[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#723874: lightdm: adds hardcoded options to xserver commandline

jhildred at juno.com jhildred at juno.com
Fri Sep 20 18:45:29 UTC 2013

Package: lightdm
Version: 1.2.2-4
Severity: normal
Tags: patch

Dear Maintainer,

In previous versions of debian, If you crashed the X server, or just wanted a quick shell as an other user, It is a simple
matter to switch virtual terminals, and get back to work. but lightdm adds the -novtswitch option to the X server to disable
this functionality. the patch bellow would alleviate the immediate symptoms, but another configuration option would be


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.1
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-686-pae (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.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                                   1.6.8-1+deb7u1
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]                  1.5.49
ii  libc6                                  2.13-38
ii  libglib2.0-0                           2.33.12+really2.32.4-5
ii  libpam0g                               1.1.3-7.1
ii  libxcb1                                1.8.1-2+deb7u1
ii  libxdmcp6                              1:1.1.1-1
ii  lightdm-gtk-greeter [lightdm-greeter]  1.1.6-2

Versions of packages lightdm recommends:
ii  xserver-xorg  1:7.7+3~deb7u1

Versions of packages lightdm suggests:
pn  accountsservice  <none>
ii  upower           0.9.17-1

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

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