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Old 03-11-2009, 05:47 PM
Daevid Vincent
 
Default Ubuntu 8.10 server doesn't boot into GDM / X yet starts manually fine

I posted this the other day but feel it might have been lost as sunday evenings are not the best time to post it seems...



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Date: Sun, 8 Mar 2009 16:15:47 -0700



I installed 8.10 server, then added Gnome and all that goodness on top.
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When I boot however (and I swear this WAS working a week or so ago and I just did some updates today as per the update icon arrow), XDM doesn't auto start.
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I have /etc/init.d/gdm starting in 3,4,5
x11-common in 2,3,4,5
and xserver-wacom (i don't have a wacom anything) in 2,3,4,5
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If I login and "startx" it works fine but bawks about user switching or something.

if I manually just "/etc/init.d/gdm start" it fires up and works like a champ.
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So I'm confused as to where the disconnect is and why it isn't' starting with the other services?


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