SDDM is a display and login session manager for X11. It uses modern technologies like QtQuick for responsive and beatiful interfaces, which allows smooth themes and animated user interfaces.
0.15.001 Sep 2017 03:15
display of avatars.
+ New sddm.conf option EnableHiDPI to allow opt out of auto scaling.
- Theme cursor.
+ Support optional kwallet PAM opening.
+ Autologin, try last successful login if not explicitly set.
+ Ignore session desktop files with hidden=true.
+ Support elogind.
0.14.029 Aug 2016 03:15
New sddm.conf option EnableAvatars (useful for slow filesystems).
+ New sddm.conf option UserAuthFile on the XDisplay section
to change the default Xauthority file name and path.
+ New sddm.conf option SessionLogFile on XDisplay and WaylandDisplay
sections to change the default user session log location.
+ ComboBox now exposes the arrow background color as.
+ New "style" theme configuration for QtQuick Controls 2.0.
+ Require Qt 5.6 or better.
+ Enable HiDPI support.
+ Refresh sessions list.
+ Always fallback to an embedded theme if no suitable theme is found.
- Actually change Qt platform theme.
- Switch to Wayland session vt only when authentication
- PAM session.
- Delete PAM credentials after closing the session.
More theme-neutral default user and root avatars.
REMOVED the "circles" theme. Remember to change it if you had it set!.
REMOVED the "maui" theme as a standalone theme as it is now
embedded in the greeter. Remember to change the theme to empty
if you had it set to "maui".
Update Estonian translation.
Add Catalan translation from Robert Antoni Buj Gelonch.
Add Dutch translation from Eric Hameleers.
Add Slovak translation from Martin Minka.
Add Swedish translation from Kristoffer Grundström.
Add Ukrainian translation from Cherevan Andriy.
Add Indian flag from Sanjeev Premi.
0.13.005 Nov 2015 07:45
Greeter inherits path environment variables from parent so that
themes installed in non-standard paths will work.
+ Add ENABLE_PAM option to toggle PAM support at build time.
+ Allow overriding textColor in ComboBox.
- Don't cast QByteArray to (char *).
- Disable greeters from loading KDE's dehander.
- multi-screen support for some setups.
Added Serbian translation.
Added Traditional Chinese translation.
Improved German translation.
Remove failsafe session entry.
the pipe fd passed to X server.
A few micro-optimizations.
0.12.006 Sep 2015 03:15
Add a new "platformTheme" setting for themes.
Themes can now specify a Qt platform theme plugin.
Autodetect UID_MIN and UID_MAX from /etc/login.defs.
Add Arabic translation by Safa Alfulaij.
Add Hungarian translation by mortein79.
Russian translation improvements by Alexander Potashev.
Wait for display setup script to finish.
Reload configuration after display setup.
Pass locale environment variables to the greeter.
Support right-to-left languages.
Wayland session support.
Xorg server arguments are configurable.
Honor locale settings in /etc/environment.
Allow SYSTEMD_SYSTEM_UNIT_DIR to be overridden at compile time.
No longer hardcode min/max UIDs.
Qt 5.5 build warnings.
Honor TryExec in Xsession desktop files.
New sddm.conf option XephyrPath.
New sddm.conf option ServerArguments.
New sddm.conf option DisplayStopCommand.
Replace non-free background with a CC-BY-SA alternative for
the maldives theme.
0.11.021 Nov 2014 03:15
Reload the configuration every time we start a new session
Fix stderr redirection in the helper. Solving a memory leak
Set system locale in the greeter
Bail on chdir failure
Use QUuid for unique ID generation
Update lithuanian translations
0.10.017 Oct 2014 03:17
Set default icon theme from greeter theme configuration.
Set cursor theme according to greeter theme configuration.
Never permit a login as the sddm user
Fix race condition in XAUTHORITY code
XAUTHORITY is no longer owned by root
Flush any buffered data to the log file, this writes immediately
all the log messages.
Fixed password field initial focus state
Don't override pam environment variables.
Remove Qt 4 support.
Prioritize sessions with a .desktop prefix
Add Kazakh translation.
Separate display server specific code.
0.9.002 Aug 2014 19:08
Several systemd, logind and journald improvements. Note that systemd is not required to run SDDM.
The SDDM greeter now runs as its own user and group, instead of root.
Support for setting the keyboard layout from the greeter.
An "AutoUser" config key to configure automatic login.
A "NumLock" config key to configure NumLock state at boot.
Overhauled configuration file handling.
SDDM runs with the default configuration without /etc/sddm.conf
Initial (albeit not fully functional) Plymouth support.
Translations in 11 languages.
Several licensing and packaging improvements.
Better documentation, including man pages for sddm(1), sddm-greeter(1), sddm.conf(5) and sddm-state.conf(5).
Changes since the last release candidate include better session listing. Failsafe will no longer be selected by default. Fix running SDDM under a Plasma 5.0 desktop, and a few more bug fixes.