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  1. #1
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    Aug 2003
    International Space Station

    No Desktop as Root

    I have MDK9.1 and When I log in as normal user in KDE(Kay's DE ) I have no problems, everything seems to be working fine, but if I log in as root, the Desktop disappears, and afet KDE loads, the mousepointer turns into a clock to indicate that it is busy and it just stays that way. I can only use the X-window bar at the bottom anything else is not visible, can anyone help??If I log in as root in GNOME, I do not get that problem.

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  2. #2
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    Oct 2001
    Täby, Sweden
    Many programs don't behave as they should when you're root, since they don't want to be run as root. You shouldn't really log in to a DE as root anyway.

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