Lightdm LightDM is a cross-desktop display manager that aims is to be the standard display manager for the X.org X server.
You can install AUR.AUR from the
Lightdm can be loaded on startup by entering it in your daemons array in
rc.conf, or by appending the following line to
x:5:respawn:/usr/sbin/lightdm >& /dev/null
It also has a systemd service file, start it with
systemctl start lightdm.service or enable it for boot with
systemctl enable lightdm.service.
See Display Manager for detailed instructions.
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:
$ lightdm --test-mode -c /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
Note that this requires xorg-server-xephyr to be installed, first.
for lightDM to turn your NumLock On do this:
sudo gedit /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
add the next line at the end