Chapter 14. Session Management
14.1. What Is GDM?
GNOME Display Manager(
GDM) is a graphical login program running in the background that runs and manages the X servers for both local and remote logins.
GDMis a replacement for
XDM, the X Display Manager. However,
GDMis not derived from
XDMand does not contain any original
XDMcode. In addition, there is no support for a graphical configuration tool in
GDM, so editing the
/etc/gdm/custom.confconfiguration file is necessary to change the
14.1.1. Restarting GDM
GDMfor your changes to take effect.
GDMservice, run the following command:
systemctl restart gdm.service
14.1.2. Displaying results of GDM configuration
GDMconfiguration, run the following command:
$ DCONF_PROFILE=gdm gsettings list-recursively org.gnome.login-screen