I want no GDM at startup

bsfmig bigslowfat at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 13:56:02 UTC 2011

No way. XFCE is based on GTK and uses gdm as its default DM. It doesn't have
a self-developed DM.

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 21:47, Sascha Effert <fermat at uni-paderborn.de>wrote:

> Hello,
> I am getting crazy... I have a ubuntu server 10.10 and installed
> xubuntu-desktop on top of it. Now I would like to get rid of gdm, so it
> shall not be started whe I boot the machine. Following what I found at
> google I called:
> root at ubuntu-base:~# sudo update-rc.d -f gdm remove
>  Removing any system startup links for /etc/init.d/gdm ...
> root at ubuntu-base:~#
> But on next boot gdm is started again. Searching around I was not able to
> find a way to deactivate it. Could please anybody tell me how to deactivate
> it? Preferred using the console...
> bests
> Sascha Effert
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