Lightdm LightDM is a cross-desktop display manager that aims 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
If you're using systemd, Lightdm 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.
Lightdm will only show a blank screen until a greeter is chosen. Open the The configuration file at
#greeter-session= option, uncomment it, and change it to the greeter of your choice. For example, to use the default gtk3 greeter, change it to this:
Additional greeters are available in the AUR. To see which greeters are installed, look in
/usr/share/xgreeters. Do not include the .desktop extension when setting your greeter.
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:
# gedit /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
add the next line at the end: