Bug#342796: gnome-terminal: login screen not functional: no texts displayed, no entry possible

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Sat Dec 10 18:14:00 UTC 2005

reassign 342796 gdm

Le mercredi 10 décembre 2003 à 16:58 +0100, michaeljgd a écrit :
> Package: gnome-terminal
> Version: 2.10.0-3
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable
> After installation with netinst cdrom the system restarted and showed the usual login screen, but in a unusual manner.
> The graphical elements are shown. The background, the rectangle containing the input field, and the input field appear as usual.
> But there is no character shown at all. Mouse may be moved, but focus may not be set onto the input field.
> Character entry is not taken and shown in the input field.
> The recovery mode works. System respond to pings. Terminal may not be switched by Ctrl-Alt-F<num>.
> The log file showed some issues related to fonts. One under root is missed but there are others loaded.
> The installation was standard. apt showed no unsatisfied dependencies.
> I am unsure if this is a gnome or x related issue.

This issue isn't related to gnome-terminal, but to gdm. Reassigning.

Could you please provide which version of the gdm package you are using?

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