Am 28.02.22 um 15:31 schrieb Kornel Benko via lyx-users:
Am Mon, 28 Feb 2022 14:44:09 +0100
schrieb Wolfgang Engelmann via lyx-users <>:

Am 28.02.22 um 11:47 schrieb Kornel Benko via lyx-users:
Am Mon, 28 Feb 2022 10:38:33 +0100
schrieb Wolfgang Engelmann via lyx-users <>:
Am 28.02.22 um 09:32 schrieb Jürgen Spitzmüller via lyx-users:
Am Montag, dem 28.02.2022 um 09:22 +0100 schrieb Jürgen Spitzmüller:
The latter. The question is, what.

Can you please launch lyx with the option "-dbg gui" and report back
the messages you get on the terminal?


Yes, but I would like to remove older lyx completely and try again the
new one before using -dbg gui

Wolfgang, we try to determine the cause to avoid future similar problems.
So you could try to proceed as requested too.


Kornel, Jürgen

I compiled again after uninstalling respectively removing the package.
I am enclosing a screenshot of the new lyx, to make sure there is indeed
a missing third line for file ... helpmenus.

I also append the terminal output I got with the lyx24x starting it
after compilation.

Hope it helps in analyzing.

I have still in config/Lyx
lyx240.conf  lyx240.conf.orig  lyx.conf
after my actions. What are they for?


I tried the same (e.g. lyx -dbg gui) but using also non-existing userdir.

The command I used was:
        $ lyx2.4 -userdir ~/.lyx.test -dbg gui

The first thing I was asked if I want to create this new dir.
(Since you did not mention anything like that, I suppose you are using an old 

The output was similar to yours (but without the xcb-error-messages)

So I propose to try with a non-existing userdir.


Sie haben ein nicht vorhandenes LyX-Benutzerverzeichnis angegeben, /home/wolfgang/Dokumente/PUBLIKATIONEN-EIGENE/A-SP-2022/A-SP-WITTE-E-2022FEB21-Master.lyx.
Es wird benötigt, um Ihre persönliche Konfiguration abzulegen.
Assuming answer is LyX &beenden
qt.qpa.xcb: QXcbConnection: XCB error: 5 (BadAtom), sequence: 603, resource id: 0, major code: 20 (GetProperty), minor code: 0 LyX: Erstellen des Verzeichnisses /home/wolfgang/Dokumente/PUBLIKATIONEN-EIGENE/A-SP-2022/A-SP-WITTE-E-2022FEB21-Master.lyx
Das Erstellen des Verzeichnisses ist fehlgeschlagen.
Vielleicht haben Sie eine falsche -userdir-Option angegeben?
LyX wird beendet.

I was asked whether I would make a new userdir
and I agread

I started lyx anew and get

/tmp/lyx_tmpdir.WfAJJDOWbsNY/Buffer_convertLyXFormataOZiQX.lyx ist kein lesbares LyX-Dokument.

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