Re: xdm and Login.app looping
Cole Stewart <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> whenever I 'startx' or try and directly invoke xdm or Login.app I
> type in my username and password It lookes to login but loops, (it
> brings up another xdm or Login.app screen). I think it's a problem
> in the init's, do any of you know how to fix this?
I believe xdm invokes your ~/.xsession file, if it exists. Make sure
it's executable, and try doing "ln -s ~/.xsession ~/.xinitrc" and then
run startx, to see if your ~/.xsession script fails.
Also, your ~/.xsession script shouldn't exit until you want your X
session to end.
FWIW, the contents of my ~/.xsession is:
,----[ ~/.xsession ]
| xmodmap ~/.xmodmap-space-ghost || true
| exec gnome-session
This question is more appropriate for -user, by the way.