Can no longer run certain programs

Mark Fraser mfraz74+ubuntu at gmail.com
Tue Jul 4 19:59:13 UTC 2017


On Tuesday, 4 July 2017 20:42:57 BST José Queiroz wrote:
> 2017-07-04 16:21 GMT-03:00 Mark Fraser <mfraz74+ubuntu at gmail.com>:
> > On Sunday, 2 July 2017 20:27:00 BST Nils Kassube wrote:
> > > Mark Fraser wrote:
> > > > On Sunday, 2 July 2017 18:56:51 BST Nils Kassube wrote:
> > > > > Mark Fraser wrote:
> > > > > > Going to try this again.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > I am unable to run certain programs after upgrading to 17.04. For
> > > > > > example if I try to run KDE Partition Manager or Kuser, my normal
> > > > > > password doesn't work and I get
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Permission denied.
> > > > > > Possibly incorrect password, please try again.
> > > > > > On some systems, you need to be in a special group (often: wheel)
> > > > > > to
> > > > > > use this program.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Looking at /var/log/auth.log I see this.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Jul  2 14:38:08 Rachael sudo: PAM unable to
> > > > > > dlopen(pam_winbind.so):
> > > > > > /lib/ security/pam_winbind.so: cannot open shared object file: No
> > > > > > such file or directory
> > > > > 
> > > > > This time it looks like a useful error message to me - with your
> > > > > previous post I had no idea where to look.
> > > > > 
> > > > > apt-file search pam_winbind.so
> > > > > libpam-winbind: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/security/pam_winbind.so
> > > > > 
> > > > > So it seems like you are missing the "libpam-winbind" package. If
> > > > > installing that package fixes the problem, you might file a bug
> > > > > report for the partition manager and / or kuser about a missing
> > > > > dependency.
> > > > 
> > > > apt-cache policy libpam-winbind
> > > > 
> > > > libpam-winbind:
> > > >   Installed: 2:4.5.8+dfsg-0ubuntu0.17.04.2
> > > >   Candidate: 2:4.5.8+dfsg-0ubuntu0.17.04.2
> > > 
> > > I think I didn't look carefully enough at the error message. Actually
> > > the package libpam-winbind comes with the file pam_winbind.so in the
> > > folder "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/security/" while it was missing in the
> > > folder "/lib/security/". You could try these commands to link the
> > > existing file to the expected location:
> > > 
> > > sudo mkdir -p /lib/security/
> > > sudo ln -s ../x86_64-linux-gnu/security/pam_winbind.so /lib/security/
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Nils
> > 
> > Looks like the winbind errors were a false alarm as I have now removed
> > libpam-
> > winbind and now the error is just:
> > 
> > Jul  4 20:18:52 Rachael sudo: pam_unix(sudo:auth): conversation failed
> > Jul  4 20:18:52 Rachael sudo: pam_unix(sudo:auth): auth could not identify
> > password for [mfraser]
> > Jul  4 20:19:10 Rachael smbd: pam_unix(samba:session): session closed for
> > user
> > nobody
> > 
> > If I use kdesudo partitionmanager
> > Jul  4 20:20:43 Rachael sudo:  mfraser : TTY=pts/4 ; PWD=/home/mfraser ;
> > USER=root ; COMMAND=/usr/bin/partitionmanager
> > Jul  4 20:20:43 Rachael sudo: pam_unix(sudo:session): session opened for
> > user
> > root by mfraser(uid=0)

> Is your machine _really_ authenticating via Samba?

No, I think you can ignore that. It was from almost a minute later anyway.

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