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symatic 07-14-2007 01:42 PM

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Installed slim from everything went well. chmod 755 rc.slim, added those lines to rc.local. I rebooted and slim started up, but I can't login as a user only root. When I login as a user it appears to load, but then restarts slim again. Thinking its a permissions issue? confused I am.

erklaerbaer 07-14-2007 01:53 PM

could be. /var/log/slim.log might prove interesting...

symatic 07-14-2007 02:11 PM

/usr/X11R6/bin/xauth: creating new authority file /home/symatic/.Xauthority
/bin/bash: /home/symatic/.xinitrc: No such file or directory

slim: waiting for X server to shut downFreeFontPath: FPE "/usr/share/fonts/misc/" refcount is 2, should be 1; fixing.

maybe the lack of a .xinitrc could be the problem. root has a .xinitrc why doesn't symatic?

read I will.

symatic 07-14-2007 02:53 PM

got it! never ran xwmconfig which writes .xinitrc. also it is a /bin/sh command not a /bin/bash command. Goodtimes all around..I always forget to read the logs.

thanks john

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