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Old 02-05-2006, 04:30 PM   #1
gherikill
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Can't login to Desktop Manager except as root


All of a sudden, I can't log into KDE, Gnome or FWN etx except as root. If I log in with a normal user the screen kinda of starts to load then flashes and goes back to the login screen. I have created a brand new user, still same problem. Root is the only login that will work.

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Old 02-06-2006, 02:29 AM   #2
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Try to delete (make a backup) all hidden (.) files (not directories) in the users homedirectory. I know a couple of cases where such a hidden file has locked the user out. This happens sometimes after the installation of the yahoo messenger.
 
  


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