Difference between revisions of "Getty as display manager"

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== Choose window manager ==
 
== Choose window manager ==
Create ~/.xinitrc:
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Create (or edit) <tt>~/.xinitrc</tt>:
{{File
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|~/.xinitrc|<pre>
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<pre>
 
setxkbmap fi
 
setxkbmap fi
 
exec dwm
 
exec dwm
</pre>}}
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</pre>
  
 
== Start X on login to tty1 ==
 
== Start X on login to tty1 ==
 
Start X session when you login to first virtual terminal.
 
Start X session when you login to first virtual terminal.
  
Add the following line in top of your ~/.bashrc:
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Add the following line in top of your <tt>~/.bashrc</tt>:
{{File
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|~/.bashrc|<pre>
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<pre>
 
[[ $(tty) = "/dev/tty1" ]] && exec startx
 
[[ $(tty) = "/dev/tty1" ]] && exec startx
</pre>}}
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</pre>
  
 
== Autologin ==
 
== Autologin ==
Modify /etc/inittab:
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Modify <tt>/etc/inittab</tt>:
{{File
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|/etc/inittab|<pre>
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<pre>
 
# TERMINALS
 
# TERMINALS
 
c1:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -a username 38400 tty1 linux
 
c1:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -a username 38400 tty1 linux
 
c2:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 38400 tty2 linux
 
c2:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 38400 tty2 linux
</pre>}}
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</pre>
  
 
[[Category:HOWTO]]
 
[[Category:HOWTO]]

Revision as of 23:24, 19 February 2014

This guide shows how you can use getty as display manager.

Choose window manager

Create (or edit) ~/.xinitrc:


setxkbmap fi
exec dwm

Start X on login to tty1

Start X session when you login to first virtual terminal.

Add the following line in top of your ~/.bashrc:


[[ $(tty) = "/dev/tty1" ]] && exec startx

Autologin

Modify /etc/inittab:


# TERMINALS
c1:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -a username 38400 tty1 linux
c2:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 38400 tty2 linux