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Re: removing of sddm (debian 9 -kde5) to start in console mode then startx to start kde5

On Tue 17 Oct 2017 at 15:30:36 -0400, Felix Miata wrote:

> Mageia is among those installed on most of my multiboot PCs.
> Mageia's contributor base is among the more limited among top 20 distros. It
> provides limited deviation from upstream. Thus, if upstream says something is
> deprecated, Mageia either claims it's deprecated, or is silent on the subject.
> Startx continues to work more or less as always in Mageia, just as in Debian,
> though not necessarily perfectly:
> https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15662

Not "more or less" in Debian". Just rock solid,

> Since KDM has been removed from both Mageia and Stretch, killing KDM features
> not supported by GDM, LightDM or SDDM, I more often start X sessions in those
> installations using startx than otherwise (which usually means TDM).
> One of my use cases for startx is need for simultaneously run X sessions
> *initialized* with unique and/or arbitrary configurations, e.g.:
> 	1920x1200@120DPI on :0 (default, via login greeter)
> 	1440x900@108DPI on :1 (non-default, via vtty3 login)
> 	1920x1200@132DPI on :2 with panning (virtual desktop) 1920x2400
> If such is supported entirely from running Xorg, I have yet to find how. Such
> settings from within any running DE don't count, due to key requirements
> "initialized" and "arbitrary" that obviate starting a session, configuring via
> GUI, then restarting session with the just applied (user-specific) modifications.

Am I on the wrong mailing list?


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