[xubuntu-users] confing GDM

Vincent mailinglists at vinnl.nl
Thu Dec 10 20:24:16 GMT 2009


On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 6:01 PM, J. Anthony Limon <j at flippo.net> wrote:

> Preben Randhol wrote:
> > 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) ...
> >
>
> The current state of GDM is depressing and has been for some years..
> it's not changed for the better since it was ported (?) to GTK2.
>
> I'm actually quite shocked/surprised a desktop manager hasn't been on
> XFce's todo list yet, even E17 has one..
>
>
I wouldn't be surprised if it actually is on an Xfce developer's todo list,
but that list is *huge*.


>  - J
>
>
>

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Vincent
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