kernkraftz
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Enthusiast

LightDM as Ubuntu 20.04 greeter

I've been trying to overcome the  GDM3 greeter problem that's described in KB https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/79640

 

Despite implementing the workaround the login screen still displays the symptoms from the KB

 

I thought that LightDM could be a workaround to the GDM3 issues, but when I dpkg-reconfigure to lightdm, I am unable to log in to the desktop pool whatsoever.

 

Is LightDM not a valid greeter for a Ubuntu 20.04 Horizon 8 Desktop pool - or do I need some additional config?

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zhiminli
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

LightDM is not officially supported in Ubuntu 20.04.

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kernkraftz
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Ok, thanks for responding.

 

Any clues as to why the solution in the KB doesn't work?

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chenyu_vmware
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

Please execute "dpkg-reconfigure gdm3" again, then re-install Linux viewagent, then update /usr/share/applications/org.gnome.Shell.desktop as KB required, then reboot, and have a try.

If it still does not work, could you please paste the content here for org.gnome.Shell.desktop? Thanks.

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