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How do I enable i3 logging on Ubuntu?

asked 2012-10-12 14:01:04 +0000

mio75 gravatar image

updated 2012-10-12 15:16:40 +0000

In order to fill in a proper bug report, I am trying to follow to enable logging. Now I'm stuck because I do not have an ~/.xsession file. Where is the place where I could specify i3 command line arguments on Ubuntu 12.04?

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Not familiar with Ubuntu anymore, but you should have a look at your display manager. It used to be gdm back in the day, but I received word that that might be lightdm nowadays. Good luck :)

joepd gravatar imagejoepd ( 2012-10-13 17:48:29 +0000 )edit

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answered 2012-10-15 23:30:59 +0000

updated 2012-10-15 23:34:20 +0000

Check this thread:

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thanks, this works: created a new ~/.xinitrc with these contents and restarted: #!/bin/bash exec /usr/bin/i3 -V -d all >~/i3log-$(date +'%F-%k-%M-%S') 2>&1

mio75 gravatar imagemio75 ( 2012-10-21 11:05:12 +0000 )edit

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