xfce display/login manager?

Philipp Robbel robbel at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 17:21:08 CET 2007

By default, slim logs every output from your session into slim.log.

In the arch forums I came across a logrotate configuration that cleans
out slim.conf every once in a while. See:


On 1/30/07, Landry Breuil <landry.breuil at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/1/30, Björn Martensen <bjoern.martensen at gmail.com>:
> > And about the logfile increasing size: I don't know if that problem I
> > experienced was caused by slim or sth else, but it did grow. The whole
> > system was pretty much stuck and when I checked why, I had a 900+M large
> > slim.log in /var/log. It wasn't that big before and it didn't grow
> > slowly over the time. As I said, I'm not sure what caused this
> > behaviour.
> Fyi, i had the  same issue, running startxfce4 from  slim filled
> /var/log/slim.log with the apps messages that went in .xsession-errors
> before, when i was using xdm. That's just normal, it depends on your apps
> and of the debug information they output (mplayer likes filling logs for
> example..)
> Landry
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