How To Select Your Log-in Manager in Ubuntu

April 14, 2010 by
Filed under: HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

If you've added the Kubuntu packages to Ubuntu, or vice versa, then you can choose whether you want to use KDM or GDM to act as your log-in manager.

To choose your log-in manager, open a terminal and enter

sudo dpkg-reconfigure kdm

Or alternatively
sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm

It doesn't matter. Either one will work.

Configure Log-in Manager

Hit [Enter] on your keyboard to move past the message screen.

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Select Log-in Manager

Use your arrow keys to select gdm or kdm and hit [Enter].

That's it. Your chosen log-in manager will show up the next time you boot your computer.

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