XDM (Display Manager)

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http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/display_manager/

Summary: X.Org xdm application

Use Flags

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

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XDM (Display Manager)

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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