[xmonad] xmonad as a stand-alone?

wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu
Mon Sep 19 23:25:00 CEST 2011

Quoting Christopher Svanefalk <christopher.svanefalk at gmail.com>:

> Alright, having learnt a bit more about the system, I was thinking this: I
> could just run the standard GDM (long history, low dependencies), and then
> run xmonad through it. However, I need to resolve how to get the system to
> automatically run GDM after booting? Is there a config file I can hack to
> accomplish this?

On my desktop, this is /etc/inittab. There's a line like this towards the end:

x:5:respawn:/usr/sbin/gdm -nodaemon

YMMV, of course, especially if you're using upstart instead of sysvinit.


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