XDM cannot start desktop after Xorg upgrade
leslie at eskk.nu
Sun Jun 9 05:47:09 UTC 2013
2013-06-08 17:28, Polytropon skrev:
> On Sat, 08 Jun 2013 12:20:56 +0200, Leslie Jensen wrote:
>> I've been using XDM as login manager for years. Since the latest Xorg
>> upgrade, XDM cannot start XFCE4 as it used to.
> Strange that this happens after an upgrade. What initalization
> mechanism do you use for your X session? Do you use the "chained"
> approach, i. e., ~/.xsession containing
> source ~/.cshrc
> exec ~/.xinitrc
> and all your session startup stuff in ~/xinitrc? (I'm using this
> approach for many years with XDM successfully.)
>> Disabling XDM and starting X manually works.
> In this case, ~/.xinitrc will be processed. XDM does use ~/.xsession
> instead (same content can be used). This seems to indicate that
> the upgrade did not affect the programs called.
I've done like this
lrwxr-xr-x 1 user user 9 31 Dec 17:53 .xinitrc@ -> .xsession
These are the contents of .xsession
LANG=sv_SE.ISO8859-1; export LANG
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