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Re: White screen appears with new password check under X

On 6/28/14, Joel Roth <joelz@pobox.com> wrote:
> I recently upgraded my sid system.
> Occasionally (for example after unplugging the power and
> ethernet cable) I will get a completely white screen. As I
> type, a colored circle appears in the middle.
> It is checking for my user password.
> I am not using xdm and friends, just startx.
> Can someone tell me what software is responsible for this?

Perhaps go to a Linux console (eg CTRL-ALT-F1) and run
"ps aux" or similar?
Good luck.

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