Questions tagged [slim]

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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How do fix stack smashing in 19.04?

I just upgraded from 18.04 LTS to 19.04. However I am facing a lot of issues running simple commands. First, as usual, nvidia cards don't work out of the box so I had to disable Wayland in the gdm3 ...
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Setting default session for Slim login manager on Ubuntu 18.04

Previously I had Slim set up to automatically log in to an Openbox session. This has changed. Perhaps it happened when I installed some package, I do not know. Currently when Slim tries to log me in ...
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Xserver not starting on tty7

so I installed Ubuntu in a minimal install, it is going well until I installed the X server. instead of spawning in tty7 which is where it normally is... it spawn at tty2. this may not seams like a ...
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How to start gnome/unity by SLiM?

I have an Ubuntu 15.04 and installed Unity, Gnome3 and Awesome WM. All worked fine: I could start any Desktop Environment by any Display Manager Recently I installed a SLiM DM. $ sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu wont load after installing SLiM

A few moments ago I decided to give the SLiM display manager a go, and I installed it with apt, then I restarted my PC and it got stuck at the loading page with the ubuntu logo and the six loading ...
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Change Display Managers Without Input

so I am working on a project which will be a Lubuntu install without touching anything during the install process (except after a few seconds of quick input), and I want to uninstall lightdm and ...
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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 don't ...
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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 ...