Re: [dev] [dmenu] doesn't appear with 2 monitors and no application opened

From: Kurt H Maier <>
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2012 15:30:07 -0400

On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 03:14:40PM -0400, Andrew Hills wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 8:53 AM, Uli Armbruster
> <> wrote:
> > After booting my laptop with an external monitor connected, I cannot run dmenu_run, it simply doesn't show up. I don't know how to give you more specific informations like terminal output, because as soon as I open a terminal, it works.
> Usually the output for your window manager (which is where errors will
> end up) ends up in Xorg.log, or ~/.vnc/[host:port].log if you're
> running a VNC server. If your window manager is running on a different
> machine than your X server, though... I have no idea.
> --Andrew Hills

could be ~/.xsession-errors, if you used a login manager.
client data isn't recorded in /var/log/Xorg.0.log. if you used
startx you can use ctrl+alt+f1 or whatever to switch back to the tty you
launched from and get the client output there.
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