Bullseye release notes / install instructions for alternative inits

Martin Steigerwald martin at lichtvoll.de
Tue Aug 10 15:15:26 BST 2021

Mark Hindley - 01.08.21, 19:38:58 CEST:
> On Sun, Aug 01, 2021 at 01:35:47PM +0100, Matthew Vernon wrote:
> > My lowest-possible-effort test of "apt-get install gnome" on my
> > XFCE/bullseye/sysvinit system fails because something is depending
> > on
> > libsystemd0 (which libelogind0 conflicts with).
> AFAICS this is gdm3 which still depends on libpam-systemd directly. I
> have just tested gdm3 in a VM with libpam-elogind-compat to
> circumvent the dependency with no problems.
> I can't find any reference to gdm3 actually requiring systemd --user.
> The changelog only mentions XDG_RUNTIME_DIR (which libpam-elogind
> provides).
> The BTS is erroring at the moment so I couldn't read the contents of
> #767365 to see if there is any more detail.

I do not see any further detail in the bug report.

So GNOME works as long as you use something else than gdm 3 as display 


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