“User’s $HOME/.dmrc” file is being ignored.
hey this is the first time i am posting here,
I got the following problem after upgrading my rhel from 4 to 5,at the login...
“User’s $HOME/.dmrc” file is being ignored. This prevents the default session and language from being saved. File should be owned by user and have 644 permission. User $HOME directory must be owned by user and not writable by other users
i tried finding solution, one suggested to run the following on ComLine,
chmod 644 ~/.dmrc
>>> but got following msg when tried it...
chmod: cannot access `/home/<user_name>/.dmrc': No such file or directory
to no surprises i got no '.dmrc' file in my home directory...
Have you tried creating the file?
the code did create the .dmrc file, but how does it help in solving the problem...
I solved the problem by running the follwing...
chown <myusername> /home/<myusername>
chmod 700 /home/<myusername>
the msg is not coming anymore at the login...
Thanks for your reply, time and support...
Will get back in case of any other problem...
Thanks that really savd me from having to reinstall ubuntu.
thx guys, you saved my day
User’s $HOME/.dmrc” file is being ignored.
I had the same error.
I have two user
When i log in with root username,i have this error.
But when i log in with oracle username,everything works fine.
After having problem i googled it and i wrote from terminal as recommended in here;
In my case;
--I logged in with root username and did write following commands in terminal
chown oracle:oracle /home/oracle/.dmrc
chmod 644 /home/username/.dmrc
chown oracle:oracle /home/oracle
chmod 755 /home/oracle
--I do not know if any wrong step i took while writing these commands from
--On the other hand when i try to find /.dmrc file i could not find it out.
---There is a file named oracle in my home path. I checked sub-folders. How can i exactly where it is?
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