[PC-BSD Testing] Removing Xfce with System Manager, can't login to LXDE

Bridger Dyson-Smith bdysonsmith at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 09:45:47 PDT 2012


Another addendum:

When you remove a DE via system manager, the DE stays in the "DE selector"
drop down menu in the log in screen's panel.

Cheers!

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 10:01 AM, Bridger Dyson-Smith <bdysonsmith at gmail.com
> wrote:

> hi Claive,
> I'm at a loss here - maybe the libmenu-cache.so.1 and
> /usr/local/share/openbox/menu.xm are shared? I wouldn't think that the
> openbox/menu.xml file would be shared with Xfce, but there's a lot going on
> here that I don't understand. ....yet :)
>
> Thanks for confirming the bug - I hope nothing irreversible happened to
> your LXDE environment!
>
> @ the devs:
>
> looking at ~/.xsession-errors.old, when I tried the right-click log out
> from the LXDE desktop:
> pc-systemupdatertray: Fatal IO error: client killed
> pc-nettray: Fatal IO error: client killed
> XIO: fatal IO error 35 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server ":0"
>         after 73206 requests (73206 known processed) with 4 events
> remaining.
> applet.py: Fatal IO error 35 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X
> server :0.
> life-preserver: Fatal IO error: client killed
> pc-nettray: Fatal IO error: client killed
> xterm: fatal IO error 35 (Resource temporarily unavailable) or KillClient
> on X server ":0"
>
> Thanks all for your time & trouble.
> Cheers,
> Bridger
>
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 4:52 AM, claive alvin Acedilla <
> cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Bridger, Why System Packages also uninstalled LXDE when XFCE is
>> uninstalled from System Package?
>>
>> On 3/28/12, claive alvin Acedilla <cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi Bridger,
>> >
>> > I can reproduce this problem too.
>> > Logging in to lxde after uninstalling xfce will login to openbox and
>> cannot
>> > logout to gdm.
>> > Good catch Bridger.
>> >
>> > On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 7:28 PM, Bridger Dyson-Smith
>> > <bdysonsmith at gmail.com>wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi list --
>> >>
>> >> I forgot to mention -- logging into LXDE, I get what appears to be a
>> >> default OpenBox DE (same contextual menu), but when I right-click and
>> >> select "exit", the DE freezes and doesn't complete the log out.
>> >>
>> >> Thanks,
>> >> Bridger
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 12:14 PM, Bridger Dyson-Smith <
>> >> bdysonsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> Hi list --
>> >>>
>> >>> I added the Xfce via System Manager yesterday in an effort to
>> duplicate
>> >>> a
>> >>> DE-specific problem. After duplicating the problem, I removed it (also
>> >>> through the System Manager).
>> >>>
>> >>> Now I'm unable to log in to LXDE (my primary DE). Any suggestions for
>> >>> how
>> >>> to fix this? Please let me know if there's additional info I can
>> provide
>> >>> -
>> >>> I'm not quite sure where to start. Other DEs (FluxBox, OpenBox, FVWM,
>> >>> and
>> >>> FVWM-Crystal) all work.
>> >>>
>> >>> When I attempt the LXDE login, the PCBSD Isotope Edition (default
>> >>> wallpaper) stays there and it looks like I'm getting the default
>> OpenBox
>> >>> DE
>> >>> (the right-click menus are the same).
>> >>>
>> >>> Thanks very much!
>> >>> Bridger
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >>
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