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Old 04-24-2009, 01:28 AM   #1
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Smile booting sequence of graphical mode in linux

i know that when system boots its sequence is
getty calls the login program whose location is /bin/login
but it is only for cli mode can anybody tell me where is login program for graphical mode of linux
Old 04-24-2009, 03:31 AM   #2
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the "login program for graphical mode" is usually a Display Manager like XDM (X Display Manager), GDM (Gnome Display Manager), KDM (KDE ...), or other...
It is (usually) started last by the init scripts, in /etc/init.d/ (see in /etc/rc2.d/)


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