[winswitch] problems under Ubuntu
Perry E. Metzger
perry at piermont.com
Thu Jul 18 16:18:50 BST 2019
On Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:32:16 +0700 Antoine Martin via shifter-users
<shifter-users at lists.devloop.org.uk> wrote:
> On 17/07/2019 21:39, Perry E. Metzger via shifter-users wrote:
> > Under Ubuntu 19.04, "Disco Dingo", I get the following behavior
> > and things kind of go south from there. (The messages appear to be
> > logged to the terminal after the xpra session disconnects from the
> > tty.)
> > $ xpra start :100 --start=xterm
> > $ 2019-07-17 15:35:13,128 Warning: failed to create
> > script directory '/run/user/1000/xpra': 2019-07-17 15:35:13,128
> > [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/run/user/1000/xpra'
> > 2019-07-17 15:35:13,128 ($XDG_RUNTIME_DIR has not been created?)
> > Any thoughts on how to debug this? I've seen mention of problems
> > like this in the bug database but they seem long closed...
> Many modern desktop applications rely on the XDG_RUNTIME_DIR
> directory, xpra does since before v1.0.
> This directory is normally created when you login. Terminal logins,
> ssh logins and display manager logins should all be creating this
> directory for you.
> My guess is that you're not logging in normally but faking the login
> using something like 'su'.
No, I'm just logging in using ssh. It's a stock Ubuntu 19.04 machine,
too. Any ideas why it might not be creating the directory? Or at
least how to figure out what might be going wrong?
Perry E. Metzger perry at piermont.com
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