[Thinlinc-technical] long blue screen during creation of new sessions: /opt/thinlinc/libexec/tl-run-xstartup.d - why to start openbox ?

Pierre Ossman ossman at cendio.se
Mon Oct 12 12:38:33 CEST 2015

On Wed, 7 Oct 2015 13:41:49 +0200
Carsten Rose <support at math.uzh.ch> wrote:

> Is it necessary to start and stop openbox before starting our user
> session?
> yes: what's the benefit?

There are at least two windows created during login, and there might be
more depending on how the system has been set up. A window manager is
needed for these to behave sanely.

> Does anyone have an idea why a start of openbox takes between 2
> seconds and several minutes?

Not really. Could you do an strace of it during login and see what it
is up to?

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