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The Linux login manager or display manager is used to handle the login procedures for the Linux desktop. If you have a login manager and a desktop environment installed on your system the login manager will load in place of the default shell after booting your system.
Display Manager Functions
The Linux desktop login manager will allow you authorise your user account for security purposes, after that your desktop session will load.
The session manager used by KDE is KSMServer, this tool is used to start all your default applications when you login to your desktop. The session manager is launched automatically by the display manager after login is confirmed.
The session manager can automatically reload your last user session including all open windows, or you can choose to run a new default session on every login.
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A full desktop environment is the lazy man’s approach to Linux. Most popular distributions today employ a full desktop environment, while hand selecting each component for specific purposes.
A desktop environment will usually include a session manager, a login or display manager, a window manager, a settings manager, a panel, and several great applications to get you started.
The Unity desktop is available to the majority of Linux users. Here you can learn how to install the Unity desktop shell on your Linux system.
You can also learn all about the most important packages used by the Unity desktop. You will also see many of the extra toys that you can install on the side.
This time we will look at the Xfce 4 dictionary which is naturally included with the Xfce 4 desktop. Use this tool to find detailed information about any words you specify.
Users can choose to search for words form a dictionary server, or an online web service. A convenient spell checking front-end is also included, that can work well with multiple back-end spell checking tools.