[RFC] Merging LightDM into KDE Workspaces (forwarded from plasma-devel)
martin.sandsmark at kde.org
Mon Aug 27 23:25:10 BST 2012
On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 01:58:57PM +0100, David Edmundson wrote:
> Features LightDM-KDE has that KDM does not:
> - Guest support login
What does the DM have to do with this?
> - Ability to make customisations such as changing the background
> without having to edit XML
Isn't the kdm config file just a simple .ini file?
> - An easy to use KCM
I could swear that KDM has a very nice KCM?
> - Suspend when lid closed
Shouldn't acpid or whatever handle this before powerdevil kicks in anyways?
(For example if you close the lid before the DM launches).
> - Active development
KDM has active development, I've fixed all bugs I found it in the last half
year or so. :-P
> Features KDM has that are still missing in LightDM-KDE
> - ability to switch X sessions
> - connect to remote XDMCP sessions
> - Get hot new stuff/theme installer
> - Ability to reboot into a different grub entry(not that that
> actually works for me)
How about automatic login and fingerprint reader support? I think those two
are the only "obscure" features I'd miss.
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