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== Others ==
 
== Others ==
  
* '''[[mingetty]]''' package: {{Pkg|mingetty}}
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* '''[[mingetty]]''' official package: {{Pkg|mingetty}}
* '''[[qingy]]''' package: {{Package Official|qingy}}
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* '''[[qingy]]''' official package: {{Package Official|qingy}}
* '''[[fbgetty]]''' package: {{Package Official|fbgetty}}
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* '''[[fbgetty]]''' official package: {{Package Official|fbgetty}}
 
* '''[[ngetty]]''' AUR: {{Package AUR|ngetty}}
 
* '''[[ngetty]]''' AUR: {{Package AUR|ngetty}}
 
* '''[[rungetty]]''' AUR: {{Package AUR|rungetty}}
 
* '''[[rungetty]]''' AUR: {{Package AUR|rungetty}}

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Generally started from /etc/inittab to allow login on a terminal.

agetty

agetty. Part of Template:Package Official package.

agetty modifies the TTY settings while waiting for a login so that newlines are not translated to CR–LFs. This tends to cause a "staircase effect" for messages printed to the console (printed by programs started by Init for instance).

fgetty

fgetty. AUR: fgettyAUR. Derived from mingetty. Does not cause the "staircase effect". The patched fgetty-pam is currently required for PAM (incl. SHA-2) support.

Others

See also