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Old 12-14-2003, 09:02 PM   #1
phylo
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Need help with gnome


i am having problems with my GUI, for some reason, whenever i log on as root, then do a startx gnome will start running, however when i try to log on as another account and i do a startx i get to the screen thats all black and white then it freezes basically
 
Old 12-15-2003, 02:19 AM   #2
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Is it trying to load Gnome when you are a user or something else.

if not Gnome you need to add this to your .xinitrc file in your home directory.
exec gnome-session

if thats not the problem compair your root and user's .xinitrc files to see if they are the same.

It freezes the whole computer? If not what does the terminal say after it crashes?

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