Fw: Re: xfdesktop menu question

Matthew Weier OPhinney matthew-lists at weierophinney.net
Tue May 6 14:55:07 CEST 2003

-- Linus Fagerberg <linus at kth.se> wrote
(on Tuesday, 06 May 2003, 10:22 AM +0200):
> On Mon, 5 May 2003 13:27:47 +0200, Juraj Ziegler wrote:
> > You could start by looking in your home directory, whether
> > .xsession-errors exists. And if it does not exist, the output of X is
> > probably written to the console where you ran startx.
> I've already chexked my home dir and I don't have an .xsession-errors file.
> And yes it is written to the console I ran startx from. do you know how I
> could redirect the output from this console to a file? I tried with "startx
> > error.log" but I didn't get anything in that file (error.log), the error
> messages was wissible in the console after I quit xfce though.

Try 'startx 2> error.log'; that should redirect STDERR to the file. 
(' > error.log' redirects STDOUT to the file.)

Matthew Weier O'Phinney
matthew at weierophinney.net

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