[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#636111: Bug#636111: lightdm: do "default" session and restarts if user doesn't select one
corsac at debian.org
Wed Aug 3 08:55:48 UTC 2011
On mer., 2011-08-03 at 11:43 +0300, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> On Lu, 01 aug 11, 10:16:21, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On lun., 2011-08-01 at 11:04 +0300, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> > > I tried commenting out and also replacing it with
> > >
> > > user-session=x-session-manager
> > >
> > > but both resulted in same behaviour: lightdm just restarts.
> > And can you try commenting it completely?
> Already did that, same result.
> > Can you try putting there a
> > real session name? (something present in desktop files
> > in /usr/share/xsessions).
> This works with "LXDE". Just for reference
> $ ls /usr/share/xsessions
> > LightDM has logs in /var/log/lightdm which may have information about
> > this, too.
> $ ls /var/log/lightdm/
> ls: cannot open directory /var/log/lightdm/: Permission denied
> $ ls -ld /var/log/lightdm/
> drwx--x--x 2 root root 4096 iul 31 01:09 /var/log/lightdm/
> Could you please make that rwxr-xr-x instead? Especially since
> lightdm.log is world readable. Shall I attach a lightdm.log from a
> failed attempt?
> > Basically I guess it fails completely if the user-session
> > doesn't exist.
> That explains it, but IMVHO it's not a good idea to have it so tied to
Well, it won't be good with an empty session either. As I have to pick a
choice and I maintain lightdm as the default login manager for Xfce,
xfce is the best choice I have for now, until it behaves sanely.
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