[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#461495: xfdesktop4: Root image not being set on login

Steve Greenland steveg at moregruel.net
Mon Feb 25 19:29:20 UTC 2008

On 25-Feb-08, 13:19 (CST), Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at gmail.com> wrote: 
> > I don't know *why* it would make any difference, but I'm using 'slim'
> > for my login manager, not gdm or kdm or xdm or ...
> Does it help if you change the sessions line in /etc/slim.conf?  Afaicr
> it defaults to xfce4-session, which is a bad idea, so try startxfce4
> instead.

I don't seem to have a "sessions" entry. I have this:

login_cmd           exec /bin/bash -login /etc/X11/Xsession %session

(But why on earth is defaulting the session manager provided by the
desktop system a bad idea?)

> A more recent slim source package is on
> http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/s/slim/

I'll give it a try and report back...

Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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