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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0008092Kali LinuxGeneral Bugpublic2023-08-25 16:20
Reporterkpdmn Assigned To 
Status closedResolutionopen 
Product Version2022.4 
Summary0008092: login screen not displaying after full upgrade from 2022.2 to 2022.3 or 2022.4

I have Kali linux 2022.2 installed on Hyper-V running on windows 10. after full-upgrade to 2022.3 and 2022.4, the login screen not displaying and I can't access to the VM.

Steps To Reproduce

install or full-upgrade from 2022.2 to 2022.3 or 2022.4 on Hyper-V running on win 10 pro

Additional Information

OS: windows 10 pro, version:22H2, build:19045.2311
Hyper-V: 10.0.19041.1
kali linux: 2022.3 and 2022.4

Attached Files




2022-12-09 07:56

manager   ~0017233

I can't access to the VM

Don't you have SSH access or something? Otherwise, and without logs, there's not much we can do to investigate the issue. Thanks!



2022-12-09 11:34

reporter   ~0017235

it seem like the issue come from the lightdm that failed to start. below are the lightdm status, config and debug output

systemctl-lightdm-status.png (23,792 bytes)   
systemctl-lightdm-status.png (23,792 bytes)   
systemctl-lightdm-config.png (9,488 bytes)   
systemctl-lightdm-config.png (9,488 bytes)   


2022-12-09 12:49

reporter   ~0017238

Xorg server has logged a fatal error : cannot run in framebuffer mode. Please specidify busIDs

xorg-logs-error.png (37,573 bytes)   
xorg-logs-error.png (37,573 bytes)   


2023-08-25 16:20

administrator   ~0018394

This report has been filed against an old version of Kali. We will be closing this ticket due to inactivity.

Please could you see if you are able to replicate this issue with the latest version of Kali Linux (

If you are still facing the same problem, feel free to re-open the ticket. If you choose to do this, could you provide more information to the issue you are facing, and also give information about your setup?
For more information, please read:

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2022-12-08 08:58 kpdmn New Issue
2022-12-09 07:56 arnaudr Note Added: 0017233
2022-12-09 11:34 kpdmn File Added: systemctl-lightdm-status.png
2022-12-09 11:34 kpdmn File Added: systemctl-lightdm-config.png
2022-12-09 11:34 kpdmn File Added: systemctl-lightdm-test-mode-debug.png
2022-12-09 11:34 kpdmn Note Added: 0017235
2022-12-09 12:49 kpdmn File Added: xorg-logs-error.png
2022-12-09 12:49 kpdmn Note Added: 0017238
2023-08-25 16:20 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0018394
2023-08-25 16:20 g0tmi1k Status new => closed