On Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 04:24:12PM +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Sep 2016 09:11:45 -0500, Dutch Ingraham wrote:
> >TL;DR: One Arch installation will allow redirecting startx's stderr to
> >a file, one won't. What is the difference between systems?
> what actually was too long to read?
> Did you for testing purpose install a display manger, e.g. lightdm?
> Does lightdm or any other DM also not provide the wanted output? If so,
> what does the display manager's log file in /var provide?
Thanks for your response. I do have sddm installed, as it came along with the
Plasma goo, but it is disabled as I never use a display manager. I could enable
it for testing purposes, though, if other testing does not pan out (see other
responses in this thread.)