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#1 2007-12-28 11:18:32

jeromek
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Registered: 2007-12-28
Posts: 1

Making xfce replace xdm and kde

Hello all,

First i apologize if this post is in the wrong section of the board, i think my question is relative to support but cannot say it's Installation or desktop sub-topic revelant smile

I want to xfce to replace the xdm for login step and xfce become the default display manger/ window manager

Is that possible ? Anyone have any hints about this ?

Thanks in advance ^^

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#2 2007-12-31 04:55:46

stonecrest
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Registered: 2004-09-25
Posts: 32

Re: Making xfce replace xdm and kde

Xfce does not provide a component like xdm. You might try "slim" though, it's like xdm and used by many xfce users.

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#3 2008-01-03 16:53:22

slackline
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Registered: 2007-11-21
Posts: 9

Re: Making xfce replace xdm and kde

You could of course just side-step slim/gdm/kdm/xdm as you don't necessarily need a display manager at all, you could just have X start on boot, and have XFCE as your default manager.

Exactly how you do this is a bit dependent on which distro you use.

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