Graphical login

Amichai Teumim amichai.teumim at
Fri May 27 13:52:22 CEST 2005

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I use GDM. You can have GDM without having gnome,but you will have
some gnome stuff.

If you use debian or any such based distro do apt-get install gdm and
then say yes to all the dependencies.

- -amichai

Paul Tansom wrote:

>I have a suspicion this may be a dumb question, but I've not managed to
>find the answer I'm looking for yet - if that makes any sense!
>I'm looking to experimentally switch to a graphical login prompt instead
>of using startxfce4 every time I power on. From a trawl through the
>documentation I can find details of using GDM if I'm running Gnome or
>KDM if I'm running KDE - I'm not running either though. Is a native
>graphical login on the things to do list for XFCE or have I missed
>something? Perhaps I should be hacking one of the *DM setups to work
>without the desktop itself, although adding GDM looks to want to use
>10.2MB of disk space, which sounds overkill just for a graphical login
>Still better than KDM which runs at 66.2MB, so there's tons of
>unnecessary stuff in there :)
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