help with Xorg (Adam Jackson)

Perez Rodriguez, Humberto I humberto.i.perez.rodriguez at
Wed Aug 2 21:52:44 UTC 2017

Hi Alan,

definitely this is not a normal installation, because all the drivers 
goto /opt/X11R7 in a isolate environment.

after type startx i got a black desktop, but i am able to open a 
terminal, to create folders and navigate by the system through the 
folders, but that i want to do is to have the same environment like Xorg 

On 8/2/2017 4:21 PM, Alan Corey wrote:
> Wow, sounds like not much is installed, like this wasn't a normal
> installation.  What happens if you type startx to start x?  It should
> run xinit after a few steps.  You may not even have a window manager.
> Sounds like when I tried getting X running on Raspbian Jessie Lite.
> On 8/2/17, Perez Rodriguez, Humberto I
> <humberto.i.perez.rodriguez at> wrote:
>> Thanks, in fact i dont know to much about xorg  and your help here
>> always is welcome :)
>> after run it the both commands with the same user i am now able to see
>> in a little white box the terminal with xterm, but now the big question
>> is how can i display the windows, wallpapers and everything else like
>> xorg does by default ?
>> On 8/2/2017 7:41 AM, Thomas L├╝bking wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 01, 2017 at 02:43:55PM -0500, Perez Rodriguez, Humberto I
>>> wrote:
>>>> after try the command below, i get the following error :
>>>> xterm: Xt error: Cant open display: :0
>>>> as a comment, i've tried as well with "export DISPLAY=:[0-6]" without
>>>> success :(
>>> No offense, but you didn't happen to switch back to the VT from where
>>> you launched X11 and interrupted that process in order to enter the
>>> xterm command, did you?
>>> IOW: Is the X11 server still running on another VT when you tried this?
>>> ps aux | grep Xorg
>>> Otherwise: Did you run both commands as the same user?
>>> The number behind the colon btw. does not refer to the VT.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Thomas

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