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

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 22:46:46 +0100
On Friday 15 May 2015 20:57:39 Baron wrote:
> 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.

I tried that.  Didn't work.  Only VT works.  Otherwise the whole thing is 
frozen.

I haven't tried killall yet, but I'm sure that it will work.

Lisi