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.
In most cases further configuration will not be necessary. If needed, a well documented configuration file exists in
It is possible to test lightdm with the following command: Template:Cli
Note that this requires xorg-server-xephyr to be installed, first.
Tips and Tricks
There is no service definition for systemd yet, but it's easy to create your own one: Just create the file
With the following content:
[Unit] Description=Light Display Manager Requires=dev-tty7.device After=dev-tty7.device systemd-user-sessions.service [Service] ExecStart=/usr/sbin/lightdm StandardOutput=syslog [Install] WantedBy=graphical.target
# systemctl enable lightdm.service
To start it by default when booting.