SDDM blanck screen


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Hi! I'm try to install SDDM on my Slack 14.2 x86-60. I use the package downloaded form

then I check the dependicies

bash-4.3#ldd /usr/bin/sddm | grep 'not found'
whith no output therefore I change rc.4 file

if [ -x /usr/bin/sddm ]; then
exec /usr/bin/sddm
and reboot to obtain a blanck screen. So by init 3 I do a greeter test

bash-4.3#sddm-greeter --test-mode --theme maui
sddm-greeter: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
I chek if library exist
bash-4.3# whereis /usr/lib64/ /usr/lib64/
Suddenly I re check the ldd outpu, then I see this

bash-4.3$ ldd /usr/bin/sddm (0x00007ffca3feb000)
So I think this is a problem, than grep "not found" not see.

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well qt5 is a dependency of SDDM so you need to get it one way or other. At least the version of qt5 at slackbuilds should match that required of SDDM slackbuild version.

There are advantages of going slackbuild route rather than straight to a binary package

Im on current 64 bit and have
qt5-webkit-5.9.0-x86_64-1ponce because they match the requirements of of a pkg i have.


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from a 64 bit current context these are the dependencies with Sbo

Aliens latest package for sddm current appears to be sddm-20140508git-x86_64-1alien.txz

I think with Aliens package he has it built in with deps


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My Salckware 14.2 is not current. I decided to not continue for sddm way, than choose slim.
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