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Old 11-13-2004, 08:19 PM   #1
Registered: Oct 2004
Distribution: Red Hat 9-2.4.20-31.9
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bootup to gnome desktop

Lately when logging in as regular user gnome doesn"t load properly--I get a funny looking
screen with small windows containing big red Xs and an incomplete toolbar. I can shut down
usinf ctrl-alt-F1 for a command prompt. Then I can log in as root which works OK. Does
anybody know a simple fix?
Old 11-13-2004, 10:34 PM   #2
Registered: Oct 2004
Distribution: Red Hat 9-2.4.20-31.9
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I think I might have screwed up the login permissions somehow when
I used "chmod -R 777 /home/username" on my home folder--anyway
it is working OK since I deleted user account and created it again
without the chmod command.


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