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

Last updated on JULY 12, 2019

Applies to:

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


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

0: /usr/bin/Xorg(xf86SigHandler+0x71) [0x479fb1]
1: /lib64/ [0x36cb0300a0]

Fatal server error:
Caught signal 11. Server aborting


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