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Re: replacing GDM with a script

On Thu, Aug 02, 2012 at 12:22:27PM -0400, Frank McCormick wrote:
>   I am running 3 Linux distros with Sid as my main one. I am curious
> to know if it's possible to replace GDM with a BASH script. The
> issue is complicated because I run 3 window managers with Sid and a
> similar situation with the other 2 distros. Googling the problem
> hasn't turned up much of interest. I am in Sid most of the time, so
> the script could only apply here. Does anyone have any suggestions?

With all the same functionality? Unlikely.

As a simple "mystartx <session>"? Probably. Try looking at how the
simpler display-managers work (lightdm, slim, nodm etc).

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