Bug#895809: enlightenment: Fails to start
ross at kallisti.us
Mon Apr 16 17:16:19 BST 2018
On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 06:09:27PM +0200, Manolo Díaz wrote:
> On Monday, 16 Apr 2018 at 15:43 UTC
> Ross Vandegrift wrote:
> > Control: severity -1 normal
> > Control: tags -1 moreinfo
> > > ESTART: 0.17880 [0.00119] - Compositor Init
> > > <<<< Enlightenment Error >>>>
> > > Enlightenment cannot initialize Ecore_X!
> > Is X running? How are you starting enlightenment?
> > Ross
> No, X is installed but it wasn't running. I tried the
> enlightenment_start command from the linux console, no X display
> manager such as ldm, etc.
That's the issue. You must have a X server running to start a window
manager, enlightenment included. Try:
FWIW, you might have a nicer experience with a display manager.
Enlightenment will appear as a session option in gdm/kdm/lightdm/etc.
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