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Re: [Solved, largely] Re: Latest version of X not starting in buster

On Sat 16 Jun 2018 at 12:06:24 +0200, Siard wrote:

> Now in some local list, I've heard someone maintain that starting X
> with startx is very old, untested, deprecated, certainly in a systemd
> environment. A display manager would control various things concerning
> your login session in cooperation with systemd.
> I've never heard of that. Is it true, should one refrain from using
> startx nowadays?

Old? Indeed. Prehistoric even. :) That's its charm.

Untested? Not at all; many test it all the time

Deprecated? By whom? And why?

Refrain from using it? It works well on Debian.


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