Your session only lasted 10 seconds

Michael Scottaline mscottaline at
Tue May 24 15:40:20 UTC 2005

On 5/24/05, Ubuntu Warrior <ulist at> wrote:
> After having Hoary running for over a month without rebooting I decided
> to force a reboot to ensure a clean startup (can't get rid of those bad
> M$ habits). Well I can no longer boot into the system - I get the
> blasted 10 sec error message too:
> -Your session only lasted less than 10 seconds. If you
> have not logged out yourself, this could mean that there
> is some installation problem or that you may be out of
> diskspace.  Try logging in with one of the failsafe
> sessions to see if you can fix this problem.
Login in on one of the failsafe sessions and delete .ICEauthority from
your home folder.  You'll be back in business.
"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us
with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."
- Galileo Galilei

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