Dbus, ETC Issues On Jaunty

Leonard Chatagnier lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
Thu Feb 11 01:34:28 UTC 2010

NoOp wrote:
> 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:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gdm/+bug/432492
> [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.
Thankd for the links if for no othr reason that it was a bug that got me 
and not something I did:-)

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