[nSLUG] Re:..shell command output AND input to text file [was] got one mouse working -

Jeff Warnica jeff at coherentnetworksolutions.com
Tue Aug 15 23:25:34 ADT 2006


you could try

$ sh -x `which startx`

and that will give you insane amounts of debugging information.

On Tue, 2006-08-15 at 23:07 -0300, Robert Ashley wrote:
> Is there a way to capture the output text AND its input shell command
> into a text file?
> 
> I need to start keeping a record of activities in trying to solve
> this USB mouse
> issue.
> 
> I  don't have XOrg but instead XF86, which I'm confused about since I
> was under the impressin that Debian had migrated away from XF86 to
> XOrg.
> 
> The logs weren't particularly revealing or I'm overlooking something obvious.
> 
> Bob
> 
> On 8/15/06, Dop Ganger <nslug at fop.ns.ca> wrote:
> > On Tue, 15 Aug 2006, Robert Ashley wrote:
> >
> > > Might there be any clues in the initial start-up script? How can I
> > > read this script? During execution it scrolls by so fast.
> >
> > startx > /tmp/startx.out 2>&1
> >
> > should capture all the output in /tmp/startx.out. There may possibly be
> > more in /var/log/Xorg.?.log as well (probably Xorg.0.log).
> >
> > Cheers... Dop.
> >
> >
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