KDM plans and lightDM

Thomas L├╝bking thomas.luebking at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 23:16:48 BST 2011


Am Tue, 14 Jun 2011 00:02:02 +0200
schrieb Alex Fiestas <afiestas at kde.org>:

> splashy replacement), though I know that KDM without patches doesn't
> have a smooth transition. 
Ah, ok - that part wasn't about power savings at all ;-)

> There is a patch from the Fedora team that
Got a link? (it probably grabs the framebuffer before changing to X and
fades it out?)

> won't be applied into KDM because it is crappy (ossi says).
Ossi's usually right ;-)
Did he explain why as well?

> GDM loads the "gnome power management" to solve the issue,
Actually it loads half a gnome session...

> does? can KDM maybe launch kded with some daemons?
i think (iff one wants this in the DM frontend) this would be
overheaded.
Since the DM greeter is the only interface receiving input events, it
can just trigger UPower (or the solid wrapper) directly.

Cheers,
Thomas




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