Graphical Display Managers
slewin at bmts.com
Sun Apr 27 14:32:36 BST 2008
> What is the difference between GDM/KDM/XDM?
GDM is the Gnome Desktop Manager and it is GTK based which is community
based. KDM is the K Desktop Manager (Kubuntu), it is Qt based which is
designed by a company called Trolltech that haves released QT as open
source. XDM is the Xfce Desktop(Xubuntu) which is a lightweight open
> What is the difference
> between typing KDM/GDM/XDM at the command prompt and typing startx at
> the command prompt?
What I think it means, and I am no expert :), is if you type "startx"
you get the default login and if you type a specific manager you get
that specific manager.
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