Bug#696672: gdm3: Greeter display appears twice...briefly the 1st time..then the real display pops up

Frank McCormick beacon at videotron.ca
Tue Dec 25 15:18:14 UTC 2012

Package: gdm3
Version: 3.4.1-5
Severity: normal

When the greeter appears the first time...it seems to be only part of the
display...it's on the screen for less than a second..than after a
brief delay, the "real" greeter display pops up.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.0
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-686-pae (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_CA.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_CA.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages gdm3 depends on:
ii  accountsservice                             0.6.21-7
ii  adduser                                     3.113+nmu3
ii  aterm [x-terminal-emulator]                 1.0.1-8
ii  dconf-gsettings-backend                     0.12.1-3
ii  dconf-tools                                 0.12.1-3
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]                       1.5.48
ii  dpkg                                        1.16.9
ii  fluxbox [x-window-manager]                  1.3.2-4
ii  gir1.2-freedesktop                          1.32.1-1
ii  gir1.2-glib-2.0                             1.32.1-1
ii  gnome-session-bin                 
ii  gnome-session-fallback [x-session-manager]
ii  gnome-settings-daemon                       3.4.2+git20121218.7c1322-1
ii  gnome-terminal [x-terminal-emulator]
ii  gsettings-desktop-schemas                   3.4.2-3
ii  icewm [x-window-manager]                    1.3.7-4
ii  icewm-experimental [x-window-manager]       1.3.7-4
ii  icewm-lite [x-window-manager]               1.3.7-4
ii  jwm [x-window-manager]                      2.1.0+svn579-2
ii  libaccountsservice0                         0.6.21-7
ii  libatk1.0-0                                 2.4.0-2
ii  libattr1                                    1:2.4.46-8
ii  libaudit0                                   1:1.7.18-1.1
ii  libc6                                       2.13-37
ii  libcairo-gobject2                           1.12.2-2
ii  libcairo2                                   1.12.2-2
ii  libcanberra-gtk3-0                          0.28-6
ii  libcanberra0                                0.28-6
ii  libdbus-1-3                                 1.6.8-1
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2                            0.100-1
ii  libfontconfig1                              2.9.0-7.1
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0                          2.26.1-1
ii  libglib2.0-0                                2.33.12+really2.32.4-3
ii  libglib2.0-bin                              2.33.12+really2.32.4-3
ii  libgtk-3-0                                  3.4.2-4
ii  libpam-modules                              1.1.3-7.1
ii  libpam-runtime                              1.1.3-7.1
ii  libpam0g                                    1.1.3-7.1
ii  libpango1.0-0                               1.30.0-1
ii  librsvg2-common                             2.36.1-1
ii  libselinux1                                 2.1.9-5
ii  libupower-glib1                             0.9.17-1
ii  libwrap0                                    7.6.q-24
ii  libx11-6                                    2:1.5.0-1
ii  libxau6                                     1:1.0.7-1
ii  libxdmcp6                                   1:1.1.1-1
ii  libxklavier16                               5.2.1-1
ii  libxrandr2                                  2:1.3.2-2
ii  lsb-base                                    4.1+Debian9
ii  lxterminal [x-terminal-emulator]            0.1.11-4
ii  metacity [x-window-manager]                 1:2.34.3-4
ii  openbox [x-window-manager]                  3.5.0-6
ii  policykit-1-gnome                           0.105-2
ii  rxvt-unicode-lite [x-terminal-emulator]     9.15-2
ii  upower                                      0.9.17-1
ii  x11-common                                  1:7.7+1
ii  x11-xserver-utils                           7.7~3
ii  xterm [x-terminal-emulator]                 278-4

Versions of packages gdm3 recommends:
pn  at-spi2-core               <none>
ii  desktop-base               7.0.3
ii  gnome-icon-theme           3.4.0-2
ii  gnome-icon-theme-symbolic  3.4.0-2
ii  x11-xkb-utils              7.7~1
ii  xserver-xephyr             2:1.12.4-4
ii  xserver-xorg               1:7.7+1
ii  zenity                     3.4.0-2

Versions of packages gdm3 suggests:
pn  gnome-orca            <none>
pn  gnome-shell           <none>
pn  gok                   <none>
ii  libpam-gnome-keyring  3.4.1-5

-- Configuration Files:
/etc/gdm3/daemon.conf changed:
TimedLoginEnable = true
TimedLogin = frank
TimedLoginDelay = 60

-- debconf information:
* shared/default-x-display-manager: gdm3
  gdm3/daemon_name: /usr/sbin/gdm3

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