Alternative to x11/gnome3 ?

Victor Sudakov vas at
Mon Apr 30 12:17:38 UTC 2018

Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > It surprises me however that nobody has stepped forward and said "I run
> > two local X-servers", or "I use user switching all the time with XXX" - 
> > why is that?
> 	I don't do it now, but I have run multiple X servers using startx
> and switching with Alt-F<n>., IIRC the only required magic was to give each
> server a distinct number.

No, thanks, startx won't do, I need user authentication to access the

I have tried running several local X-servers from xdm but for some
reason the second server would not start.

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN

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