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  • "mcmcbuttah" started this thread

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Saturday, January 20th 2007, 11:08pm

Can only log into KDE with root account, user level broken

KDE will only let me login with root or a member of the root group. Any other account just gets kicked back to the login screen with no error message. Looking at the system log I noticed these errors:

kdm_greet[4482] Internal error: memory corruption detected
kdm_greet[5131] Can't open default user face
kdm_greet[5131] Internal error: memory corruption detected

I have tried to reset permissions on user home directories but that did not work. If I create a new user the problem is still there. If I login through the console and type in 'startx' at the command prompt KDE loads without a problem. I don't want to do it that way though because explaining a multi step login process to my girlfriend would not be the best.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, i'v always been able to work through these kind of problems through searches, but this one has me beat. I just can't see any other error messages in the logs. Doing google searches on the user face error gave me the following results but none of the suggestions has worked.…ad.php?t=200123…-user-face.html