desktop b0rken: was Re: X not working on precise

Dave Howorth dhoworth at
Mon Sep 17 14:09:41 UTC 2012

NoOp wrote:
> On 09/14/2012 09:35 AM, NoOp wrote:
>> On 09/13/2012 07:06 AM, Dave Howorth wrote:
>>> Avi Greenbury wrote:
>>>> Dave Howorth wrote:
>>>>> Another thing the upgrade has broken is the desktop. I was using lxdm
>>>>> and lxde.
>>>> Was this installed by installing the lubuntu-desktop package, or did
>>>> you install the components individually?
>>> IIRC, I just installed lxde. In any event, I don't have any lubuntu
>>> packages installed.
>> Which version of lxdm?
> Reason for asking:
> <>
> <quote>
> If you want to have a choice between starting in LXDE or other options
> (including simply Openbox) then it's important not to use LXDM versions
> earlier than 0.3.0, as they have a bug which interferes with sessions
> other than LXDE. The bug was worked around by adding support for .dmrc
> in LXDM 0.3.0.
> </quote>

I don't know what was installed; whatever lucid provided. What is
installed now is whatever precise provides, which claims to be

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