Bug 1297124 - With lightdm as after login the plasma desktop remains black
With lightdm as after login the plasma desktop remains black
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lxdm (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Christoph Wickert
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-01-09 10:31 EST by Albert Flügel
Modified: 2016-12-20 12:43 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 12:43:59 EST
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Description Albert Flügel 2016-01-09 10:31:07 EST
Description of problem:
With lightdm login with desktop type plasma the screen remains black

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Configure and start lightdm:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure lightdm as display manager:
systemctl disable gdm
systemctl disable kdm
systemctl enable lxdm

2. Reboot or start lxdm:
systemctl stop gdm
systemctl stop kdm
systemctl start lxdm

3. At the login screen select plasma and login

Actual results:
The plasma splash screen with the progress bar appears, progress bar goes to 100 %.
Then the screen becomes black and remains black. Nothing else is visible and no input is possible (Except Ctrl-Alt-F* to switch console)
To return to the login screen, processes of the session must be killed.

Expected results:
plasma desktop appears and can be handled.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2016-01-11 09:15:37 EST
lxdm != lightdm  , reassigning
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