[Resolved] Can't login into Gnome after updates yersterday (10.04

seanh snhmnd at gmail.com
Fri Oct 1 17:18:09 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 01, 2010 at 05:17:19PM +0100, seanh wrote:
> Ok, progress, I tried logging in as a different user and everything
> was fine for that user. So the problem is with configuration files in
> my homedir that are missing or corrupted, not with the packages
> themselves. Now I need to find out which files are the problem. If I
> can find them, I can probably just delete them and restart and fresh
> files with default values will be created. But I don't know which
> files I'm looking for...

I deleted a bunch of hidden directories in my home directory: .gnome2,
.gconf, .gconfd, .dbus, .cache and then rebooted and everything seems
fine now. Looks like some file got corrupted in one of those dirs. I
have a second hard drive that is larger, I may do a fresh install onto
that soon.

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