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(#archlinux IRC channel advises against usage of Slim)
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Planning slight re-structure to move "Shutdown, reboot, suspend, exit, launch terminal from SLiM" from "other options". This is to add a greater emphasis on these important commands (i.e. very useful where a mis-configuration results in being unable to progress past the login screen).
 
Planning slight re-structure to move "Shutdown, reboot, suspend, exit, launch terminal from SLiM" from "other options". This is to add a greater emphasis on these important commands (i.e. very useful where a mis-configuration results in being unable to progress past the login screen).
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== Warn against usage? ==
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On the #archlinux IRC Channel, sometimes users come in having problems with Slim. The response/advice is usually to switch to another DM.
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The channel factoid !slim states: "Don’t use it. It doesn’t play nicely with systemd, in part due to not being aware of sessions. It’s broken and has bugs that upstream refuses to fix."
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I wonder how true this is, and if we should put up a Warning with this text on top of the article.
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[[User:Bwid|Bwid]] ([[User talk:Bwid|talk]]) 08:46, 13 September 2014 (UTC)

Revision as of 08:46, 13 September 2014

Planning slight re-structure to move "Shutdown, reboot, suspend, exit, launch terminal from SLiM" from "other options". This is to add a greater emphasis on these important commands (i.e. very useful where a mis-configuration results in being unable to progress past the login screen).

Warn against usage?

On the #archlinux IRC Channel, sometimes users come in having problems with Slim. The response/advice is usually to switch to another DM. The channel factoid !slim states: "Don’t use it. It doesn’t play nicely with systemd, in part due to not being aware of sessions. It’s broken and has bugs that upstream refuses to fix."

I wonder how true this is, and if we should put up a Warning with this text on top of the article. Bwid (talk) 08:46, 13 September 2014 (UTC)