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

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Tue Jul 26 14:54:07 UTC 2016

Am Dienstag, 26. Juli 2016 16:41:56 CEST schrieb Tom H 
<tomh0665 at gmail.com>:
> 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.

lightdm is upstream maintained by an ubuntu developer.
he just tries to be a good citizen in debian where you can still use other 
init systems if you want (even though thats not encouraged this still 


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