[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#721534: lightdm: it is not possible to start a awesome windowmanager

Christian Stalp chris at chrishell.de
Sun Sep 1 17:52:21 UTC 2013

Package: lightdm
Version: 1.6.0-3
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

   * What led up to the situation?
I installed awesome as a second windowmanager and wanted it to start from
within lightdm (which is my default display-manager)
   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
try to reconfigure, installed exerimental-version of lightdm.
   * What was the outcome of this action?
Nothing, I have now at least a menu-item for awesome, but if I choose that,
Im still starting xfce4, which is my default-wm.
   * What outcome did you expect instead?
To start a awesome-wm-session

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (700, 'unstable'), (650, 'testing'), (630, 'experimental'), (500, 'oldstable-updates'), (500, 'oldstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.10-2-686-pae (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages lightdm depends on:
ii  adduser                                3.113+nmu3
ii  consolekit                             0.4.5-3.1
ii  dbus                                   1.6.12-1
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]                  1.5.51
ii  libc6                                  2.17-92+b1
ii  libgcrypt11                            1.5.3-2
ii  libglib2.0-0                           2.36.4-1
ii  libpam0g                               1.1.3-9
ii  libxcb1                                1.9.1-3
ii  libxdmcp6                              1:1.1.1-1
ii  lightdm-gtk-greeter [lightdm-greeter]  1.6.0-1

Versions of packages lightdm recommends:
ii  xserver-xorg  1:7.7+3

Versions of packages lightdm suggests:
ii  accountsservice  0.6.34-1
ii  upower           0.9.21-3

-- debconf information:
* shared/default-x-display-manager: lightdm
  lightdm/daemon_name: /usr/sbin/lightdm

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