[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#658284: Bug#658284: xfce4-session: Please review README.Debian

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Fri Feb 3 07:21:47 UTC 2012

On ven., 2012-02-03 at 06:21 +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Hi,
> I did a few tests today. While I was successful getting to work startx
> properly, I didn't manage to get an active CK session with slim (I
> didn't try xdm). kdm, gdm3 and lightdm work out of the box.
> So my recommendation is:
> If you use a display manager, you can either use kdm, gdm(3) or lightdm.
> They all have native CK support and work out of the box. lightdm being
> the most lightweight one which probably fits xfce4's goal best.

Yup, that's my understanding as well. I only cite GDM and LightDM in the
README but thanks for testing kdm too. I think I'll add it and cite
> If you want to use startx, modify /etc/pam.d/common-session and add a line
> session        required        pam_loginuid.so
> *before* the pam_ck_connector module.
> With a simple echo "exec startxfce4" > ~/.xsession I was able to get a
> proper CK session which is correctly marked as local and active when
> started via startx.

Yes, that matches my experience here.

Thank you both for the bug, the review and your time :)

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