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Old 07-04-2011, 07:14 PM   #1
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Angry not able to log in as a user only as root

I installed arch on to my dell (8250) p4 and everything went great until my log in window came up I tried logging and it would not except my user name or password. I was able to get in on root and made sure the user name password was valid and it was! No matter what name / password I add with full access it will only see root

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Is /home full ?
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Old 07-05-2011, 01:03 AM   #3
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Please go through this thread:

If it will not solve your issue please attach the output of:
cat /etc/passwd | grep "/home"
Old 07-05-2011, 01:14 AM   #4
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