Message at the time of Booting

NoOp glgxg at
Wed Jul 13 23:32:50 UTC 2011

On 07/13/2011 04:27 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 07/12/2011 08:53 PM, Ramachandran Chidambaraiyer wrote:
>> Could not update ICE authority /home/ram..../.ICE authority
> This often happens if you use 'sudo <some graphic application>' instead
> of 'gksudo <some graphic application>'. See:
> You can safely delete the ~/.ICEauthority file and reboot. the
> .ICEauthority file will rebuild itself & you shouldn't have that error
> any longer. Note: I recommend deleting rather than changing the
> permissions as the file could be corrupt.

Sorry, wasn't thinking. You *can* delete (I do), but it may be better
just to rename the file & reboot. That way you can always revert to the
old file if something goes wrong.

> Sometimes the ownership of the file may have gotten changed in the
> process. Check & provide the output of:
> $ ls -al ~/.ICEauthority

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