Is the X startup sequence described anywhere?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Sat Jan 8 21:05:52 CET 2022

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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