Alternative to x11/gnome3 ?
steve at sohara.org
Wed Aug 8 16:47:03 UTC 2018
On Wed, 8 Aug 2018 23:37:22 +0700
Victor Sudakov <vas at mpeks.tomsk.su> wrote:
> 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.
I suspect I'm in a minority on FreeBSD too, but I find it handier.
> Besides it's insecure unless you enable some X screen locking
> mechanism and start your X session with something like "startx & && exit"
I use startx & logout.
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