Disabled XFCE Session Manager, now can't login
jaylinux53 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 18:51:09 CET 2009
PS: (just to make it complete)
I had to make a new session when logging-in (as 'Session Manager' was
now enabled), clciking on any of the earlier saved sessions 9including
'Default') did not work.
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 11:16 PM, Jay Mistry <jaylinux53 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I could find the relevant XFCE4 System File. It is xfce4-session
> located (in my case, openSUSE 11.1) at -
> I changed the following values in that file (after logging in as
> 'root' through KDE 4.2)-
> SaveOnExit=false ... (previously 'true')
> AlwaysDisplay=true ... (previous 'false')
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 6:52 AM, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
>> Jay Mistry wrote:
>>> I disabled the XFCE Session Manager when I last logged into XFCE, as
>>> it used to prompt for a new session to be named every time I logged
>>> into XFCE.
>>> Now, I cannot login to XFCE. On trying to Login, the splash screen
>>> (with the mouse graphic) appears and then the desktop and panel appear
>>> very briefly (3-4 secs), and replaced by a blank black screen.
>>> What can I do to re-enable 'Session Manager' ? I can boot via a 'Live
>>> CD' and make any necessary changes to system file(s)-but I don't know
>>> which file to alter & how ?
>> If you see the splash screen, then the session manager is already enabled.
>> Something's causing it to quit. You'll want to look at console output.
>> Try logging in directly to a virtual console (not through GDM or some other
>> display manager) and running 'startxfce4' from the command line. That might
>> help you figure out what's going wrong.
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