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Old 11-09-2004, 07:14 AM   #1
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Can't login in X as a normal user but root

i can login as root but cannot login as a normal user in X window.
when i try to login as a normal user the screen simply flashes and the login screen comes back.
But i can login in the bash as a normal user.
i'm using debian sarge.
can anyone help me?
Old 11-09-2004, 08:09 AM   #2
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what error messages are in the x log ?

logs are usually in /var/log/

im not sure what X you are using Xorg or Xfree86. this doesnt matter much, just alter the name of the log file you read.
Old 11-09-2004, 01:14 PM   #3
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i have just found the solution.
i have no disk space on my linux partition so i con't login as a normal user,
after freeing some space, everything runs well.
thank u for your help...

Last edited by laxteryx; 11-09-2004 at 02:33 PM.


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