Public bug reported:
When picking GNOME on Wayland as session and attempting to login from
LightDM then it fails, all you see is a black screen with a blinking
However, manually running:
$ dbus-run-session gnome-shell --display-server --wayland
from the console/vt1 (Ctrl+Alt+F1) seems to work.
But from LightDM it does not work.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.10
Package: gnome-session-wayland 3.20.2-1ubuntu7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-22.24-generic 4.8.0
Uname: Linux 4.8.0-22-generic x86_64
Date: Wed Oct 12 18:06:13 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-12-26 (1020 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131016.1)
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
** Affects: gnome-session (Ubuntu)
** Affects: lightdm (Ubuntu)
** Tags: amd64 apport-bug wayland-session yakkety
** Also affects: lightdm (Ubuntu)
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