How to use Ly display manager

Ly, a lightweight tui display manager is available in 21.05 stable but I’m not sure how to use it. There is no config like lightdm or greetd that it seems to provide, nor do I find any documentation after searching. Any help is appreciated.

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@matthewcroughan can probably help with that :slight_smile:

I have a module for it here that is half-complete.

Put simply, ly doesn’t really work.

You won’t find that it sources .profile or .xprofile correctly. It also doesn’t launch sessions/seats properly. It requires a complete rewrite. It is not software that functions correctly.

See the numerous issues here

I was hoping to get ly working since tuigreet (greetd) also has issues with xsessions. But, I wasn’t aware about the same issues with ly. Thanks for the info.