Re: Is xdm required?
The instal script is just giving you the option of using xdm at bootup.
Just say no and you can start it manually, or any other X startup program.
On 4 Jun 1997 email@example.com wrote:
> J. Goldman writes:
> > Sorry, I'm confused. What do you mean by the statement that you "don't
> > want to be forced to activate it"? Do you mean you'd like for your
> > machine *not* to load xdm on startup?
> I suppose I should have said "don't want to be tricked into activating it".
> I was concerned that upgrading xbase would result in xdm being silently
> activated because the maintainer assumed that no one could possibly not
> want it.
> > If that's the case, just comment out the appropriate line in
> > /etc/X11/config.
> After somehow recovering from the flashing screen catastrophe (I have no
> network, and my floppy drive just died).
> In any case, my fears have been put to rest.
> John Hasler
> firstname.lastname@example.org (John Hasler)
> Dancing Horse Hill
> Elmwood, WI
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