Alternative to x11/gnome3 ?
vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Wed Aug 8 16:37:26 UTC 2018
Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > No, this is not the way it works on Linux. Linux users don't run
> > startx from a text session, nor do they switch between GUI sessions
> > with Ctrl-Alt-Fn. They click "Switch user" and the graphical login
> > screen appears where you can get authenticated.
> You can use startx and Ctrl-Alt-Fn in Linux to do this, at least
> you could last time I used Linux and X.
You can but nobody does because it's inconvenient and contraintuitive
for the majority of users.
Besides it's insecure unless you enable some X screen locking
mechanism and start your X session with something like "startx & && exit"
Victor Sudakov, VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
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