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X display manager (program type)

In the X Window System, an X display manager is a graphical login manager which starts a session on an X server from the same or another computer. [1]

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Broadcast domain

A broadcast domain is a logical division of a computer network, in which all nodes can reach each other by broadcast at the data link layer.

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Canonical (company)

Canonical Ltd. is a UK-based privately held computer software company founded (and funded) by South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth to market commercial support and related services for Ubuntu and related projects.

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Common Desktop Environment

The Common Desktop Environment (CDE) is a desktop environment for Unix and OpenVMS, based on the Motif widget toolkit.

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Computer

A computer is a general-purpose device that can be programmed to carry out a set of arithmetic or logical operations automatically.

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Computer terminal

A computer terminal is an electronic or electromechanical hardware device that is used for entering data into, and displaying data from, a computer or a computing system.

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Desktop environment

In computing, a desktop environment (DE) is an implementation of the desktop metaphor made of a bundle of programs running on top of a computer operating system, which share a common graphical user interface (GUI).

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DirectFB

DirectFB (Direct Frame Buffer) is a software library with a small memory footprint that provides graphics acceleration, input device handling and abstraction layer, and integrated windowing system with support for translucent windows and multiple display layers on top of the Linux framebuffer without requiring any kernel modifications.

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Dtlogin

dtlogin is a display manager for the X Window System.

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Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a standardized network protocol used on Internet Protocol (IP) networks for dynamically distributing network configuration parameters, such as IP addresses for interfaces and services.

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Enlightenment (software)

Enlightenment, also known simply as E, is a compositing and stacking window manager for the X Window System.

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Entrance (display manager)

Entrance is a display manager for the X Window System.

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Getty (Unix)

getty, short for "get teletype", is a Unix program running on a host computer that manages physical or virtual terminals (TTYs).

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GNOME

GNOME (pronounced or) is a desktop environment that is composed entirely of free and open-source software.

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GNOME Display Manager

GDM (the GNOME Display Manager) is a display manager (a graphical login program) for the windowing systems X11 and Wayland.

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Internet protocol suite

The Internet protocol suite is the computer networking model and set of communications protocols used on the Internet and similar computer networks.

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KDE

KDE is an international free software community producing an integrated set of cross-platform applications designed to run on modern Unix-like and Microsoft Windows systems.

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KDE Display Manager

KDE Display Manager (KDM) is a display manager (a graphical login program) developed by KDE for the windowing systems X11 and Wayland.

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Key (cryptography)

In cryptography, a key is a piece of information (a parameter) that determines the functional output of a cryptographic algorithm or cipher.

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LightDM

LightDM is an X display manager that aims to be lightweight, fast, extensible and multi-desktop.

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Linux Terminal Server Project

Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) is a free and open source terminal server for Linux that allows many people to simultaneously use the same computer.

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Login

In computer security, a login or logon or sign in or sign on refers to the credentials required to obtain access to a computer system or other restricted area.

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Login manager

A login manager is a login system for Unix and Unix-like operating systems.

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Login session

In computing, a login session is the period of activity between a user logging in and logging out of a (multi-user) system.

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LXDE

LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) is a free desktop environment with comparatively low resource requirements.

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Password

A password is a word or string of characters used for user authentication to prove identity or access approval to gain access to a resource (example: an access code is a type of password), which should be kept secret from those not allowed access.

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Port (computer networking)

In computer networking, a port serves as an endpoint in an operating system for many types of communication.

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QML

QML (Qt Meta Language or Qt Modeling Language) is a user interface markup language.

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SCO OpenServer

SCO OpenServer, previously SCO UNIX and SCO Open Desktop (SCO ODT), is a closed source version of the Unix computer operating system developed by Santa Cruz Operation (SCO), later acquired by SCO Group, and now owned by Xinuos.

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Secure Shell

Secure Shell, or SSH, is a cryptographic (encrypted) network protocol to allow remote login and other network services to operate securely over an insecure network.

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Server (computing)

A server is both a running instance of some software that is capable of accepting requests from clients, and the computer that executes such software.

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SIGHUP

On POSIX-compliant platforms, SIGHUP is a signal sent to a process when its controlling terminal is closed.

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Simple Desktop Display Manager

Simple Desktop Display Manager (SDDM) is a display manager (a graphical login program) for the windowing systems X11 and Wayland.

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SLiM

Simple Login Manager (SLiM) is a graphical display manager for the X Window System that can be run independently of any window manager or desktop environment.

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Subnetwork

A subnetwork, or subnet, is a logical, visible subdivision of an IP network.

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System administrator

A system administrator, or sysadmin, is a person who is responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems; especially multi-user computers, such as servers.

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Telnet

Telnet is an application layer protocol used on the Internet or local area networks to provide a bidirectional interactive text-oriented communication facility using a virtual terminal connection.

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Tunneling protocol

In computer networks, a tunneling protocol allows a network user to access or provide a network service that the underlying network does not support or provide directly.

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Unix signal

Signals are a limited form of inter-process communication used in Unix, Unix-like, and other POSIX-compliant operating systems.

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User (computing)

A user is a person who uses a computer or network service.

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User Datagram Protocol

The User Datagram Protocol (UDP) is one of the core members of the Internet protocol suite.

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Window Maker

Window Maker is a free and open source window manager for the X Window System, allowing graphical applications to be run on Unix-like operating-systems.

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WINGs Display Manager

In computing, the WINGs Display Manager (WDM) is a display manager for the X window system, mainly used for graphically logging in, on a Unix-based system.

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Workstation

A workstation is a special computer designed for technical or scientific applications.

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X terminal

In computing, an X terminal is a display/input terminal for X Window System client applications.

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X window manager

An X window manager is a window manager which runs on top of the X Window System, a windowing system mainly used on Unix-like systems.

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X Window System

The X Window System (X11, X, and sometimes informally X-Windows) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like computer operating systems.

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X Window System protocols and architecture

In computing, the X Window System (commonly: X11, or X) is a network-transparent windowing system for bitmap displays.

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X.Org Foundation

The X.Org Foundation is a non-profit corporation chartered to research, develop, support, organize, administrate, standardize, promote, and defend a free and open accelerated graphics stack.

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XDM (display manager)

XDM (in full, the X Window Display Manager) is the default display manager for the X Window System.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_display_manager_(program_type)

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