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Re: [potato] gdm doesn't start windowmanager

> Nico De Ranter wrote:
> > 
> > Howdy,
> > 
> > I don't know whether this is the correct mailinglist to post
> > this but anyway...
> > 
> > I upgraded my Debian box to unstable and installed gdm. Unfortunately
> > when I try to login the screen flickers a few times and the gdm screen
> > pops back.  When I start X by typing startx from a text console
> > everything works fine.  I noticed this problem on a few PC's that
> > have been upgraded to potato so I think it's a bug and not a misconfiguration.
> what does your ~/.xsession-errors   file say after gdm does this?  It should
> give us an idea of what's happening so we can help solve the problem...
> the symptom you list just means that, for some reason, X is unable to load
> its WM, or has some other error that ends the session.  It could be a number
> of things.

I verified it: my .xsession-errors stays empty :-(.

> --Evan

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