Install LightDM 1.8.5 on: Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Recently the release LightDM 1.8.5 has been released, which brings with it several structural improvements, correction of some bugs and also the updating of different translations.

For those interested and wanting to read the changelog, for the LightDM 1.8.5 release, you just have to do click here.

LightDM 1.8.5

We in this article or rather guide we will go to see how to install LightDM 1.8.5 on the following distros GNU / Linux: Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Linux Mint 17 and Linux Mint 16.

I also remind you that LightDM is present by default on the Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Kubuntu distributions.

LightDM 1.8.5 installation

To install LightDM 1.8.5, you must start the Terminal and then feed it or the following commands:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa: lightdm-gtk-greeter-team/stable
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install lightdm-gtk-greeter

To complete the work, you must also restart the computer, then, since you have the Terminal open, continue with this command:

$ sudo reboot

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