[K12OSN] startx puts display on server

Dale Harkness dharkness at nsd2.com
Thu Sep 23 17:39:13 UTC 2004

-----Original Message-----
From:	Jim Kronebusch [mailto:jim at winonacotter.org]
Sent:	Thu 9/23/2004 12:48 PM
To:	'Support list for opensource software in schools.'
Subject:	RE: [K12OSN] startx puts display on server
> When i load my machines, by default, they are supposed to go 
> to Gnome, however when i do that the screen flickers a few 
> times, and then takes you back to the logon screen.  no 
> errors or anything.  the only logon that works is failsafe.  
> you can logon to the machines as root and it logons ok, but 
> any other user it just flickers and takes you back.   also 
> when i logon to the server directly i can logon as any user 
> and it logs into their profile just fine.  why is that?

Call me crazy but I would try to remove the autologin stuff and see if
things work then.  At least you could narrow down the problem to Gnome
or something with the Autologin.

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how do i remove the autologin stuff?

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