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Re: GDM update!

From: Alex Griffin
Subject: Re: GDM update!
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 09:43:15 -0500
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On Mon, Feb 11, 2019, at 1:55 AM, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> BTW, at the Guix Days, there were discussions about defaulting to
> LightDM instead of GDM. I forgot to mention then that using LightDM
> wouldn’t solve the GNOME use case; in particular, closing the lid under
> GNOME wouldn’t lock the screen, and clicking the lock button wouldn’t
> have any effect, which is pretty bad.

According to Hans de Goede's talk[1] at FOSDEM (around 27:00), GDM is currently 
the only option for running Xorg without root privileges. If true, that's a 
very compelling reason to default to GDM.
Alex Griffin


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