16.04: Graphical login/desktop vanished?

Josef Wolf jw at raven.inka.de
Mon Jul 25 13:59:06 UTC 2016


On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 02:05:22PM +0100, Colin Law wrote:
> On 25 July 2016 at 12:44, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:10:55 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> >>On Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:26:25 +0200, Josef Wolf wrote:
> >>>On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 09:29:57AM +1000, Karl Auer wrote:
> >>>>    sudo systemctl status lightdm
> >>>
> >>>Umpf! It says lightdm is ACTIVE:
> >>
> >>No, it doesn't. If it would, you would see ...
> >>
> >>>   lightdm.service - LSB: Start lightdm
> >>>    Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/lightdm; bad; vendor preset: enabled)
> >                       ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  ^^^
> >                       Is 16.04 still a hybrid? I can't check it at the
> >                       moment.
> 
> I guess that is a clue, my 16.04 says
> $ sudo systemctl status lightdm
> ..
> ● lightdm.service - Light Display Manager
>    Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/lightdm.service; enabled;
> vendor preset: enabled)
>   Drop-In: /lib/systemd/system/display-manager.service.d
>            └─xdiagnose.conf
>    Active: active (running) since Mon 2016-07-25 07:41:32 BST; 6h ago
> 
> But what it means I don't know.  Josef, are you sure you did a clean
> install of 16.04, not an upgrade or something?

Absolutely. I always do clean installs, formatting the partitions.

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Josef Wolf
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