New GDM upload to Karmic

Cody A.W. Somerville cody-somerville at
Sun Jul 5 00:11:44 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 11:10 PM, Daniel Chen <seven.steps at> wrote:

> My experiences in Karmic match Max's.

For me, it switched the VT to VT #10 and it seemed like gdm tries to start
but the cursor just spins indefinitely.  Switching back to VT #9, I found my

> On Jul 3, 2009 8:36 PM, "Max Bowsher" <maxb at> wrote:
> Alexander Sack wrote: > On Fri, Jul 03, 2009 at 03:35:10PM -0700, Dean
> Loros wrote: >> Greetings.....
> Alexander,
> I experienced what you describe above when upgrading from old gdm to new
> gdm, *but* when I later upgraded from one package version of new gdm to
> a slightly newer one, it killed my session outright.
> Either way, even triggering the "user switch" screen in the middle of a
> jaunty->karmic upgrade would be very bad user experience.
> Max.
> Cheers,

Cody A.W. Somerville
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