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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE chapter PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<chapter id="x-dm">
9 <?dbhtml filename="dm.html" ?>
10
11 <title>Display Managers</title>
12
13 <sect1 id="dm-introduction">
14 <?dbhtml filename="dm-introduction.html" ?>
15
16 <sect1info>
17 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18 <date>$Date$</date>
19 </sect1info>
20
21 <title>Introduction</title>
22
23 <para>
24 Display Managers are graphical programs used for starting the graphical
25 display (currently, the X server) and providing a login capability for
26 a Window Manager or Desktop Environment.
27 </para>
28
29 <para>
30 There are many Display Managers available. Some of the more well
31 known include:
32 <application>GDM</application>,
33 <application>KDM</application> (deprecated),
34 <application>LightDM</application>,
35 <application>LXDM</application>,
36 <application>Slim</application>, and
37 <application>SDDM</application>.
38 </para>
39
40 <para>
41 Among the Desktop Environments available for Linux you find:
42 <application>Enlightenment</application>,
43 <application>GNOME</application>,
44 <application>KDE</application>,
45 <application>LXDE</application>,
46 <application>LXQt</application>, and
47 <application>XFce</application>.
48 </para>
49
50 <para>
51 Choosing a Display Manager or Desktop Environment is highly subjective.
52 The choice depends on the look and feel of the packages, the resources
53 (memory and disk space) required, and the utilities included.
54 </para>
55
56 <para>
57 In this chapter, the installation instructions of some Display Managers
58 are presented. Later in the book, you will find other ones, which are
59 provided as part of some Desktop Environments.
60 </para>
61
62 </sect1>
63
64 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude" href="lightdm.xml"/>
65 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude" href="lxdm.xml"/>
66<!-- <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude" href="sddm.xml"/> -->
67
68</chapter>
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