man slim Command

Man page for apt-get slim Command

Man Page for slim in Linux

Ubuntu Man Command : man slim

Man Slim  Command

This tutorial shows the man page for man slim in linux.

Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
man slim

Result of the Command Execution shown below:

slim(1)                                                                slim(1)



NAME
slim Simple LogIn Manager

SYNOPSIS
slim [options] []

DESCRIPTION
SLiM is a lightweight login manager for X11, allowing the initializa
tion of a graphical session by entring username and password in a login
screen.

OPTIONS
d run as a daemon

p /path/to/theme
display a preview of the theme. An already running X11 session
is required for theme preview.

h display a brief help message

v display version information

EXAMPLES
slim d
run slim in daemon mode

slim p /usr/share/slim/themes/default
preview of the default theme

STARTING SLIM AT BOOT
Please refer to documentation of your Operating System to make slim
automatically startup after the system boots.

CONFIGURATION
Global configuration is stored in the /etc/slim.conf file. See the com
ments inside the file for a detailed explanation of the options.

USAGE AND SPECIAL USERNAMES
When started, slim will show a login panel; enter the username and
password of the user you want to login as.

Special usernames:

console
open a xterm console

exit quit slim

halt shutdown the machine

reboot reboot the machine

suspend
power suspend the machine

See the configuration file for customizing the above commands. The
'halt' and 'reboot' commands need the root password, this may change in
future releases.

Shortcuts:

F11 executes a custom command (by default takes a screenshot)

F1 choose session type (see configuration file and xinitrc.sample)

AUTHORS
Simone Rota

Johannes Winkelmann

SEE ALSO
See the online documentation at the SLiM web site for further informa
tion on themes, FAQs, etc.



January 09, 2006 slim(1)


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