I just found .Xauthority in my home direcotry (/root). After removing it, startx still reports the same error.
on 11/28/2012 – Made popular on 11/28/2012
Scimmia wrote:IIRC, .Xauthority will be automatically recreated if it's not present. Just delete it and startx.I tried that but it didn't create .Xauthority file. Moreover, it displayed message like:Call to Inusertemp failed (temporary directories full?). Check your installation.
karol wrote:The important thing is you're running it in VirtualBox, right? https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Ar … lBox_GuestIIRC the hostname error is harmless.Woohoo! Works now. And thanks for mentioning the hostname error. It still happens but at least I can forget about it now.