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Re: [SLE] Can't login as my normal user
  • From: "Your Name" <jsabatke@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 21:52:20 -0500
  • Message-id: <200503020252.j222qKHJ030070@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


> On Tuesday 01 March 2005 18:27, Your Name wrote:
> > I was doing some maintenance on my home network and logged out of my
> > normal user, then did a reboot. After the reboot, I go up to init 3
> > (which is normal on this box). After logging in as that user, startx
> > blanks the screen for a few seconds then pops back to the command line.
> > There are no warnings or errors displayed or in any log files that I've
> > checked.
> >
> > If I login as root and do "init 5", I get the graphical login screen.
> > Trying to login as my normal user pops right back to that screen too.
> >
> > I can login as other users.
> >
> > Has anyone seen this before?
>
> Can you log in this user at the command line? If so, go to runlevel 5
and try
> to log in this user using a different window manager. If these are all
local
> users and only 1 doesn't log in correctly, then it sounds like the window
> configuration file for that user got corrupted somehow.
>
> Jeff
>
>

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.

Other users work fine.

Thanks,

Jim


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