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Re: [E-devel] entrance sessions permissions

Duly noted: Entrance could possibly use a bit of idiot-proofing.


John Altobelli wrote:
> Hello,
> In one of my less than flattering moments I was having trouble logging
> in as a user.  Every time I tried to enter e17 from entrance I would
> be met with an immediate lockup without any way to return to the
> entrance login or access other terminals.  I finally found the problem
> when I noticed that a superuser could get into the system okay.  I had
> made a mistake in my permissions in the /etc/X11/Sessions/e17 file
> that would bring me into the windows manager.
> Anyway, I was wondering if entrance could have a better way of
> handling such a mistake, ideally some kind of a popup message saying
> "hey your dumb, you screwed up your permissions" and then bring you
> back to the main entrance menu.
> Thanks for your time, and I hope my mistakes will lead to a more idiot
> proof system even if I'm past saving,
> John
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