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Old 10-11-2008, 02:03 PM   #1
paul001
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kdm,gdm,xdm


wanting to try out linux(slax),I put cd in drive,after a few moments I was informed that I do not have kdm,gdm or xdm,? what is this,and how do I obtain this item(s)?
 
Old 10-11-2008, 10:52 PM   #2
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gdm, kdm, xdm, etc. are login managers. they allow a user to login with a nice graphical prompt, start their session in X (the window system), and provides a nice screen to look at while you login/logout.

I don't know how to install packages in slax, but you should just be able to install one with its dependencies and away you go.
 
  


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