lxdm - LXDE Display Manager (Login screen)
lxdm is the LXDE display manager also known as login manager. It shows
a graphical login screen for usernames and password and allows you to
choose a desktop and language for the session. After authenticating a
user it starts a session.
lxdm works with various desktops like LXDE, KDE and others.
-d daemon mode
script to run as user after login of user
configuration file for lxdm. It’s a symlink to the real
configuration file (/etc/lxdm/lxdm.conf for standard lxdm,
/etc/xdg/lubuntu/lxdm/lxdm.conf for Lubuntu). See above for
details of the configuration file.
The configuration file is /etc/lxdm/default.conf, which is a symlink to
the real configuration file. (/etc/lxdm/lxdm.conf for standard lxdm,
/etc/xdg/lubuntu/lxdm/lxdm.conf for Lubuntu).
To update the symlink, type "update-alternative --config lxdm.conf" and
follow the instructions.
Enable autologin if you set autologin=user, when user is your login.
Disable by default, you need to uncomment the line.
Default session which will be started if "Default" session is provided
at login. Disable by default, you need to uncomment the line.
Enable numlock support. Disable by default, you need to uncomment the
Override arguments passed to the Xserver. Disable by default, you need
to uncomment the line.
Select the gtk theme for the greeter.
Select the path of the background of the greeter.
Select if the bottom panel is available. 1 to TRUE, 0 to FALSE.
Select if the language choose if available. 1 to TRUE, 0 to FALSE.
Select the theme for the greeter. Theme are located in
This manual page was written by Trevor Walkley <email@example.com>
for the Debian Project, but may be used by others. Permission is
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of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version
published by the Free Software Foundation.
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public
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March 2010 LXDM(1)