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Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 6 months ago

#1323 closed defect (needinfo)

server startup error with no socket-dirs

Reported by: kc7noa Owned by: kc7noa
Priority: major Milestone: 1.0
Component: server Version: 0.17.x
Keywords: Cc:

Description (last modified by Antoine Martin)

This is once posted as fixed .. and yet im getting this in teh log ..

(process:4494): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library.
	Using the fallback 'C' locale.
xpra main error:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/xpra/scripts/main.py", line 126, in main
    return run_mode(script_file, err, options, args, mode, defaults)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/xpra/scripts/main.py", line 1007, in run_mode
    return run_server(error_cb, options, mode, script_file, args, current_display)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/xpra/scripts/server.py", line 1143, in run_server
    local_sockets = setup_local_sockets(opts.bind, opts.socket_dir, opts.socket_dirs, display_name, clobber, opts.mmap_group, opts.socket_permissions)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/xpra/scripts/server.py", line 434, in setup_local_sockets
    dotxpra = DotXpra(socket_dir or socket_dirs[0])
IndexError: list index out of range

This is on an Arm, Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 3.8.14
Server has no display

Change History (14)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by Antoine Martin

Description: modified (diff)
Owner: changed from Antoine Martin to kc7noa

This is once posted as fixed


You do not have any socket directories defined, this should not happen - r13859 improves the error (but the error will remain).

Since this is a non standard installation, please include the commands that you've used for installing and the commands that you've used for running the server. "xpra showconfig" wouldn't hurt either.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by kc7noa

sudo python setup.py install
xpra start :100 --start-child=xterm
odroid@odroid:~$ xpra showconfig
auth                           = ''
auto-refresh-delay             = 0.15
av-sync                        = True
bell                           = True
bind                           = '~/.xpra/'
bind-tcp                       = []
bind-vsock                     = []
border                         = 'auto,5:off'
clipboard                      = 'yes'
clipboard-filter-file           = ''
compression_level              = 1
compressors                    = 'lz4', 'lzo', 'zlib'
csc-modules                    = 'swscale', 'cython'
cursors                        = True
daemon                         = True
dbus-control                   = True
dbus-launch                    = 'dbus-launch --close-stderr'
dbus-proxy                     = True
debug                          = ''
delay-tray                     = False
desktop-scaling                = 'auto'
display                        = ''
displayfd                      = False
download-path                  = '~/Downloads'
dpi                            = 0
encoding                       = ''
encodings                      = 'h264', 'vp9', 'vp8', 'mpeg4', 'png', 'png/P', 'png/L', 'webp', 'rgb', 'rgb24', 'rgb32', 'jpeg', 'h265'
encryption                     = ''
encryption-keyfile             = ''
env                            = '#avoid Ubuntu's global menu, which is a mess and cannot be forwarded:', 'UBUNTU_MENUPROXY=', 'QT_X11_NO_NATIVE_MENUBAR=1', '#fix for MainSoft's MainWin buggy window management:', 'MWNOCAPTURE=true', 'MWNO_RIT=true', 'MWWM=allwm'
exec-wrapper                   = ''
exit-ssh                       = True
exit-with-children             = False
exit-with-client               = False
fake-xinerama                  = True
file-size-limit                = 10
file-transfer                  = True
global-menus                   = True
idle-timeout                   = 0
input-method                   = 'none'
key-shortcut                   = 'Meta+Shift+F1:show_menu', 'Meta+Shift+F2:show_start_new_command', 'Meta+Shift+F3:show_bug_report', 'Meta+Shift+F4:quit', 'Meta+Shift+F5:increase_quality', 'Meta+Shift+F6:decrease_quality', 'Meta+Shift+F7:increase_speed', 'Meta+Shift+F8:decrease_speed', 'Meta+Shift+F10:magic_key', 'Meta+Shift+F11:show_session_info', 'Meta+Shift+F12:toggle_debug', 'Meta+Shift+plus:scaleup', 'Meta+Shift+minus:scaledown', 'Meta+Shift+underscore:scaledown', 'Meta+Shift+KP_Add:scaleup', 'Meta+Shift+KP_Subtract:scaledown', 'Meta+Shift+KP_Multiply:scalereset', 'Meta+Shift+bar:scalereset', 'Meta+Shift+question:scalingoff'
keyboard-sync                  = True
local-clipboard                = 'CLIPBOARD'
log-dir                        = '~/.xpra'
log-file                       = '$DISPLAY.log'
lpadmin                        = '/usr/sbin/lpadmin'
lpinfo                         = '/usr/sbin/lpinfo'
max-size                       = ''
mdns                           = True
microphone                     = 'off'
microphone-codec               = []
min-quality                    = 30
min-speed                      = 30
mmap                           = True
mmap-group                     = False
notifications                  = True
open-command                   = 'xdg-open'
open-files                     = False
opengl                         = None
packet-encoders                = 'rencode', 'bencode', 'yaml'
password-file                  = ''
pdf-printer                    = ''
pings                          = False
postscript-printer             = ''
printing                       = True
pulseaudio                     = True
pulseaudio-command             = 'pulseaudio --start -n --daemonize=false --system=false --exit-idle-time=-1 --load=module-suspend-on-idle '--load=module-null-sink sink_name="Xpra-Speaker" sink_properties=device.description="Xpra\ Speaker"' '--load=module-null-sink sink_name="Xpra-Microphone" sink_properties=device.description="Xpra\ Microphone"' --load=module-native-protocol-unix --load=module-dbus-protocol --log-level=2 --log-target=stderr'
pulseaudio-configure-commands           = 'pactl set-default-sink Xpra-Speaker', 'pactl set-default-source Xpra-Microphone.monitor'
quality                        = 0
readonly                       = False
remote-clipboard               = 'CLIPBOARD'
remote-logging                 = 'both'
remote-xpra                    = '~/.xpra/run-xpra', '$XDG_RUNTIME_DIR/xpra/run-xpra', 'xpra'
resize_display                 = True
server-idle-timeout            = 0
session-name                   = ''
shadow-fullscreen              = False
sharing                        = False
socket-dir                     = ''
socket-dirs           (used)   = []                                <type 'list'>
socket-dirs          (default) = '~/.xpra'                         <type 'list'>
socket-permissions             = '600'
sound-source                   = ''
speaker                        = 'on'
speaker-codec                  = []
speed                          = 0
ssh                            = 'ssh -x'
start                          = []
start-after-connect            = []
start-child                    = []
start-child-after-connect           = []
start-child-on-connect           = []
start-new-commands             = False
start-on-connect               = []
sync-xvfb                      = 0
system-tray                    = True
tcp-auth                       = ''
tcp-encryption                 = ''
tcp-encryption-keyfile           = ''
tcp-proxy                      = ''
title                          = '@title@ on @client-machine@'
tray                           = True
tray-icon                      = ''
use-display                    = False
username                       = 'odroid'
video-decoders                 = 'avcodec2', 'vpx'
video-encoders                 = 'x264', 'vpx'
video-scaling                  = 1
vsock-auth                     = ''
webcam                         = 'auto'
window-close                   = 'auto'
window-icon                    = ''
windows                        = True
wm-name                        = 'Xpra'
xsettings                      = True
xvfb                           = 'Xvfb +extension Composite -screen 0 5760x2560x24+32 -nolisten tcp -noreset -auth $XAUTHORITY'

Im also using a Displaylink on /dev/fb1
The display device on dev/fb0 has a defective HDMI output -- non-repairable.

could Xvfb be causing this ? "-screen 0"

I thought this was seen before .... inticket #237 .. but was in different file.

Last edited 5 years ago by Antoine Martin (previous) (diff)

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by Antoine Martin

OK, so the only change in your configuration from the defaults is that you don't have any "socket-dirs" defined.
When running "xpra showconfig" from a terminal, it should get printed out in orange to highlight it.
Please post the output of this command:

python -c "from xpra.platform.paths import get_socket_dirs;print(get_socket_dirs())"

This is what is used to generated "socket-dirs" in your default xpra config. (/etc/xpra/xpra.conf in v0.17.x).
I assume that you are on this version based on the file offsets, please update the ticket "version" attribute to match if that's the case.

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by kc7noa

Version: trunk0.17.x
odroid@odroid:~/Downloads/xpra-0.17.5$ python -c "from xpra.platform.paths import
> > >  get_socket_dirs;print(get_socket_dirs())"
  File "<string>", line 1
    from xpra.platform.paths import
SyntaxError: invalid syntax
Last edited 5 years ago by Antoine Martin (previous) (diff)

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by Antoine Martin

Summary: IndexError: list index out of rangeserver startup error with no socket-dirs

I have edited comment:4 to use a code block so we can see what you typed, and clearly it's not what I had in comment:3.
Try using cut&paste instead, and make sure not to introduce newlines where there should not be any.

comment:6 in reply to:  5 Changed 5 years ago by kc7noa

ok ... there were some changes in the formatting due to the email client ... moving forward.

odroid@odroid:~$ python -c "from xpra.platform.paths import get_socket_dirs;print(get_socket_dirs())"
Last edited 5 years ago by Antoine Martin (previous) (diff)

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by kc7noa

odroid@odroid:~/.xpra$ ls
:100.log  :100.log.old  :200.log  :200.log.old  run-xpra
Last edited 5 years ago by Antoine Martin (previous) (diff)

comment:8 Changed 5 years ago by Antoine Martin

kc7noa: so your get_socket_dirs() returns at least one socket directory ("~/.xpra"), as expected, and this is what should be in your /etc/xpra/xpra.conf. (please attach the file to this ticket)

comment:9 Changed 5 years ago by kc7noa

contents of ...

odroid@odroid:/etc/xpra$ ls

there is no xpra.conf in /etc/xpra/

this is the first few lines of xorg.conf thats in /ext/xpra/

# This xorg configuration file is meant to be used by xpra
# to start a dummy X11 server.
# For details, please see:
# https://xpra.org/Xdummy.html

Section "ServerFlags"
  Option "DontVTSwitch" "true"
  Option "AllowMouseOpenFail" "true"
  Option "PciForceNone" "true"
  Option "AutoEnableDevices" "false"
  Option "AutoAddDevices" "false"

Section "Device"
  Identifier "dummy_videocard"
  Driver "dummy"
  DacSpeed 600
  Option "ConstantDPI" "true"
  #VideoRam 2048000
  #VideoRam 1024000
  #VideoRam 384000
  VideoRam 256000
  #VideoRam 192000

Section "Monitor"
  Identifier "d

Should this file be named xpra.conf ?

Last edited 5 years ago by Antoine Martin (previous) (diff)

comment:10 Changed 5 years ago by Antoine Martin

Then your installation is borked, there should be an xpra.conf.
(xorg.conf is something else)

comment:11 Changed 5 years ago by kc7noa

Wow . talk about tired .. i totally missed the fact-- that --- that is my Display config ... awful odd that its in /ect/xpra

Ill search whole drive for xpra.conf

comment:12 Changed 5 years ago by Antoine Martin

It isn't odd, xpra ships an xorg.conf to use with wiki/Xdummy.

comment:13 Changed 5 years ago by Antoine Martin

Resolution: needinfo
Status: newclosed

comment:14 Changed 6 months ago by migration script

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/1323

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