[xubuntu-users] New xubuntu install doesn't bring up X

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Mon Dec 8 19:22:30 UTC 2014

On Mon, 8 Dec 2014 13:42:05 -0500, Steve Litt wrote:
> I think the first (easy) isolation diagnostic I'd do is to go in with
> System Rescue CD, mount your system partition, and rename lightdm to
> lightdm.disabled.

How about taking a look at log files first?

$ grep EE /var/log/Xorg.0.log
$ dmesg
$ cat $HOME/.xsession-errors
$ sudo cat /var/log/lightdm/lightdm.log
$ sudo cat /var/log/lightdm/x-0-greeter.log
$ sudo cat /var/log/lightdm/x-0-greeter.log
or what ever seems to be useful for troubleshooting.

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