[winswitch] 4.1: cannot start terminal anymore
antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Fri Mar 5 15:59:17 GMT 2021
On 05/03/2021 18:20, Luca Manganelli via shifter-users wrote:
> since 4.1, using this command doesn't launch gnome-terminal anymore:
> xpra start ssh://user@host/ --start=gnome-terminal --dpi=120
> p.s. 4.1 is installed on both client and server.
> The output of the command xpra start is:
> 2021-03-05 12:16:43,425 Authentication (password) successful!
> 2021-03-05 12:16:43,929 keyboard settings: rules=evdev, model=pc105,
> 2021-03-05 12:16:43,931 desktop size is 1920x1080 with 1 screen:
> 2021-03-05 12:16:43,931 :0.0 (508x285 mm - DPI: 96x96) workarea: 1920x1044
> 2021-03-05 12:16:43,931 ENC DP-1 (528x297 mm - DPI: 92x92)
> 2021-03-05 12:16:44,216 SSH: 'Entering daemon mode; any further errors
> will be reported to:'
> 2021-03-05 12:16:44,216 SSH: ' /run/user/1000/xpra/S556615.log'
> 2021-03-05 12:16:50,174 SSH: 'Actual display used: :3'
> 2021-03-05 12:16:50,175 SSH: 'Actual log file name is now:
> 2021-03-05 12:16:59,260 SSH EOF on stderr of run-xpra
> 2021-03-05 12:16:59,267 Error: failed to receive anything, not an xpra
> 2021-03-05 12:16:59,267 could also be the wrong protocol, username,
> password or port
> 2021-03-05 12:16:59,267 or the session was not found
> 2021-03-05 12:16:59,267 Connection lost
> 2021-03-05 12:16:59,297 removing unix domain socket
> the log "/run/user/1000/xpra/S556615.log" doesn't exist either in the
> server or in the client.
Like it says 2 lines further down in your log output:
"Actual log file name is now: /run/user/1000/xpra/:3.log"
(this file will be on the server)
I suspect that you're hitting a bug that I have managed to reproduce on
some distributions with the new ffmpeg vaapi codec. It causes the server
to crash and the session to fail.
Until I can release 4.1.1 with the appropriate fix, you can start your
This regression was not spotted earlier because it seems have started
triggering only recently, without any changes in the xpra code.
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