[winswitch] Not able to connect to a started xpra

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Fri Jun 12 13:26:42 BST 2015

On 12/06/15 09:08, Ronald Sterckx wrote:
> Hi,
> I try to start xpra on display 10 by issuing
>> $ xpra start :10
>> Entering daemon mode; any further errors will be reported to:
>> /home/INTRA/ronalds/.xpra/:10.log 
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>   File
>> "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/xpra/server/gtk_server_base.py",
>> line 61, in add_listen_socket
>>     sock.listen(5)
>>   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/socket.py", line 228, in meth
>>     return getattr(self._sock,name)(*args)
>> socket.error: [Errno 22] Invalid argument
That's a very odd looking error you've got there.
I am unable to reproduce this on Ubuntu Vivid, or any other distro for
that matter.

Is your home directory on NFS or something?
If that's the case, you should be using the "--socket-dir=DIR" option to
place the xpra sockets outside $HOME.


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