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Re: X sessions die when using KDM

On Fri, Oct 19, 2001 at 09:23:34PM -0700, nate wrote:

> > When I use KDM to start X, after logging in it goes right
> > back to the kdm login screen.  I can login from the console
> > and run X with startx without a problem though. Here are the
> > lines from applicable logs:
> i have the same problem. tried both kdm and xdm.


I wonder if you use woody and ran 'apt-get upgrade' recently. One
of the packages upgraded a few days ago is xfree86-common, which
contains the file /etc/X11/Xsession.d/99xfree86-common_start.
Please check this file, and if it contains the line


remove the quotes, so that it reads


Now login at your kdm screen, and see if it works.


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