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Re: /tmp/.X0-lock

On 06/05/17 11:06, Charles Kroeger wrote:
running freshly upgraded kernel image on normal boot with startx
command but getting the following error message from (X server) xorg: could not
create lock file in /tmp/.X0-lock (the contents of, are the numbers 2994)
unable to connect to the X server: connection refused

Check permissions and free space:

ls -ld /tmp
ls -l /tmp/.X0-lock
df /tmp

If /tmp/.X0-lock already exists, is there another instance of the X server running (with that PID? Or did a previous instance crash without removing it?

Kind regards,

Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@transient.nz>
Transient Software Limited <http://transient.nz/>
New Zealand

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