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Old 11-04-2012, 01:31 PM   #1
clone1008
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Your Session Only Lasted 10 Seconds...HELP


Total Noob here I was playing around with trying to get get root permissions to read/write and when I rebooted I got the following message:

"Your session only lasted 10 seconds. If you have not logged out yourself, this could mean that you could be out of disk space. Try logging in with one of the failsafe sessions to see if you can fix this problem."

I know I have plenty of disc space and i have tried to logon with one of the other sessions and it doesn't work.

When I click View details (~/.xsession-errors file) it says:
/etc/mdm/Xsession: Beginning session setup...
localuser:clone1008 being added to access control
list
Setting IM through im-switch for local=en_US.
Start IM through etc/X11/xinit/xinput.d/all_All linked to /etc/X11/xinit/xinput.d/default.
mkdtemp: private socket dir: Permission denied

Btw I am using Linux Mint Maya 13 Cinnamon

Last edited by clone1008; 11-04-2012 at 01:34 PM.
 
Old 11-05-2012, 09:49 AM   #2
malekmustaq
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Were you allowed to login into the DE ?
Just keep on logging in with the password. You will be allowed to login sometimes the 3rd attempt. If you cannot wait then do this-- Press CTL+ALT+F3 --when a shell is there login as regular user then issue this--

Code:
~$ rm -f .ICE* .Xauth*
(this one you should be in your $USER/HOME directory not somewhere else, and
Code:
~$ sudo find /tmp -name .X0-lock | xargs rm -f
Press again, this time CTL+ALT+F7 and login as regular user.

Hope that helps.

Goodluck.

Last edited by malekmustaq; 11-05-2012 at 09:51 AM.
 
Old 09-24-2013, 09:27 AM   #3
regdar57
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chmod -R 777 /tmp

fixed the problem for me
 
  


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