[Bug 48936] GDM: Greeter application crashing

blaksaga blaksaga+launchpad at gmail.com
Thu Jun 8 01:19:21 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: gdm

When logging out (quitting), the gdm themed greeter appears properly,
however, when using ctrl+alt+backspace to restart gdm, an error appears
along the lines of "The greeter application appears to be crashing."
Hitting ok then takes me to the non-themed greeter which works just

To reproduce:
1) Logout out into themed gdm greeter.
2) Ctrl+alt+backspace to restart gdm.

Others have been having similar problems on the ubuntu forums.  A few
threads of significance:




Some speculate it is a problem with the latest version of libgtk2,
however, I was unable to test the previous version as it no longer
exists on archive.ubuntu.com.

** Affects: gdm (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Untriaged
         Status: Unconfirmed

GDM: Greeter application crashing

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