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LightDM GTK+ Greeter reset possible?
« on: February 17, 2017, 08:28:22 pm »
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System:    Host: HP-G60-Notebook Kernel: 4.4.0-62-generic x86_64 (64 bit)
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Still on Pre-Respin PM7 and is standing the test of time, kodi abuse and being used more than the inferior  BSOD Operating Systems I have..anyway that's another matter.

Over time my lightDM GTK+ greeter is intermittently showing the screen or just not bothering sometimes.  >:(
Another thing it does is, briefly show the greeter screen and then quickly go to the desktop screen before I have a chance to log in within seconds of start-up.
is this connected? If so, how can it be fixed? Is there a way to reset this, so it works all the time again?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: LightDM GTK+ Greeter reset possible?
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2017, 04:16:04 am »
A re-installation via synaptic cured it, for now anyway.

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Re: LightDM GTK+ Greeter reset possible?
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2017, 06:01:11 pm »
Great stuff, glad you sorted it :)
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