Difference between revisions of "Package:XDM (Display Manager)"

m (update)
m
 
Line 11: Line 11:
  
 
==install==
 
==install==
 +
{{note|make sure your x11 is working properly before attempting to use xdm}}
 
{{console|body=###i## emerge xdm}}
 
{{console|body=###i## emerge xdm}}
  

Latest revision as of 13:41, February 8, 2015

x11-apps/xdm


Source Repository:Gentoo Portage Tree
Homepage

Summary: X.Org xdm application

Use Flags

consolekit
Enable native sys-auth/consolekit support
xdm-auth
Enable XDM-AUTHENTICATION-1 support

News

Mgorny

New OpenGL management in Funtoo

Funtoo is switching to an improved system for managing multiple OpenGL providers (Mesa/Xorg, AMD and nVidia). The update may involve blockers and file collisions.
30 March 2015 by Mgorny
Drobbins

Subarch Profiles are coming...

Subarch profiles are on their way! Learn more here.
29 March 2015 by Drobbins
Drobbins

RSS/Atom Support

You can now follow this news feed at http://www.funtoo.org/news/atom.xml .
10 February 2015 by Drobbins
View More News...

XDM (Display Manager)

Tip

This is a wiki page. To edit it, Create a Funtoo account. Then log in and then click here to edit this page. See our editing guidelines to becoming a wiki-editing pro.


XDM (Wikipedia page,) also known as the X Display Manager, is an application that typically starts at system startup, and presents a graphical login screen. Once a user successfully logs in, their X session begins.

On Gentoo systems, XDM installs the /etc/init.d/xdm init script, which via the /etc/conf.d/xdm configuration file is used to start other display managers, such as GNOME's gdm.

install

Note

make sure your x11 is working properly before attempting to use xdm

# emerge xdm


configure

xdm is controlled by /etc/conf.d/xdm.

xdm is often paired with other, more modern display managers. see:

init

# rc-update add xdm
# rc