|Original author(s)||Abdurrahman Avci|
|Developer(s)||Abdurrahman Avci, KDE, LXQt, Chakra, Liri|
|Initial release||19 March 2013|
0.19.0 / 3 November 2020
Simple Desktop Display Manager (SDDM) is a display manager (a graphical login program and session manager) for the X11 and Wayland windowing systems. SDDM was written from scratch in C++11 and supports theming via QML.
SDDM is free and open-source software subject to the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 or later.
In 2013, Fedora KDE members decided to default to SDDM in Fedora 21.
KDE chose SDDM to be the successor of the KDE Display Manager for KDE Plasma 5.
The LXQt developers recommend SDDM as a display manager.
... For a display manager, SDDM is recommended ...