Re: gdmconfig is broken
* Roberto Sanchez <email@example.com> [030430 12:56]:
> I just upgraded gdm to the new version in unstable (18.104.22.168-1). I was trying
> to run gdmconfig to get the new themed graphical greeter to display. However,
> when I run 'sudo gdmconfig' I get a dialog with this error:
> An error occured while loading the user interface
> element securesysmenu from file /usr/share/gdm/gdmsetup.glade.
> Possibly the glade interface description was corrupted.
> gdm cannot continue and will exit now.
> You should check your installation of gdm or reinstall gdm.
> I reinstalled gdm with 'apt-get install gdm --reinstall' and I still get the
> same error. Has anyone else run across this? Is there an easy to fix this?
The same thing happened to me.
> I also went direclty into /etc/gdm/gdm.conf and set the options for the
> graphical greeter with the circles theme, but I still only get the traditional
> GDM greeter. Any ideas on this?
Ditto. I tried stopping and starting gdm (/etc/init.d/gdm restart),
but the script was unable to kill gdm and therefore would not
restart. I then tried killing it by hand, but it seemed to keep
Later I rebooted (to try out a new kernel), and gdm came up with the
circles theme :-)
Another problem I've found with the new gdm is that it doesn't remember
my "last" session, I think it is defaulting to a Gnome session. This
bug existed in one or more of the unofficial gdm2 deb packages.. I was
hoping it would be fixed before going into sid.
> I guess I am really starting to learn what it means to be on the bleeding edge
Fun, isn't it!
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