LXDM has recently been added as the new display manager for LXDE. This means no more need for GDM or KDM. The LXDM display manager has all of the features you would expect from LXDE.
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The display manager is also known as the login manager and is used to display the graphical login screen before you access the LXDE desktop. You can also use this tool to select alternative desktop environments or different languages for your desktop session.
Here are a few files used by the LXDE desktop display manager for configuration and basic functionality.
Default Configuration File
This is the default configuration file for LXDM.
Configuration File Shortcut
The next file is simply a shortcut to the default configuration file.
The LXDE desktop display manager will run this script after login is confirmed.
LXDM Log File
Here is the default log file used for LXDM.
Below you can find the default configuration file for the LXDE desktop display manager, and all of the options contained within.
This option will let you login to the LXDE desktop automatically as the specified user, just add your username. This is not recommended for security reasons.
Auto Login Timeout
Set a timeout for the auto-login with the following option.
With this option you can specify a session to be used when the default session is chosen.
When you toggle this option numlock support will be enabled by default. 1 is true 0 is false.
This will override all arguments passed to the XServer.
arg=/usr/bin/X -background vt1
Set the default greeter with the following option.
Greeter GTK Theme
Set the default GTK theme that is used for the greeter screen with the following option
Use the next option to specify a file to be used as the greeter background.
If a bottom panel is available you should toggle this option, 1 for true 0 for false.
If this option is toggled the language chooser will be available at the greeter screen. Again 1 is true 0 is false.
This will allow you to select a theme for the greeter.
If you toggle the next option you can have a user list displayed at the greeter screen. 1 is true 0 is false like always.
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