[Mint 16 cinnamon ] login delay problem..

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[Mint 16 cinnamon ] login delay problem..

Postby M1cha3lK on Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:11 am

Hi,

On my newly installed mint 16 cinnamon 64 bit I noticed an annoying delay (25-30s) after entering the password until the GUI show up.

Anyone else having the same problem?

If I login "manually" on the console (i.e. not mdm) and startx then the GUI shows up immediately.

Checking my .xsession-errors:


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/etc/mdm/Xsession: Beginning session setup...
localuser:<my username> being added to access control list
Script for cjkv started at run_im.
Script for default started at run_im.
Script for cjkv started at run_im.
Script for default started at run_im.
GNOME_KEYRING_CONTROL=/run/user/1000/keyring-3vz6Ms
SSH_AUTH_SOCK=/run/user/1000/keyring-3vz6Ms/ssh
GNOME_KEYRING_CONTROL=/run/user/1000/keyring-3vz6Ms
SSH_AUTH_SOCK=/run/user/1000/keyring-3vz6Ms/ssh
GNOME_KEYRING_CONTROL=/run/user/1000/keyring-3vz6Ms
SSH_AUTH_SOCK=/run/user/1000/keyring-3vz6Ms/ssh
GPG_AGENT_INFO=/run/user/1000/keyring-3vz6Ms/gpg:0:1
GNOME_KEYRING_CONTROL=/run/user/1000/keyring-3vz6Ms
SSH_AUTH_SOCK=/run/user/1000/keyring-3vz6Ms/ssh
** Message: applet now removed from the notification area
      JS LOG: About to start Cinnamon
** Message: using fallback from indicator to GtkStatusIcon

** (nemo:2238): WARNING **: Can not get _NET_WORKAREA

** (nemo:2238): WARNING **: Can not determine workarea, guessing at layout
      JS LOG: Cinnamon started at Fri Jan 03 2014 12:59:58 GMT+0100 (CET)
      JS LOG: network applet: Cannot find connection for active (or connection cannot be read)
** Message: applet now embedded in the notification area
      JS LOG: network applet: Found connection for active
PING google.com (74.125.232.99) 56(84) bytes of data.

--- google.com ping statistics ---
1 packets transmitted, 1 received, 0% packet loss, time 0ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 1.590/1.590/1.590/0.000 ms


Should I disable something? Any hints?

Thanks in advance,

Michael
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Re: [Mint 16 cinnamon ] login delay problem..

Postby M1cha3lK on Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:08 am

After further investigation I noticed that unplugging my webcam "Microsoft LifeCam Cinema" speeds up the login process substantially..

Is it cinnamon/mdm that scans for my webcam after login? (I can see the LED on the camera gets activated... Does it film me during login? :roll: )

Any way to prevent (speed up) the scan during login?
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Re: [Mint 16 cinnamon ] login delay problem..

Postby micraider_hue on Wed Jan 08, 2014 11:08 am

Have you had any success fixing this - I have the same issue and cant seem to figure out what it is.
I did install the linux on another machine with different hardware setup, I wonder if it scans and makes adjustments to the new hardware everytime when logging in.
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Re: [Mint 16 cinnamon ] login delay problem..

Postby M1cha3lK on Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:21 pm

>Have you had any success fixing this - I have the same issue and cant seem to figure out what it is.

Unfortunately not...for now I've disconnected my webcam :-(
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Re: [Mint 16 cinnamon ] login delay problem..

Postby unprinted on Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:45 am

It's something upstream that goes 'Oooh, a webcam, I will (do something that takes a while)', because it's not Mint-specific and happens with Xubuntu, for example.

Someone probably thinks logging in via facial recognition is a good idea.
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Re: [Mint 16 cinnamon ] login delay problem..

Postby administrollaattori on Wed Jan 29, 2014 10:50 am

Install Boot up Manager (BUM)
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Re: [Mint 16 cinnamon ] login delay problem..

Postby M1cha3lK on Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:25 pm

administrollaattori wrote:Install Boot up Manager (BUM)


Thanks! Any hints which service to disable?
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