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Old 09-11-2011, 05:33 AM   #1
rui.pinto
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Unhappy mandriva user acount corrupt?


Hi guys
After i installed a new boot screen, the mandriva boots ok but after everything loads, the desktop hangs, and nothing works, with exeption of mouse cursor. However, if i log with the guest login, it works fine.
Any ideias? i din't find anything in the web similar to this, and as i have a lot of personal files on my login, will it be possible to retrived from the guest log?, i don't think sow, but any ideias will be very welcome and apreciated. I really need to get my files back.

thanks for any help you can provide.
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Old 09-11-2011, 11:12 AM   #2
teckk
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After i installed a new boot screen, the mandriva boots ok but after everything loads, the desktop hangs, and nothing works, with exeption of mouse cursor.
Sounds like you have X working but no desktop environment or window mgr running.
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However, if i log with the guest login, it works fine.
Then you have messed your xinitrc for user.
I don't use Mandriva, see if you can start your DE or WM manually. GDM or KDM.
Or can you Ctrl+Alt+F2, login, and then run startx and get your GUI up.
Then fix your ~/.xinitrc

Reason for edit: Spell check and Syntax

Last edited by teckk; 09-11-2011 at 11:17 AM.
 
  


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