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Re: GDM3 very slow to load gnome

On Mon, 19 Nov 2012 09:45:07 +0100
Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@alice-dsl.net> wrote:

=Use another display manager ;). I still try to fix some GNOME stuff
=myself, but I guess it's not worse the effort. The best thing to do IMO
=is to be on the look-out for a complete GNOME replacement. Since I'm
not =blind, I simply could switch to Xfce, but I e.g. still need
Evolution to =access my emails and I already have one Linux install
where Evolution is =unusable. I choose Linux because I want
versatility. GNOME upstream =started with a dependency to a borked
sound server and now the DE =already has a hard dependency to the
startup process (again upstream!). =I wonder what the DE has to do with
startup? Perhaps there's already an =inconsistency when using GNOME
with initd instead of systemd. Dunno! =
=2 Cents,
I run gnome3 with lightdm and openbox. It seems to work fine without
some of the bugginess of gdm3. I might add however, that this install
is running on a virtual machine (openbox) - I run it there in the hope
that it becomes useable (for me that is).

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