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Re: Can't install lightdm?




On 3/1/19, Dan Ritter <dsr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> riveravaldez wrote:
>> >> Right now I can start Xorg (apparently) but can't start IceWM, so, I
>> >> only have CLI.
>> >
>> > Use 'startx' to start X.
>> >
>> > Write a .xinitrc like this:
>> >
>> > ---
>> > #!/bin/sh
>> > exec icewm
>> > ---
>> >
>> > Later, testing will be fixed and you can install lightdm again.
>> >
>> > -dsr-
>> >
>>
>> Thanks a lot, Dan.
>>
>> After install xinit I use startx, IceWM loaded but without mouse or
>> keyboard control (neither responded). I have ssh access from another
>> machine, so I 'killall -s SIGINT icewm' and get back to CLI. Then
>> tried again, with same result.
>>
>> Then tried to reboot and get this:
>>
>> $ systemctl reboot
>> Failed to set wall message, ignoring: The name
>> org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1 was not provided by any .service files
>> Failed to reboot system via logind: The name
>> org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1 was not provided by any .service files
>> Failed to start reboot.target: The name org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1 was
>> not provided by any .service files
>> See system logs and 'systemctl status reboot.target' for details.
>
>
>> Is it the same problem or something else?
>
> I don't really understand polkit, but you probably need it
> installed so that systemd will let you have access to your
> system.
>
> You might try installing
> libpolkit-backend-1-0
> libpolkit-agent-1-0
> libpolkit-gobject-1-0
>
> and seeing if that helps.
>
> Otherwise, hopefully one of the systemd aficionados will chime
> in.
>
> -dsr-

Thanks again!

I'll send another mail to the list with a different title for that.

Any idea with the non-keyboard non-mouse response?