Difference between pages "Package:Lightdm" and "Package:XDM (Display Manager)"

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|Summary=A lightweight display manager
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|Summary=X.Org xdm application
|CatPkg=x11-misc/lightdm
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|CatPkg=x11-apps/xdm
 
|Maintainer=
 
|Maintainer=
|Homepage=http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/LightDM
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|Homepage=http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/display_manager/
 
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lightdm is a light display manager, it's an excellent alternative to gdm, & kdm.
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==install==
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<console>###i## emerge xdm</console>
  
== install ==
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==configure==
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xdm is controlled by <code>/etc/conf.d/xdm</code>.
  
<console>###i## emerge lightdm</console>
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xdm is often paired with other, more modern display managers.
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see:
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{{package|lightdm}}
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{{package|gdm}}
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{{package|kdm}}
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{{package|slim}}
  
== configuration ==
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==init==
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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to start xdm immediately:
 
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<console>###i## rc-service xdm start</console>
{{file|name=/etc/conf.d/xdm|lang=|desc=xdm configuration to use lightdm|body=
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DISPLAYMANAGER="lightdm"
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}}
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to start xdm upon boot:
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<console>###i## rc-update add xdm</console>
 
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Revision as of 01:44, October 26, 2014

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

XDM (Display Manager)

install

# emerge xdm

configure

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

xdm is often paired with other, more modern display managers. see: lightdm (package not on wiki - please add) gdm (package not on wiki - please add) kdm (package not on wiki - please add) slim (package not on wiki - please add)

init

to start xdm immediately:

# rc-service xdm start

to start xdm upon boot:

# rc-update add xdm