[blfs-support] black screen and cursor after installing gdm in blfs

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Sun Nov 4 13:35:17 PST 2012

On 11/04/2012 09:06 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> James Pinto wrote:
>> Ok tried the suggestions I uninstalled gdm reinstalled the caribou
>> dependencies, then reinstalled caribou and then booted into blfs but I get
>> the same oops error.
> Generally 'oops' is a term for a kernel crash.  I suspect you are not
> using the term in that sense.

Well, you never used GNOME to know what the message is.

Someone decided to make GNOME more emo and instead of helpful error 
message, when login fails you get

Black wallpaper with "sad emotion" on it saying:

Ooops! Something went wrong.

and log out button.

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