Anybody using lxdm or slim with xfce?

Konstantin Svist fry.kun at
Mon Nov 21 21:16:00 UTC 2011

I tried switching the default login manager (gdm) to lxdm, but it just 
crashes after I enter my password.

lxdm writes a bunch of errors into /var/log/lxdm.log:

** Message: find greeter (nil)

** Message: find idle (nil)

xauth:  file /var/run/lxdm/lxdm-:0.auth does not exist
** Message: add xserver watch

Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 keyuse: X [:<display>] [option]
<help for command line options>

I've also tried SLiM - it lets me in, but a bunch of things don't work 
in the xfce shell -- volume control is busted, NetworkManager seems to 
randomly forget the wifi passwords, and so on.

More information about the users mailing list