[nSLUG] Replacement fro gdm

Stephen Gregory nslug at kernelpanic.ca
Wed Sep 14 21:21:05 ADT 2011


On 14/09/11 02:14 PM, Daniel Morrison wrote:
> What's wrong with xdm? Apart from being ugly, of course.
> Well-tested, well-documented, standard across many systems, and still
> has all the basic features that gdm threw away while it was being
> "improved".


Xdm does not properly support the latest console-kit and/or policy-kit. 
Those are the frameworks used to grant the console user extra 
permissions. Lightdm does support those tools.

I only recently switched from gdm to xdm to lightdm.

-- 
sg



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