Bug 1316232 - sddm non-functional after sddm-breeze uninstall
sddm non-functional after sddm-breeze uninstall
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: plasma-workspace (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2016-03-09 13:04 EST by Lukas Middendorf
Modified: 2016-12-20 14:21 EST (History)
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Description Lukas Middendorf 2016-03-09 13:04:10 EST
When you remove sddm-breeze, it can leave the directory /usr/share/sddm/themes/01-breeze-fedora and a file /usr/share/sddm/themes/01-breeze-fedora/theme.conf.user behind.

If no other theme for sddm is explicitly set, this broken theme is loaded anyway instead of falling back to the 02-fedora, which is part of the sddm package, leaving sddm non-functional.

In the postun step of sddm-breeze, the directory /usr/share/sddm/themes/01-breeze-fedora should be removed completely, even when not empty.
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2016-06-26 07:50:53 EDT
Ah, in the case where you modify the theme and it creates a theme.conf.user ?

I think we can account for that.
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Comment 3 Lukas Middendorf 2016-11-24 14:43:29 EST
On F25 removing sddm-beeze when a theme.conf.user is present does not break sddm any longer. But a red error text is displayed on the login screen, because the theme.conf.user is still present and the invalid 01-breeze-fedora directory is used as the default theme.
I still think theme.conf.user and the empty directory should be removed on uninstall, but this is now more a cosmetic problem.
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