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Re: [trinity-users] Installed R14.0.1 but no desktop

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 01:45:01 +0200
On Thursday 14 of May 2015 22:58:59 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> On Thursday 14 May 2015 21:50:04 Ken Heard wrote:
> > I successfully got the key for Slávek Banko's repository in order to
> > authenticate a preliminary stable build of R14.0.1 to use with Jessie. I
> > then installed tde-trinity -- a total of 503 packages.
> >
> > When the login manager appeared, after selecting TDE as my session type
> > I was able to log in as my user.  The default flash screen appeared with
> > seven icons across the bottom.  The first four were highlighted briefly.
> >
> > When the fifth one, “Loading the desktop”, appeared the icon flashed for
> > 50 seconds, then the flash screen disappeared, leaving only the original
> > blue screen with blotches of white of various shapes, the Debian swirl
> > in red and the cursor – nothing else.  From this point I could do
> > nothing else.
> >
> > What I i supposed to do now?  Was something was missed in the
> > installation?
>
> I think it must be a bug.  I have had the same thing happen.
>
> So far, if I get into a virtual console, log in as root and do
> # init 6
> and login again when the login screen reappears, it boots in properly.
>
> It didn't happen before I reinstalled.  That was on pre-release Jessie.
>
> All less frustrating solutions gladly welcomed.
>
> Lisi
>

Unfortunately, it's still the same bug.
I'm still not discovered what leads to deadlock:

  http://bugs.pearsoncomputing.net/show_bug.cgi?id=2437

I'm using this:
1) Ctrl+Alt+F1 for switch to the text console
2) killall -9 kdesktop
3) switch back to Xorg
4) and then try to start kdesktop again from console

-- 
Slávek