[arch-general] Gedit startup issues

Marshall Neill ramien43 at windstream.net
Fri Apr 22 01:05:10 UTC 2016

Launch from the command line and see what shows up.

Just a thought.

On 04/21/2016 05:08 PM, L. Rose wrote:
> Dear fellow Archers,
> I'm using XFCE4 on an up-to-date Arch Linux installation I've built from
> the official downloadable image and by following the instructions on the
> Arch wiki. The system works fine, but there are still some bugs I want
> to zap out.
> First thing is: Sometimes gedit won't start when launching it over the
> GUI. I've installed it from the package repositories by using pacman,
> and it works most times, but, sometimes (I can't see any pattern in when
> it works and when not) it just won't start from the GUI. By GUI, I mean
>    * The XFCE-Applications Menu
>    * By double-clicking a text file that is associated with gedit
>    * By clicking the gedit icon I've attached to docky
> I've never noticed such issues when launching gedit from the GUI.
> Furthermore, I didn't see any error messages in dmesg or in
> /var/log/Xorg.0.log. When the problem appears, it often persists until
> the next reboot.
> I have no clue on how to fix it, any ideas are greatly appreciated. It's
> quite annoying that I can't rely on gedit...
> Thanks in advance,
> Lukas

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