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LightDM is a free and open-source X display manager that aims to be lightweight, fast, extensible and multi-desktop.[5] It can use various front-ends to draw User Interface,[6] also called Greeters.[7] It also supports Wayland.[8][9]

Quick facts: Original author(s), Developer(s), Initial rel...
LightDM
Original author(s)Robert Ancell
Developer(s)
  • Robert Ancell
  • David Edmundson
Initial releaseSeptember 10, 2010; 12 years ago (2010-09-10)
Stable release
1.32.0[1]  / 18 July 2022; 4 months ago (18 July 2022)
Repository
Written inC
Operating systemLinux, OpenIndiana
Size1 MB
Available in>50 languages[2][3][4]
TypeX display manager
LicenseGPL-3.0-or-later
Websitegithub.com/CanonicalLtd/lightdm
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LightDM is the default display manager for Edubuntu, Xubuntu and Mythbuntu since 11.10 release,[10][11][12] for Lubuntu since 12.04 release[13] until 16.10,[14] for Kubuntu beginning with 12.10[15] until 15.04[16] for Linux Mint[17] and Antergos.