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Re: [SLE] Can't login as my normal user
  • From: Jeffrey Laramie <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 18:37:57 -0500
  • Message-id: <200503011837.57433.suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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

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