[Bug 187918] Re: [Hardy] KDE4 logon failure: 'startkde: Could not start D-Bus. Check your installation.'
ksaiks at gmail.com
Thu Sep 18 15:44:45 UTC 2008
I think it's still an issue in Intrepid with kde4 at least, in fact I don't when did this happened, but after an update/upgrade, I wasn't able to login from kdm, I looked at .xsession-errors and there was only one error:
open: permission denied
I started a console login (by Ctrl-Alt-F2), no problem, and then after
trying some programs (w3m, emacs,...) I got a message about an error
with creating /tmp/xxxx, so I looked at the permissions of /tmp and it
drwxr-xr-x 20 root root 4096 2008-09-18 17:22 tmp
so why it wasn't writable only for root, I tried to change this by
sudo chmod o+w /tmp
and then (Alt-F7) to return to kdm login, and HOORRA!!! I could login
normally in a dek4 session
so the problem is probably with bad permissions on /tmp.
[Hardy] KDE4 logon failure: 'startkde: Could not start D-Bus. Check your installation.'
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