Direct Login to KDE Plasma on CentOS 8.2 (sddm vs startx)

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dba477

Nov 14, 2020
9:05 AM EDT
UPDATE as of 11/15/2020

See "[CentOS-devel] Updated KDE available in EPEL 8"

http://centos-devel.1051824.n5.nabble.com/CentOS-devel-Updat...

END UPDATE

Works for me

$ sudo systemctl set-default graphical.target

$ sudo systemctl enable sddm

Simple Desktop Display Manager (SDDM) is a display manager (a graphical login program and session manager) for the X11 and Wayland windowing systems. SDDM was written from scratch in C++ and supports theming via QML. Languages used: C++ Developer: KDE.

See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_Desktop_Display_Manager See also https://dbaxps.blogspot.com/2020/11/setting-up-graphical-log...

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