[ubuntu-uk] Trusty problem .....
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Fri Mar 14 20:52:11 UTC 2014
On 14/03/14 15:18, Peter Smout wrote:
> lightdm - this command should through you to the graphical login
> screen (may need to be run as root <sudo>)
> It may also be worth checking the logs in /var/log (cd into /var/log
> and use nano to view the files) I'd look in the xorg log first if it
> still exists :)
Thanks all of you. startx didn't help - x was already running. The
xorg log shows no problems. The problem is in, or associated with,
lightdm, but stopping and restarting it made no difference. Currently, I
have altered the default desktop manager to gdm. This works, but I
really don't like it! Lightdm running unity really is nice. gdm is not
as easy to use and is much slower.
I guess I'll just have to try lightdm after every likely update until it
works again. I booted into my paralell installation of 13.10 this
morning to get access to Trusty and edit the desktop manager. It is so
slow compared with Trusty. I'd forgotten about that.
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