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Old 05-04-2006, 01:49 PM   #1
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Can't load any desktop manager


I just recently did another apt-get upgrade on my debian machine. After rebooting, it seemed that everything was working fine, until I tried login my X. I am using WDM as my window manager. The login screen is there and WDM is running. But when I login using my correct username and password, the screen blinks and I am at the beginning again. I have tried choosing several desktop managers at the login screen, for example; pekwm, twm and fluxbox, but nothing seems to work. It seems I am stuck at the login screen. I have also tried using XDM, but keep getting the same issue.

This is the last part of my Xorg.0.log file:

(**) NV(0): DPMS enabled
(==) RandR enabled
(II) Configured Mouse: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded
Could not init font path element /var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType, removing from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/TTF/, removing from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/OTF, removing from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/CID/, removing from list!

Even after removing those lines from the xorg.conf file I keep having this issue. Really don't know where to look for this. Help would be really appreciated. Thanks in advance.


Last edited by megabot; 05-04-2006 at 01:51 PM.
Old 05-04-2006, 02:02 PM   #2
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Have you tried re-running the xorg config tool?
Old 05-04-2006, 02:06 PM   #3
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I installed a newer xorg.conf file yes, with right (same settings actually) and still keep getting this.

Just installed GDM and openbox as window and desktop manager, and that seems to be working, does this mean that there is no right desktop manager setup for WDM perhaps?


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