LPI Linux Certification/Setup A Display Manager

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Detailed Objective[edit | edit source]

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Candidates should be able setup and customize a display manager. This objective covers the display managers XDM (X Display Manger), GDM (Gnome Display Manager) and KDM (KDE Display Manager).

  • Key knowledge area(s):
    • Turn the display manager on or off.
    • Change the display manager greeting.
    • Change default color depth for the display manager.
    • Configure display managers for use by X-stations.
  • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
    • /etc/inittab
    • xdm configuration files
    • kdm configuration files
    • gdm configuration files

Exercises[edit | edit source]