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Note that this requires [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/i686/xorg-server-xephyr/ xorg-server-xephyr] to be installed, first.
 
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WARNING: Lightdm changes your $PATH and it might create issues.
  
 
[https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=982145#p982145] For fixing the $PATH.
 
[https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=982145#p982145] For fixing the $PATH.

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Template:Article summary start Template:Article summary text Template:Article summary heading Template:Article summary wiki Template:Article summary end Lightdm LightDM is a cross-desktop display manager that aims is to be the standard display manager for the X.org X server.

Installation

You can install Template:Package AUR from the AUR.

Enabling Lightdm

Lightdm can be loaded on startup by entering it in your daemons array in Template:Filename, or by appending the following line to Template:Filename:

x:5:respawn:/usr/sbin/lightdm >& /dev/null

See Display Manager for detailed instructions.

Configuration

In most cases further configuration will not be necessary. If needed, a well documented configuration file exists in

/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf

It is possible to test lightdm with the following command: Template:Cli

Note that this requires xorg-server-xephyr to be installed, first.

WARNING: Lightdm changes your $PATH and it might create issues.

[1] For fixing the $PATH.