good morning jtj. thank you for replying. On 07/21/16 06:56, Jose Maria Terry Jimenez wrote: > El 21/7/16 a las 8:53, geo.inbox.ignore escribió: > >> greetings to all. >> >> centos = 6.8 current >> system = toshiba l455d-s5976 laptop >> >> a new problem has developed after 1st updating of 6.8. >> >> regular user is not able to open kde desktop, can open >> gnome desktop. >> >> root user can open either kde or gnome desktop. >> >> as a user, when i try to open kde, after entering password, >> screen goes to a solid blue, then shows a quick full screen >> view of command line text, too quick to read, then screen >> changes back to login prompt. >> >> logged in as root, i created a second user, still have same >> results as above. >> >> searching thru 2+ years of local archives revealed nothing, >> nor does web searching. >> >> any advise, recommendation, suggestion appreciated. >> >> tia. >> > Hello > > If it works for root and not for users, it seems a permissions problem > > I'd try: > > chown -R username.username /home/username > > Hope it helps > ---> first checking was owner and permissions. from /home, user owns and mod is 'drwx------'. users 'home' has both 'drwx------' and 'drwxrwxr-x' with files of both '-rwx------' and '-rwxr--r--'. -- peace out. -+- Tired of having your microsoft os hacked? Change to Linux os, used by microsoft hackers. -+- in a world with out fences, who needs gates. -+- CentOS GNU/Linux 6.8 tc,hago. g .