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Most display managers let the user choose a session type when logging in. The primitive xdm doesn't but more recent ones such as gdm, kdm, lightdm, etc. do. There's a directory, usually either under /etc/X11 or under the display manager's configuration directory, that records session names with the program associated with each name. Under Arch, the location ...


This command should list all of your Login managers installed: dpkg -l | grep -i 'Display Manager\|Login Manager' | awk '$2 !~ /^lib/' It will search for the keywords "Display Manager" and "Login Manager" and show only things that do not start with "lib" on the second column. Note: If you have more than one Display Manager configured, it will show both. ...

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