Session

Without a display manager

To start mate-desktop, you should add mate-session to ~/.xinitrc file.

exec ck-launch-session mate-session

Now can type startx.

Note: If you have authorization problems (e.g. when mounting disks), try adding dbus-launch after ck-launch-session.

GDM

Install it from your distro repository. GDM should autodetect Mate Desktop.

KDM

Install it from your distro repository. KDM should autodetect Mate Desktop.

LightDM

Install it from your distro repository. LightDM should autodetect Mate Desktop.

LXDM

Install it from your distro repository. LXDM should autodetect Mate Desktop.

Slim

Install it from your distro repository. Read this Archlinux page, should work in most distros.

session.txt · Last modified: 2012/12/05 00:58 by Federico Rossi
 
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