Well, that does contain a lot of info but no error, and it doesn't
contain what I see on the screen. The last lines on the screen (I cna't
scroll up) are
On Mon, 2008-03-24 at 12:01 +0000, Giulio Troccoli wrote:
When I type startx the screen goes black and when I press
<ctrl><alt><f1> I don't go back to the login but instead I get a lot
of error messages which can provide a clue on what is going
wrong. Is there a way I can capture those messages? Are they maybe put
in a file?
(nautilus:4247): GConf-CRITICAL **: gconf_client_get_string: assertion
'err == NULL || *err == NULL' failed
(nautilus:4247): Eel-WARNING **: Gconf error:
Failed to contact configuration server: some possible causes are that
you need to enable TCP/IP networking to ORBit, or you have stale NFS
locks due to a system crash. See http://www.gnome.org/projects/gconf/
for information. (Details - 1: IOR file '/tmp/gconfd-giulio/lock/ior'
not opened successfully, no gconfd located: Permission denied 2: IOR
file '/tmp/gconfd-giulio/lock/ior' not opened successfully, no gconfd
located: Permission denied)
I will look at that web page and into the gconfd thing, but any
suggestion is very much appreciated.