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2019-03-04 03:25:33 -0500 marked best answer Something in my .bashrc is preventing gdm logins

When I try to login using gdm, I get a very brief black screen, and then I'm dumped right back at the login prompt. Doesn't matter if I choose wayland or X, same thing.

If I login from a tty with "startx", that works fine.

If I rename my ".bashrc" file (with years of accumulated aliases and exports), then gdm starts working again.

How can I figure out what is breaking it?

Fedora 28 on a ThinkPad T480s.

2019-03-03 15:11:31 -0500 answered a question Something in my .bashrc is preventing gdm logins

OK, I figured it out, but I do not understand the reason. My .bashrc has an "exit 0" at one point, to prevent further c

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2019-03-01 15:51:54 -0500 asked a question Something in my .bashrc is preventing gdm logins

Something in my .bashrc is preventing gdm logins When I try to login using gdm, I get a very brief black screen, and the