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Month: September 2020

Re: ubuntu 16.04 freshly installed does not start after sudo dpkg-reconfigure tdm-trinity

From: Uwe Brauer <oub@...>
Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 10:34:24 +0200
> Am Dienstag, 22. September 2020 schrieb Uwe Brauer via tde-users:

> Did you get any error message? Or error code (return code), i.e. can you
> say wether that command failed or succeeded?

No nothing it just freezes

> Are you able to switch to console (Ctrl + Alt + F[1-6]) and log in?


> I don't know how Ubuntu handles that stuff, but on Debian you find:

> $ cat /etc/X11/default-display-manager 
> /opt/trinity/bin/tdm

> Check the contents of that file. I've had this file changed to another
> installed display manager a couple of times during upgrade of
> tdm-trinity.

> If you can't log in at all, you can try with a rescue or live system
> from USB or such. Or start with option init=/bin/bash on linux command
> line to have at least a shell.

Ok, I can try this, next time, in the meantime I re installed it leaving
the windows manager to lightdm

The strange thing is: on my actual machine (running 16.04)

the contend of 

Is lightdm

But tdm starts!!!

But on the other machine I don't dare now to run again 

sudo  dpkg-reconfigure tdm-trinity