I am running a standard Linux Mint 19.2 system. By all accounts every single default was chosen.
The main problem is that X Windows does not want to start automatically. I have a vague suspicion this happened after Apache was installed.
I can manually start X, by typing 'startx', but I would like the GUI to fire up automatically.
I've googled this problem to death and tried various remedies, but I'm not getting anywhere.
Is there a standard place that executes 'startx'?
Is there a log file that might show why it's not starting automatically?
Lot of people refer to 'mdm' but I don't even know if this applies to my system. Some of the things I've tried with mdm:
sudo apt-get remove mdm sudo apt-get install mdm sudo apt-get --reinstall install mdm sudo dpkg-reconfigure mdm
Some of the links I've followed:
A lot of the information is outdated or applies to non-standard setups.