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Re: Suggestion - replace gdm with kdm as the default

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 1:20 PM, Alan Evans <ame fedora gmail com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 1:35 PM, Mail Lists wrote:
>>  gdm has become, frankly, really awful.
>>  Can we just make kdm the default - it is so much simpler to configure
>> and it behaves the way any rational administrator expects.
>>  kdm is part of Fedora anyway ... leave gnome as the default desktop,
>> just replace the login manager part with something that behaves better.
>>  Bonus, it even looks nicer!!
>>  Is there any reason not to do this ?
> Besides that looking nicer is simply a matter of opinion? (Anything
> that looks "out of place" on my machine is considered to not look
> nice, regardless of how aesthetically pleasing it might be in it's own
> right.)
> How about the fact that kdm pulls in essentially all of kde along with
> it?

GDM does similar.

> Ok, maybe not *all* of kde, but those with purely gnome-based

KDE users don't get pure KDE systems, you learn to live with it.

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