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* {{App|[[wdm]]|WINGs Display Manager|http://voins.program.ru/wdm/|{{Pkg|wdm}}}}
 
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* {{App|[[LightDM]]|Ubuntu replacement for GDM using WebKit|http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/LightDM|{{Pkg|lightdm}}, {{AUR|lightdm-bzr}}}}
 
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==Loading the display manager==
 
==Loading the display manager==
  
 
Many display managers come packaged with a [[systemd]] service file.  See [[Systemd#Running_DMs_under_systemd| here]].
 
Many display managers come packaged with a [[systemd]] service file.  See [[Systemd#Running_DMs_under_systemd| here]].

Revision as of 15:24, 11 June 2013

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A display manager, or login manager, is typically a graphical user interface that is displayed at the end of the boot process in place of the default shell. There are various implementations of display managers, just as there are various types of window managers and desktop environments. There is usually a certain amount of customization and themeability available with each one.

List of display managers

Console

  • CDM (Console Display Manager) — ultra-minimalistic, yet full-featured login manager written in bash
https://github.com/ghost1227/cdm || cdm-gitAUR

Graphical

  • SLiM (Simple Login Manager) — lightweight and elegant graphical login solution
http://slim.berlios.de/ || slim
  • Qingy — ultralight and very configurable graphical login independent on X Windows (uses DirectFB)
http://qingy.sourceforge.net/ || qingy
  • XDM — X Display Manager with support for XDMCP, host chooser.
http://www.x.org/archive/X11R7.5/doc/man/man1/xdm.1.html || xorg-xdm
http://projects.gnome.org/gdm/ || gdm
http://www.kde.org/ || kdebase-workspace
  • LXDMLXDE Display Manager. Can be used independent of the LXDE desktop environment.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/lxdm/ || lxdm
  • wdm — WINGs Display Manager
http://voins.program.ru/wdm/ || wdm
  • LightDM — Ubuntu replacement for GDM using WebKit
http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/LightDM || lightdm, lightdm-bzrAUR
  • SDDM — QML-based display manager
https://github.com/sddm/sddm || sddm-gitAUR, sddm-qt5-gitAUR

Loading the display manager

Many display managers come packaged with a systemd service file. See here.