[debian] xglamo howto?

Greg Bonett greg at bonett.org
Mon Sep 15 20:39:30 CEST 2008

Does installing the xglamo package have a significant impact on basic UI
performance (e.g. not video, but opening/closing windows, menus, etc..)?


> Hi arne!
> I tested your package and it works as described. Thanks! It's great
> to have glamo and xrandr working in debian..
> However there are some issues for me at this point:
> 1: running 'xrandr -o 1' twice results in still beeing in landscape
> mode but having a somehow messed up pointercalibration: clicks are
> about a 1/3 screen too far right.
> 2: I've set up debian with xfce as described in [1]. When restarting
> xfce I see X starting up 5 times, ending with a blank screen, showing
> """INIT: Id "1" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes""".
> Running 'xinit' as root from a ssh-session does work, (xfce comes up
> really fast!), but there are some problems with fonts, panel- and
> other configurations, e.g. cell-writer training data...
> I'm sure especially 2 is some kind of xinit-configuration issue - any
> hints?
> Cheers,
> radl
> [1]http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Debian#Running_X_as_normal_user
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