Lightdm hangs when switching sessions

Bug #1266911 reported by Alfredo Pacheco Jr on 2014-01-07
This bug affects 1 person
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lightdm (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Lightdm hangs when attempting to select lx Games or Lubuntu Nexus 7 sessions. This discovered for the Lubuntu 14.04 LTS testdrive via the virtual machine.

Ubuntu Trusty Tahr (development branch)

   Installed: 1.9.5-0ubuntu1
   Candidate: 1.9.5-oubuntu1
   Version table:
 *** 1.9.5-0ubuntu1 0
               500 trusty/main i386 Packages
               100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu Package testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:

tags: added: package-qa-testing

When attempting to pull a lightdm bug via the terminal, the following occurs:

   ~$ ubuntu-bug lightdm
        cat: /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf: No such file or directory
        (process : 2064) : Glib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed
        Gtk-Message: (for origin information, set GTK_Debug) : failed to retrieve property 'GtkRange: :activate-slider' of type 'gboolean' from rc file value "((GString*) 0xac46b8b0)" of type 'GString'

/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf does not exist because the only folder close to that name is

description: updated
Simon Quigley (tsimonq2) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. We are sorry that we do not always have the capacity to look at all reported bugs in a timely manner. There have been many changes in Ubuntu since that time you reported the bug and your problem may have been fixed with some of the updates. It would help us a lot if you could test it on a currently supported Ubuntu version. If you test it and it is still an issue, kindly upload the updated logs by running only once:
apport-collect 1266911

and any other logs that are relevant for this particular issue.

Changed in lightdm (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for lightdm (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in lightdm (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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