Devuan bug report logs - #301
slim logins don't get registered in utmp

Package: slim; Reported by: Ralph Ronnquist <>;
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2019 10:03:01 UTC;
Done: Mark Hindley <>;
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Subject: bug#301: slim logins don't get registered in utmp
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2019 17:27:34 +0000
From: Mark Hindley <>


Could you try adding this configuration to /etc/slim.conf please?

# sessreg. You can use the %user variable
sessionstop_cmd exec sessreg -d -l $DISPLAY %user
sessionstart_cmd exec sessreg -a -l $DISPLAY %user

It fixes slim utmp/wtmp/lastlog registration for me although the process is
identified as ?xdm?. Trying to fix that....


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