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Thu Oct 3 08:36:53 UTC 2013
On 3 October 2013 08:00, Mauro <mrsanna1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2 October 2013 20:28, Marc Deslauriers <marcdeslauriers at videotron.ca>
>> On 13-10-02 02:17 PM, Gerhard Magnus wrote:
>> > I'm running Ubuntu 13.04. I've read on the Web that the .Xauthority file
>> > in my
>> > home directory is used to store credentials in cookies used by xauth for
>> > authentication of X sessions. Meaning I should probably just leave it
>> > alone.
>> > But what about all the other .Xauthority-like files also in my home
>> > directory
>> > with names like .Xauthority.0GWM1W, .Xauthoirity.0TJG2W, etc. What are
>> > they
>> > and can I safely delete them?
>> You can delete them. Previous versions of lightdm incorrectly created
>> but shouldn't anymore.
> lightdm in ubuntu 13.04 still creates backups.
It seems to have been fixed in 13.10.
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