can onl log into desktop environment with root

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can onl log into desktop environment with root

Postby bean » 2017-09-02 17:14

hi i just installed debian 9 from 8 installed a few things and now cant log into mate or any other desktop environment unless im root i have tried deleting my user then adding a new user again but nothing works when i log in the screen gos black and then just brings me back to login screen anyone else have this problem? or better yet anyone know how to fix it?
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Re: can onl log into desktop environment with root

Postby peter_irich » 2017-09-02 17:27

Check is /home mounted and /home/user exist, and layout is en when you are entering password.

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Re: can onl log into desktop environment with root

Postby bean » 2017-09-05 09:16

solved this problem by creating a new user and that account could log in
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