16.04: Graphical login/desktop vanished? (coming closer)

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 14:41:56 UTC 2016

On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 9:57 AM, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:13:49 -0400, Tom H wrote:
>>"/etc/init/lightdm.conf", "/etc/init.d/lightdm", and
>>"/lib/systemd/system/lightdm.service" are all installed by the
>>"lightdm" package.
> Ok, there is indeed "/etc/init.d/lightdm" regarding
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/xenial/amd64/lightdm/filelist , but a
> default Ubuntu install comes with systemd. The OP claims that it was a
> fresh default install.

I suppose that Ubuntu could stop shipping "/etc/init.d/lightdm"
because it ships native systemd and upstart startup files so the
sysvrc file is redundant.

Maybe the package is inherited from Debian (where
"/etc/init.d/lightdm" is needed) and the Ubuntu maintainer doesn't
care about removing it.

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