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Re: Can't Start KDE from Normal User; Only from Root

David R. Litwin wrote:

> When I try to log in to KDE using KDM through my normal user, the
> screen goes black, then returns to KDM. This is indicative of X having
> crashed, since I told KDM to re-appear if that should happen. Loging
> in through a consle tells me that /etc/X11/X is not executable. I
> checked: It is a symbolic link to /usr/bin/X11/Xorg. I tried to copy
> that file directly to /etc/X11 and then rename it X, but it said some
> thing about not being able to read it and some thing to do with a
> symbolic link. So, I'm assuming there needs to be one and that some
> thing has happened so that the root can access it but not a normal user.

westk[@westk03]:/home/westk> ls -l /etc/X11/X
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root 17 Oct  8 15:04 /etc/X11/X -> /usr/bin/X11/Xorg

westk[@westk03]:/home/westk> ls -l /usr/bin/X11/Xorg
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 1833048 Oct 29 21:56 /usr/bin/X11/Xorg

westk[@westk03]:/home/westk> ls -ld /tmp/.ICE-unix/
drwxrwxrwt  2 root root 1024 Nov 10 00:05 /tmp/.ICE-unix/


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