XDM/bash profile hints to people

Jeroen Coumans jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jul 17 09:35:09 PDT 2003


Sam Halliday said the following on 07/17/03 18:24:
> xdm can actually look quite good, (even a background picture and everything!) if
> you spend the time on it [read: edit /etc/X11/xdm/Xresources
> /etc/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0].
> 
> i have the LFS penguins background with the login greeting text background
> colour the same as the picture so it looks like the text is just overwritten on
> top of the picture. just an example.

do you mind sharing your xdm config files? The only thing that still 
bothers me about XDM is that it isn't linked against Xft2 and that it 
doesn't have a shutdown/console switch function.
GDM and KDM have too many dependencies for what they offer above XDM IMHO.

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