Dbus, ETC Issues On Jaunty

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Feb 10 21:06:36 UTC 2010

On 02/10/2010 12:46 PM, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> No write accoss to $/ICEauthority  Hit Ok. Then could not start
> ksmserver. Check your installation   (Well, been doing that on this
> machine for several days now on three different ubuntus)
> I ls -al ICEauthority and got: -rw  root:root  (which is what it is
> on every ubuntu install I've seen) Well, I'm wrong about that as I
> just checked on this version and found it is user:user.  I'll change
> it on Jaunty and see if it fixes the issue. Who knows how it got
> changed??? Well that did fix my Jaunty but not from recovery
> mode(perhaps a typo as I found ICE recover on fail safe mode). After
> chown again in fail safe mode and making sure the dot preceded the
> name, I was able to log in. Sorry for the noise but maybe this will
> help someone experiencing the same issue.

Sounds similar to:
[GDM fails to authenticate pre-existent users.]
See comments 12 - 16. They are all gnome related, but I reckon that you
could substitute the appropriate kde bits.

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