Re: [dwm] X Display Manager

From: Markus Sonderegger <>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 17:26:14 +0000

On 08:55 Mon 30 Oct , Ross Mohn wrote:
> I'll show my vast ignorance again here.
> After months of delay, I finally took on the task of "upgrading" to
> modular X (xorg 7.1 on gentoo) this weekend. I'm still struggling with
> it. I think I've got it mostly working except I used to run with 3
> display manager login screens and now it hangs up if I use more than 1.
> Anyway, my question of possible relevance to this mailing list is:
> What's the best X Display Manager to use. I've tried gdm and kdm, but
> they both seem extremely bloated.I haven't put much effort into xdm, but
> I suppose I could make it work. Isn't there anything
> simpler/smaller/better?
> Thanks for any hints.
> -RPM
It uses DirectFB to provide a fast, nice GUI without the overhead of the X Windows System.

Cheers, Markus
Received on Mon Oct 30 2006 - 16:24:18 UTC

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