Is the X startup sequence described anywhere?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Sat Jan 8 21:11:26 CET 2022

Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2022 21:05:52 +0100
From: Ralf Mardorf
To: xfce at
Subject: Re: Is the X startup sequence described anywhere?
>On Sat, 08 Jan 2022 19:50:56 +0100, Silvio Knizek wrote:
>>PAM is invoked by your disaply manager (lightdm, gdm, etc.). See its
>>configuration file on which PAM-configuration is called. The module
>> than starts the gnome-keyring and unlocks the
>>default keyring with your password.
>>Do you have a problem with keyring unlocking? What is the actual
>>problem you want to solve?  
>On Fri, 7 Jan 2022 15:56:03 +0000, Chris Green wrote:
>>I want to know how/where ssh-agent is started with the user login
>>password to unlock its keys.  I have this working OK but I'd like to
>>add some other key unlocking to it.  
>However, PAM doesn't launch an application. PAM is only providing
>authentication, if something or somebody does start an authentication.
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