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Old 09-24-2005, 11:47 AM   #1
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Unhappy Yast and OpenOffice not opening?

Hi everyone,

problem here...YAST and OpenOffice are not opening anymore. Don't know what's wrong. Seems like I de-configured something inadvertely.

I'm logging as root and everything seems to open just fine...please advice.

Old 09-24-2005, 03:49 PM   #2
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Log in as your normal user, open a terminal and try to run yast manually (by typing yast and pressing enter). You should get error messages. Try the same with OOo.
Old 09-24-2005, 10:01 PM   #3
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Thanks for the response. I did something odd to make both programs work again. Logged in as root, created a new user and deleted original user. Renamed new user after original user name. Restarted computer. Everything is back to normal. Odd, solution, but it worked!


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