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Re: XDM won't allow root login

* John Smith <pagemaster41_(_at_)_hotmail_(_dot_)_com> [001111 10:34]:
> #Here is my setup to start KDE
> PATH=$PATH/usr/local/bin
> exec /usr/local/bin/startkde
> fi

Did you notice this PATH statement is wrong? It needs to look more like:

> When I log in as my normal user with xdm it works fine and KDE boots and 
> everything is great, but when I login as root it flashes then logs me out 
> again.  Does anyone know the problem?(I did have KDE working fine with root 
> startx worked great)

Good god, you are going to run KDE as root? With sudo around, why?

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