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mageia7 login gui

Postby JJF » Jan 13th, '19, 11:43

Mageia 7 clean install in VirtualBox inside windows 7
After latest update - 13/1/19 - no graphical login screen is presented.
I am able to successfully login using user , password and than STARTX
How to I restore the graphical login screen (enabling to select the preferred environment)
Please advise
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Re: mageia7 login gui

Postby isadora » Jan 13th, '19, 12:17

From mailing-list i learned:
> My updates of kernel and systemd systemd 236
> booted runlevel 3. Two reboots still booted runlevel 3.
>
> Had to reset greeter. See
> https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=22593

You just need to run

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systemctl set-default graphical.target
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Re: mageia7 login gui

Postby JJF » Jan 13th, '19, 14:04

Thanks
It worked
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Re: mageia7 login gui

Postby JJF » Jan 13th, '19, 14:12

1. Solved
2. Question : After update, why did it switch to text login?
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Re: mageia7 login gui

Postby isadora » Jan 13th, '19, 15:29

It's solved in your case, but real solution is worked on.
You can read origin and follow-ups in the devel-mailing-list:
https://ml.mageia.org/l/arc/dev/2019-01/msg00218.html
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Re: mageia7 login gui

Postby benmc » Jan 13th, '19, 21:13

JJF wrote:2. Question : After update, why did it switch to text login?


Effectively, Mga7 and Cauldron are the same.
This is one of the joys of running Cauldron. :lol: i.e something got broke.
As Mga7 has not yet been branched off the Cauldron tree, this is likely to happen.
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