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[http://code.google.com/p/t-display-manager/ Console TDM] is an extension for xorg-xinit written in pure bash. It is inspired by CDM, which aimed to be a replacement of display managers such as GDM.
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[http://github.com/dopsi/console-tdm Console TDM] is an extension for xorg-xinit written in pure bash. It is inspired by CDM, which aimed to be a replacement of display managers such as GDM.
  
 
==Installation==
 
==Installation==

Revision as of 05:39, 28 March 2016

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Console TDM is an extension for xorg-xinit written in pure bash. It is inspired by CDM, which aimed to be a replacement of display managers such as GDM.

Installation

Install the console-tdmAUR package (console-tdm-gitAUR package for the development version).

Now ensure no other display managers get started by disabling their systemd services.

After installing Console TDM, you should modify your ~/.bash_profile, and add a line

source /usr/bin/tdm

If you use zsh, add to your ~/.zprofile the following line

bash /usr/bin/tdm

or

tdm

and edit your ~/.xinitrc, replace your exec lines with

exec tdm --xstart

Configuration

You should copy the links to your WM/DE starter to ~/.tdm/sessions, and links to non-X programs to ~/.tdm/extra. For convenience, you can just run tdmctl init.

The use of the program tdmctl is much like systemctl, and it's a powerful tool to configure Console TDM.

You can customize Console TDM by editing ~/.tdm/tdminit.