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Re: Cannot login (login screen loop) after some packages are installed

From: David Lecompte
Subject: Re: Cannot login (login screen loop) after some packages are installed
Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2022 13:54:25 +0000

Le dimanche 13 février 2022 à 09:38 +0100, Ricardo Wurmus a écrit :
> Hi Nikos,
> > I have succesfully installed guix in trisquel 9 (mate).
> > 
> > I have installed some packages and everything is working as
> > expected.
> […]
> > But when I install gnucash, or cawbird and reboot the system
> > doesn't
> > autologin and stays at login screen. Inserting the password is just
> > getting me back to the login screen.
> I don’t know what the problem is, but I suspect that trisquel is
> unhappy
> with environment variables that Guix has set.  Guix defines variables
> based on the contents of your profile at ~/.guix-profile/etc/profile.
> In your shell initialization you probably load them; e.g. with this
> snippet in ~/.bash_profile:
>     GUIX_PROFILE=$HOME/.guix-profile
>     source $GUIX_PROFILE/etc/profile
> When you comment this Guix will not set any variables, so it has no
> way
> of affecting your environment at all.  Can you log in after removing
> these lines?  (You can evaluate these lines after logging in.)
> If so, we should try to figure out which of these variables is
> responsible.  Could you please show the contents of that etc/profile
> file?  A common suspect is one of the XDG_* variables.
> Hope that helps!

Try adding the following line to your ~/.profile

This solution, brought by Adfeno, worked for me. This is the only
problem I had with Guix on Trisquel so far.


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