Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:09:21 -0800 Joris Bolsens <email@example.com> écrivait : > Hello all, hi Joris, > I recently ran into a problem with Gnome. > It fails to start at all. I am able to get a working ui by using the > startx command, and it seems like it is a gnomish environment (windows > key brings up the Activities selected or what have you) > > Gnome used to work fine, however I installed KDE to try it, decided i > dint like it, and purged it. It is not very clear to me. You installed KDE, you did not like it and purged Gnome ? > > Everything on google seems to recommend simply removing Gnome and using > tasksel to reinstall Gnome from scratch, however this does not resolve > my issue. The simpliest way to remove something you do not want is something like: <apt-get remove --purge kde> > > some relevant outputs: > -- > $ sudo service gdm restart > Warning: Unit file of gdm.service changed on disk, 'systemctl > daemon-reload' recommended. > Job for gdm.service failed. See 'systemctl status gdm.service' and > 'journalctl -xn' for details. > -- > -- > $ sudo systemctl daemon-reload > [...] - What is the output of journalctl -xn dpkg --audit - And what is your Debian version ? ls /etc/*rel* cat /etc/<result-you-got> cat /etc/os-release apt-cache policy apt-cache policy gnome Jean-Marc <firstname.lastname@example.org> PS unfortunately, there are mentions of systemd in your mail; I think it will be difficult to find useful answers in the flood you will get.
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