[arch-general] graphical display management

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Wed Mar 19 16:20:28 EDT 2014

On 03/19/2014 09:17 PM, message wrote:
> Readers,
> According to the command 'pacman -Q -e | less', gdm is shown as
> installed. The command 'startx' doesn't start gdm, but instead the same
> graphical manager that starts following the test procedure.
> How to start gdm?

gdm is a daemon, not something that's started with startx.

systemctl start gdm, as root.

systemctl enable gdm will enable it to always start at boot.

Note: My last name is not Krejzi.

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