I'd switch to runlevel 3 and try to log in as my user. If that works, run
'startx' from the command line.
From: Anne Wilson
To: KDE on Fedora discussion
ReplyTo: KDE on Fedora discussion
Subject: Re: Help! Locked out of my laptop
Sent: Nov 22, 2009 9:07 AM
On Sunday 22 November 2009 13:53, Patrick Boutilier wrote:
On 11/22/2009 09:03 AM, Anne Wilson wrote:
> I've got a really strange situation. I've been experiencing some memory
> leaks, and when I saw top report that I was getting dangerously low I
> used ctrl-alt-backspace as the quickest way of killing X. Up to now,
> when this happened I have always rebooted, but I hoped that by killing my
> session I might not need to reboot.
> I got to the login screen, gave my password, and it sat there at the
> default splash screen. I couldn't go any further.
> In a failsafe session I searched for LOCK files, but the only ones I
> found were in /etc/selinux/targeted/modules.
> I tried renaming ~/.kde, but exactly the same thing happened, and a new
> ~/.kde was not created.
You didn't run out of disk space by any chance?
No, I have some GB left
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