gdm conflicts with bash_completion.d

Marius Gedminas marius at
Wed Sep 20 16:20:50 UTC 2006

On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 12:26:11AM +0200, Marco wrote:
> Marius Gedminas wrote:

(theory about ~/.gnomerc or ~/.xsession breaking login when /bin/sh is
not bash)

> I have no .gnomerc and .xsession is empty.

> /bin/sh links to bash
> Any other ideas?

Not immediatelly.  Let me see if I remember the problem correctly: if
there exists a particular file in /etc/bash_completion.d, then whenever
you try to log in, you get the login screen back.

You could try logging into a text console (Ctrl+Alt+F1) and looking for
error messages in the .xsession-errors file in your home directory.
Other than that, I have no ideas.

Marius Gedminas
If you have to run heating in winter, you don't own enough computers.
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