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Old 08-25-2003, 09:04 PM   #1
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Locked out

I changed by graphical loader from the Gnome Loader to the Mandrake loader. Now, rather than entering my user name and then my password, I get a list of users and a bunch of programs. However, I cannot log into anything, root or my username. Furthermore, if I use the interactive boot to get a prompt, I can log in just fine. Can someone either tell me what file to edit (and how) to get rid of the graphical loader or why my password doesn't work?
Old 10-28-2003, 04:00 PM   #2
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I dont' know why your password doesn't work. However, to switch back to GDM (Gnome login)

edit (or create if it doesn't exist) the file /etc/sysconfig/desktop
and put in the line:

restart x and you should be GTG.



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