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How to replace lxdm with slim

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In Fedora 17 and before, I could successfully replace lxdm with slim just by uninstalling one (lxdm) and installing slim. Doing so in Fedora 8 does not "work". By that, I mean that I do not get the graphical
display with slim: instead, I get a text prompt and I have to login with password, following which I have to type startx. Following a load of text I am then put into the LXDE desktop screen.

What exactly do I need to do in F18 to get back the "old experience"?

posted May 29, 2013 by anonymous

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systemctl enable slim.service

answer May 29, 2013 by anonymous
Quick note, the ".service" part of this command is redundant in systemd  in recent versions. So system enable slim will work just fine. You  only need to expand it if you want to differentiate between different unit files (ex: cups.service vs cups.socket)
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