[xubuntu-users] Desktop fails to start after login - after 13.04 to 13.10 upgrade

Benjamin Shadwick benshadwick at gmail.com
Fri Dec 27 20:37:15 UTC 2013


Closest thing I can find is ~/.cache/upstart/startxfce4.log or possible
/var/log/lightdm/*.log, but I'm not sure how useful they are.


On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 07:21:54PM +0000, Chris Green wrote:
> >
> > >    - While not logged into the GUI desktop, rename the ~/.config/xfce4
> > >    directory and then try to log into the desktop. This will result in
> the
> > >    use of default XFCE desktop settings for your account.
> >
> > OK, I'll try that.
> >
> ... and now I get a desktop after logging in!  :-)
>
> Thank you, I'll have to recustomise it of course but that's not too much
> work, it's not very intricately configured.
>
> Is there any way to work out what broke things - i.e. is there some sort
> of xcfe error log that will tell me what I broke?
>
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