Solved: how to have more than one Gnome desktop on various tty's

Alan Pope popey at
Tue Nov 30 15:58:28 GMT 2010

On 30 November 2010 14:30, Tapas Mishra <mightydreams at> wrote:
> But without doing sudo it did not worked also.

That doesn't make using sudo right, it just means you've bypassed the
"problem diagnosis" stage and gone directly to the "hit it with a
hammer" stage.

I expect (but this is wild guesswork because you didn't provide any
logs at all of the startx) that the issue is because your user already
has an x session running. It's kinda unwise to have two x sessions
under the same account, modifying the same files. Traditionally most
people will have only one X session, a second one would be run as
another person (another family member for example) on a different tty.


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