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Old 09-24-2003, 06:27 PM   #1
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Login Troubles

Ok, I get home from work and turn my laptop on. This is the error I receive upon trying to login:


Your session only lasted less then 10 seconds. If you have not logged out yourself, this could mean that there is some installation problem or that you may be out of diskspace. Try logging in with one of the failsafe sessions to see if you can fix this problem.
I checked the diskspace and I have more than enough. I attempted to login a failsafe session, but that presented the same error. I checked my .xsession-errors file and this is what was in it:


Failed to load groupfile:
BScreen::BScreen: managing screen 0 using visual 0x22, depth=24 angle = 0
Bscreen:arseMenuFile: [stylesdir/stylesmenu] error, '/home/user/.fluxbox/styles' does not exist
Name: scroll
Class: XmScrolledWindow
DeAssocNavigator requires navigator trait

Name: scroll
Class: XmScrolledWindow
DeAssocNavigator requires a navigator trait

waiting for component to die -- OAFIID:GNOME_Evolution_Mail_ShellComponent (1)
I'm not real sure why fluxbox is complaining as I've had my styles set in a different directory and haven't had a problem yet. My guess is that this login problem has something to do with the "Failed to load group file: " Anyone have any suggestions?
Old 09-25-2003, 01:14 AM   #2
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I've never seen this problem with Fluxbox but just wanted to ask what this has to do with Redhat? Are you able to log into init 3?
Old 09-25-2003, 06:35 AM   #3
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Yes, I am able to log into init 3. I guess it's not a redhat issue. If someone wants to move this thread elsewhere, please do.


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