Where are sddm sessions stored?

The default configuration file for SDDM can be found at /usr/lib/sddm/sddm.

How do I configure sddm?


  1. SDDM has two configuration files: the package installed /usr/share/sddm/sddm.
  2. Prior to 0.18.
  3. To select the correct keymap on the login screen, add following lines to the /etc/sddm.conf file:
  4. Next create the directory /etc/sddm/scripts.
  5. and the file /etc/sddm/scripts/Xsetup.

How do I change the default display manager in Debian?

To change your display manager, you can use the command dpkg-reconfigure followed by an installed display manager. After running the command dpkg-reconfigure, you’ll see the screen shown above with a brief description of display managers.

What Desktop Manager does Debian use?

Display server Most Desktop Environment currently rely on Xorg (X Window System), and will eventually support Wayland in the future.

Which is better SDDM or LightDM?

Greeters are important for LightDM because its lightness depends on the greeter. Some users say that these greeters need more dependencies compared to other greeters which are also lightweight. SDDM wins in terms of theme variation, which can be animated in the form of gifs and video.

How do I reinstall SDDM?

Launch your system terminal and run following command to add its PPA to your system package manager.

  1. sudo apt-add-repository ppa:blue-shell/sddm.
  2. sudo apt-get update.
  3. sudo apt-get install sddm.

How enable SDDM Arch Linux?

Enable SDDM on Arch Linux But it is that SDDM did not give me this option, so I had to do the work manually. For this we go and edit the file: /etc/systemd/system/display-manager. service. I saved, rebooted the computer and voila.

Which is better gdm3 LightDM or SDDM?

Verdict. Overall, SDDM is currently a bit better rated than GDM, but there are no big differences between the two. It mostly depends on how skilled you are in a certain markup language (QML in SDDM’s case) and whether or not you prefer an easy-to-customize manager (in GDMs case).

How do I change my SDDM to LightDM?

Open a terminal with Ctrl + Alt + T if you are on the desktop and not in the recovery console. Type sudo apt-get install gdm , and then your password when prompted or run sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm then sudo service lightdm stop, in case gdm is already installed.