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[ubq7@rz.uni-karlsruhe.de: XDM and alternatives]



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From: Hendrik Sattler <ubq7@rz.uni-karlsruhe.de>
To: branden@debian.org
Subject: XDM and alternatives
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2000 20:10:02 +0100
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Hallo,

I have two questions:

1.
Why is almost everything using the alternatives-method but not the 
(K|G|W|X)DM programs (somthing like x-desktop-manager). It's a cool feature 
and much cleaner than starting up to 4 DM-Scripts at start-up.

2.
Why is X startet in almost every runlevel (2,3,4,5). Sometimes I want to go 
to a multiuser non-X runlevel (also when booting the computer) though thats 
not possible without removing the Symbolic links from e.g runlevel 2 manually 
or making them kill-scripts.

Hendrik Sattler

PS: This is not a complaint but a question for my own understaing of the 
underlying  thoughts of the ways it was done.

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