Editing configuration files

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Sat Nov 24 08:48:44 UTC 2018


On Sat, 24 Nov 2018 at 08:39, Ralf Mardorf via ubuntu-users
<ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:
>
> On Sat, 24 Nov 2018 07:21:44 +0000, Colin Law wrote:
> >Which version of Ubuntu are you doing that with?  Often running a
> >graphic app with sudo will leave root-owned files on your home folder
> >which then causes problems.
>
> In my experience _only_ dconf based editors _sometimes_ (not always)
> change the owner of /run/user/*/dconf/user,
> e.g. /run/user/1000/dconf/user, but files in $HOME aren't affected.
>

I thought the bigger problem was with .Xauthority.

Colin



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