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Re: gnome wont start



On Mon, 12/22/14, Joris Bolsens <epicblood@gmail.com> wrote:

 Subject: gnome wont start
 To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
 Date: Monday, December 22, 2014, 9:09 PM
 
[snip]

$ sudo systemctl status gdm.service
● gdm.service - GNOME Display Manager
   Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/gdm.service; enabled)
   Active: failed (Result: start-limit) since Mon 2014-12-22 19:06:18
PST; 1min 26s ago

Dec 22 19:06:16 debian systemd[1]: Failed to start GNOME Display Manager.
Dec 22 19:06:16 debian systemd[1]: Unit gdm.service entered failed state.
Dec 22 19:06:18 debian systemd[1]: gdm.service holdoff time over,
scheduling restart.
Dec 22 19:06:18 debian systemd[1]: Stopping GNOME Display Manager...
Dec 22 19:06:18 debian systemd[1]: Starting GNOME Display Manager...
Dec 22 19:06:18 debian systemd[1]: gdm.service start request repeated
too quickly, refusing to start.
Dec 22 19:06:18 debian systemd[1]: Failed to start GNOME Display Manager.
Dec 22 19:06:18 debian systemd[1]: Unit gdm.service entered failed state.

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Recent discussion (on the Devuan list) mentioned dbus requires a reboot to restart. Perhaps startx also needs a reboot?  Welcome to the world of systemd - determined to  complicate your computing life.  Note that Gnome is terminally infected with the systemd plague.


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