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Old 07-13-2004, 12:03 AM   #1
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Help, can not login

I can not login by user "public" on console. Everytime I login, it retures to the login interface again. But I can login as "root" and I can also remote login as "public" from other terminals. When I Ctrl-Alt-F1 and input "startx -- :1", I can run another session normally. What is the problem? I am using redhat7.2.
Any suggestion is greatly appreciated!!!
Old 07-13-2004, 03:26 AM   #2
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It sound as though you have not set up any regular user accounts on your system. As a result, the only user who can log in is root.

Try setting up regular (non-root) user accounts, and use them. I think your basic obstacle is that you want to use an anonymous user but the systems you want to access require a named user. Just my 2 cents -- J.W.
Old 07-13-2004, 07:30 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot. J.W.
It really has some problem. In fact, "public" is a regular user. I have solved the problem by deleting the user "public" and creating it again. It's a bit stupid, but as a newbie, I have no other choice.
Anyway, thanks for your reply.


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