LightDM Alternatives

    LightDM is described as 'cross-desktop display manager. A display manager is a daemon that:' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are three alternatives to LightDM for Linux, Xfce and BSD. The best alternative is Ly, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LightDM are SLiM (Free, Open Source) and XDM (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jul 21, 2019

    • TUI (ncurses-like) display manager. View 3 alternatives to Ly
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Ly vs LightDM
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Maalo Because it is made with ncurses and fits well with minimal windows managers like Xmonad, bspwm, etc.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

    • Lightweight and elegant graphical login solution. View 3 alternatives to SLiM

      Discontinued

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce


    • XDM (in full, the X Display Manager) is the default display manager for the X Window System. It is a bare-bones X display manager. View 3 alternatives to XDM
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
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