'startx' Fails with 'Fatal server error: Caught signal 11. Server aborting' (Doc ID 603243.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Linux Kernel - Version: 5.1 to 5.1
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Running startx to start X server fails and errors can be found in /var/log/Xorg.0.log:

...
Backtrace:
0: /usr/bin/Xorg(xf86SigHandler+0x71) [0x479fb1]
1: /lib64/libc.so.6 [0x36cb0300a0]

Fatal server error:
Caught signal 11. Server aborting

Cause

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