Remove the Login Manager from Fedora i3
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Fedora i3's Login Manager
Since I use the i3 spin of Fedora Workstation, I don't like to have a login manager installed by default. As of the current version of Fedora i3, the default login manager is LightDM.
If this is no longer the case, you can search for currently-installed packages with the following command and see if you can identify a different login manager.
Removing the Login Manager
In order to remove the login manager, simply uninstall the package.
Launching i3 Manually
In order to launch i3 manually, you need to set-up your X session properly. To start, create or edit the
~/.xinitrc file to include the following at the bottom.
Now, whenever you log in to the TTY, you can launch your desktop with the following command.