[xubuntu-users] Questions about errors and duplicate messages in .xsession-errors
cl at isbd.net
Fri Dec 16 00:04:08 UTC 2011
On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 11:53:08PM +0000, jr wrote:
> On 15/12/11 23:49, Chris Green wrote:
> >Out of interest I looked at the .xsession-errors on another system
> >running xubuntu 10.04 (mine is 11.04) and there I see:-
> > maxine at laptop:~$ more .xsession-errors
> > /etc/gdm/Xsession: Beginning session setup...
> > Setting IM through im-switch for locale=en_GB.
> > Start IM through /etc/X11/xinit/xinput.d/all_ALL linked to /etc/X11/xinit/xinput.d/default.
> > /usr/bin/startxfce4: X server already running on display :0
> > <stdin>:1:3: error: invalid preprocessing directive #Those
> > <stdin>:2:3: error: invalid preprocessing directive #or
> > <stdin>:3:3: error: invalid preprocessing directive #Xft
> > <stdin>:4:3: error: invalid preprocessing directive #Xft
> >That system is a pretty standard xfce installation with very few
> >additions, so the "X server already running on display :0" message seems
> >pretty common to xubuntu installations.
> running Xubuntu 11.10 here (clean install) and no .xsession.errors
> file is generated.
That's a bit strange, the presence of .xsession.errors doesn't mean you
have any errors. It's simply a place where stdout from the start-up
scripts gets sent.
For example you should always see:-
/etc/gdm/Xsession: Beginning session setup...
(unless they've changed things between 11.04 and 11.10).
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