No graphical logon screen after install

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No graphical logon screen after install

Postby Kerlaugar » 2021-01-16 16:49

Hello all,

I just installed Debian Testing on a system. Installation seemed successful, but I do not end up in a graphical logon screen. I installed LXQT instead of Gnome (there were some missing firmware warnings, but I think only WiFi/Bluetooth related).

The boot process ends with

[OK] Started Simple Desktop Display Manager
[OK] Started Authorization Manager

And then, it simply does nothing and these are the last entries that show up on the screen. The system also doesn't provide a commandline interface (no prompt anyway). I don't think anything went wrong during the installation. I expected that installing LXQT would also result in the installation of all components to enable a graphical interface, including a login manager.

I can login using SSH, so that works. Are there specific log files I should check? Or should I still install a graphical login manager or switch it on or so?
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Re: No graphical logon screen after install

Postby CwF » 2021-01-16 17:07

Check all the tty's <Ctrl><ALT><F1> thru F7
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Re: No graphical logon screen after install

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2021-01-16 18:45

Please read the Frequently Asked Questions thread in the HowTo section.
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Re: No graphical logon screen after install

Postby Kerlaugar » 2021-01-17 18:59

Hi there,

Thanks for your replies!

Indeed, I should've read the FAQ in the howto section, because that was spot on. I missed that in my search, so I need to search more thoroughly next time (and perhaps always start with the FAQ). Anyway, I now have the required non-free drivers and the system is up and running.

Thanks!
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