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Old 12-20-2007, 09:10 AM   #1
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Gnome Login Screen Keeps Disappearing?

My Gnome login screen on boot up keeps disappearing from time to time
and I get the bash user login screen instead? To get around this I have
to delete the /tmp/.X0-lock file and do a startx command to get the
Gnome desktop to appear? If I don't delete that file I get the "server
already active for display... etc." when I issue the startx command?

Anyone have any idea why this is happening?

Old 12-20-2007, 10:28 AM   #2
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Init 3

Try going to run level 3, and issue the startx command. What are the errors? Your post after this post is no doubt related to this same problem?
Old 12-20-2007, 10:31 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by defa0009 View Post
Anyone have any idea why this is happening?
Can you post the "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" file here? We need more information before we can help you.


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