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Re: [trinity-users] TDE installed, LXDE not installed. LXDE launches. TDE will not launch. ?????

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:46:51 +0200
Am Sonntag, 29. März 2015 schrieb Lisi Reisz:
> Help!  I got myself in a mess after updating.  The usual, reverting to lightdm 
> and LXDE.  Which mess I made worse.  Well, I couldn't really see what I was 
> doing.  So I purged lightdm.  No better.  So I purged LXDE.  No better.  So I 
> purged then installed TDE.  
> aptitude purge tde-trinity
> aptitude install tde-trinity
> (The second as per 
> )
> Nothing much happened.  Only one package was touched.
> <aptitude show> says that **LXDE is not installed** and that TDE is installed.  
> It says that lightdm is not installed.  It says that tdm-trinity is 
> installed.
> But when I boot up it is LXDE that launches, bypassing any dm.  Yes, I know.  
> That sounds totally mad.  But I have repeatedly checked.  I am flummoxed.
> Reporting real error messages is terribly difficult because I haven't got LXDE 
> set up so that I can see it well, and the virtual terminals are impossible.
> Wiping and reinstalling would be the easiest thing to do, and also the 
> quickest.  But it would also be defeatist.  Has anyone any other ideas?
> Thanks,
> Lisi
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Hi Lisi!

Assuming yout TDE-Installation is (almost) sane, please do from the commandline (not terminal in X11):

# aptitude install tdm-trinity
# dpkg-reconfigure tdm-trinity
# reboot


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