xfwm4 crashing at first session
schnitzeltony at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 28 10:31:53 CEST 2012
On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 3:32 PM, Danial Parsi <hidensoft at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Andreas.
> what if you run xfce with normal user ?
> you need create user first with useradd and -d option and then simply you
> need to edit your .xinitrc file locate in ~/.xinitirc
> exec startxfce4 --with-ck-launch
> just need to add above code and make sure all of other exec or commented.
> and reboot.
> this would work on archlinux but should work on other distributions. (i'm
> not sure)
> if xfce windows still have no window decoration then run this command as
> xfwm4 &
> On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 4:55 PM, Andreas Müller
> <schnitzeltony at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> I have an embedded system with xfce 4.8 (had tests with 4.10 with
>> similar results). This starts into console as root and I do
>> startxfce4. At the first session windows have no border and after
>> starting xfwm4 in xfce console everything is fine. A while ago I
>> checked: somehow xfwm4 is crashing.
>> Now I found a bit time to dig into it a bit: Seems that the carash is
>> related to empty /home/root when starting first session. If I manually
>> (coming along with libxfce4ui) xfwm4 does not crash at first
>> Without really understanding what's going on I changed in
>> * all xfconf_channel_new ("xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts") ->
>> xfconf_channel_get ("xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts")
>> * all xfconf_channel_get ("xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts") ->
>> xfconf_channel_new ("xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts")
>> but no change.
>> Any suggestions where to dig further to find a proper fix?
Finally the patch attached helps me for libxfce4ui 4.8.1. Will see
what to do with 4.10 and send a patch to buglist then if required.
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