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Old 04-30-2006, 03:30 PM   #1
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Can't log in to gnome

Hi !

I don't know what happened. SUddenly I can't log in to gnome. Ubuntu boots up normally until it's time for gnome. Then an error message appear saying there mihght be a problem whith the installation. It refer to the ~/.xsession-errors file.

Here is the content of .xsession-errors:

/etc/gdm/PreSession/Default: Registering your session with wtmp and utmp
/etc/gdm/PreSession/Default: running: /usr/bin/X11/sessreg -a -w /var/log/wtmp -u /var/run/utmp -x "/var/lib/gdm/:0.Xservers" -h "" -l ":0" "thort"
/etc/gdm/Xsession: Beginning session setup...
_IceTransTransNoListen: unable to find transport: tcp
_IceTransmkdir: ERROR: euid != 0,directory /dev/X will not be created.
_IceTransmkdir: ERROR: Cannot create /dev/X
_IceTransPTSOpenServer: mkdir(/dev/X) failed, errno = 13
_IceTransOpen: transport open failed for pts/thortsystem:
_IceTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to open listener for pts
_IceTransISCOpenServer: Protocol is not supported by a ISC connection
_IceTransOpen: transport open failed for isc/thortsystem:
_IceTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to open listener for isc
_IceTransSCOOpenServer: Protocol is not supported by a SCO connection
_IceTransOpen: transport open failed for sco/thortsystem:
_IceTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to open listener for sco

** (gnome-session:9546): WARNING **: Unable to read ICE authority file: /home/thort/.ICEauthority

Please, help me! What's wrong? What am I to do?
Old 04-30-2006, 04:27 PM   #2
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try deleting /home/thort/.ICEauthority
Old 04-30-2006, 05:11 PM   #3
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In the end, if you cant fix it maybe you should try out KDE.
Old 04-30-2006, 11:28 PM   #4
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Thanks Samoth !
Originally Posted by Samoth
try deleting /home/thort/.ICEauthority
It Worked!

Thanks for your helping hand!



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