[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#837895: lightdm-gtk-greeter: GUI does not run, black screen, on startup

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 16:29:24 UTC 2016

Package: lightdm-gtk-greeter
Version: 2.0.1-2
Followup-For: Bug #837895

Dear Maintainer,

*** Reporter, please consider answering these questions, where appropriate ***

   * What led up to the situation?
Sid update

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
All I could do was to enter a term and issue "startx" as user.

   * What was the outcome of this action?
I could enter my XFCE4 session
   * What outcome did you expect instead?

I want the greeter to work.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.7.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/6 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages lightdm-gtk-greeter depends on:
ii  libc6                   2.24-3
ii  libcairo2               1.14.6-1+b1
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0      2.36.0-1
ii  libglib2.0-0            2.50.0-1
ii  libgtk-3-0              3.22.0-1
ii  liblightdm-gobject-1-0  1.18.2-2
ii  libx11-6                2:1.6.3-1

Versions of packages lightdm-gtk-greeter recommends:
ii  adwaita-icon-theme [gnome-icon-theme-symbolic]  3.22.0-1
ii  desktop-base                                    8.0.2
ii  gnome-icon-theme-symbolic                       3.12.0-2
ii  gnome-themes-standard                           3.20.2-3
ii  policykit-1                                     0.105-16

lightdm-gtk-greeter suggests no packages.

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