Re: How to change the display manager from GDM to SLIM?

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On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 12:48 AM, Kennet R. Iversen <[email protected]> wrote:
> I have tried to get slim to start as my login manager instead of gdm, but
> everything I have tried so far has not worked.
> I have installed slim via yum and then tried the following approaches:
> First I tried to put the following line in /etc/X11/default-display-manager
>   /usr/bin/slim
> That did not work. Then I tried to put this line in /etc/inittab:
>   x:5:respawn:/usr/bin/slim >& /dev/null
> This did not work. I then tried to put this line in /etc/sysconfig/desktop
> and then added these to lines in /etc/X11/prefdm just after the GNOME/gdm
> part:
>   elif [ "$DISPLAYMANAGER" = SLIM ]; then
>       preferred=/usr/bin/slim
> This did not work either. I have not been able to find a solution that
> works. So, how do I change the default display manager from GDM to SLIM?
> Any suggestions are welcome
> Kennet

Never heard of Slim before.
For testing, try booting into runlevel 3 and use startx and .xinitrc.

See this:

Have you taken a look at the manual?


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