[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#802125: lightdm: Don't see gnome-shell in the drop-down menu box in lightdm-greeter

shirish शिरीष shirishag75 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 17 16:31:45 UTC 2015

Package: lightdm
Version: 1.16.2-1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,
I have installed gnome-shell .

$ apt-cache policy gnome-shell
  Installed: 3.18.0-1
  Candidate: 3.18.0-1
  Version table:
 *** 3.18.0-1 100
        100 http://httpredir.debian.org/debian unstable/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     3.16.3-2+b1 990
        990 http://httpredir.debian.org/debian testing/main amd64 Packages

But when logging in via the lightdm-greeter it doesn't show
gnome-shell in the upper-right drop-down box (which shows
gnome-flashback (metacity) among other different

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (100, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.2.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_IN, LC_CTYPE=en_IN (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages lightdm depends on:
ii  adduser                                3.113+nmu3
ii  dbus                                   1.10.0-3
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]                  1.5.57
ii  libaudit1                              1:2.4.4-4
ii  libc6                                  2.21-0experimental1
ii  libgcrypt20                            1.6.3-2
ii  libglib2.0-0                           2.46.1-1
ii  libpam-systemd                         227-2
ii  libpam0g                               1.1.8-3.1
ii  libxcb1                                1.10-3+b1
ii  libxdmcp6                              1:1.1.2-1
ii  lightdm-gtk-greeter [lightdm-greeter]  2.0.1-2

Versions of packages lightdm recommends:
ii  xserver-xorg  1:7.7+12

Versions of packages lightdm suggests:
ii  accountsservice  0.6.40-3
ii  upower           0.99.3-1+b2

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

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