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Old 02-14-2007, 04:03 PM   #1
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root user fails to log-in

well, i have been running suse 10.2 for a few weeks now and not that it's really bothering me, but root wont log-in anymore in a normal mode (only in safe gnome or something).

when i do try to log-in it says that my last session lasted only 10 seconds or less... (not)

uhm and it creates .xsession-erros file in the root directory
here it is:
/etc/opt/gnome/gdm/PreSession/Default: Registering your session with wtmp and utmp
/etc/opt/gnome/gdm/PreSession/Default: running: /usr/bin/sessreg -a -w /var/log/wtmp -u /var/run/utmp -x "/var/lib/gdm/:0.Xservers" -h "" -l ":0" "root"
/etc/X11/xim: Checking wether an input method should be started.
INPUT_METHOD is not set or empty (no user selected input method).
Trying to start a default input method for the locale en_US.UTF-8 ...
There is no default input method for the current locale.
Old 02-16-2007, 06:24 AM   #2
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You mean you can't login from gdm or kdm as root?
Or you can't do
su -

Seems like the first answer. There is no need to log in as root and open every graphical apps as root so it's probably better if it doesn't work..
Old 02-17-2007, 03:21 AM   #3
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I can't login from kde nor gnome.
The console works.

Yeah... I guess you're right. Thanks nx5000!


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