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log out from slim, or slim restart results in blank screen for several minutes

I am using slim login manager. when I log out from my session, or restart slim from the commandline: service slim restart I get blank console for couple of minutes, before the slim login screen ...
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Check if I am on a slim (debian OS) image

Suppose I run docker run --rm -ti --entrypoint bash test-image I know this is based on debian:bullseye but I have no other info about the image. $ cat /etc/os-release PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/...
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suspend display when in login manager login screen

I have a laptop and a PC, both with Debian 10 installed. I am using slim login manager on both. When I log out from the X server session on my PC, I get the slim login screen. After few seconds, the ...
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Slim login manager: patch slimlock to not wake up display on mouse movement

I am using slim login manager on Debian 10. slim-1.3.6 part of the slim package is slimlock, a screenlocker. When I lock my screen (Ctrl+Alt+Del), two things happen: typical lock screen appears, ...
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force specific shell environment variable on process using /etc/pam.d/ rules

I am using slim login manager, and it has its own pam rules file: /etc/pam.d/slim. auth requisite pam_nologin.so auth required pam_env.so readenv=1 auth required pam_env....
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E: Unable to locate package postgresql-client-10

I am trying to run a container and I have to install ruby:2.5-slim and I have a dependency on postgresql-client-9.4. When I try to install this, why am I getting the following error message? Reading ...
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execute script at startup

What would be the simplest way to launch a script during the boot or desktop startup process in debian? The script in question consists of a single command (ifup wlan0) to connect the wifi and ...
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Alpine Linux VirtualBox VM With xfce4 Desktop Not Able to Use Full Screen Resolution

I have an installation of alpine linux running in a virtualbox vm with slim + xfce4 for the desktop engine. Kernel Version: I have tried with both the latest (3.6.2) Standard and Virtual Kernel from ...
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Graphical interface not logging in

I have installed the Simple Login Manager, slimas my login manager for xorg. I am using the Lumina desktop and FreeBSD 12.0. SLiM is a lightweight login manager for X11, allowing the ...
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slim: start second X session on tty8

I am using slim login manager and LXDE desktop environment. When I am logged in in LXDE, and switch to text console (ctrl+alt+F1), I can log in as another user in the text console and type: startx --...
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Run script as root after autologin in X

I've got a public PC on which there are: 1 big screen 1 touchscreen, the user can touch it and navigate through a website the website is in fullscreen, right click is disabled and the keyboard that ...
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Start X11vnc on boot at SLIM login window

Debian 7.7 Wheezy, xorg, SLIM, i3 I'm unable to have x11vnc -usepw -forever started with SLIM, to offer a vnc connection on boot, as I do not have a monitor attached to the computer. I tried to add ...
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SLiM autologin to wrong wm

I configured my system to do an autologin using awesome wm. However, after an upgrade of my Debian Sid (which wasn't without difficulty because of a bug in the package of my graphic driver, I had to ...
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Where to put commands to run when X starts with SLiM

I'm having trouble determining where to add these two commands: setxkbmap latam to set the correct keyboard layout, and xcompmgr -c -C & to enable transparency. Before installing SLiM, I used ...
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How to make SLiM not render anything at login prompt?

I've just figured I don't actually need an image when logging into slim, especially if that image is a few megabytes large. Currently they're both set to 1x1 png images, however, then that image has ...
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SLiM not working in Arch Linux with Gnome

I'm trying to change my login manager to SLiM and the theme I want for my login screen is archlinux-simplyblack: [cesar@arch ~]$ ls -la /usr/share/slim/themes/ total 108 drwxr-xr-x 27 root root 4096 ...
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Slim exit as username ends in black screen

I recently installed Arch Linux on my notebook and it works fine. But there is still one small problem. Following to the SLiM manual I can use exit to exit to the shell. Unlike expected, I won't ...
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