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i just installed slackware and created a new user, but it wont let me startx on that user acct....
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    i just installed slackware and created a new user, but it wont let me startx on that user acct.

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    Did you try this command to create your new user.
    Code:
    useradd -m username
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    that didnt work it didnt even make and account, but i did find out that there was a graphical thing and that work, but i would like 2 know how 2 do it in command line if anyone has any other ideas

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    Strange, it worked on my Slackware install.
    I logged in as root, did "useradd -m wizard3"
    did "passwd wizard3"
    exited root, logged on as wizard3, did "startx".

    I don't understand why that wouldn't work on your machine.
    How to know if you are a geek.
    when you respond to "get a life!" with "what's the URL?"
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