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Old 02-05-2004, 10:27 PM   #1
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can only login as root? user login doesnt work..? anyone?

everytime i try and "startx" with a user other than root it
says that it can not startx. it also says

No write accest to $HOME directory (/). <<<this error second


couonot read network connection list << this error first

console being the username....
Old 02-06-2004, 12:40 AM   #2
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No write accest to $HOME directory (/). <<<this error second

I'm going to guess that your user doesn't have a home directory, since it displays "/" as $HOME
Normal users don't typically have write access to the system root (/), so you'll want to create a directory in /home that will be used as $HOME for the user.
Not sure what the problem with X is, but it may stem from the same issue.


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