2 votes

xorg-xdm cannot output Cyrillic text

The greeter for xdm (in Debian and derived systems) uses Xft for drawing the string (see source code): # define DRAW_STRING(f, x, y, m, l) \ /* Debug("DRAW_STRING(%s, %d, %d, %s, %d)\n", ...
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1 vote

One user cannot run startx anymore

The PATH variable contained a symlink to a subdir of the new location of the user's home directory. This produced a circular reference (too many levels of symbolic links) when the actual home ...

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