Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 10th Dec 2010 22:54 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Yet another possible change in Ubuntu's core components: they're mulling over replacing GDM with LightDM. Why? Well: "Faster - the greeter doesn't require an entire GNOME session to run. More flexible - multiple greeters are supported through a well defined interface. This allows Ubuntu derivatives to use the same display manager (e.g. Kubuntu, Lubuntu etc.). Simpler codebase - similar feature set in ~5000 lines of code compared to 50000 in GDM. Supports more usecases - first class support for XDMCP and multihead."
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RE[4]: nice
by Neolander on Sat 11th Dec 2010 11:45 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: nice"
Neolander
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2010-03-08

Again... OS X is not BSD Unix. Not even close. So poor comparison. Besides there's an X11.app for OS X.

Advice : read the parent post twice.

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