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Re: LightDM Vs LXDM


I don't know much about LightDM, but I don't see it in the list of sessions.
I have only seen changes in the login screen.

Is that all LightDM is?

I think it is good that LightDM lists the users, but is that enough to make
the switch worth it?


On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 6:07 AM, Julien Lavergne <gilir@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Le Saturday 18 June 2011 à 19:16 +0100, Yorvyk a écrit :
> >
> > Having thought about this it is probably best to go with LightDM if
> > the rest of Ubuntu is going that way.  There should be plenty of
> > support for it and we'll be less isolated.
> I'm still uncertain about this. I still don't want to spend too much
> time on maintaining a display manager. Having other people doing the job
> is quite confortable :)
> The fact that it's working now, doesn't mean it will work in the futur.
> The display manager is a complex piece of software, with connexions with
> many others parts, which need a lot of testing. Sharing this will be a
> advantage.
> But yes, it's also confortable to just keep LXDM, and hope it will be ok
> for this cycle.
> I propose to switch to LightDM for the next alphas, but to confirm the
> choice before the Beta 1. If we realize it's too much work, we can still
> go back to LXDM.
> Regards,
> Julien Lavergne
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