gnome login display is constantly blinking

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Not able to login using graphical interface.

  • Getting a constantly blinking white box.

  • Getting a flashing login screen when when looking at the GUI and unable to login.

  • This occurred after updating the GTK2 package from GTK2-2.18.9-10.el6.x86_64 to GTK2-2.20.1-4.elx86_64


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase, tools, and much more.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In

New to Red Hat?

Learn more about Red Hat subscriptions

Using a Red Hat product through a public cloud?

How to access this content