Friday, 23 June 2017

Re: Ubuntu Desktop transition from LightDM to GDM

On Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 01:30:16PM +0500, Khurshid Alam wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:52 PM, Ken VanDine <[email protected]>
> wrote:
> > The initial plan was to drop the current prompt when configuring the
> > package to select which DM to use by default and just switch current
> > lightdm users to gdm3.
> If the prompt is removed how user will make lightdm default display manager
> when switching from gdm3 to lightdm? Will 'sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm'
> still work? Beside many users have multiple sessions installed. How will it
> work in this case?

I should think that this would continue to work, as the migration will
be a one time operation on upgrades only.

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