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Date:      Thu, 28 Nov 2013 13:10:32 GMT
From:      James Griffin <>
Subject:   Re: What is the "thinnest" display manager available?
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	On 11/27/13 06:55, Walter Hurry wrote:
	> On Tue, 26 Nov 2013 09:59:07 +0100, Polytropon wrote:
	>> Source:
	>> Allow me to ask the following question:
	>> Is xdm (and as far as I know, also wdm) still an exception from the
	>> "rc.conf rule", or how is it supposed to be started on "more modern"
	>> versions?
	> I'd be interested in the answer to that too, as I use XDM on ttyv8 per
	> the handbook, and it has been faultless for me.
	I still use ttys like Polytropon, but I believe recommended practice is 
	to use an rc.d system - just nobody has/could be bothered actually 
	writing one :D

	Maybe I'll (or someone else) get a round tuit one day, but I wouldn't 
	hold your breath: it's been on the books for near a decade :)

Actually, I came across a script written by someone for the CDE desktop.
It would be easy to modify it for another X11 DM (I would think).

Might be helpful to someone looking for a script of that type. 

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