Just installed the community edition, can't start bspwm, goes back to lightdm

Quickly the statusbar appears and maybe some windows, but I hardly have the time to see them and it crashes without sign nor message and goes back immediately to the login manager.
I don’t know how to ask for or redirect mistakes either, since calling bspwm isn’t done through a script, or not one that I know of at least.

Any idea ?

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go to tty in find bspwm config and comment picom

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so picom is buggy, that simple. Thanks !
… and now I realized it’s the beginning. LOOOOTS of getting used to…
Thanks again.

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I had the same problem and had to disable picom. Later when I enabled it again, I was able to login normally, strange. I don’t know if I did anything to deserve that :smiley:

Only thing that comes to mind is that I installed a package mesa-demos, because running inxi -Ga said it wasn’t able to print out all the info without glxinfo which is in that package. I unistalled it to see if the bug would re-emerge, but login and picom kept on working still. So I’m none the wiser :see_no_evil:

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I don’t know if there’s an issue with the picom from the official arch repors. I always installed from the AUR one of the forks aur/picom-jonaburg-git. Yes, it adds more stuff than the normal picom but it works.