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Old 12-06-2003, 11:56 AM   #1
Robin01
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login problem in mandrake9.2


hello everybody,

problem: not able to login as a generic user..
what happens is that every time i put in the user id and password, few sec later it returns to the login screen.

i'm able to login as a root user but not as a generic user...

created anther generic user and the same thing happens...the login screen appears, i put in the generic userid and pwd but it keeps returning to the login screen...
- i even disable the password exp. option but no affect.
Mandrake 9.2

Any ideas
 
Old 12-06-2003, 12:40 PM   #2
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Can you try logging in on the command line and seeing if that works?

Ctrl-Alt-F2 (amongst others) should you a command-line login prompt. I assume you are trying to login using the KDE login manager.
 
Old 12-06-2003, 02:28 PM   #3
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hi iainr

I was able to login as generic user in text mode successfully.
So... it does look like it has something to do with the KDE login manager.

any ideas.....how i can resolve this...
 
Old 12-07-2003, 09:17 AM   #4
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A bit of a long shot, but I wonder if it might be a keyboard mapping problem or something like that. Are there any punctuation characters in your password?

Try setting the generic user password to be the same as root's password and see if that makes any difference.
 
  


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