Graphical login

Tony Whitmore tony at
Sat May 28 11:51:49 CEST 2005

Paul Tansom wrote:

> I've always been somewhat biased towards a console login and then
> starting X manually. It seems a safer way to do things if X doesn't work
> properly for some reason - I'm not sure whether CTRL-ALT-Fx would always
> work if there were X issues at login (depends on the issue no doubt!).

I've never had a problem in that area. Usually if X fails to start with
a login manager you get dumped back to the console login prompt anyway.
But Ctrl-Alt-Fx also works when running a login manager.



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