[xubuntu-users] confing GDM

Preben Randhol randhol+xubuntu at pvv.org
Wed Dec 9 22:41:14 UTC 2009

On Mon, 7 Dec 2009 08:44:26 -0600
Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:

> LXDM [1] is a new gtk-based login manager from the LXDE folks, but I
> haven't been able to take a look at it.  If it is secure, works well
> and doesn't introduce feature regressions, it may make a good
> candidate to replace GDM for Xubuntu.

I'll test it out during X-mas holidays. Currently I'm using gdm-2.20.
I'll write up a howto on how to get it working. I finally understood
the problems I had after reexperiencing them on a different machine.

> That isn't a promise, though.  We may find that feature improvements
> in later releases of GDM make it the best option for Xubuntu.

I doubt that GDM will be anything but bloatware (unless you use
gnome) ...

Preben Randhol
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