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#1 2012-01-04 07:19:30

aga
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Registered: 2011-12-30
Posts: 17

lightDM? No thanks! (and a side order of fries)

Aside from the fact that It invokes an instance of Chromium (runlevel2?) with root permissions...
(inviting vulnerabilities)(one has already been discovered, documented, and patched)

...that Chromium instance adds 30Mb overhead to a session, from the outset!

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#2 2012-01-04 22:06:31

Ahau
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Registered: 2011-12-22
Posts: 27

Re: lightDM? No thanks! (and a side order of fries)

I've stayed away from lightDM so far because pam is a hard dependency.  Coming from a slackware-based distro, I'm not excited about trying to implement that.  So, it's SLiM for me, or maybe lxdm  smile

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#3 2012-01-04 22:54:33

demosthenese
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From: Liverpool, UK
Registered: 2009-05-04
Posts: 71

Re: lightDM? No thanks! (and a side order of fries)

By chromium, I think you mean the use of webkit for the greeter. AIUI there are alternative greeters that are gtk (or qt) based. Unless, I've misunderstood lightdm's description from its homepage.

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#4 2012-01-08 08:19:19

baybal
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From: Mars
Registered: 2012-01-08
Posts: 4

Re: lightDM? No thanks! (and a side order of fries)

are there any other gtk greeters beside lightdm and gdm?

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#5 2012-01-08 08:39:49

paiiou
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Registered: 2011-03-04
Posts: 18

Re: lightDM? No thanks! (and a side order of fries)

I work with Mageia cauldron and I use lxdm (lxdm was adapted for Mageia cauldron)

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#6 2012-01-08 10:05:09

baybal
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From: Mars
Registered: 2012-01-08
Posts: 4

Re: lightDM? No thanks! (and a side order of fries)

I found SLIM. It's just beatifull!

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#7 2012-01-09 23:58:32

Jristz
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From: Sud-America
Registered: 2011-06-02
Posts: 106

Re: lightDM? No thanks! (and a side order of fries)

desktop manager:
lxdm
slim
lightdm
(login into unlevel 3 and make a startx obviously seting the .xinitrc file)
gdm
direct acces from boot to you xfce4 session no-using none *dm
xdm (the OLD but well-know xdm)


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#8 2012-01-13 01:53:15

mathiraj
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Registered: 2012-01-13
Posts: 3

Re: lightDM? No thanks! (and a side order of fries)

i use "wdm" as the login manager which also doesn't have much dependency

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