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Re: KDE logout options with F8

On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 10:19 +0100, Joachim Frieben wrote:
> > gdm is the default login manager in the base X group. It can't
> > be removed from there.
> > 
> > Bill
> Rahul's position on this seems to be more coherent. When you want a
> plain X environment without GNOME nor KDE [and haven't selected any of
> both at install and -only- then], you simply don't want to get
> bothered by any of overloaded GDM and KDM with face browser stuff and
> the like and pulling in tons of additional packages you don't want to
> have installed either.
> XDM is a perfectly valuable and lightweight login manager. Why
> wouldn't it be a valid choice when it's even shipped by upstream Xorg?

Please don't drag upstream X.org into this, xdm is a horror upstream is
glad gdm/kdm exist and merely continue shipping xdm as something for
system builders..

it isn't valuable or valid.


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