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Old 11-27-2007, 01:24 AM   #1
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You are currently logged in as "Unknown". Gnome

I am facing lots of problems with log in and log off Gnome. System some times goes to the console prompt instead of X. I notice this message when I try to logout:
You are currently logged in as "Unknown".
I am sure that I logged in as normal user name and the menu shows the correct user name next to the logout option. I have reinstalled GDM and logon packages, but no success. Any suggestion?
Old 11-28-2007, 05:29 PM   #2
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I added my user name to /etc/passwd as follows:
Old 12-02-2007, 09:04 AM   #3
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i had the same problem, thanks for posting the solution


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