How do I set a display manager on an OpenRC system? I'm trying to use the Ly display manager.

E.g. on a systemd distro I'd do

$ sudo systemctl enable ly.service

but how do I do it here?


Generally speaking, with OpenRC you add a service starting on boot with:

rc-update add $service default, where $service is a init file coded for OpenRC. Is located in /etc/init.d/$service and is invoked by #!/sbin/openrc-run, that is the directive at the beginning of the service file.

Here you can figure how to write a openrc init script by yourself.

.: Francesco

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    One remark: I'd say "after boot" to avoid confusion, since boot is another runlevel, not default. To start service "on boot" the command should be rc-update add $service boot. See wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Handbook:X86/Working/… – g4s8 Sep 28 '19 at 12:53

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