Would one of our intrepid code warrior heroes (yes I am buttering you up) please fix this for us?
If you just ran an upgrade (dnf upgrade) and xrdp on Xorg now only gives you a huge Cyan screen after logging in, this is the cure:
# dnf downgrade xrdp xorgxrdp
I have xrdp 0.9.3-1 and xorgxrdp 0.2.3-1 on x86_64 and I can get a Gnome session up. Sure, it asks (twice) to provide password for colord (known problem), to which I click cancel (giving the password will crash the session).
xorgxrdp is experimental still. You should really use Xvnc if you want a stable session.
(In reply to Bojan Smojver from comment #1)
> xorgxrdp is experimental still. You should really use Xvnc if you want a
> stable session.
Not a good idea. If you use the clipboard in Xvnc, you crash. See:
Switching to Xorg stops it. Xorg is faster too. Plus, I have noticed it to be more stable than Xvnc, which disconnects (crashes) a lot. Xorg is also neutrinolabs what recommends.
Suit yourself when it comes to software choice, of course. :-)
The clipboard issue is supposed to be fixed in 0.9.3.
(In reply to Bojan Smojver from comment #3)
> The clipboard issue is supposed to be fixed in 0.9.3.
I am not holding my breath.
I also want to stay with what neutrinolabs recommends.
Life in the fast lane, huh.
I have xorgxrdp-0.2.3-1 and xrdp-0.9.3-1 on x86_64 and I can get a GNOME session
up, but only if I start my own dbus. If I don't start my own dbus then the
session fails to start and exits. I am confused as to who is responsible
for starting the dbus.
On my systems, dbus starts as a service. This is what Fedora comes preconfigured with anyway. No?
There is also another instance of it started when the user logs in via xrdp, which then uses the systemd started one, if I understand things correctly.
There is a system dbus, yes, but I don't think this has any bearing on user sessions.
When I log in with xrdp on Fedora 26, there is no user dbus unless I explicitly start one.
When I run vncserver manually and start up gnome-session inside it, sometimes it fails
because of no dbus and sometimes it starts its own dbus, and I don't understand what
makes the difference between these cases - it seems random. It might be a bug in
Right, sorry about this but the dbus thing is probably a red herring (although
there are other open bugs about this, e.g., bug 1452996, bug 1350004).
When you log in, the system is supposed to start systemd --user, and this
should create the dbus on request. However, if the systemd process dies
for some reason or is accidentally killed, and you have, say, a long-running
ssh session into the machine, the systemd process is not restarted for each
login until that ssh session has been terminated, and so it's not around to
start the required dbus.
In other words, this was a quirk of my particular environment and probably
not a general bug. Once I had made sure all my sessions were fully logged
out, it started working again.
As you were...
I am seeing a cyan screen on xrdp-0.9.2-12.fc26.x86_64 with xorgxrdp-0.2.2-1.fc26.x86_64 and xrdp-1:0.9.2-12.fc26.x86_64 with xorgxrdp-0.2.3-1.fc26.x86_64.
Has anyone found any workarounds or solutions?
Problem still exists in xrdp-0.9.3-2.fc26.x86_64 with xorgxrdp-0.2.3-1.fc26.x86_64.
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