Status of Xorg 7.5 and xfce4?

David DEMELIER demelier.david at
Wed May 5 15:45:31 UTC 2010

2010/5/5 Richard Kuhns <rjk at>:
> On 05/05/10 10:26, Ondrej Majerech wrote:
>> Richard Kuhns wrote:
>>> I'll try renaming ~/.config/xfce4 when I get home this evening. I've already
>>> removed ~/.config/xfce4-session to no effect, and I don't have an xorg.conf file
>>> at all.
>> Then I suppose you are using HAL and Dbus, right? Does any of these two
>> complain about anything? You could try disabling them and writing an
>> Xorg.conf by hand and see that gets you anywhere.
> Yes, I'm using HAL and Dbus. I'm getting the following error when I try to start
> my desktop with xfce4-session installed (which, except for the process ID, is
> just like the other failure reports I've found in the mailing list archives):
> ===
> process 1675: arguments to dbus_message_new_signal() were incorrect, assertion
> "_dbus_check_is_valid_path (path)" failed in file dbus-message.c line 1165.
> This is normally a bug in some application using the D-Bus library.
>  D-Bus not compiled with backtrace support so unable to print a backtrace
> (xfce4-settings-helper:1693): libxfcegui4-WARNING **: ICE I/O Error
> (xfce4-settings-helper:1693): xfce4-settings-helper-WARNING **: Failed to
> connect to session manager
> Abort trap (core dumped)
> xfce4-settings-helper is already running
> (xfce4-settings-helper:1699): libxfcegui4-WARNING **: ICE I/O Error
> (xfce4-settings-helper:1699): libxfcegui4-WARNING **: Disconnected from session
> manager.
> (xfdesktop:1689): libxfcegui4-WARNING **: ICE I/O Error
> ===
> I've deinstalled and reinstalled libICE and all xfce4 ports since updating Xorg.
>>> BTW, the machine I updated is running amd64; was your successful update amd64 or
>>> i386?
>> Mine's i386.
> OK, a general question then: could anyone running an FreeBSD 8.0 amd64
> kernel/userland report that they have a working Xorg 7.5/xfce4 installation?

Same for me, can't run xfce4 on amd64.

Demelier David

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