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Re: gdm's greeter crashing

Jordi Mallach <jordi@debian.org> writes:

> I know that gdm segfaults on the graphical greeter if some font isn't
> present. This has been happening for a very long time, and neuro knows
> about it.
> I always solved it installing gsfonts, xfonts-scalable and bitstream
> vera. I don't know if the 3 are needed or just one of them does, but
> that fixes it.
> Anyway, this probably isn't the same problem as you're reporting...

Yeah, I think it's a different problem since gdm started crashing after
yesterday's updates (this box runs Sid, of course). Prior to yesterday
gdm had been working just fine (and someone reported here that the
problem went away by downgrading gdm).



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