[linux-elitists] How about a fork of Jessie without systemd?

Don Marti dmarti at zgp.org
Mon Aug 3 09:03:47 PDT 2015


begin Rick Moen quotation of Mon, Aug 03, 2015 at 12:27:03AM -0700:

> And why would systemd-logind need be present just so an X11 display
> manager could function?  Because the GNOME Project, in its great wisdom,
> had decided that logging in shall require not _just_ logging in but also
> 'seat' state data to support a weird Freedesktop.org-specific user model

So you can build a school computer lab with one $600
computer per 4 students instead of 1 $300 computer
per student.

  https://cedarandthistle.wordpress.com/2013/11/30/multiseat-in-fedora-19/

  https://bluehatrecord.wordpress.com/2015/01/15/multiseat-configuration-in-fedora-21/

Sometimes 1/4 of a decent computer is better than a
thin client or a whole cheap computer.

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