After update new console, I could not open the remote desktop from console

Posted August 9, 2021 358 views

Hi everyone, after I updated the console version of digitalOcean I was unable to open the previously installed remote desktop from the console. Can anyone help me to fix this?

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  • Hi team,

    I also have the similar issue. I used Ubuntu desktop which I installed separately. But after console upgrade any attempts to launch startx failed, I also setuped new droplet and install new desktop, but the same behaviour:


    X.Org X Server 1.20.11
    X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
    Build Operating System: linux Ubuntu
    Current Operating System: Linux ubuntu-s-1vcpu-2gb-ams3-01 5.4.0-73-generic #82-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 14 17:39:42 UTC 2021 x8664
    Kernel command line: BOOT
    IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-5.4.0-73-generic root=UUID=e17a595e-18f3-45e3-8f22-e0d1005fbae1 ro console=tty1 console=ttyS0
    Build Date: 06 July 2021 10:17:51AM
    xorg-server 2:1.20.11-1ubuntu1~20.04.2 (For technical support please see
    Current version of pixman: 0.38.4
    Before reporting problems, check
    to make sure that you have the latest version.
    Markers: (–) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
    (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
    (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
    (==) Log file: “/var/log/Xorg.0.log”, Time: Tue Aug 10 21:01:27 2021
    (==) Using system config directory “/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d”
    (II) [KMS] drm report modesetting isn’t supported.
    resizing surface0 to 16777216
    memory space from 0x7ff80941f000 to 0x7ff80c41c000
    memory space from 0x7ff80741f000 to 0x7ff80841f000
    resizing surface0 to 16777216
    memory space from 0x7ff809443000 to 0x7ff80c440000
    memory space from 0x7ff807443000 to 0x7ff808443000
    ramheader at 67100672
    surf0 size: 16777216
    slots start: 1, slots end: 7
    done reset
    surfacecreate: Bad bpp: 1 (1)
    surfacecreate: Bad bpp: 1 (1)
    surface_create: Bad bpp: 1 (1)
    xinit: connection to X server lost

    waiting for X server to shut down Disabling FB access for 0
    (II) Server terminated successfully (0). Closing log file.*

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Hi @vin2164382,

Can you please confirm what update did you do and to which console you are referring to? Usually, remote desktop is associated with Windows machines and SSH with Linux ones and as such I’m at a loss. That is why if you can give further details I’ll try and assist better.