Graphical login

W. Lichtenberger wowowolf at
Fri May 27 15:07:09 CEST 2005

On Fri, 27 May 2005 10:04:22 +0200, Matt Savigear <mcs_xfce at>  
> On Fri, 2005-05-27 at 08:57 +0100, Paul Tansom wrote:
>> I'm looking to experimentally switch to a graphical login prompt instead
>> of using startxfce4 every time I power on.
> I'm pretty sure Xfce does not have its own login manager yet.
> You should already have xdm as I _think_ it comes with X. It's not
> pretty, but it's graphical. You might also want to take a look at
> quingy, which is framebuffer rather than X-based.
> I am currently fiddling with entrance (from the enlightenment window
> manager folk) but I don't know what load the prerequisites put on your
> resources.

i'm using GDM on my Desktop and WDM on my old laptop - the 1st because of  
style and keyboard accessibility, the 2nd because of size, little  
dependencies on other software and functions over XDM (Session switch or  
reboot for example).

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