Bug#557721: gdm fails to start gnome nor apparently to try
joss at debian.org
Mon Nov 23 23:22:22 UTC 2009
Le lundi 23 novembre 2009 à 22:38 +0000, Jeff Abrahamson a écrit :
> On logging in from gdm, I'm dropped in a default session (no wm, no
> gnome, etc.) It appears that /etc/gdm/Xsession is not trying to
> execute a gnome-session. (See attached .xsession-errors, in
> particular the line 'echo "$0: Executing $command failed, will try to
> run x-terminal-emulator"' and the absence of actually executing
> I'm not sure what the right fix for this is and would prefer not to
> start with hacks to files like /etc/gdm/Xsession.
> I suspect this is a matter of misconfiguration somewhere rather than
> outright bug, although perhaps that leaves a bug concerning a missing
> error message somewhere.
> Pointers much appreciated.
From your log, it appears that the 50x11-common_determine-startup file
isn’t sourced. Which could mean that x11-common is not installed.
Does installing x11-common help?
.''`. Josselin Mouette
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