GDM2 2.20.2 (stable), the "One and Only" Release


If you have no clue what GDM is, refer to the documentation links
at the bottom of this announcement.

The 2.20.2 release is a stable release of the GNOME Display Manager
(GDM) program with the following bug fixes and improvements:

- Fix bugs that were causing XDMCP to not work properly.  (Robert
  Nelson and Brian Cameron)

- Fix so that XDMCP configuration options are read from the
  configuration file.  (Andrew Ziem)

- Fix bug with gdmXnestchooser where it wasn't starting Xephyr with
  the correct arguments.  (Andrew Ziem)

- Fix so that GDM allows setting of LC_TYPE without setting LANG.
  (Sjoerd Simons and Takao Fujiwara)

- Icon imporvements.  (Luca Ferretti)

- Fix leaks.  (Andrew Ziem)

- Translation updates (Nurali Abdurahmonov, Djihed Afifi, Yair
  Hershkovitz, Gintautas Miliauskas)

Note:  GDM2 was originally written by Martin K. Petersen <mkp mkp net>.
Much work has been done on GDM2 by George Lebl; and Brian Cameron.

Note2:  If installing from the tarball do note that make install
overwrites most of the setup files, all except gdm.conf.  It will
however save backups with the .orig extension first.

Note3:  Note3 has been depracated ...


Online Documentation -
Latest Stable        -
Latest Unstable      -
Bug Reporting        - in the "gdm" category.

Have fun,


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