PDA

View Full Version : Gnome3 refuses to start without COMPOSITE extension



horiba
28-May-2015, 15:42
Does anyone know a workaround to get SLES12 to work with remote X-Servers that don't have the COMPOSITE extension?

We're using Netsarang's XManager (which works really well) and gnome-session refuses to start, because it doesn't find this extension.

This is probably also the reason why Xrdp is broken in SLES12.
Unfortunately, SLES12 ships _only_ GDM (xdm doesn't count) and Gnome3 as a full DE.

I know there are workarounds for situations where the GLX ext is missing (which gnome3 also requires), but I didn't find a lot wrt COMPOSITE.

Does anyone know?

The last resort would probably ripping out GDM/Gnome3 and completely replacing it with some other DE, though I would prefer to stay as "supported" as possible.

Automatic reply
03-Jun-2015, 05:30
horiba,

It appears that in the past few days you have not received a response to your
posting. That concerns us, and has triggered this automated reply.

Has your issue been resolved? If not, you might try one of the following options:

- Visit http://www.suse.com/support and search the knowledgebase and/or check all
the other support options available.
- You could also try posting your message again. Make sure it is posted in the
correct newsgroup. (http://forums.suse.com)

Be sure to read the forum FAQ about what to expect in the way of responses:
http://forums.suse.com/faq.php

If this is a reply to a duplicate posting, please ignore and accept our apologies
and rest assured we will issue a stern reprimand to our posting bot.

Good luck!

Your SUSE Forums Team
http://forums.suse.com