[Ma-linux] Please Help: Ubuntu Graphical Login Fails
angelo at freeshell.org
Fri Jan 12 20:39:28 EST 2007
Keith Bennett wrote:
> Greg -
> I tried this, but had the same problem. I wasn't sure if I did
> everything right, though, so I didn't mention it. Here's what I did:
> useradd kbennett3
> passwd kbennett3
> mkdir /home/kbennett3
> groupadd kbennett3
> chown kbennett3:kbennett3 /home/kbennett3
> [Then try to log in to graphical login as kbennett3.]
> No joy, though. Same problem.
> However, there is an .xsession-errors file in the kbennett3 home
> directory. It says:
> Xsession: X session started for kbennett3 at [date/time]
> open: Permission denied
> What does this mean?
Ho hum, try "adduser" instead of "useradd" You probably haven't copied
all the files from /etc/skel that X needs or something. Debian/Ubuntu
is different than RH/FC in this aspect: adduser does the job for you.
Also, are there any .Xauthority files in your login directories?
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