systemd-logind.service, systemd-logind - Login manager
systemd-logind is a system service that manages user logins. It is responsible for:
User sessions are registered with logind via the pam_systemd(8) PAM module.
See logind.conf(5) for information about the configuration of this service.
See sd-login(3) for information about the basic concepts of logind such as users, sessions and seats.
For more information on the inhibition logic see the Inhibitor Lock Developer Documentation.
If you are interested in writing a display manager that makes use of logind, please have look at Writing Display Managers. If you are interested in writing a desktop environment that makes use of logind, please have look at Writing Desktop Environments.
- Inhibitor Lock Developer Documentation
- Writing Display Managers
- Writing Desktop Environments