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RE: Problem with root account, login, X, KDE, etc -- none of the docu mentation seemed to work
- To: 'Peter Buckley' <peter dot buckley at cportcorp dot com>, "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: RE: Problem with root account, login, X, KDE, etc -- none of the docu mentation seemed to work
- From: Malachi De Ælfweald <MalachiD at jBASE dot com>
- Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2001 12:03:55 -0700
Yes, I started with that. I have read many of these pages, and followed
those instructions. Even setting up the
U-PDX\malachid, I still can't even login as my current user. Looking at the
man page, I am using:
Cygwin Login 1.2 17 May 2000
From: Peter Buckley [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, August 24, 2001 11:52 AM
To: 'Malachi De Ælfweald'; 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
Subject: RE: Problem with root account, login, X, KDE, etc -- none of
the docu mentation seemed to work
On Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 02:07:47PM -0700, Malachi De ?lfweald wrote:
> I realize you're busy -- so I will try to keep this short.
> I have been reading through your docs (inetutils readme, login readme,
> website comments, forum comments, etc) and I just can't seem to get past
> this issue.
> I have tried everything I could find in any doc (yours or anothers), and
> just isn't working.
> >From within cygwin, I type "login". No matter what user (or domain\user)
> use, it always fails. I have followed the docs regarding the mkpasswd,
> mkgroup, environment variables....
> The reason I am trying to do this is because I installed XFree86 and KDE.
> am trying to run "kdm" (or even "xdm") and it just says that only root can
> run it. But I can't log in as root (or even myself).
> Any possible help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you,
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