The title says it all. This post is about setting up and using the X Display Manger (or XDM for short) XDM may appear a little barren and bland initially and on its own. But it is light, fast, and the original Linux X Windows Display Manager.
As part of an Arch Linux Based ultralight desktop, I was doing some testing with xdm/xmessage for a very light display manager when I suddenly had a Eureka moment. I have been struggling, unsuccessfully with changing display fonts. In a moment of sudden insight I solved my perplexing font problem. (more…)
In this post I will begin covering the some of the configuration sections for Joe’s Window Manger (jwm). My focus will be on the various elements as needed to improve my Graphical User Interface (GUI) experience in my Virtual Machine (VM) based on Arch Linux. (more…)
If you followed Part 1, you should have a working Arch based JWM installation. In this post, before jumping into detailed configuration analysis, we will be discussing some basic operational support issues. (more…)