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mngmd 12-16-2005 08:49 PM

Can't login as user in KDM login manager
 
I can't get past the login screen as a non-root user. X server hangs and after a Ctl-Alt-Bksp, it goes back to login screen so I can't see the error. If I open a new console and login, I can get get into KDE using startx command. What gives?

jollyjoice 12-17-2005 04:10 PM

Is thus Kbuntu? If your using Ubuntu with KDE it's probably best to change to the kDE version...

mngmd 12-17-2005 07:21 PM

Actually, its yoper. Its trying to write to the home folder but it doesn't have permission. If I change it to 777, it works fine. Obviously not the long term answer.

jollyjoice 12-18-2005 06:55 AM

Ok, going by what you have in the Distribution bit.

Agreed, can you confirm if KDM is running as root or as part of the init process, I have an incling that that could be the problem but not sure.


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