Suggestion - replace gdm with kdm as the default
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 20:39:41 UTC 2009
On Mon, 2009-03-16 at 22:04 +0200, Joonas Sarajärvi wrote:
> 2009/3/16 Arthur Pemberton <pemboa at gmail.com>:
> > 2009/3/16 Joonas Sarajärvi <muepsj at gmail.com>:
> >> 2009/3/16 Arthur Pemberton <pemboa at gmail.com>:
> >>> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 1:57 PM, Marc Wilson <msw at cox.net> wrote:
> >>>> Is there any reason TO do this? Other than that you don't like GDM?
> >>> It's ugly.
> >> I think it's functional and beautiful, even though some other login
> >> managers have some options which GDM doesn't.
> >> I wouldn't want to use KDM if I happened to use Gnome. It would look
> >> out of place and add tons of completely unnecessary dependencies.
> > Seems like that rationale only holds water against non Gnome things.
> I'd guess there aren't currently KDE alternatives to most of the
> system-config-* tools, which are based on GTK+. KDE software is used
> where possible in the KDE spins.
Most of these seem to be written in Python as far as I can see, i.e. any
dependancy on GTK is indirect.
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