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Re: [trinity-users] TDE 14.0.4 on Debian Stretch, tdm-trinity, tdeinit problem

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2016 23:49:14 +0100
On Saturday 31 of December 2016 21:50:44 L.S. McCarty wrote:
> Hello to all.
>
> I'm a long-time TDE user running TDE 14.0.4 amd64 on Debian 9.x Stretch
> (unstable, actually Siduction, using systemd). It works well, although I
> occasionally run into minor issues that I eventually solve. It is after
> all "unstable".
>
> Over the last few weeks a problem remains, binutils_2.27-9_amd64.deb
> works fine, but several updates of this program which can be loaded by
> itself, most recently binutils_2.27.90.201612331-1_amd64.deb, all render
> the system unbootable.
>
> The boot cycle proceeds from sda1 without any errors but the tdm signon
> comes up with a black background rather the normal blue TDE one. When I
> logon I get an error message and TDE does not load, showing a problem
> with my home partition on sda5:
>
> Could not read connection list
> /home/lsm1/.DCOPserver_LSM1_0
> Please check that the "dcopserver" program is running
>
> When I hit Enter I then get:
>
> Could not start tdeinit, Check your installation.
>
>
> This problem is specific to TDE as I can still load the backup desktop
> LXQT by the usual logon from the TDE signon box.
>
> When I boot to the console and downgrade to binutils_2.27-9_amd64.deb
> everything works as usual on the reboot.
>
>
> If anyone has any possible solutions I'd be happy to try them out and
> report back.

If you want to use TDE on Stretch or Sid it is a good choice to use 
Preliminary Stable Builds repository:

  https://wiki.trinitydesktop.org/Preliminary_Stable_Builds

For Stretch (binutils 2.27.90.20161220) and Sid (binutils 2.27.90.20161231) is 
updated today.

Cheers
-- 
Slávek