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Old 09-16-2004, 06:17 AM   #1
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unknown user error message

hi all

in Fedora Core 2 whenever i am logged in as ordinary user, and when i try to logout or shut down or reboot , i get error message 'Unknown user' and then takes me back to the login screen. only from there i have to either shutdown or reboot.

can anyone pls help me as to what the problem is and is there any remedy ?

Old 09-16-2004, 04:37 PM   #2
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did regular user ever work correctly before? and if it did, what did you change that caused this to happen? the solution to this problem isn't evident in a google search, and if you can't figure it out, i would recommend logging in as root and deleting the regular user account and adding a new one. if it's happening on multiple user accounts instead of just one, that's more of a problem.


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