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gdkeene
June 6th, 2008, 12:44 PM
I am running Ubuntu, but I installed xfce. Every time I log into an xfce session, it just brings a black screen, but the mouse works. I then hit <Ctrl><Alt><Backspace> and login again and this time it works fine. This is repeatable every time.

I re-installed xfce, but it didn't change anything.

Any ideas?

Thanks

unicorn_2003_1
June 6th, 2008, 02:37 PM
"That error you got states that dbus is not running. XFCE needs dbus to communicate between the various components and applications. Run /etc/init.d/dbus and see if that helps. After running dbus run xfce4-session to start your session." ---quote

the link:http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=355665

Good luck.