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Ubuntu 11.10 Will Have a New Login Manager

Jun 10, 2011, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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LightDM is an operating system's display manager, also known as login manager. Few people know that a display manager is also in charge with the remote logins via XDMCP protocol and manages the X servers.

Why LightDM for Ubuntu 11.10? The answer is simple: because we need a new and themeable login screen that matches the Unity interface.

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