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Month: April 2015

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

From: Baron <baron@...>
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:36:01 +0100
Hi Gene,

On Sunday 19 April 2015 19:32:05 Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Sunday 19 April 2015 13:03:55 Baron wrote:
> > Hi Gene,
> >
> > > Is this "dpkg-reconfigure tdm-trinity" the whole fix?
> > >
> > > Cheers, Gene Heskett
> >
> > I tried running that command and got a message about a PID of 0
> > and having to specify a PID.  In any event nothing useful came of
> > it.
> That is I believe correct.  What its telling you is that it will
> run only as root (PID 0)  And, since root doesn't normally fix user
> problems caused by a miss-config in the users own X startups, is
> why I asked if that was the whole of the fix in this case.

Thankyou for that interesting bit of info, I hadn't understood what 
that message was trying to tell me.

I've just had to go through the VT1 steps to get back to a useable 
desktop.  I've also noticed that a number of things no longer work 
when I login this way.  

> I'd not normally expect it to be.  However Lisi hasn't replied yet,
> I assume because the machine is being contankerous.
> Cheers, Gene Heskett

Best Regards: