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This module provides simple installation/setup of LightDM


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Version information

  • 1.0.0 (latest)
released Dec 18th 2019
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 4.10.0 < 7.0.0
  • Archlinux

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'paulwalkeruk-lightdm', '1.0.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add paulwalkeruk-lightdm
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install paulwalkeruk-lightdm --version 1.0.0

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.



paulwalkeruk/lightdm — version 1.0.0 Dec 18th 2019


Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with lightdm
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  5. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


This module provides simple installation/setup of LightDM


What lightdm affects

The following packages will be installed:

  • lightdm
  • lightdm-gtk-greeter

The following services will be started and enabled to start on boot:

  • lightdm

Beginning with lightdm

Since there are currently no parameters, you only need: include lightdm.


There are currently no parameters, so the only thing you can do is include lightdm.




This has been designed for and tested on Arch Linux.

You will (probably) want to install xorg and a desktop envoironment for this to be much use!


Pull requests are welcome

Release Notes