.Xauthority bug

david nux at blueyonder.co.uk
Sun May 1 03:03:40 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-05-01 at 03:16 +0100, baza wrote:
> Here's a weird bug I've found in Hoary.
>  From time to time the ownership of my .Xauthority file switches from me 
> to root. As a result I can't log in until I've changed the permissions 
> of the file back again from console.
> Baza

I kept getting this and it in the end it turned out to be whenever I had
used k3b as root.
chown-ing the file after shutting down k3b made the problem go away.

Hope that rings a bell.


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