Re: system boots to terminal
- Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2017 14:39:27 +0000
- From: Tony van der Hoff <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: system boots to terminal
On 28/12/17 10:59, Floris wrote:
> Op Thu, 28 Dec 2017 11:41:22 +0100 schreef Tony van der Hoff
>> Since upgrading Jessie to Stretch, I find my system boots to a terminal,
>> instead of a desktop. I can log in, run startx, and the desktop then
>> appears. I then need to log in again.
>> So, how do I get my system to boot straight to the desktop?
>> Cheers, Tony
Thanks for your swift reply, Floris; much appreciated.
> Things you could try:
> - Is systemd set to boot into graphical mode?
> $ systemctl get-default
> If you get an other output run:
> # systemctl set-default graphical.target
Yes, I'm seeing that response.
> - Reconfigure gdm3 and make sure gdm is the default display manager
> # dpkg-reconfigure gdm3
> $ cat /etc/X11/default-display-manager
I should have said I'm using KDE, so I guess gdm stanzas are inappropriate.
Anyway, I'm seeing:
$ cat /etc/X11/default-display-manager
Should I dpkg-reconfigure that?