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Month: April 2015

Re: [trinity-users] Desktop fails to load.

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:26:25 -0400

On Sunday 19 April 2015 07:28:53 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> On Sunday 19 April 2015 12:11:47 Baron wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > New problem !  Following an upgrade to Debian Jessie, TDE 14
> > Desktop, when booting up, everything is fine until the machine gets
> > to "Loading the Desktop".  At this point it seems to hang for a
> > minute or so before becoming a blank blue screen with only the mouse
> > cursor present.  From here the only thing that can be done is to
> > select VT1 and login manually, typing "startx" gets to the Desktop.
> >
> > I've noticed that only VT1 will get to the Desktop and all the other
> > terminals except VT8 leave you with a blue background, whilst VT8
> > now has just a tiny blinking cursor on a black screen which has no
> > response to anything.
> >
> > Where do I need to look in order to put things back to normal ?
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> I've got display manager problems with TDE 14 on Jessie, after an
> upgrade where I stupidly rebooted before running dpkg-reconfigure
> tdm-trinity. Problem solving was taking so much time that I am living
> with it until I have the opportunity to reinstall.
> Mine emergency boots into LXDE, which I uninstalled and which
> <aptitude show> and <aptitude search> both say is not there.  To use
> the American term, I hope correctly, go figure.
> Lisi

That is about as correct a usage as you'll see.
And a problem that I hope is fixed by the official Jessie release.

Is this "dpkg-reconfigure tdm-trinity" the whole fix?

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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