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Old 04-16-2004, 06:53 AM   #1
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Unhappy Problem in X-windows login


LinuxGurus,

Please help me with this.

My Suse's X-window system has gotta be kiddin' me... both my root and regular user won't log in x-windows, it just keeps on returning to the login menu... but when I try it in text mode, I am having no problem... I can log both the root and my regular username... but prior to this I am trying to install LinNeighborhood but to no avail... after that my regular user won't log in to X-windows then after trying to configuring the user in control center and tried to log both of them won't login... please help me...

thanx-

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Old 04-16-2004, 07:03 AM   #2
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maybe your ~/.xinitrc is messed up... rename this file and try again if tis works, you may want to analyze the file and check if there's anything strange with it...

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Old 04-16-2004, 07:37 PM   #3
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iluvatar,

ok, I'll try your suggestion, but is this file global or for a specific user only?

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Old 04-17-2004, 12:15 AM   #4
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~/.xinitrc

the ~/ in his statement means home directory.

ls -a in your home directory, its specific for each user, and resides in the home directory of that user.
 
Old 04-17-2004, 11:30 PM   #5
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Autopsy,

I've tried what you said, but the file .xinitrc has nothing inside when I opened it in vi, and I can't rename it... so I decided to delete it, now I was able to log in again, but is there any effect if the said file was deleted?

thanx

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