[Slackbuilds-users] GDM vs. ConsoleKit in -current

Klaatu klaatu at straightedgelinux.com
Mon Dec 14 06:40:03 UTC 2015

On 12/14/2015 07:43 AM, Nicolas Kovacs wrote:
> Le 12/12/2015 04:05, Robby Workman a écrit :
>> I looked around in the gdm code and don't see anything obvious
>> that would make it not work with CK2, and like you, google turned
>> up nothing useful. I did notice that PCLinuxOS is using gdm-2.20.11
>> as well, but aside from a special dbus config file (which I tried
>> here with no change to behavior), I don't see anything special that
>> they do. I'll note that they use PAM though, so maybe that makes a
>> difference.
>> These days, I don't even use gdm any more - I'm on xdm with
>> alienBOB's config (slightly modified) from his livecd work. The
>> only things that users might miss are a session chooser (change
>> $HOME.xinitrc instead) and switching users (I don't like that
>> anyway, and you indicated the same, so good riddance to that one,
>> right? :))
> I spent a rainy afternoon fiddling around with LXDM. Now I'm a happy
> camper with it, it works perfectly, looks very nice and doesn't depend
> on any other third-party stuff.
> Here's my modified version that works great with Xfce or any other
> window manager (WindowMaker, Fluxbox, IceWM, etc.)
> http://www.microlinux.fr/microlinux/testing-14.1-source/lxdm/
> Cheers,
> Niki

Bravo! thanks Niki, this is really nice. Think I might borrow it for myself.


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