lxdm - LXDE Display Manager (Login screen)
lxdm is the LXDE display manager also known as login manager. It shows a graphical login screen for usernames and password and allows you to choose a desktop and language for the session. After authenticating a user it starts a session.
lxdm works with various desktops like LXDE, KDE and others.
script to run as user after login of user
configuration file for lxdm. It’s a symlink to the real configuration file (/etc/lxdm/lxdm.conf for standard lxdm, /etc/xdg/lubuntu/lxdm/lxdm.conf for Lubuntu). See below for details of the configuration file.
The configuration file is /etc/lxdm/default.conf, which is a symlink to the real configuration file. (/etc/lxdm/lxdm.conf for standard lxdm, /etc/xdg/lubuntu/lxdm/lxdm.conf for Lubuntu).
To update the symlink, type "update-alternatives --config lxdm.conf" and follow the instructions.
Enable autologin if you set autologin=user, when user is your login.
Disable by default, you need to uncomment the line.
Default session which will be started if "Default" session is provided
at login. Disable by default, you need to uncomment the line.
Enable numlock support. Disable by default, you need to uncomment the
Override arguments passed to
the Xserver. Disable by default, you need
to uncomment the line.
Select the gtk theme for the greeter.
Select the path of the
background of the greeter.
Select if the bottom panel is available. 1 to TRUE, 0 to FALSE.
Select if the language choose if available. 1 to TRUE, 0 to FALSE.
Select the theme for the
greeter. Theme are located in
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