Per other threads I've verified that .Xauthority and .ICEauthoriy belong to my user, that I have free space on disk, and that /tmp is permissioned correctly
ls -lA -rw------- 1 eights eights 51 Feb 8 12:31 .Xauthority
drwxrwxrwt 13 root root 602112 Feb 8 12:38 tmp
I looked at
.xsession-errors it's just a bunch of setting lines
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=unix:path=/run/user/1000/bus dbus-update-activation-environment: setting DISPLAY=:0 dbus-update-activation-environment: setting XAUTHORITY=/home/eights/.Xauthority ...
I can login via SSH and TTY2, I've tried purging all nvidia packages and rebooting (login fails) then re-installing nvidia-384 and rebooting (login still fails).
I looked at Xorg.1.log and didn't see anything interesting (no EE, no WW)
sudo startx fails but without useful information
X.Org X Server 1.19.6 Release Date: 2017-12-20 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating System: Linux 4.4.0-138-generic x86_64 Ubuntu Current Operating System: Linux eights 4.15.0-45-generic #48-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 29 16:28:13 UTC 2019 x86_64 Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.15.0-45-generic root=UUID=93d06854-e049-4ccd-b9de-bdb2fe89b6ae ro acpi_enforce_resources=lax quiet splash vt.handoff=1 Build Date: 25 October 2018 04:11:27PM xorg-server 2:1.19.6-1ubuntu4.2 (For technical support please see http://www.ubuntu.com/support) Current version of pixman: 0.34.0 Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org to make sure that you have the latest version. Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting, (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational, (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown. (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.1.log", Time: Fri Feb 8 12:44:48 2019 (==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d" xinit: connection to X server lost waiting for X server to shut down (II) Server terminated successfully (0). Closing log file.
I've tried installing
lightdm (and toggling desktop environment between
ubuntu with wayland) both don't work. With gdm3
unity works (but I want what I had before). I tried purging and installing ubuntu-desktop but that doesn't fix it either :(