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Re: running x11 (virtualbox)

From: Riccardo Mottola
Subject: Re: running x11 (virtualbox)
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:49:19 +0100
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Samuel Thibault wrote:
Riccardo Mottola, le Mon 23 Mar 2015 18:11:12 +0100, a écrit :
Reading http://www.debian.org/ports/hurd/hurd-install about X.Org.

Right so, I thought that because of the new login style I already had a
What do you mean by "new login style"?

I was accustomed (and even loved) where you had to type "login". That was so "hurd" for me after many years.

if I run

console -d vga -d pc_mouse --repeat=mouse -d pc_kbd --repeat=kbd -d 
generic_speaker -c /dev/vcs
Did you check that it wasn't already running?  The page above advises to
run echo $TERM

I referred to this page more precisely about this:

«  You need to run dpkg-reconfigure x11-common to allow any user to
start Xorg, because the X wrapper does not know about the Hurd and Mach
consoles. »

which really looks promising considering the error message you were

I reconfigured, and now after a reboot it works. So everything fine, thus the console was already running, as I supposed.
Sometimes reconfiguring again and rebooting does miracles :)

I attach nevertheless a screenshot of the login as I see it. Above it says "tty1" and below "console".

Is this intentional or a bug?


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