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Re: xfree86 4.3.0-0ds4 server shut-down

On Die, 2003-04-29 at 21:08, Georg Koss wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2003 at 03:02:02AM +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > 
> > It looks like there's no problem with the server but with the client
> > side. It might be a good idea to install a display manager like gdm or
> > kdm.
> I tried that with gdm, and remembered _why_ I forgot it. I wasn't
> allowed to login as user because gdm doesn't accept my password and it
> permitted me to login as root. Because of this behavior I decided to
> start X manually with startx from console.

Then you need to decide what window manager or desktop environment you
want to use and figure out how to have it started. A display manager
would help there, did you try choosing different sessions?

Earthling Michel Dänzer   \  Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
Software libre enthusiast  \     http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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