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GNOME Display Manager

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GNOME Display Manager (GDM) is a display manager (a graphical login program) for the windowing systems X11 and Wayland. [1]

24 relations: Acts of Union 1707, Berkeley Software Distribution, C (programming language), Command-line interface, Configuration file, Easter egg (media), Getty (Unix), GNOME Shell, GNU General Public License, LightDM, Linux, List of English monarchs, Login session, Pluggable authentication module, Simple Desktop Display Manager, Skin (computing), Solaris (operating system), The GNOME Project, Unix-like, Wayland (display server protocol), Windowing system, X display manager (program type), X Window System, XDM (display manager).

Acts of Union 1707

The Acts of Union were two Acts of Parliament: the Union with Scotland Act 1706 passed by the Parliament of England, and the Union with England Act passed in 1707 by the Parliament of Scotland.

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Berkeley Software Distribution

Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) was a Unix operating system derivative developed and distributed by the Computer Systems Research Group (CSRG) of the University of California, Berkeley, from 1977 to 1995.

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C (programming language)

C (as in the letter ''c'') is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.

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Command-line interface

A command-line interface or command language interpreter (CLI), also known as command-line user interface, console user interface and character user interface (CUI), is a means of interacting with a computer program where the user (or client) issues commands to the program in the form of successive lines of text (command lines).

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Configuration file

In computing, configuration files (or config files) are files used to configure the parameters and initial settings for some computer programs.

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Easter egg (media)

In computer software and media, an Easter egg is an intentional inside joke, hidden message or image, or secret feature of a work.

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Getty (Unix)

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

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GNOME Shell

GNOME Shell is the graphical shell of the GNOME desktop environment starting with version 3, which was released on April 6, 2011.

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GNU General Public License

The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL) is a widely used free software license, which guarantees end users the freedom to run, study, share and modify the software.

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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

Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.

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List of English monarchs

This list of kings and queens of the Kingdom of England begins with Alfred the Great, King of Wessex, one of the petty kingdoms to rule a portion of modern England.

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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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Pluggable authentication module

A pluggable authentication module (PAM) is a mechanism to integrate multiple low-level authentication schemes into a high-level application programming interface (API).

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Simple Desktop Display Manager

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

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Skin (computing)

In computing, a skin (also known as visual styles in Windows XP) is a custom graphical appearance preset package achieved by the use of a graphical user interface (GUI) that can be applied to specific computer software, operating system, and websites to suit the purpose, topic, or tastes of different users.

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Solaris (operating system)

Solaris is a Unix operating system originally developed by Sun Microsystems.

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The GNOME Project

The GNOME Project is a community behind the GNOME desktop environment and the software platform upon which it is based.

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Unix-like

A Unix-like (sometimes referred to as UN*X or *nix) operating system is one that behaves in a manner similar to a Unix system, while not necessarily conforming to or being certified to any version of the Single UNIX Specification.

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Wayland (display server protocol)

Wayland is a computer protocol that specifies the communication between a display server (called a Wayland compositor) and its clients, as well as a reference implementation of the protocol in the C programming language.

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Windowing system

In computing, a windowing system (or window system) is software that manages separately different parts of display screens.

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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.

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X Window System

The X Window System (X11, or shortened to simply X) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like computer operating systems.

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XDM (display manager)

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

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNOME_Display_Manager

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