[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#636111: Bug#636111: lightdm: do "default" session and restarts if user doesn't select one

Andrei POPESCU andreimpopescu at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 08:04:38 UTC 2011

On Du, 31 iul 11, 14:42:06, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On dim., 2011-07-31 at 12:13 +0300, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> > By default no session is selected (the selector is just blank) and if 
> > the user doesn't specifically select a session from the drop-down 
> > lightdm just restarts itself. 
> That's not exactly that. The default session (in case nothing is
> selected) is xfce. In your case, it doesn't exist, so /etc/X11/Xsession
> fails to select anything, I guess.
> Could you try removing xfce from:
> user-session=xfce
> in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf and report back?

I tried commenting out and also replacing it with


but both resulted in same behaviour: lightdm just restarts.

Thanks for looking into this,
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