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Login screen never appears on early generation Intel GPUs (Core2 and
Status in GNOME Shell:
Status in gnome-shell package in Ubuntu:
Status in mutter package in Ubuntu:
Wayland sessions (including the login screen itself) don't start up on
older Intel GPUs.
Ctrl+Alt+F4, log in, edit /etc/gdm3/custom.conf and uncomment the line:
$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 17.10
Upgraded from 17.04 today.
Steps to reproduce:
- Start the PC or log out/end session in case it's running with an Xorg
- Attempt to log in, using 'Ubuntu'
Expected to happen:
5 seconds of black screen, then the login screen appears again.
- Logging in using 'Ubuntu on Xorg' works fine and as expected.
- Extracted a syslog of such a failed attempt, see attached file.
DisplayManager: gdm3DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-05-04 (539 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64
Package: gnome-shell 3.26.1-0ubuntu5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-16.19-generic 4.13.4
Tags: artful package-from-proposed third-party-packages
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-16-generic x86_64
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to artful on 2017-10-25 (0 days ago)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dialout dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo www-data
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