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Old 03-13-2019, 05:23 PM   #16
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Try clicking on that little icon to the left of en_CA.
 
Old 03-14-2019, 07:02 PM   #17
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It won't let me click it
 
Old 03-14-2019, 08:53 PM   #18
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Ah, ok.

You should probably first determine which greeter lightdm is using:

Code:
lightdm --show-config
(greeter-session)

and then have a look in the relevant conf file in /etc/lightdm/ to see if anything is amiss. See https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2357502 for an example of the fields that are in there. You could try changing the theme for example, or even change the greeter altogether.

Sorry that I can't be of any more help than that.
 
Old 03-15-2019, 05:22 PM   #19
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Code:
   sudo lightdm --show-config
[sudo] password
     [Seat:*]
A  greeter-session=lightdm-greeter
A  greeter-hide-users=true
A  session-wrapper=/etc/X11/Xsession
B  user-session=kde-plasma-kf5

Sources:
A  /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/01_debian.conf
B  /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/40-kde-plasma-kf5.conf
C  /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
& another thing FYI
Code:
/etc/lightdm% ls
keys.conf  lightdm.conf  lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf  users.conf
and in the 4 config files 95% percent of the lines start with #, doesn't that comment out those lines? nothing in there stands out, but this is my first time looking in a conf file they didn't look anything like you example

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Old 03-15-2019, 06:44 PM   #20
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this is why I do not use lightDM way too many config files to deal with.
 
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Old 03-15-2019, 07:00 PM   #21
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frick all that try from runlevel 3 apt install fluxbox then startx
or icewm or openbox etc
 
Old 03-15-2019, 11:26 PM   #22
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ai_Programmer View Post
what command should I use to make this change?
Code:
update-alternatives --get-selections x-session-manager
is where I would start if that's Debian Stretch or Buster you're running.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ai_Programmer View Post
lightdm.conf lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf users.conf

and in the 4 config files 95% percent of the lines start with #, doesn't that comment out those lines? nothing in there stands out, but this is my first time looking in a conf file they didn't look anything like you example
(I don't use LightDM either.)

Maybe we ought to see what's in these three files, what's commented, and what isn't. The comment #15 screenshot suggests to me a curtain is blocking everything but username & password inputs, resulting from a configuration option you ought to be able to change from some Cinnamon setup tool after logging in normally, or using your favorite text editor with superuser permissions on one of those three files.
 
Old 03-16-2019, 08:30 PM   #23
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Last edited by flshope; 03-16-2019 at 08:35 PM. Reason: superseded by previous comment
 
Old 03-17-2019, 06:41 PM   #24
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Apparently I was used to cinammon's tap to click default on my track pad & wasn't clicking. Thanks for being there for me
 
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