wdm login panel
wdmLogin [-d display] [-l logo] [-w <window managers>] [-b background] [-h helpfile] [-u username] [-p password]
is greeter designed to work with wdm
(1x). It has
several features not found on xdm's greeter. wdmLogin should not be
called directly, that's wdm's task.
starts on the specified display
uses the specified logo for the panel. The logo will be resized
to 200 by 130 pixels.
presents the colon separated list of window managers, for
the user to pick one, or None if you want only NoChange to appear.
enables animations consisting of
shaking the Login panel (if an error) and
rolling up the image (when closing the panel).
uses the specified text file to display in the help panel instead of
the static help message which is in the sources. Take care of long lines
which may cause display trouble in the help panel.
use the default username and password as specified in wdm-config if nothing is typed
by the user. USE WITH EXTREME CAUTION.
uses the specified background image (see the next section). If this is
not specified, then the background is NOT set.
BACKGROUND IMAGE SPECIFICATION
There are several possible ways of specifying a background image. The
generic format is -btype
can be any of:
do not set the background. This user can still set the background
via other means.
it renders a solid background, and image is a color name
- hgradient, vgradient, dgradient
a gradient (either horizontal, vertical or diagonal) will be
rendered. image is comma separated of color names, and any
number of colors can be specified.
a pixmap will be used for the background. image is the full path
to an image file (tiff, png, jpeg and xpm allowed) and it will be
scaled to use the full screen.
wdmLogin can be customized by modifying /etc/X11/wdm/wdm-config.
Some variables that defines locale affects the look of wdmLogin. wdm program
will set LANG environment variable according to `wdmLocale' resource in wdm-config
wmdLogin was written by Gene Czarcinski <[email protected]
>. wdm is
based on work by Tom Rothamel (xdm's external greeter protocol) and
xdm itself, (c) 1988 X Consortium
This man page was written by Marcelo Magallon <[email protected]>
and modified by Jerome Alet <[email protected]>