Can't start the lxqt GUI

asked 2015-06-14 17:43:57 -0600

Kakao gravatar image

updated 2015-06-14 16:51:40 -0600

After much fiddling I managed to install the minimal Fedora 22 in a very old netbook with only 4GB SSD. After that I installed lxqt with dnf groupinstall lxqt.

The system does not boot to the GUI but to the text login prompt. When I try to start lxqt:

# startlxqt
QXcbConnection: Could not connect to display 
Aborted (core dumped)

If I change the target to graphical it freezes where it should show the graphical login:

systemctl set-default

Then I need to manually change the run level to 3 at boot to get to the text prompt.

How to debug?

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Can you run startx at least?

bthomas gravatar imagebthomas ( 2015-06-14 19:25:33 -0600 )edit

Can you check if you have a Display Manager? (with LXQt I recommend sddm)

X3MBoy gravatar imageX3MBoy ( 2017-06-21 12:15:42 -0600 )edit