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Old 11-03-2013, 09:39 PM   #1
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Lightdm for Slackware?

I'm looking for Lightdm (Light display manager) for Slackware. However, after googling, I can't even find a single link where Slackware and Lightdm are mentionned together, there seems to be no slackbuild nor packages for Slackware and no one seems to be interested to use Lightdm with Slackware.
Anyone knows?
Old 11-03-2013, 10:53 PM   #2
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lightdm requires PAM which Slackware does not ship with, and setting up PAM can be a bit of a challenge hence the lack of lightdm talk.
Old 11-04-2013, 02:07 AM   #3
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If you're using Xfce or one of the lightweight window managers, it's either XDM, or choose to build GDM or Slim (both available on SBo).


Old 11-04-2013, 05:50 AM   #4
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Or lxdm.
Old 11-04-2013, 07:47 AM   #5
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I am using Lxdm and Slim at the moment. Both quite easy to build, install and modify.
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