & kdm. Lightdm is used in conjunction with {{package|x11-apps/xdm}}.
  
== install ==
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=== install ===
  
 
<console>###i## emerge lightdm</console>
 
<console>###i## emerge lightdm</console>
  
== configuration ==
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=== configuration ===
 
Lightdm is configured with <code>/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf</code>, and <code>/etc/conf.d/xdm</code>.  By default, lightdm ships with lightdm-gtk-greeter which is controlled by <code>/etc/lightdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf</code>
 
Lightdm is configured with <code>/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf</code>, and <code>/etc/conf.d/xdm</code>.  By default, lightdm ships with lightdm-gtk-greeter which is controlled by <code>/etc/lightdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf</code>
  
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DISPLAYMANAGER="lightdm"
 
DISPLAYMANAGER="lightdm"
 
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=== Greeters ===
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LightDM will be pretty useless for graphical logins with out the addition of a greeter for it.
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For GTK fans:
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{{console|body=###i## emerge x11-misc/lightdm-gtk-greeter}}
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for KDE fans:
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{{console|body=###i## emerge x11-misc/lightdm-kde}}
  
 
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x11-misc/lightdm


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Summary: A lightweight display manager

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Pull in the gtk+ greeter
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Lightdm is a light display manager. It's an excellent alternative to gdm, & kdm. Lightdm is used in conjunction with XDM (Display Manager).

install

# emerge lightdm

configuration

Lightdm is configured with /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf, and /etc/conf.d/xdm. By default, lightdm ships with lightdm-gtk-greeter which is controlled by /etc/lightdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf

/etc/conf.d/xdm - xdm configuration to use lightdm
DISPLAYMANAGER="lightdm"

Greeters

LightDM will be pretty useless for graphical logins with out the addition of a greeter for it.

For GTK fans:

# emerge x11-misc/lightdm-gtk-greeter


for KDE fans:

# emerge x11-misc/lightdm-kde