On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 7:55 AM, Glenn <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
my name is Glenn de Groot and I have been following the Xubuntu, Ubuntu
and Lubuntu projects for almost a year.
My major question always was why Xubuntu doesn´t ship with something
more lightweight than GDM.
The best replacement is LXDM, on google I have seen some information
about LXDM and Xubuntu but it wasn´t chosen because it didn´t run on Ubuntu.
Well at least now it does, it works beautifully in Lubuntu and it is
http://blog.lxde.org/?p=595 (I think you should contact PCman for more
Also, GDM needs 45 dependencies and LXDM 20.
And alot of GDM´s dependencies are gnome ones.
I hope this will be discussed for Maverick
This has been, and will probably be again, discussed. Both LXDM and SLIM have been considered. The summary is:
** Stuff shipping in Xubuntu should be actively maintained and updated, both the application itself and its package in the Ubuntu repositories.
** They should also be stable (as in: the developer has to have it marked as stable).
** They should qualify according to the usual inclusion criteria (see the Xubuntu Strategy Document).
Both DMs don't yet fulfil all criteria. The current situtation with GDM is really unfortunate, but the alternatives aren't great either.
-Glenn de Groot
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