Joined: 13 Feb 2020
|Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:53 pm Post subject: After changing user password, lightdm login very slow
I just finished setting up my a wm (bspwm to be precise) and I am trying to login using lightdm. I noticed however, that when I changed the password of my user account login with lightdm takes around 5-10s, i.e. the greeter background and a cursor is shown for that period of time and after that my wm finally starts.
I noticed some things:
1. starts the wm immediately (same config, of course).
2. I created a temporary user, assigned him a password and started the same wm with the same config files (which I copied from my main user) and the wm is loaded instantly (just as before).
3. I tried two different greeters (gtk and slick) and both yield the same result.
So I guess it must have something to do with changing my main password, but I would appreciate any further tips on how to solve that.
Thanks a lot!
EDIT: I found a rather dirty workaround: copying all the files from my main user to the temporary user, deleting my main user, recreating him (same username/password) and copying back everything solved it, i.e. lightdm now log ins to my new main user instantly. Now I am curious what is happening.