[arch-general] GDM Locked
girard.cedric at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 05:11:54 EDT 2010
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 10:56 AM, karl <captainhaggy at i2pmail.org> wrote:
> On 06:51 Tue 19 Oct , Guillermo Leira wrote:
> > > After the last Pacman -Syu, I can't login with gdm. As soon as I clikc
> on my
> > > username, the system seems to freeze... Although not completely: I can
> > > from other computer, but I can't ssh.
> > >
> > > Before I click on the username, the "switch off" icon at the right down
> > > works. Once I click on the username, nothing else works, and I neither
> > > ctrl-alt-F1 to the console...
> > >
> > > Any suggestions/questions?
> > I have removed GDM and installed SLIM. Now I can login, but the screen
> shows nothing... And if I try to CTRL-ALT-F1 to the console, the system
> locks again. It is not a GDM problem.
> > If I run startx from the command line, X starts.
> > Any advice?
> > Best regards,
> > Guillermo
> Hi Guillermo,
> try and make yourself a new user. If that one can work with the X-part of
> your system - then some rights in your local $HOME directory are broken
> would be a candidate for this kind of weird behaviour, but also
> .ICEauthority or .Xauthority).
> If of cause the new user account does have the same problems, your /etx/X11
> or worse might have wrong user rights.
> Have also a look i a file called .xerrors, .xsession-errors - or something
> like that (can't remember the correct name anymore), there could be some
> hints in
> it, if it does exist, what your problem is.
> Best regards,
When you run Slim, you also get a /var/log/slim.log to look at.
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