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Re: [opensuse-factory] New Tumbleweed snapshot 20171022 released! - Login Manager changed from KDM to SSDM
  • From: Wolfgang Bauer <wbauer@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:18:34 +0200
  • Message-id: <5262167.6BjoYdIFV4@amiga>
Am Mittwoch, 25. Oktober 2017, 09:41:29 schrieb Bjoern Voigt:
My desktop was upgraded from KDM to GDM. An automatic upgrade to KDM
(with update-alternatives) currently does not work, because KDM does not
register with upgrade-alternatives. This is probably a bug.

As Dominique wrote already, the new kdm package didn't make it into this
snapshot unfortunately.
But even if, your displaymanager would have been changed, because there's no
migration of the old DISPLAYMANAGER setting (and gdm/sddm have the highest

To be able to set kdm via update-alternatives, you should be able to run this
manually (as root) though to register it:
/usr/sbin/update-alternatives --install /usr/lib/X11/displaymanagers/default-
displaymanager default-displaymanager /usr/lib/X11/displaymanagers/kdm 15

Or wait for the update, that's what the updated package will do on

Kind Regards,

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