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Old 11-01-2005, 01:15 AM   #1
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Logged in for 10 seconds or less

I didn't find any posts about this except one, and it didn't help me much. Well, here is what happened. I restarted the computer booted into windows, did some things, the tried logging back into Linux(Ubuntu). And when i try logging in as yawgmoth7(That is the user name) and using GNOME, it says something about only being logged in for 10 seconds. There is a error log, but I'm not sure where it is kept(Somewhere in /var/log i imagine). But it is pretty big, so i haven't written it down. Before that i hadn't installed anything, or changed any settings that i can remember............

Any help is very much appreciated.....thanks
Old 11-01-2005, 08:43 AM   #2
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As root, go in and delete the .ICEAuthority file from your home directory. (the home directory of the user that you can't log in as).

In a shell, it would look like this
>> rm /home/username/.ICEAuthority*

Then log back in.


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