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

From: Baron <baron@...>
Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 20:57:39 +0100
Hi Slavek.

On Friday 15 May 2015 00:45:01 Slávek Banko wrote:
> 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

I'm doing a Ctrl+Alt+Backspace when the blue screen appears, this 
takes me back to the login screen.  From there I can now login 
normally.



-- 
Best Regards:
            Baron