Definite's Extractor

My findings on Life, Linux, Open Source, and so on.

Quick comparison between gdm and lightdm

GDM:

  • Pro:
    • Beatuiful
    • Support wayland
  • Con:
    • Does not respect xorg.conf
    • Once you turn on timed login, you are force to kiss goodbye to other DE/WM.

LightDM:

  • Pro:
    • Respect xorg.conf
    • If you want to use other DE/WM, you can just logout and then login with the DE/WM you choose.
  • Con:
    • Not as good looking as GDM
    • Does not yet support wayland
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