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slim

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Updated: January 09, 2006
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NAME

slim - Simple LogIn Manager  

SYNOPSIS

slim [options] [<arguments>]
 

DESCRIPTION

SLiM is a lightweight login manager for X11, allowing the initialization of a graphical session by entring username and password in a login screen.  

OPTIONS

-d
run as a daemon
-p /path/to/theme
display a preview of the theme. An already running X11 session is required for theme preview.
-h
display a brief help message
-v
display version information
 

EXAMPLES

slim -d
run slim in daemon mode
slim -p /usr/share/slim/themes/default
preview of the default theme
 

STARTING SLIM AT BOOT

Please refer to documentation of your Operating System to make slim automatically startup after the system boots.  

CONFIGURATION

Global configuration is stored in the /etc/slim.conf file. See the comments inside the file for a detailed explanation of the options.  

USAGE AND SPECIAL USERNAMES

When started, slim will show a login panel; enter the username and password of the user you want to login as.

Special usernames:

console
open a xterm console
exit
quit slim
halt
shutdown the machine
reboot
reboot the machine
suspend
power-suspend the machine

See the configuration file for customizing the above commands. The 'halt' and 'reboot' commands need the root password, this may change in future releases.

Shortcuts:

F11
executes a custom command (by default takes a screenshot)
F1
choose session type (see configuration file and xinitrc.sample)
 

AUTHORS

Simone Rota <sip@varlock.com>

Johannes Winkelmann <jw@tks6.net>  

SEE ALSO

See the online documentation at the SLiM web site for further information on themes, FAQs, etc.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
STARTING SLIM AT BOOT
CONFIGURATION
USAGE AND SPECIAL USERNAMES
AUTHORS
SEE ALSO

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