Starting xfce4 from xdm?

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Mon Mar 21 21:16:03 CET 2005

Peter Humphrey wrote:
> Morning all,
> I've been trying to find out how to get xdm to start xfce4 when I log
> in, but it's a bit hard to find the wood because of all the trees. If
> someone has a pointer to the right docs I'd be grateful. XFce's online
> docs are fine but they think no display managers exist other than kdm
> and gdm, either of which would add unacceptable bloat to my system.
> Which is gentoo ~amd64 by the way, in case it matters.

Did you try xdm documentation? Also gentoo forums might be more 
knowledgable on this subject.

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