“gdm” 2.30.2.is.2.30.0-0ubuntu5.2 source package in Ubuntu
gdm (2.30.2.is.2.30.0-0ubuntu5.2) lucid-proposed; urgency=low * Add 44_xsession-errors_symlink.patch: Don't rename .xsession-errors to .xsession-errors.old if the file is a symlink. The later code will truncate the file to zero anyway, so even in that case the file won't grow indefinitely. (LP: #771661) -- Martin Pitt <email address hidden> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 17:56:59 +0200
Binary packages built by this source
- gdm: GNOME Display Manager
gdm provides the equivalent of a "login:" prompt for X displays- it
pops up a login window and starts an X session.
It provides all the functionality of xdm, including XDMCP support for
managing remote displays.
The greeting window is written using the GNOME libraries and hence
looks like a GNOME application- even to the extent of supporting
themes! By default, the greeter is run as an unprivileged user for