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The default display manager for the X Window System.

XDM Alternatives

The best XDM alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
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    A lightweight display manager

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    Console Display Manager. Contribute to evertiro/cdm development by creating an account on GitHub.

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    QML based X11 and Wayland display manager. Contribute to sddm/sddm development by creating an account on GitHub.

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    TUI (ncurses-like) display manager

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    a login-manager-like desktop session selector written in bash (original source tree, now forked by dopsi - mytbk/console-tdm

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    Display manager for Enlightenment.

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    Slim is a PHP micro framework that helps you quickly write simple yet powerful web applications and APIs.

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  10. Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems. It aims to be fast and low on system resources, while still being visually appealing and user friendly.

  11. Why will you like it? Less resource needs. You can use it on your less-pricey embedded board or salvaged computer. Component-based design. Don't want something in LXDE, or you don't want to use LXDE but only part of it?

  12. dwm is a dynamic window manager for X. It manages windows in tiled, monocle and floating layouts. All of the layouts can be applied dynamically, optimising the environment for the application in use and the task performed.

  13. Dead simple CLI Display Manager on TTY. Contribute to tvrzna/emptty development by creating an account on GitHub.

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