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Configure minimalist login on OpenBSD

login screen


Enable X Display Manager:

# rcctl enable xenodm
#

Edit /etc/X11/xenodm/Xresources:

xlogin.Login.echoPasswd:       true
xlogin.Login.fail:             fail
xlogin.Login.greeting:
xlogin.Login.namePrompt:       \040login
xlogin.Login.passwdPrompt:     passwd

xlogin.Login.height:           180
xlogin.Login.width:            280
xlogin.Login.y:                320
xlogin.Login.frameWidth:       0
xlogin.Login.innerFramesWidth: 0

xlogin.Login.background:       black
xlogin.Login.foreground:       #cccccc
xlogin.Login.failColor:        white
xlogin.Login.inpColor:         black
xlogin.Login.promptColor:      #888888

xlogin.Login.face:             fixed-13
xlogin.Login.failFace:         fixed-13
xlogin.Login.promptFace:       fixed-13

Edit /etc/X11/xenodm/Xsetup_0:

#!/bin/sh
xsetroot -solid black

Logout to check the login screen.


Tested on OpenBSD 6.3.

See also

YubiKey for login and SSH, xenodm(1)