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Re: [alpine-user] Cannot login to xfce4

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2015 18:19:19 +0200

Hi,

On Fri, 23 Oct 2015 17:23:50 +0200
Roland Senn <rsx_at_bluewin.ch> wrote:

> I installed Alpine linux from the alpine-3.2.3-x86_64.iso disk on a
> virtual machine under qemu.
>
> I configured the machine with virt-manager. I had the following options
> for the virtual display hardware: Cirrus, VGA, VMVGA, Xen and QLX. I
> selected QLX, because I found and installed the xf86-video-qxl driver
> package.

Ok, this should be easy to reproduce, and I want this to work
out-of-the box from qemu. I want fix this.


> I installed Xorg and Xfce4 according to:
> http://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/XFCE_Setup . I added a new file
> ~/.xinitrc with a single line "exec startxfce4".
>
> When I start the graphical desktop with 'rc-service lxdm start' I get
> the nice login screen of xfce4. I can enter my user name and my
> password, but it just shows the login screen again. I don't see any
> error message. Same behaviour, if I try to login with root.
>
> I looked at the /var/log/lxdm.log file (attached to this message),
> googled some of the error messages, but didn't find anything usable.

...

> ** Message: create ConsoleKit session fail

Can you please check that consolekit is installed?


-nc


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Received on Fri Oct 23 2015 - 18:19:19 GMT