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qingy - a desktop manager with a difference




What is qingy?
Here's the quote from qingy developers
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qingy is a replacement for getty. Written in C, it uses DirectFB to provide a fast, nice GUI without the overhead of the X Windows System. It allows the user to log in and start the session of his choice (text console, gnome, kde, wmaker, ...).

Source :- http://qingy.sourceforge.net

Features:-
-It works Wink
-It remembers last user who logged in, with focus on password
-It also rememebers last session each user chose
-Alternatively it remembers last session on a per-tty basis
-Fully themable
-A theme will look the same on all machines, independently of the resolution
-You can select your favourite theme, or a random one every time
-Both text and X sessions are supported
-You can start more that one X session at once
-You can even start X inside a console when X sessions are already running
-PAM support
-Support for screen savers
-Auto log-in support
-Session locking support
-Session timeout, with lock or logout as available actions
-tty specific options support
-Customizable key bindings
-Text mode support

I came across qingy while browsing gentoo-wiki

Here is the gentoo-wiki qingy guide



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