kde not recognizing correct password
dbiscocho at lorma.edu.ph
Wed Mar 5 14:35:17 GMT 2003
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thanks! it surely was pam related. my system did not have a /etc/pam.d/kde
entry. so i created one copying from /etc/pam.d/xdm. no more problems.
On Wednesday 05 March 2003 22:17, George Mochrie wrote:
> I had a similar problem a while back which turned out to be related to PAM.
> If you use PAM on your system you may try playing with the kde
> configuration for it, for example I had to remove the line:
> auth requisite pam_securetty.so
> from my /etc/pam.d/kde file as X was starting on a virtual terminal not
> listed in /etc/securetty.
> On Wednesday 05 March 2003 8:06 am, demian biscocho wrote:
> > i have this problem. i compiled kde-3.1 (kdebase, kdelibs, and etc.) on
> > my machine (athlon 1.4 ghz) packaged it as rpms and installed it on
> > another computer which is a pentium III. whenever i lock my desktop and
> > enter my password it says "failed". it is the correct password however. i
> > tried checking it with kcheckpass and it also says the same
> > "authentication failure for user".
> > below is my configure options when i built kdebase
> > #./configure --prefix=/opt/kde-3.1 --disable-debug \
> > --disable-dependency-tracking --disable-lametest --with-shadow
> > what seems to be the problem?
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