Reviving lightdm-kde-greeter upstream

Justin Zobel justin.zobel at
Wed Nov 22 09:50:07 GMT 2023

There's a long running discussion [1] going on about incubation SDDM into

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On Wed, 22 Nov 2023, 19:19 Anton Golubev, <golubevan at> wrote:

> Hello!
> I am involved in the development of the ALT Linux distribution. Some
> time ago we started developing the lightdm-kde-greeter fork and I am
> currently maintaining it[1]. I also push it on gitlab[2]. In addition to
> porting to Qt5, some features have been added, such as choosing a
> keyboard layout and connecting to the network. This greeter is currently
> used by default in our KDE-based builds.
> I was given the idea to revive this project in the upstream[3].
> Personally, I like the idea, and might look into it if someone else
> finds it useful, and I will be given appropriate access.
> Regards,
> [1]:
> [2]:
> [3]:
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