Bug 1562024 - LXQt SDDM comportement is heratic.
Summary: LXQt SDDM comportement is heratic.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sddm
Version: 28
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jiri Eischmann
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-03-29 12:03 UTC by Quentin Tayssier
Modified: 2019-05-28 23:26 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-05-28 23:26:55 UTC
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Description Quentin Tayssier 2018-03-29 12:03:34 UTC
Description of problem:
sddm not working well in lxqt. Text Cursor doesn't appear.
Several login/logout and the login screen is black

Login is still possible after several try

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

How reproducible:
Text Cursor doesn't appear: always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot on a VM Virtualbox installed lxqt: see that sddm is behavior is heratic 
2. Login/Logout several time : black screen

Actual results:
No Text Cursor, black screen

Expected results:
Text Cursor for password, no heratic behavior

Additional info:
Host is Fedora 27.
KDE Plasma sddm working well

Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2018-05-09 13:53:03 UTC
It's likely a video driver or theme issue.

I'm not familiar with lxqt to know if it uses any custom themeing or not.

Comment 3 Scott Dowdle 2018-05-25 19:48:35 UTC
Installing lightdm (which totals about 6MB including deps for the default LXQT spin) and then switching to lightdm.service at least allows one to login.

Comment 4 Scott Dowdle 2018-12-11 23:07:54 UTC
This seems fixed in Fedora 29.

Comment 5 Ben Cotton 2019-05-02 20:08:58 UTC
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Comment 6 Ben Cotton 2019-05-28 23:26:55 UTC
Fedora 28 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2019-05-28. Fedora 28 is
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