Ubuntu desktop

Cybe R. Wizard cybe_r_wizard at earthlink.net
Tue Nov 6 14:15:45 UTC 2007

Art Edwards <edwardsa at icantbelieveimdoingthis.com>  said:
> So, I'm gettting the
> "The greeter application appears to crash..." error when I attempt to
> use gdm.
> I have read the previous fix (disabling accessibility login), but you
> have to be running gdm (which I can't) to use that fix. However, I
> realized that I don't have the Ubuntu desktop. Well, it appears that
> the Ubuntu desktop depends on compiz, a pure eye-candy application.
> Currently, do get X running, I have to login to a console and invoke
> kdm manually. Does gdm require that I have Ubuntu desktop installed?
> Art Edwards
Do you really need gdm?  If not,
sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm
then choose kdm.

Cybe R. Wizard
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