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Old 08-17-2007, 05:14 AM   #1
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Why is my common account can't open Terminal in XFCE4 but root account?


I use Slackware 12 and use XFCE4 for my desktop manager.
I creat a common user account "test".
when I login with test, I type "startx" command into XFCE4, and I click on Terminal icon on panel, the Terminal window was opened, but no the cursor and I can't type anything in it.

maybe permission was not enought, but I don't know what should be modifity . thanks first.
 
Old 08-17-2007, 06:44 AM   #2
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I wonder if there is clue in the X window log. I am used to this log being /var/log/Xorg.0.log, but it might be somewhere/somethng else in Slackware.
 
Old 08-17-2007, 07:55 AM   #3
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I wonder if there is clue in the X window log. I am used to this log being /var/log/Xorg.0.log, but it might be somewhere/somethng else in Slackware.
Hi,

The logs are in '/var/log' for Slackware.

Yes, the OP should look at his/her logs to check for messages to get a clue as to what is going on.
 
Old 08-17-2007, 12:05 PM   #4
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You most likely forgot to set a login shell ( ex: /bin/bash ) when you created your user account. Terminal will not work correctly until this is set.

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Old 08-18-2007, 11:29 PM   #5
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You most likely forgot to set a login shell ( ex: /bin/bash ) when you created your user account. Terminal will not work correctly until this is set.

MagicMan
You are right! very glad!
usermod -s /bin/bash usertest

haha ! thanks a lot! MagicMan

it's so far that I think rights's not enought.
 
  


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