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Old 04-28-2005, 05:24 PM   #1
blue.spark
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gnome session not valid ?


I removed fluxbox and since then I get this message when I login

The session you selected does not look valid.
I will run the GNOME failsafe session for you.


I have it set to login automatically after 10 secs. if I type in my name and password its OK but if I go automatic or hit return I get the message.

when im in failsafe I run env and see this:

DESKTOP_SESSION=fluxbox
GDMSESSION=fluxbox

how can I get my session back?
 
Old 04-29-2005, 11:10 AM   #2
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Your answer is right there in your post. You have it configured to log into fluxbox which you said you removed.
 
Old 04-30-2005, 04:45 AM   #3
blue.spark
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no, in the login setup in gnome I have it checked to automatically login a user after a timeout - which I have now removed.

after boot my gnome login greeter comes up and I can get in as root, but when I login in with my user name I still get the message about the session not being valid.
 
  


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