On Wed, 23 Mar 2011 18:12:35 +0100
Christoph Wickert wrote:
in fact people don't seem to have a problem with it, but I have:
* no timed login
IMHO this shouldn't be show-stopper, but would be nice
* no keyboard selection
IMHO this is a show-stopper.
* no polkit aware, you can shutdown while a user is logged in
IMHO, not show-stopper, but would be nice to have, along with fast user
The funny thing is, that GDM used to support all of the above, but
longer does. This being said the only difference is that GDM supports
fast user switching.
> and lightdm was mentioned but is still in the process of being
it is packaged but doesn't work with out prefdm script because the
script adds a "--nodaemon" parameter that lightdm doesn't like and
Does not look like something that should be hard to fix. Does it
satisfy our needs otherwise (i.e. can choose xfce session, can choose
language/keyboard, can shutdown/restart, autologin, polkit integration)?
I think we cannot yet make a final decision, I'd like to hear
I personally grew to like LXDM, but the missing keyboard selection is a
problem we must take into account :(