Re: Debian Testing Xfce4.8 startx problems
On 21/09/11 22:58, rypervenche wrote:
> I am having trouble getting Xfce to work with startx. I have followed
> the instructions in the doc files for xfce4 and xfce4-session, but I am
> still unable to mount drives, start mylogin keyring, and shutdown via
> the GUI (shutdown and restart are grayed out). I even tried adding the
> proper command to visudo, but no success.
> Things I have tried to solve this...
> 1. Creating ~/.xinitrc with "startxfce4", "exec startxfce4", and
> something with ck-launch(er?) in it as well. I have tried adding
> #!/bin/bash, #!/bin/sh to the beginning and making the file executable.
> None of these have worked.
> 2. As per the doc file, it says not to use a .xinitrc file but a
> .xsession file, so I have tried the same things with that still with no
> 3. Adding my user to the list of sudoers to give myself the permissions
> to shutdown and restart, but even that does not work.
> I am currently using lightdm, however I would like to be able to start
> my computer straight from the command line if possible. Is it possible
> that because I am using Testing that I am missing some vital package(s)
> for this to work properly?
> Any and all help is appreciated. Thank you.
I'm assuming you have xdm installed:-
$ dpkg --get-selections xdm
If yes, what happens when you?:-
# /etc/init.d/xdm start
Also, what Debian release are you running?
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