Hope this hasn't been asked and answered a million times...
I upgraded from Redhat 4.x (don't remember) to RedHat 5.0. RH5.0 comes
with xdm, and it's driving me nuts. When I try to use a non-root account
to log in, it looks like it's going to log in, then returns to the login
screen again. (i.e. only logging in with root works).
When I first upgraded, I guess my old accounts weren't configured
properly for xdm, since I got a different error. It would log in, but I
wouldn't be able to bring up an xterm or anything (clicking the mouse
buttons essentially brought up no options).
When I created new accounts, logging in works. However, now it doesn't
(for non-root accounts). This started happening somewhere near the time
when I got a cable modem, so perhaps running dhcpcd has something to do
If anyone has encountered a similar quirk? If so, what do you about it?
Oh, and one other thing... How do you quit the darn thing? I've been
using the "kill" command, since I can't figure out any other way!