I can successfully login with lightdm after deleting every Xorg session entries correpsonding to a wayland session entry (ex rm /usr/share/xessions/gnome /usr/share/xessions/ubuntu and leave /usr/share/wayland-sessions/gnome and /usr/share/wayland- sessions/ubuntu).
-- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Desktop Packages, which is subscribed to lightdm in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1632772 Title: Login option 'GNOME on Wayland' does not start from LightDM Status in Ubuntu GNOME: Triaged Status in unity8-desktop-session: Won't Fix Status in lightdm package in Ubuntu: Invalid Status in ubuntu-meta package in Ubuntu: Fix Released Status in unity8-desktop-session package in Ubuntu: Triaged Status in unity8-desktop-session source package in Yakkety: Triaged Status in unity8-desktop-session source package in Zesty: Triaged Bug description: 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 cursor. 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. ProblemType: Bug 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 ApportVersion: 2.20.3-0ubuntu8 Architecture: amd64 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) SourcePackage: gnome-session UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-gnome/+bug/1632772/+subscriptions -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~desktop-packages Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~desktop-packages More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp