I have stripped my full desktop debian 7 x64 to the bare, leaving just xorg and lightdm for a kiosk application. I have changed the lighdm configuration to auto-login a user. When I boot, this works ...
Lightdm is displayed properly but after entering a password and clicking login, I see the screen blink and lightdm window re-appears and asks to log in as if nothing happened. Configs user@laptop:~$ ...
I decided to write my own DE using these instructions here it worked and I can login however I didn't use a panel so I don't have a logout button or a session manager. I've decided to write my own ...