• Dock not starting


    After a recent update, the dock wont start. i am new to this OS and the DE as well… Any help would be appreciated

  • @taskmaster07 said in Dock not starting:

    DE

    is what then? GNOME ? as Antergos offers 6 Desktops To Choose From

  • “hello everyone
    I was using openSuse but got bored and wanted to try arch but without going through the installation so i found antergos.
    Installed Antergos with deepin DE and no issues so far…”

    i just remember ;)

    system is up to date?

  • @joekamprad said in Dock not starting:

    system is up to date?

    Yes it is, Updated just now.

    @joekamprad said in Dock not starting:

    i just remember

    i posted it under deepin category so i thought i didnt need to specify 😅😅

  • oh yes i do not see that…may you can provide journal:

    journalctl -b -0  | curl -F [email protected] https://ptpb.pw/?u=1
    

    and give the link…

  • Apr 26 01:06:49 phoenix startdde[729]: session_procese.go:61: Start command /usr/bin/dde-dock [] failed: fork/exec /usr/bin/dde-dock: exec format error
    
    Apr 26 01:07:07 phoenix daemon/watchdog[729]: manager.go:89: Launch 'dde-dock' failed: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown:The name com.deepin.dde.Dock was not provided by any .service files
    
    Apr 26 21:45:04 phoenix daemon/dock[780]: dock_manager_hide_state.go:77: getActiveWinGroup: not found active window in clientListStacking
    Apr 26 21:45:04 phoenix daemon/dock[780]: xutils.go:305: GetProperty: No such property '_NET_WM_DESKTOP' on window 5400010.
    
    Apr 26 22:35:54 phoenix daemon/dock[780]: process_info.go:132: lstat /home/taskmaster/.local/share/TelegramDesktop/Telegram: no such file or directory
    

    there is indeed something failing… what happens if you start it from terminal:

    dde-dock

  • Nothing happens. No error is displayed but it does not start as well.

  • /home/taskmaster/.local/share/TelegramDesktop/Telegram: no such file or directory
    

    Is telegram installed or not anymore?

    May reset configuration for dock can help.
    I do not have any running deepin in stall at the moment… so i can not realy check here…

  • @joekamprad said in Dock not starting:

    Is telegram installed or not anymore?

    Yes, telegram is installed
    how to reset configuration for dock?
    Thanks

  • Hello

    I started to use Deepin as DE about 2 weeks ago.
    I have a similar issue after some updates or additional tweaks. I am not sure.
    My issue is it takes about 30 seconds to get the dock on screen. But this times varies.

    I ran the journalctl command provided earlier.
    Here is the link, in case it helps : https://ptpb.pw/l76p

    Thanks for your support and let me know whether you need more information.

  • @squid-f There’s an issue with start-dde 3.1.28-1 making the Dock start with a long delay and the process using over 25% CPU (a whole core actually). You can solve this by downgrading start-dde to the previous version :

    sudo pacman -U /var/cache/pacman/pkg/start-dde_3.1.37.1.pkg.tar.xz
    
  • Hi
    Thanks for support @SodaFormulas
    Just tried to downgrade using your command. But I get an

    error : '/var/cache/pacman/pkg/start-dde_3.1.37.1.pkg.tar.xz': impossible to find or to read package
    

    (translation from the message in french).

    Is there another way to downgrade ?

  • install downgrade and get it do the job ;)

    sudo pacman -S downgrade
    downgrade startdde

    but as you can see package is not called start-dde it is named startdde

  • Yep, sorry, my bad ^^’

    it’s startdde and I wrote the wrong version, it’s 27 not 37.

    You can either use downgrade as suggested by @joekamprad or try again the command I gave you with the right syntax (try to autocomplete using Tab)

    sudo pacman -U /var/cache/pacman/pkg/startdde_3.1.27.1.pkg.tar.xz
    
  • Thanks for your great support!

    I have not downgraded yet. Not knowing why exactly (new update meanwhile ?), the dock has been starting quickly the last 2 days !
    I’ll keep monitoring that and will downgrade if the lag time comes back.

  • Same guy, again and again ! :)

    In fact, I still do have a small lag time. I am wondering whether it is linked to program priority management.
    Let me explain.

    I have automatic launch of programs at startup (franz and nextcloud-client). I am wondering whether the dock waits for them before starting ?
    With Linux Mint for instance, there is a way in the parameters menu to delay the start of a program automatic launch at startup. Do you know whether it is possible with deepin DE ?

    Thanks !

  • @squid-f The latest version of startdde should have resolved this issue. Do you still have a lag?

  • –closing–

    problem solved by update of the package

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