mas at mylug.org
Tue Mar 28 13:11:18 UTC 2006
On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 04:14:45PM +0530, Santanu Chatterjee wrote:
> On 3/28/06, Sridhar M.A. <mas at mylug.org> wrote:
> > I am now facing another problem. At the gdm screen, if I login, I get a
> > window with the following message:
> > I could not start your session and so I have started the failsafe
> > xterm session ...
> I got into a similar situation on two occassions:
> First, when for some reason, the loopback interface was not started.
> I later found that the loopback interface got started not in the form of
> 127.0.0.1, but in some ipv6 form (sit something) which don't recall.
Will check it once I boot into ubuntu. Now, I am on debian on the same
> Second, when gnome failed to write to some configuration file
> (IIRC, Xauthority was not writable). I had to manually change the
> permissions on that file.
Strangely, there is .Xauthority in my ~. Could it be the reason?
> Not sure if the above info could be of any help in your case.
Thanks for your help.
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