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Old 12-22-2010, 07:00 PM   #1
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auto login


I disabled autologin as one suggestion on how to get the machine to shut down.

But now, I cannot get to the system, except at a command prompt, and gdm will not give the display. I can login, but cannot do anything else, including getting to a desktop or to the administration section to recheck the autologin option.

How do I do this?
 
Old 12-22-2010, 08:16 PM   #2
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log in and run the startx command
Code:
startx
 
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Old 12-23-2010, 12:11 AM   #3
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Thanks. That got me working again.

I appreciate the quick reply.

I saw it almost as soon as you posted, but I was not able to get to the editor until just a little while ago.
 
  


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