On Tuesday 06 April 2010 19:31:19 Smokejohn wrote: > On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 7:57 PM, Klaus Becker <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Le Mardi 06 Avril 2010 18:35:51, John Kapnogiannis a écrit : > > > Hello there. I got a debian testing installation and I currently cannot > > > login in kde. I give my pass and instead of a proper kde session I get > > > kdm's login screen again. I haven't done any upgrade but I did a really > > > stupid thing: I hit the power button and turn the laptop off the hard > > > way while it was in suspend mode. I tried googling but it gave me no > > > usefull things. > > > > > > The .xsession-errors file in my home folder says Permission denied. I > > > checked the permissions in /tmp and /var/tmp and everything seems fine. > > > I also deleted the .kde folder. Login in as root and typing startx > > > opens a kde session. > > > > > > Any ideas? > > > > > > PS: I did the instructions described in this page: > > > https://developer.skype.com/jira/browse/SCL-510 in order to fix skype > > > on me 64-bit installation, but I don't think it has something to do > > > with my problem. I think something got wrong when I hit the power > > > button. :( > > > > Hi, > > > > perhaps > > > > #chown -R john /home/john > > > > or any username you use ? > > > > If this does'nt work, you can try to create a new user and then cope all > > your > > files to /home/new-user. > > > > > > Nope did not help. Adding a new user did not fix anything too. I tried > > login in a console and then startx and I got some errors about xkb not > being able to get initialized. Strange.... So the thing is that no user > except the root can start a kde session. Just for completion: Check if there is enough space on your/the harddisk. Steven
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