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

Mike Massonnet mmassonnet at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 19:51:26 UTC 2008

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 01:29:20PM -0600, Steve Greenland wrote:
> 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

% grep \^sessions /etc/slim.conf
sessions        startxfce4,openbox,ion3

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

(startxfce4 starts gpg agents, dbus daemons, and other useful stuff for
 the desktop)

> Steve


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