Simple Login Manager, lightweight, SLiM is used by some because it does not require the dependencies of GNOME or KDE and can help make a lighter system for users that like to use lightweight desktops like Xfce, Openbox, and Fluxbox.

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Reset GDM to default Display Manager

I'm currently running Xubuntu 10.04 LTS and wanted to try out the SLiM display manager on my system. Well I installed it (from the synaptic package manager) and something really bad happened; I can't ...
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How to make XFCE show the Shutdown Menu?

I have installed XFCE on an "Ubuntu Server" (in a Virtual Machine) so I have a small and fast environment. But when I want to log out, I usually (not always) see a gray shutdown and reboot button, but ...
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is SLiM (simple login manager) compatible with 11.10?

I have been reading about SLiM and am wondering if I were to install it in ubuntu 11.10 if it is compatible or if it would cause serious issues?
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How can I run unity with Slim with sound [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: is SLiM (simple login manager) compatible with 11.10? I'm trying to start the unity environment from slim display manager, everything goes fine, except by the sound that ...
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How do I create a .xession / .xinitrc file to launch the default Xubuntu-Session?

I'm trying to use SLiM instead of GDM as a login manager, but I fail miserably when creating the proper .xsession / .xinitrc file needed by SLiM. How would a proper .xession file look like to start ...