Multiple X Sessions on one Box

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Sun May 16 02:33:12 UTC 2004

On Sat, May 15, 2004 at 04:06:27PM -0700, Justin Churchey wrote:
> I used this b/c my desktop was in the living room of
> an apartment w/ multiple users.  I was wondering if a
> similar thing could be done w/ FC 1.  It was a gr8
> feature that I'd like to start using again.

I'm not sure about FC1, but in FC2, it's incredibly trivially easy.

Edit /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf, and find the lines that look like this:


and change that to


and then restart gdm (ctrl-alt-backspace at the login prompt should do it),
and then you've got two login managers running on two virtual terminals.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at        <>
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