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Month: May 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] tdm doesn't start through

From: Werner Bast <werner.bast@...>
Date: Sat, 24 May 2014 05:40:36 +0200
Am 24.05.2014 02:21, schrieb Greg Madden:
> On Friday 23 May 2014 15:05:11 you wrote:
>> hi all,
>> Like the subject said i've got problems with tdm. Its just the other
>> branch of the bug Nr 2057. I recently switched from on
>> precise to the nightly builds (R14.0.0 i guess).
>> And ended up with both kdm-trinity and tdm-trinity. On the way to
>> switch i was getting asked whitch DisplayManager and i choose
>> tdm-trinity. i reboot and ended in the non-X Prompt on tty1.
>> The confusing part is that the command (after login) initctl list
>> shows the service
>> 'tdm-trinity start/running, process 2838'.
>> So i have to 'initctl restart tdm-trinity' to get the
>> X-Login(graphically)
>> I just looked around a bit in /etc/init/tdm-trinity.conf and it seems
>> alright.
>> So I'm in a state of confusion. What am i doing wrong
>> Greetings Werner Bast
> How did you 'switch' to R14 ? There is a thread on the TDE users list: 
> :Most simple way to upgrade Trinity"  discussing how to upgrade TDE. 
> Since the upgrade path has not been , at least, documented yet, 
> feedback is welcome on what you did, sources.list, commands or ?.
> To fix a possible broken install I would make sure I did not have any 
> packages with 'KDE' in the name since R14 has renamed everthing? to TDE
> Purge leftover KDE-* packages
I just changed the lines in sources.list.
and updated. After that i had to manually start tdm. Then i kicked
kdm-trinity*. And nothing changed (the description says its only a
transitional package). I had to manually start tdm anyway.

What i also want is not only the solution, but to know where the problem

Yours Werner