There are several packages for lxde. You can install all of them at once by emerging the lxde-meta meta package: emerge -avt lxde-base/lxde-meta
LXDM is not yet part of lxde-base/lxde-meta. To install it anyway, emerge it seperately: emerge -avt lxde-base/lxdm
Unmask some packages: cat >> /etc/paludis/keywords.conf << EOF lxde-base/lxde-common ~x86 lxde-base/lxsession ~x86 lxde-base/lxpanel ~x86 x11-misc/pcmanfm ~x86 media-gfx/gpicview ~x86 EOF
There are several packages for lxde, you may install all of them at once with the following command: paludis -i lxde-common lxsession lxde-base/lxpanel pcmanfm gpicview Openbox -p
If you use XDM, GDM or something like that LXDE will be listed as you log in. If you use startx, add 'exec startlxde' to your ~/.xinitrc
Edit /etc/conf.d/xdm and set DISPLAYMANAGER="lxdm"
Then add xdm to the default run level if it isn't already: rc-update add xdm default
- LXDE Gentoo Project: official project at gentoo.org working on LXDE for Gentoo