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Re: [SLE] Can't login as my normal user
  • From: Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 07:58:36 -0500
  • Message-id: <200503020758.36775.gaf@xxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 01 March 2005 9:52 pm, Your Name wrote:

> I did try gnome as well as KDE. I can log in at the command line, it's
> just "startx" that fails and returns me to the command line, with no
> errors shown.
Just a stab in the dark, check the permissions in your home directory. All
files should be owned by you. It's possible, that startx is trying to write
something and is unable to. This includes hidden files (eg dotfiles) as

Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx>
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