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Date:      Fri, 29 Nov 2013 22:54:03 -0500 (EST)
From:      freebsd@fongaboo.com
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: What is the "thinnest" display manager available?
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I am liking Openbox on Crunchbang Linux. I am guessing there's no reason 
it couldn't be used on FreeBSD though?


On Mon, 25 Nov 2013, Yuri wrote:

> I want to have as few packages installed as possible, and I want to use small 
> window manager (dwm). But what is the thinnest display manager available? I 
> know kdm and gdm both work, but both pull a ton of dependencies which I don't 
> want.
>
> Features required:
> * automatic start (through /etc/rc.conf)
> * automatically run xorg and window manager of choice
> * automatically login a particular user
> * not many or no dependencies
>
> What is the smallest display manager that qualifies?
>
> Or maybe there is an easy way to run xorg + WM with some simple shell script? 
> Anything like this ready to use?
>
> Yuri
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