Slim wont accept password
Package installs... If slim wont accept your password::
That is it simply keeps resetting to the login prompt.
Check system dbus is running::
service dbus status
(or whatever your using)
Check you have not slipped around a dependency which may happen if you have "extra" (non devuan repositories)
** * cough* *debian* *ubuntu* **
Certainly this could catch you if you use experimental or unstable (ceres) / you know that those names are no accident
$ sudo apt-get update $ apt-get install slim --reinstall
(optionally -t ascii or testing)
If slim is built with dbus you have to have dbus AND consolekit.
$ apt-cache depends slim slim Depends: libc6 Depends: libck-connector0 Depends: libdbus-1-3 Depends: libfontconfig1 Depends: libfreetype6 Depends: libgcc1 Depends: libjpeg62-turbo Depends: libpam0g Depends: libpng12-0 Depends: libstdc++6 Depends: libx11-6 Depends: libxext6 Depends: libxft2 Depends: libxmu6 Depends: libxrandr2 Depends: libxrender1 Depends: zlib1g | Depends: debconf Depends: <debconf-2.0> cdebconf debconf Depends: dbus Depends: consolekit Recommends: xterm Suggests: scrot Suggests: xauth