[blfs-support] The dreaded "Cannot open Xorg.o.log"

Dan McGhee beesnees at grm.net
Sat Nov 30 11:40:24 PST 2013

On 11/30/2013 12:32 PM, akhiezer wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2013 11:22:01 -0600
>> From: Dan McGhee <beesnees at grm.net>
>> To: BLFS Support List <blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
>> Subject: [blfs-support] The dreaded "Cannot open Xorg.o.log"
> Are you seeing literally the string 'Xorg.o.log' : shouldn't that be
> 'Xorg.0.log' - i.e. the digit '0' (zero) and not a lowercase letter
> 'o' ('oh').
I'm sorry, that was a type-o. (Notice not "type-0." :) )
>> Where user and group 10118 are "xorg-server."
> One would normally see user/group names instead of numerical values: but depends
> on e.g. how your ls command is aliased. Have you got that 'xorg-server' user
> defined OK in /etc/{password,shadow,group,...} ? Iirc the hyphen may be being not
> liked.
I was "copying and pasting" from a terminal in my Ubuntu system. Right 
now that's where my e-mail is.


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