F16 Xfce LiveCD
christoph.wickert at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 3 16:21:17 UTC 2011
Am Mittwoch, den 03.08.2011, 09:41 -0600 schrieb Kevin Fenzi:
> On Wed, 03 Aug 2011 17:24:21 +0200
> Christoph Wickert <christoph.wickert at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Am Mittwoch, den 03.08.2011, 09:07 -0600 schrieb Kevin Fenzi:
> > > On Wed, 03 Aug 2011 17:03:04 +0200
> > > Christoph Wickert <christoph.wickert at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Am Dienstag, den 02.08.2011, 11:35 -0600 schrieb Kevin Fenzi:
> > > > > So, we are getting down to alpha here... I'd like to propose:
> > > > >
> > > > > - Switch to lxdm.
> > > >
> > > > I'm fine with switching to lxdm temporarily, but we first should
> > > > figure out if is really gdm.
> > >
> > > I was suggesting switching to lxdm because gdm doesn't get us much
> > > anymore. It used to be it had things like ability to select language
> > > and such, but all thats gone. Is there any benifit left to gdm over
> > > lxdm?
> > It can cope with dual screen setups and has power-management.
> Hum. Does lxdm just not run the other screens? or just doesn't work at
> all in a dual screen setup?
X default is to extend the main screen with the second one and depending
on the sizes most of the time the greeter will end up on the border
between both screens. :(
> Dunno how important power management is there... do people really bring
> up just a greeter and expect power management and such?
Boot your laptop and forget about it. I guess people expect it to at
least shutdown cleanly instead of just stop operation when power is out.
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