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Re: Suggestion - replace gdm with kdm as the default



On Mon, 2009-03-16 at 22:04 +0200, Joonas Sarajärvi wrote:
> 2009/3/16 Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com>:
> > 2009/3/16 Joonas Sarajärvi <muepsj gmail com>:
> >> 2009/3/16 Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com>:
> >>> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 1:57 PM, Marc Wilson <msw cox net> wrote:
> >>>> Is there any reason TO do this?  Other than that you don't like GDM?
> >>>
> >>> It's ugly.
> >>
> >> I think it's functional and beautiful, even though some other login
> >> managers have some options which GDM doesn't.
> >>
> >> I wouldn't want to use KDM if I happened to use Gnome. It would look
> >> out of place and add tons of completely unnecessary dependencies.
> >
> >
> > Seems like that rationale only holds water against non Gnome things.
> 
> I'd guess there aren't currently KDE alternatives to most of the
> system-config-* tools, which are based on GTK+. KDE software is used
> where possible in the KDE spins.

Most of these seem to be written in Python as far as I can see, i.e. any
dependancy on GTK is indirect.

poc


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