Re: x won't start as a particular user. for other users works fine. what file is causing it? how to troubleshoot?
Kevin Ross wrote:
> > From: Mitchell Laks [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 2:48 PM
> > On 16:06 Tue 25 Aug , Ron Johnson wrote:
> > > On 2009-08-25 15:58, Mitchell Laks wrote:
> > > >On 19:20 Mon 24 Aug , Ron Johnson wrote:
> > > >>startx or gdm?
> > > >
> > > >i shut off gdm and am working with startx at the command line.
> > > >:)
> > >
> > > Good for you!
> > >
> > > Have you tried "startx -- -v"? It might not work, but couldn't hurt.
> > >
> > i had tried that and it did not work.
> > i was looking for the options of X itself...
> Is there something in your ~/.xinitrc, ~/.Xsessionrc, or ~/.xserverrc file
> causing startup to fail?
> Have you looked for errors in the ~/.xsession-errors file?
Okay, c'mon, did you read his original post? I mean, really:
"I looked for .xinitrc .xsession files .xsession-error files etc.
I looked in the /var/log/Xorg.0.log file and no information..."