Can KDM run multiple instances of itself? (HB)

Jon and Hannah jnhhummel at
Sun Feb 27 11:16:03 GMT 2011

You don't mean multiseat do you?
For my self solved post, see:



> Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2011 20:05:36 +0000 (UTC)
> From: HB <cunning.plan at>
> Subject: [kde]  Can KDM run multiple instances of itself?
> To: kde at
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> Hi,
> I want to upgrade my out-dated OS to a newer release, but it uses GDM
> which has been "improved" into uselessnes.  If I were to upgrade and
> replace GDM with KDM, would I be able to run multiple instances of KDM?
> I need to have multiple log-in screens (3 by default) running.  Also, is
> it possible to configure so that it loads on a specific VT?
> I want my new system to be configured the same as now, which is thus:
> VT 1-4 getty
> VT 5-7 Xorg/KDM
> VT 8-9 available
> VT 10-12 logs
> Is this possible with current version of KDM?
> Thank you.
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